Strategic Vision

WEAF’s Vision and Purpose

What we do

We promote Aerospace & Advanced Engineering within the South West region of the UK, focussing our activities towards the SME’s supported by the larger regional Primes.

Why we do it

WEAF is focused on developing and sustaining  the most important aerospace and advanced engineering region in the UK. Encouraging our members to thrive, innovate and grow. To empower individuals and help to inspire the next generation.

How we do it

We enable our members to connect, share, solve problems and create opportunities together. Signposting them to access the tools needed to help enhance competitiveness. We support innovation through cluster networking, funding and collaboration. Provide a range of network/clustered based events to stimulate growth and enable B2B communications. We act as the voice of regional SME’s into Regional/National/International stakeholders.


News and Posts

Belgium Aerospace Networking Reception

Networking evening on Future Collaborations between the UK & EU Aerospace.Date: Thursday, 14th December 2023 Address: The Residence of the Ambassador of Belgium, 36 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB Agenda                ...

Member News: Connected Metrology with Bowers Group

Connected Metrology with Bowers Group: Huge Time Savings Achieved with Excel Precision’s SYLVAC SolutionExcel Precision, a prominent player in the UK's EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) sector, recently worked with Bowers Group to address a complex machining...

Ground-breaking transatlantic flight using 100% green fuels

The first transatlantic flight by a large passenger plane powered only by alternative fuels will soon take off. Operated by Virgin Atlantic, it will fly from London's Heathrow to New York's JFK airport at 11:30 GMT. Airlines see the flight, which is supported by...