Tools and templates to support the aerospace industry

WEAF is a dynamic membership organisation focused on delivering innovative solutions and provides exclusive signposting to organisations of all sizes across the aerospace in the Southwest.

We have developed a number of tools and templates to support the aerospace industry. You can also find our FAQs here.



As a thriving part of the aerospace community, you can join hundreds of aerospace, defence and space leaders in the South West. Whether you’re the founder of a start-up, the director of a multi-million pound business or a senior manager in an SME, WEAF is the place to connect, share knowledge and develop professionally.
Here are the most frequently asked questions


How exactly do you put a Strategic Growth Strategy together that meets the needs of the aerospace, defence and advanced engineering industries?

Your Strategic Growth Strategy will always remain a document, and not an action plan, without the right management processes and skills to drive it forward. Download your free template here.

The WEAF Network Portal - A supply chain collaboration and intelligence platform

The WEAF Network Portal is a supply chain collaboration and intelligence platform that streamlines inter-company communication and securely captures multi-tier supply chain intelligence so that organisations can increase network competitiveness.
Access the powerful supply chain tool here

The Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) Assessor Programme Factsheet

The Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) comprises a suite of frameworks and tools to help manufacturers start, scale, and sustain their manufacturing transformation journeys. Download your copy


News and Posts

Belgium Aerospace Networking Reception

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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...