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Airbus Highlights 2023 – Commercial Aircraft

Airbus Highlights 2023 – Commercial Aircraft

2023 was a year of progress to connect today and tomorrow. Airbus served their customers with their product line of commercial aircraft and took major steps towards their decarbonisation journey. Check out some of the highlights of 2023, another year defined by the...

Exciting Progress in Beagle’s Sustainable Journey

Exciting Progress in Beagle’s Sustainable Journey

Beagle Aircraft are thrilled to announce that they have successfully reduced their carbon footprint by over 40% since 2021! They are proud to be at the forefront of these efforts within our industry and believe they are not only having a positive impact but also ahead...

Bowers Group Celebrate Success at SteelFab 2024

Bowers Group Celebrate Success at SteelFab 2024

WEAF Member, Bowers Group is celebrating yet another successful exhibition on the international stage as the team reap the rewards of a busy SteelFab 2024. A prominent event in the global metal manufacturing and steel fabrication industry in the Middle East, Bowers...

GKN Aerospace teams up with Northrop Grumman on rocket test motor

GKN Aerospace teams up with Northrop Grumman on rocket test motor

GKN Aerospace has been selected by Northrop Grumman to help develop components for a revolutionary solid rocket motor demonstrator. The first Solid Motor Annual Rocket Technology Demonstrator (SMART Demo) successfully tested a new motor that was developed in less than...

GKN invests £50m to grow sustainable AM capability

GKN invests £50m to grow sustainable AM capability

GKN Aerospace has boosted its commitment to sustainable manufacturing, with a £50 million investment in its cutting-edge additive fabrication technology in Trollhättan, Sweden.The Swedish Energy Agency’s Industriklivet initiative will fund £12m of this investment,...

Member News: Connected Metrology with Bowers Group

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

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...

Lhyfe opens new green hydrogen base in Sheffield

Lhyfe opens new green hydrogen base in Sheffield

Lhyfe has opened a new hydrogen base in Sheffield, with the aim of leading hydrogen research, accelerating UK operations and supporting businesses in their transition to Net Zero.The Sheffield site will be based in the Wizu Workspace within the city centre and it will...

Member News: Vertical Aerospace VX4 Demonstrations coming soon!

Member News: Vertical Aerospace VX4 Demonstrations coming soon!

Coming Soon: Vertical Aerospace VX4's Public DemonstrationsBuilding on their 2023 flight campaign and as part of their intensive 2024 flight test campaign Vertical Aerospace's expert test pilots will be conducting, what are expected to be the first ever, public eVTOL...

Aerospace funding programme to support SMEs and drive clean growth

Aerospace funding programme to support SMEs and drive clean growth

Aerospace funding programme to support SMEs in developing technologies to drive clean growth New funding programme targeting cutting-edge SME aerospace research projects to advance net zero aviation and boost high-skilled jobs. Worth up to £10 million a year, the...