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The small scale spin testing facilities at Element Warwick will initially support Rolls-Royce programs.
January 19, 2022
The Element team at Warwick will help Rolls-Royce conduct a comprehensive evaluation of its next generation disc alloy in shorter timescales, more conveniently than possible with its existing Berlin facility. Full Story
The Seaglider is planned to enter commercial service by 2025.
January 19, 2022
Leveraging existing dock infrastructure, Regent's commercial seaglider will float, foil, and fly. Not strictly speaking an aircraft, it will be regulated and certified by maritime authorities. Full Story
Leonardo, which leads the development and delivery of the Typhoon’s ECRS Mk0 and ECRS Mk2 radars, will also deliver R&D work as well as key antenna, processor and APSC components for the HENSOLDT-led ECRS Mk1.
January 19, 2022
Leonardo is already the design authority for the ECRS Mk0 E-scan radar ordered by Kuwait and Qatar, the design of which underpins the ECRS Mk1, and is the design authority for the UK-led ECRS Mk2 radar. Full Story
Safran will provide engines and other equipment on H160M and H160 helicopters for the French armed forces and Gendarmerie.
January 19, 2022
Designed, built and supported in France, Arrano engines will power the French armed forces' Leopard helicopter. Safran will also supply a range of other systems and components for the program. Full Story
The Hurjet’s maiden flight is planned for 2023.
January 19, 2022
TAAC carries out R&D, design and production of critical subsystems for fixed and rotary wing aerial platforms, including the opening/closing mechanisms of the landing gear and gun cover of the National Combat Aircraft. Full Story
Zeva’s Zero, a zero-emissions electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft has flown untethered in its first series of taxiing tests.
January 19, 2022
The uncrewed Zeva demonstration aircraft completed four flights, totalling more than four minutes of controlled hovering, simulated taxiing manoeuvres at slow speeds, and limited vertical climb manoeuvres. Full Story
January 13, 2022
More than 40 per cent of the shop equipment was updated and modernised at the Kazan Aviation Plant, and a significant part of the team underwent additional training, to enable Tu-160 production to resume. Full Story
January 13, 2022
The display features patented optical design techniques said to provide outstanding brightness and contrast ratio for peak sunlight readability and reduce reflections within the B-250's bubble canopy. Full Story
January 13, 2022
Senior Aerospace is a long-standing supplier to Boeing for critical components such as the floor beams and flight control assemblies now the subject of new multi-year contracts. Full Story