Tag Archives: aerospace

Trescal to present a variety of new developments at the International Paris Air Show

Trescal will present a variety of new developments at the International Paris Air Show, the world’s largest aerospace event. The recent acquisitions of Sfint and Acteam have expanded the group’s service offering. Sfint specialises in temperature measurement and offers a comprehensive range of temperature sensor calibration, on-site inspection and thermal installation …

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MTC works on aerospace world-first

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is playing a major role in a ground-breaking project to develop the world’s first unmanned variable buoyancy-powered ultra-long endurance aircraft. The autonomously-controlled Phoenix aircraft has undergone successful test flights and has the potential to take the lead in the world development of pseudo-satellites. Pseudo-satellites are …

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MTC aids big productivity gains at family run company

A family owned precision engineering company in Coventry has achieved a 10 per cent increase in its forward order book and has made double-digit productivity gains with the help of experts from the Manufacturing Technology Centre. An SME team from the MTC’s Manufacturing Support Services operation worked with managers and …

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Jet engine flow meters

Titan Enterprises recently supplied a set of aerospace flow meters with associated electronics to a leading aerospace company. The objective was to meter the oil consumption of a jet engine to an accuracy, better than ±0.5 per cent. The jet engine flow meters were calibrated using the actual fluid used …

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UK aerospace sector will suffer if no Brexit deal agreed

Britain’s world-leading aerospace industry risks losing investment and will face supply chain problems if the government fails to negotiate a Brexit deal which maintains the current strategic relationship with the European Union, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The UK aerospace industry generated £35 billion …

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New backing to transform the UK’s future through the modern Industrial Strategy

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced new support for the UK’s leading aerospace sector and the next generation of transport to tackle ground congestion and pollution in towns and cities. The deal will develop ‘Future Flight’ – including electric planes with vertical take-off capability, goods and service drones, to autonomous …

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Cable sensors for long travel position control

Happy Landings Flight Simulations build and run technically sophisticated flight training simulators that have equal appeal for leisure users and budding pilots. With six highly detailed simulator models covering a range of aircraft types including helicopters, jets and commercial airliners, they include motion controlled replicas of real cockpits and surround …

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