Great Western Air Ambulance

Babcock renews contract with Great Western Air Ambulance

Great Western Air Ambulance and Babcock have announced they have agreed an extension of their partnership for a further five years. The deal means that Babcock will continue to supply specialist aviation support to the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) including Helicopters, pilots, ground staff, and engineering support. Director [read more]

Airbus increases hydrogen innovation with UK centre
Aviation engineering news

Aerospace companies top UK innovation funding

Aerospace companies make up 4 of the top 5 recipients of funding from Innovate UK, the UK government’s national innovation agency. Rolls-Royce, which makes aerospace engines, heads the list having received a total of £688,544,903.68 in funding from Innovate UK. The Derby-based manufacturer is developing ways to make aviation more [read more]

An artists impression of the B21 Raider
Military aviation news

B-21: US set to unveil next-generation stealth bomber

Northrop Grumman Corporation in partnership with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) will unveil the next generation of stealth bombers, the B-21 Raider, in the first week of December it has been confirmed. Set to compliment the B2 bomber, the B-21 is a sixth-generation bomber capable of carrying conventional and nuclear [read more]

The hearse carrying the coffin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II leaves RAF Northolt. (© Crown Copyright 2022)

Queens final flight almost breaks Flightradar24

Flight tracking website of choice, Flightradar24 says that its website came under “heavy load” yesterday as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was flown from Edinburgh to RAF Northolt in London. At its peak, 4.79 million people tracked the flight on Flightradar24’s website and app with hundreds of thousands more watching on [read more]