F-35B Lihgtning II at Farnborough (Image: Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)
Engineering & Leasing

MOD Sealand chosen as global F-35 repair hub

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced that MOD Sealand in Flintshire has been chosen as the global repair hub for European F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The F-35 Program Office has chosen the North Wales site to provide maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services for F-35 avionics and aircraft components. [read more]

Airbus A350XWB (Credit: Airbus)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus update shows challenging year

Airbus has said that it faces a “challenging year” when it released its 1st Quarter update. The airframer which employs over 6000 people in Wales had anticipated the challenging start to 2016 however it does expect the commercial outlook to improve as the year progresses. The new orders for the [read more]