Solvay manufacturing, Wrexham
Engineering & Leasing

Aircraft materials firm creates 50 jobs in North Wales

Belgian aircraft materials manufacturer Solvay has said it plans to create up to 50 jobs in North Wales as it expands its adhesives, surfacing films and lightning strike protection operations. The state-of-the-art facility in Wrexham will manufacture aerospace structural adhesives and surfacing films at the new site which was inaugurated on the [read more]

Air Transat A330 (Image: MAEL/Air Transat)
Engineering & Leasing

Air Transat signs new MRO deal with Monarch Engineering

Canadian airline Air Transat has signed a deal with Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) for maintenance on its Airbus fleet. The contract will see Monarch Aircraft Engineering carrying out full line maintenance on Air Transats A310 and A330 aircraft at Glasgow Airport. Monarch Aircraft Engineering, which has its main engineering base at Birmingham [read more]

Rolls-Royce
Engineering & Leasing

Rolls-Royce to cut 4,600 jobs

Rolls-Royce has said it needs to cut 4,600 jobs over the next two-years in a reorganisation of the company. The reorganisation comes as the Derby based powerplant manufacturer tries to focus more on its core business of Civil Aerospace and Defence Power systems. The majority of the cuts are expected to [read more]

Hypersonic SABRE engine
Civil Aviation

Boeing invests in UK Hypersonic engine company

Boeing HorizonX Ventures has announced that it has invested in Reaction Engines Ltd, a UK based company that designs hypersonic engines. The Oxfordshire based company is known for its  Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE), a hybrid engine blending jet and rocket technology that is capable of Mach 5 in air-breathing mode and [read more]

Cessna 408 Skycourier
New Aircraft

New Cessna Utility Turboprop undergoes wind tunnel test

Textron Aviation has completed initial wind tunnel testing of its new utility turboprop, the Cessna 408 Skycourier. Announced in November 2017, The Cessna 408 SkyCourier is a twin-turboprop, high-wing, large utility aircraft that offers a combination of high performance and low operating costs for air freight, commuter and special mission operators. The [read more]

Morson Group
Engineering & Leasing

Morson Projects recruits former Marshall Aviation staff at Broughton

Engineering company Morson Projects has today announced it has recruited 14 experienced aviation engineers who previously worked for Marshall Aviation Services. Marshall Aviation Services closed their operation at Broughton in Flintshire earlier this year caused the loss of around 140 jobs at the North Wales site. The announcement by Morson Projects [read more]