Barnbrook systems managing director Tony Barnett (L) and Sir Donald Spiers, then chairman of Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (R) at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow in front of a helicopter with Barnbrook System's fuel switch
Aviation engineering news

UK’s Barnbrook Systems wins Polish AW101 contract

Hampshire based Barnbrook Systems Ltd, which employs 35 people, has been selected to supply Poland’s search and rescue helicopter fleet with cutting edge technology which will allow the Leonardo AW101s to refuel mid-flight. Barnbrook will supply 64 of its smart fuel pressure fuel switches for us on 16 AW101s which [read more]

An Embraer Executive Jet (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Aviation engineering news

UK Starts impounding Russian aircraft

The UK Government has passed a new law making it a criminal offence for a Russian aircraft, or any aircraft chartered by a Russian national, to enter UK airspace and has already impounded one executive jet which was being used by a Russian oligarch. The jet was impounded at Farnborough [read more]

Airbus A330neo at Farnborough (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Air show news

Farnborough International Airshow Cancelled

The Farnborough International Airshow 2020 due to take place in July has now been cancelled because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. The airshow is one of the biggest trade events in the world and is held bi-annually alternating with the Paris Air Fair. The organisers said in a statement: “After very [read more]

Boeing demonstrated the 787-8 with a near vertical take-off (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Air show news

Farnborough Airshow to axe public weekend displays

The organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow have said that they will no longer be organising a public display as part of the biennial event. The event will now focus solely on the 5 trade days of the airshow where manufacturers from across Aerospace demonstrate their products to potential buyers [read more]