The airline industry is now moving out of survival mode and into a new period of growth, but, argues RAeS Head of Research, Professor KEITH HAYWARD, profits may still be elusive. Is this another bubble heading for a nasty collision with econominc reality? Analysis.
It is a myth that apprenticeships equal greasy hands and limited horizons. ROSALIND AZOUZI, RAeS Careers and Education Manager, provides an overview of the modern aerospace and aviation apprentice scene.
A radical revamp of the UK’s dysfunctional defence procurement process is now being considered. RAeS Head of Research, Professor KEITH HAYWARD assesses the options.
A profile of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Prestwick Branch.
How aeronautical students came to the rescue for a TV programme featuring BBC Top Gear star James May and a world record model glider attempt.
On 29 November 2012, Angela Gittens, Director General, Airports Council International (ACI), delivered the ninth annual RAeS Montreal Branch Assad Kotaite lecture at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal. A report on the lecture.
An interview with British ESA Astronaut Major Tim Peake on training for outer space, what it takes to be an astronaut and NASA/ESA cooperation.
Converting passenger airliners into cargo aircraft can be a costly and time consuming business. However, LCF Conversions is marketing an innovative low-cost option that could provide a competitive alternative to conventional P2F conversions – report.
As massive growth in civil aviation continues, is the real threat to aviation safety the criminalisation of aircraft accidents? A report on whether a worldwide aviation Just Culture is achievable.
Back in office, President Obama returns to confront the challenges of sequestration. The ‘fiscal cliff’ that the US defence sector is now teetering on has implications beyond America’s shores. Professor KEITH HAYWARD, RAeS Head of Research, assesses the situation.
Will the new UK £60m Centre for Aerodynamics help safeguard Britain’s long term status as a global player in aerospace? Analysis and insight.
An update on MBDA’s new Meteor long range air-to-air missile, together with its new precision SPEAR weapon programme.
Will the wars of the future be fought by intelligent, autonomous swarms of UASs able to reconfigure and adapt to any mission or situation? A look at the 2020 battlespace and the benefits and challenges of swarming UAVs.
With air traffic capacity at London Heathrow almost at breaking point, could a bold new proposal to use a revamped RAF Northolt bring valuable breathing space for passengers, airlines and politicians alike?
Is the European combat aircraft industry set for inevitable decline in the post-Eurofighter, Rafale and Gripen era? Hard hitting analysis of a looming crisis.