Entries by Donna Lynch

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have tested an electrified racing aeroplane that could establish the viability of faster and more efficient electric flight

Successful ground testing for all-electric race plane Researchers at the University of Nottingham have tested an electrified racing aeroplane that could establish the viability of faster and more efficient electric flight. The research project, which began in 2018, aims to demonstrate the concept of electric-powered plane racing; pushing the limits of electric propulsion to increase […]

Queen’s University Belfast celebrates relaunch of the Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre

The Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre was attended by the President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Chief Executives of the HVMC and NCC. A great attendance from aerospace companies including Spirit and supply chain companies such as Denroy Plastics and Nacelles Systems Consultancy among others helped celebrate the relaunch of Northern Ireland […]

Future flight challenge – strands 1 and 2

Innovate UK, through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, invites applications for strands 1 and 2 of the future flight challenge. This supports projects that will develop and demonstrate integrated aviation systems and new vehicle technologies that enable the introduction of new classes of electric or autonomous air vehicles. These could include drones or unmanned aircraft […]

Flyzero six months on – Webinar

Chris Gear – FlyZero Project Director Over the past six months the FlyZero team, made up of experts from across UK aerospace and beyond, have been thoroughly investigating the technologies which have the potential to propel the next generation of aircraft into our skies. After assessing a range of options, we’re focusing our energy on […]

Future Flight Challenge Ambition

3rd August 11.00 – 12.30 You’re invited to attend the Future Flight Challenge Ambition event where the team at Innovate UK will set out the ambition for Phase III of the competition. The Future Flight Challenge (FFC) is a £125m government investment delivered by UKRI to advance the next generation of aviation solutions. Phase III of […]

University Lectureship in Propulsion and Power

Applications are now invited from suitably qualified candidates for a University Lectureship in Propulsion and Power. The successful candidate will be based at the Whittle Laboratory in West Cambridge. The closing date for applications is Sunday 1 August 2021 Application details

The University of Nottingham has been awarded £7.6 million

The University of Nottingham has been awarded £7.6 million towards the development of the £16.8 million test and validation facility for aerospace electric and hybrid propulsion systems. The new award will see the commissioning of 10 new fully instrumented test cells able to validate a range of MW-class motor and generator drivetrains to cover aircraft […]

ECCCS-2 Conference

15th – 17th November 2021 2nd European Conference on Crashworthiness of Composite Structures The ECCCS-2 conference aims to promote the dissemination and exchange of scientific information on the crashworthiness of composite structures. It provides and excellent forum for combining academic research and industrial works to examine crashworthiness of composite structures, as experimentally, as numerically in […]