Entries by Tamsyn Protheroe

UK-ARC Presents at IAT Virtual Showcase

UK-ARC activities and ambitions were presented on Thursday 4th February at the virtual showcase – Aerospace Research: Achieving Net-Zero Emissions – hosted by the Institute for Aerospace Technology at the University of Nottingham. This stimulating event highlighted research innovations at the IAT and many national and international collaborations with industry. Helping to expand the value […]

UK-ARC Network supported by EPSRC – Manager Appointed

Following the autumn 2020 EPSRC panel meeting funding was confirmed for the UK-ARC network. The UK-ARC has now appointed a Network Manager, Roger Gardner to build its work and profile. Roger has experience working in aviation and aerospace research in academia, research organisations and industry and brings a background of familiarity with the UK-ARC membership, the research challenges and […]

Swansea University and Faradair Aerospace Strengthen Relationship for UK Aerospace Revival

UK-ARC member Swansea University and Faradair Aerospace are to expand their relationship with the British company’s commitment to bring back large-scale aircraft production to the UK and deliver 300 home-designed, sustainable aircraft for regional air mobility and special missions by 2030. The enhanced collaboration will see the University’s Bay Campus become a training ground for engineers […]

Improved Rolling Behaviour using Folding Wingtips

Numerical and experimental studies at the University of Bristol, in collaboration with Airbus, have considered the effect of floating folding wingtips on aircraft rolling behaviour. The work has built upon previous investigations to demonstrate the benefits of “Semi-Aeroelastic Hinge” devices to enable reduced drag through increased aspect ratios whilst passively reducing the gust loads. These […]

UK-ARC Supports First Virtual Farnborough 2020

Members of the UK Aerospace Research Consortium (UK-ARC) representing the UK’s leading aerospace research universities were pleased to support the Farnborough International Airshow Connect (“Virtual Farnborough”) programme. During the five day event the members took part in a series of technical presentations, careers events and panel sessions showcasing the universities as being a key part […]

Bio-Safe Flight – Areas Of Research Expertise

The UK-ARC recently surveyed its members to assess the breadth and depth of multidisciplinary expertise and research activity which could be brought to bear to ensure a bio-safe flight environment should a future pandemic occur at some point in the future. Nearly 60 areas of relevant expertise and research activity were identified such as the […]