AEROSPACE

Glider sets new record for unpowered flight

The Perlan 2 engineless aircraft has flown to over 52,000 feet over Pagagonia in record breaking reach to the stratosphere. Airbus Perlan Mission I... read more

Better regulated composites could bring billions to UK

Andy Pye looks at a report from the University of Southampton calling for an end to sector specific composite material usage constraints. In 2013, ... read more

Aluminium alloy developed for industrial 3D printing

Partnership results in an aluminium alloy for use in 3D additive manufacturing processes for aerospace and defence components. Renishaw and Aeromet... read more

High performance microwave power modules for radar

TMD is exhibiting its range of TWT based microwave power modules for defence applications at the DSEI show in London. TMD Technologies will be atte... read more

Record altitude for environmental monitoring glider

An Airbus sponsored glider has reached record altitude over South America to provide insight into the environment and climate change. Airbus Perlan... read more