Latest news about Midlands aerospace


MAA's new stand design for the Farnborough airshow 2012

MAA's new stand design for the Farnborough airshow 2012

The Midlands Aerospace Alliance will be exhibiting at the Farnborough airshow taking place 9 - 15 July 2012.

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Midlands technology for Boeing 787

Midlands technology for Boeing 787

Midlands aerospace hails Boeing's delivery of the new 787 aircraft to the first airline customer, ANA of Japan.

The aircraft incorporates critical Midlands technologies including: Rolls-Royce's fuel-efficient Trent 1000 engines, Aero Engine Controls' sophisticated electronic controls for the Trent 1000 and Moog Aircraft Group's high-lift actuation system that controls the aircraft wings flaps and slats for take-off and landing.

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Aero Engine Controls invests

Aero Engine Controls invests

Aero Engine Controls has announced plans for a major investment as it moves to brand new facilities in Birmingham.

AEC plans to construct a 250,000 sq ft building as a headquarters, design, development, manufacturing, qualification and R&D facility to house 1,200 employees, with associated expansion space.

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Comar's Goodrich C-Series order

Comar's Goodrich C-Series order

MAA member Comar Engineering has won a large order for test rigs from Goodrich Actuation Systems for the Bombardier C-Series programme.

According to Comar's Stuart Martin: "This fantastic order comes as a result of our excellent performance on the A350 project where Comar produced the TRAS rigs for both production and systems simulation on the A350 Iron Bird at Airbus in Toulouse."

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New Moog facility opens soon

New Moog facility opens soon

Work is well under way on Moog Aircraft Group's new facilities at the prestigious i54 development site near Wolverhampton.

Moog Business Leader Stuart Mclachlan, who is also a Midlands Aerospace Alliance director, says: "this is a key strategic move for Moog, and when completed this world class facility will allow the business to support and grow our market leading position in actuation systems.”

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MAA success at the Paris Airshow

MAA success at the Paris Airshow

The MAA and exhibiting companies had an excellent and busy week at the Paris Airshow - Le Bourget, 20-26 June 2011.

Picture: MAA CEO Andrew Mair (right) meets British Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott.

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Come and visit the MAA and exhibiting member companies at the Paris Airshow

Come and visit the MAA and exhibiting member companies at the Paris Airshow

Come and visit the MAA and exhibiting member companies at the Paris Airshow - Le Bourget 20-26 June 2011.  Find us in hall 2b, stand G158.

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All Metal Services goes global

All Metal Services goes global

Providing innovative solutions to a key customer is furthering the global ambitions of MAA member All Metal Services.

Following its recently awarded Spirit AeroSystems UK single source raw material supply contract, AMS have committed to opening a warehouse in Malaysia. The facility will stock fully certified aerospace grade metals to support Spirit’s manufacturing in that country by ensuring local subcontractors get the stocks they need on a just-in-time basis.

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