Scientists at BAE Systems and City, University of London have revealed how research work on how falcons fly is inspiring new technologies for future aircraft that could contribute to their safety in the air, aerodynamics and fuel efficiency.
Space is taking off in Britain, so what can the nation’s aerospace industry learn from Florida’s example? Quite a lot, as Destin Wells, business development manager for Aviation & Aerospace at Enterprise Florida, explains.
Manufacturing has been earmarked by the World Economic Forum and the European Union as a major driver of increased employment opportunities, reduced carbon emissions and better educational prospects for young people. This huge ambition largely rests on the advent of the smart factory and the rollout of Industry 4.0, which will make manufacturing more affordable in high-wage countries.