Category Archives: Aerospace

Farnborough AIRSHOW 2016

Some pictures from our visit to the Farnborough International Airshow this week.

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A Close Look at Honda’s First Business Jet

GE Reports  By Tomas Kellner The HondaJet business jet is one of the newest planes at this year’s EAA AirVentures fly-in extravaganza at Oshkosh, Wis. It was developed by Honda…

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ELE at Paris Air Show

Here are some pictures from the ELE team at the Paris Air Show this week.

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Amazing new material could revolutionise jet travel

In the century following the Wright Brothers’ first flight in 1903, planes have gone through three materials revolutions: wood and fabric fuselages gave way to aluminum and, eventually, to light…

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ELE wins funding to expand business

ELE Advanced Technologies, a precision engineering company based in Colne, is to expand its activities in the aerospace supply chain after it was confirmed that it will receive £1.2 million in…

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UK aerospace sector: The sky’s the limit?

The UK’s booming aerospace industry, which accounted for 55 per cent of civil aerospace sales in 2010, has been described by the government as a phenomenal success story and a…

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The most disruptive idea of the past 85 Years

What is the most disruptive idea since the Wall Street Crash of 1929? Bloomberg Business week, which turned 85 this fall, picked one idea for every year it’s been publishing, and the jet…

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ELE benefits from SiG scheme

After successfully completing the diagnostic phase of the SiG programme, we were delighted to have received confirmation that ELE Advanced Technologies has become a beneficiary and will now receive a…

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New Tech Fuels Strong Orders at GE

GE Aviation has been flight testing jet engines in Victorville in the Mojave Desert for more than a decade. But never one like the LEAP, the world’s first jet engine with 3D-printed…

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GE to sell its Appliances business

GE will sell its Appliances business to Sweden’s Electrolux in a strategic move that boosts the focus on the company’s core industrial units. The $3.3 billion, all-cash deal follows GE’s recent…

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Jet Engines endure agony before they Fly

Crews at GE Aviation’s jet engine boot camp in Peebles, Ohio, feed some 800 gallons of water every minute into the maw of a GEnx engine during a water ingestion test. The test…

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Farnborough International Airshow

We are packed and ready to set off to Farnborough….. Some of the ELE Directors will be attending this great aeroshow; meeting up with our key customers and keeping up-to-date…

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HondaJet completes maiden flight

The first production HondaJet business jet took off from an airstrip at Honda Aircraft’s global headquarters in Greensboro, NC, last Friday. The flight was part of FAA certification and the…

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ELE capitalises on its success with Sharing in Growth

Background information The UK aerospace sector is the largest in European and second largest in the world, after USA. Its world class capabilities in the manufacture of some of the…

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This Jet Engine cannot fly, but it helps save lives

This family of jet engines cannot fly but they are no Dodos. They are helping power the world’s largest hospital in Houston, Texas This is an article that appears on…

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GE and Safran celebrate 40 Year Partnership

WASHINGTON – During a special ceremony at the US Chamber of Commerce on February 12, Safran and General Electric Company (GE) marked the signing of the historic partnership agreement that formed…

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