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Airbus Military appoints new heads for the plant at El Puerto de Santa María and the fAL for its medium and light aircraft

Oct 1, 2010

Airbus Military has appointed Prudencio Escamilla Tera as the new director of the Bahía de Cádiz Centre (CBC) at El Puerto de Santa María, making him responsible for management of resources at t

Airbus starts production of the first A350 XWB

Oct 1, 2010

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced that production began of its new A350 XWB at the German fac- tory of Stade in Germany late last August.

A group of European university students visits the FAL for the A400M and the facilities of FADA-CATEC

Oct 1, 2010

Forty members of the Board of European Students of Technology (BEST) who are participating in a course on "new Generation Composite Materials and their Applications" organised by the Carlos III

Andalusian aeronautical exports increase by 7,5% to 282 million euros

Oct 1, 2010

Andalusian aeronautical exports increased by 7.5% in the first four months of the year compared to the previous year’s figures, reaching 281.7 million euros.

The Andalusian government provides 26 million euros in funding for 52 projects by aeronautical companies in Seville

Oct 1, 2010

The Regional Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Science has granted a total of 26.1 million euros in the form of different types of incentives to stimulate the growth of Seville’s aeronautical

Alestis receives nearly 100 million euros in public funding for the A350 programme

Oct 1, 2010

The Council of Ministers has authorised the Ministry of Industry to grant loans totalling 88.9 million euros to the Andalusian company Alestis Aerospace for its participation as a Tier One suppli

Researchers of the CATEC and the University of Seville receive an international prize for UAv applications

Oct 1, 2010

Researchers of the University of Seville and the Centre for Advanced Aerospace Technology (FADA-CATEC) received the prize for the best project presented at the IEEE International Workshop on

The Airbus plant at Puerto Real delivers the 1,000th elevator for the A330/A340

Oct 1, 2010

The Airbus plant at Puerto Real held a ceremony to mark the delivery of the 1000th elevator assembled at the Cádiz factory for the A330 and A340 family of aircraft (except for the A340-600, which uses different elevators). This is the second milestone in recent weeks for this family of aircraft, for last May the plant delivered the 1000th lateral box for the horizontal tail plane. More than 80% of these sections are made of carbon fibre, resulting in reduced weight and fuel consumption and improving the aircraft's eco-efficiency.

Businesses and professionals from the sector analyse the research opportunities of the Seventh EU framework Programme

Sep 28, 2010

Businesses, technicians and professionals from the Andalusian aeronautical sector met last 28 September during the Seminar on the Seventh Framework Programmes FP7-ATT (Aeronautics and Ai

FADA approves the final phase of the San Pablo Training Centre, which will be inaugurated in October

Jul 29, 2010

Last 29 July, the Board of the Andalusian Foundation for Aero- space Development (FADA) held an extraordinary meeting to approve the final phase of the Execution Plan for the Military Transport T