THE GOVERNMENT yesterday said it is providing £30m to fund the development of new aerospace technology in the
The £30m will be matched by industry, bringing the total to £60m. This will be spent on a new aerospace facility, for companies to develop materials for use in planes, jet engines and civil helicopters.
The funding will also be used to create a national centre for additive manufacturing, or so-called 3D printing technology, to develop new products for aero-engines and aircraft landing gears, as well as automotive and medical devices.
"Up to 27,000 new planes are needed between now and 2030, worth billions of pounds to the
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