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Goodbye Filton airport

To commemorate the closure of Bristol’s Filton airport – a location that has played a key role in the UK aerospace industry – on 21 December, here’s a shot of one of the last “heavy” movements in, an Airbus A380 visiting to take company employees on a short flight. Pic by Michael Buckle.

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Q&A With Vukile Dumani, Airbus UK’s Filton apprentic of the year

Zimbabwean Vukile Dumani has been named Airbus UK’s Filton apprentice of the year. He completed his higher engineering studies in September and is now a specialist engineer in non-destructive testing. What does your job in non-destructive testing involve? I use NDT techniques to look for defects in aluminium, carbonfibre and other materials like steel. We […]

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