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  • UK spaceport plan moves ahead with sites shortlist


    ​The UK Civil Aviation Authority has moved the country a step closer to establishing a space launch industry geared to suborbital tourism and the launch of small satellites by narrowing the shortlist of possible locations for a spaceport originally named at the 2014 Farnborough air show.


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  • UK spaceport plan moves ahead with sites shortlist


    ​The UK Civil Aviation Authority has moved the country a step closer to establishing a space launch industry geared...


  • Evolution not revolution at Bristow Group


    ​Bristow Group, arguably the biggest offshore helicopter operator in the world, will, from 1 August, have a new chief...


  • Bristow bids for more SAR work


    Helicopter operator ​Bristow Group is targeting a number of new opportunities to supply search and rescue services as...


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  • UK spaceport plan moves ahead with sites shortlist

    News | 05 Mar 2015 15:39 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The UK Civil Aviation Authority has moved the country a step closer to establishing a space launch industry geared to suborbital tourism and the launch of small satellites by narrowing the shortlist of possible locations for a spaceport originally named at the 2014 Farnborough air show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-spaceport-plan-moves-ahead-with-sites-shortlist-409820/
  • Eight sites shortlisted for UK spaceport

    News | 21 Jul 2014 13:12 | Dan Thisdell

    In shortlisting possible locations for a spaceport, the UK Space Agency looked for “remote” places where the “uninvolved general public” would be at minimal risk from accidents, where operations within segregated airspace would be feasible, where a 3,000m (10,000ft)-plus runway could be accommodated and which were on the coast, where the weather is most amenable – including those offering take-off into prevailing wind.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Eight-sites-shortlisted-for-UK-spaceport-401721/
  • Evolution not revolution at Bristow Group

    News | 17 Feb 2014 12:49 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bristow Group, arguably the biggest offshore helicopter operator in the world, will, from 1 August, have a new chief executive in place.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Evolution-not-revolution-at-Bristow-Group-395682/
  • Bristow bids for more SAR work

    News | 08 Nov 2013 17:55 | Dominic Perry

    Helicopter operator ​Bristow Group is targeting a number of new opportunities to supply search and rescue services as governments increasingly outsource provision to the private sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-bids-for-more-SAR-work-392773/
  • HELITECH: Sikorsky finishes build of first UK Long SAR aircraft

    News | 25 Sep 2013 10:16 | Dominic Perry

    Sikorsky has finished assembly of the first “baseline” S-92 to be delivered to Bristow Helicopters for the UK’s Long SAR requirement. It will be handed...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HELITECH-Sikorsky-finishes-build-of-first-UK-Long-SAR-aircraft-390958/
  • Bristow preparing for smooth transition to its UK search and rescue operation

    News | 03 Apr 2013 10:50 | Dominic Perry

    Bristow Helicopters is now beginning a two-year "work-up period" ahead of its gradual transition to performing all the UK's search and rescue activity from 2015 following its victory in the country's Long SAR contest last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bristow-preparing-for-smooth-transition-to-its-UK-search-and-rescue-operation-384148/