(R-R) CEO John Rose has voiced his enthusiastic support for the new Advisory
Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe (ACARE) organisation, saying it
should help maintain European industry’s competitive edge.
at the Paris Airshow this week, Rose predicts ACARE will “play an important role
in retaining a leading position in a global industry”.
industry has warmly embraced the invitation from the European Commission (EC) to
define a long-term vision for aeronautics,” comments R-R Rose.
joint role is to drive the EC initiatives to deliver the necessary technology
and to integrate this effort with national research programmes.”
organization, formed by European aerospace manufacturers and organisations,
will devise and implement a research strategy for developing the next
generation of European aircraft.
will eventually comprise some 30 members representing all European Union
says it intends to work closely with other industry members of ACARE to ensure a
“shared vision” is realised.
previous programmes, says Rose, there is a clear and direct corporate
commitment to the success of these projects, particularly the large technology
platforms linked with industrial strategy.