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Advanced Engineering 31 October & 1 November 2018

Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to meet and network with fellow OEMs and supply chain professionals eager to see the latest technologies and solutions across co-located show zones including Aero Engineering; Automotive Engineering; Composites Engineering; Connected Manufacturing; Performance Metals Engineering; and new for 2018 UK Contract Manufacturing. We will have our Viper Pre-Cooler on display and Mark Wood, COO will be on the space engineering panel on Day 1.

from: AWednesday, 31st October 2018
until: Thursday, 1st November 2018

Space cluster launch takes UK beyond the final frontier

The space age has entered a new focus with the launch of a multi-million-pound site dedicated to engineering, research and innovation.

03.10.18
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Reaction Engines secures £26.5m investment from new industrial and financial investors

We have secures £26.5 million from some of the world's most influential investors in the aerospace and finance sectors.

12.04.18
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Science Vale UK companies star in new science and innovation video

Reaction Engines appear in an informative video alongside other innovative businesses from the Science Vale Area of the UK.

15.03.18
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Space Industry Bill - Royal Assent announced

The Space Industry Bill has now been put into law. This will allow the UK space sector to keep pace with the rest of the world and continue the growth it has experience over the last decade.

15.03.18
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Opportunity for Early Stage Businesses at Westcott

Westcott BIC is seeking early-stage companies with innovative technologies, products or services that will benefit from a specialist business and technical support package. If you think you fit the bill, get in contact with the BIC.

07.03.18
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Reaction Engines Manufacturing Solutions Division

Do you need precision machining, CAD, CNC and bespoke fabrication? Since we acquired Brite and Crossman Engineering, we can offer those services and more.

09.01.18
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Reaction Engines Begins Construction of High-Temperature Airflow Test Facility in Colorado

Reaction Engines, Inc. has begun construction of a new high-temperature airflow test facility where it plans to validate the performance of its precooler heat exchanger technology, an enabler of its revolutionary SABRETM engine.

18.12.17
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Westcott Test Site (TF1) – construction live feed

Reactions Engines Test Facility, known as TF1 is located in Westcott Venture Park in Buckinghamshire, a location with a strong history of rocket propulsion research, having been used to test various UK rocket projects since 1946, including the Blue Streak and Black Arrow programmes.

12.12.17
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Transport Minister visits Reaction Engines

Transport Minister John Hayes visited Reaction Engines today (Thursday, 7 December) to meet engineers, graduates and apprentices working on cutting edge technology that will enable the UK to compete in the global space market.

07.12.17
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Reaction Engines Partners with Government and Industry for Year of Engineering 2018

Reaction Engines joins forces with the Government on a year-long campaign to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of young people who join the profession.

16.11.17
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Engineering the Next Generation

The IET have started a current affairs channel on YouTube. A must-watch for anyone in the engineering and aeropspace sector.

10.10.17
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Alan Bond retires from Reaction Engines

'All good things come to and end'. Words from Alan Bond as he retires from Reaction Engines after an incredible 28 years with the company.

06.10.17
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Reaction Engines Awarded DARPA Contract to Perform High-Temperature Testing of the SABRE Precooler

The U.S. Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have awarded the U.S. subsidiary of Reaction Engines a contract to conduct high-temperature airflow testing in the United States.

25.09.17
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Government announces boost for UK Space Sector

The UK space industry has been given a huge boost through a £100m investment from the government. This investment is essential to make sure the UK stay ahead of the game in the world of aerospace.

12.07.17
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Alan Bond awarded Sir Arthur Clarke Award

Reaction Engines are very pround of Alan Bond who has been awarded the Sir Arthur Clarke ‘Space Lifetime Achievement’ award.

13.06.17
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Oxfordshire Business Awards - Finalist

We're very proud of ourselves for making it to the finals of the Oxfordshire Business Awards. We're keeping our fingers crossed but we'd also like to wish the other businesses the best of luck.

19.05.17
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Reaction Engines begins construction of UK rocket engine test facility

Reaction Engines Ltd. today began construction of a new engine test facility. The test facility at Westcott, Buckinghamshire, UK will enable Reaction Engines to test critical subsystems along with the testing of a SABRE engine core, which will commence in 2020.

04.05.17
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The Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP visits Reaction Engines

On Monday 27 February we were delighted to welcome The Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP to our facilities, demonstrating our world leading innovative technologies and manufacturing capabilities.

27.02.17
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OXLEP Growing Places case study - Enabling State-of-the-Art Quality Assurance Equipment and New Workforce

In 2014 OxLEP identified space related technologies in its strategic economic plan as an important sector to attract foreign direct investment and a focus for research & development projects. A project and opportunity was identified for Reaction Engines within the Growing Places Fund and in 2015 the company was awarded £140k as an investment 5 year loan.

05.12.16
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Reaction Engines secures funding to enable development of SABRE demonstrator engine

Reaction Engines Ltd., today announces the signing of a €10m European Space Agency (ESA) contract which will enable the development of its ground based demonstrator of SABRE.

12.07.16
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Reaction Engines participates in UK Space Agency-backed small launcher consortium

Orbital Access Ltd announced today that it has been awarded a £250,000 grant by the UK Space Agency to technically and commercially evaluate a roadmap for UK small space payload launchers. Reaction Engines are pleased to be involved alongside some other great aerospace businesses.

12.07.16
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Reaction Engines Ltd strengthens management team and establishes US-based subsidiary

Reaction Engines forms a U.S. subsidiary and appoints Mark Wood to the board.

11.07.16
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Reaction Engines Ltd Announces Appointment of Chris Allam to the Board of Directors

We're very pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Allam. Chris will co-ordinate BAE Systems’ collaboration on Reaction Engines’ development of its SABRE™ engine. Welcome on-board.

28.12.15
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BAE Systems and Reaction Engines to develop a ground breaking new aerospace engine

Learn all about how we're working with BAE Systems and using their investment to further our work.

02.11.15
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Jonathan Hale joins the Reaction Engines Ltd Board of Directors

We're pleased to announce that Jonathan Hale has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director at Reaction Engines. Find out more about the experience he brings to the company.

10.09.15
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European Commission Clears £50m UK State Aid for SABRE Engine Development

We're pleased to announce that the European commission has cleared the UK to grand £50 million in state aid for Reaction Engines' SABRE project.

01.09.15
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Reaction Engines Ltd Announces Collaboration with Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Our collaboration with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. commenced in December 2013 and provides a framework for Dstl to assess the military utility of Reaction Engines’ Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (‘SABRE’) and its enabling technologies.

17.08.15
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New Vacuum Furnace Installed in Culham, UK

We're celebrating the installation of our new vacuum furnace. This state-of-the-art facility is capable of achieving temperatures up to 1200°C and a vacuum level of less than one ten billionth of the Earth’s atmosphere (10-10atm).

14.07.15
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Reaction Engines begins testing new rocket engine

The SABRE engine requires a novel design of the rocket engine’s thrust chamber. The Advanced Nozzle project is demonstrating the feasibility of this concept and represents a significant technology development effort towards the SABRE demonstrator engine.

15.06.15
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Reaction Engines Ltd welcomes Tom Scrope as Finance Director

Reaction Engines welcomes Tom Scrope on board as Finance Director.

24.01.14
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British Government to invest £60 million in world's first air-breathing rocket engine

We're happy to announce that we've been awarded £60 million of investment from the British government. Find out more about how this investment will generate new jobs and push the project forward.

17.07.13
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