Archive: 2015

UK government invests in major aerospace research projects

We were interested to read in the news this week that Airbus UK is to lead on two research projects on behalf of the UK government. The projects, on advanced wing manufacturing technology and fuel systems, are being funded by the government to the tune of £14million.


Chris Skinner joins Velocity Composites as Southern Project Manager

Chris Skinner is the latest addition to our management team as Velocity experiences significant growth. Chris’s role supports Velocity Composites’ growing customer base in the south of England.


Supporting Aircelle on the Cessna programme

We were pleased to hear that Aircelle (Safran) has been selected by Cessna to supply thrust reversers for the new Cessna Citation Longitude business jet. We are proud to have a role within the Cessna programme working with Aircelle.


Darren Ingram joins the Velocity team as Managing Director

His appointment is a key part of our expansion plans and signals significant growth of Velocity Composites.


Two more key approvals highlight Velocity’s growing capabilities

There was plenty to celebrate in July as we achieved approvals from both Airbus and Agusta Westland.


Technology centre opens

In support of our involvement in large programmes, we have opened a dedicated Technology Centre adjacent to our main facility in Burnley. This allows for all development and first article activities to take place…


Archive by Date


Our contact for all media enquiries relating to Velocity Composites is Ed Gascoigne-Pees or Georgia Mann at Camarco.

  • Phone: +44 (0) 203 757 4980