As the world's fifth-largest aerospace industry
, Canada's aerospace sector generates than $22 billion and is responsible for over 160,000 jobs.
"Our long term vision is to establish an internationally recognised, sustainable aerospace industry
, creating wealth and opportunity for the whole Midlands region."
The head of the school of engineering at the university, Professor Nigel Weatherill said, 'The aerospace industry
is one of the most technically advanced, challenging and exciting industries there is.
"Learning from our support to automotive suppliers we have put together a comprehensive support package for the aerospace industry
. It will assist companies and their supply chains to modernise and diversify.
The firm, with offices in Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham and Manchester, is a member of the Midlands Aerospace Alliance, which was formed in 2003 to represent and support the aerospace industry
across both the East and West Midlands.
``The core Welsh aerospace industry
is at present about 8% of the Welsh economy, with an additional 4% of jobs in spin-off from it.
Unions were telling MPs why the government should be doing more to help the UK aerospace industry
The 27 airlines belonging to the AEA (Association of European Airlines) and representatives of the European aerospace industry
from the AECMA (European Association of Aerospace Industries) have decided to join forces to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from aircraft.
The aerospace industry
will be given priority under the 12th Malaysia Plan, with a special Technical Working Group (TWG) developing a five-year strategy paper.