Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 49 articles for: Aerospace and Air Transportation

At the frontier of space exploration

At the frontier of space exploration

Tereza Pultarova

NASA’s Perseverance rover is exploring Mars with the help of British-made CCD technology.

Issue 88
Air-breathing rocket engine

Air-breathing rocket engine

Hugh Ferguson

A team from Reaction Engines has carried out successful  completion of high-temperature tests of a unique precooler  system for jet engines.

Issue 84
Composites take off

Composites take off

Michael Kenward OBE

Bombardier won the 50th anniversary MacRobert Award for engineering innovation with its innovative composite carbon fibre wings for the Airbus A220.

Issue 80

How I got here - Lucy Harden

Lucy Harden is a mechanical engineer on BAE Systems’ Digital Light Engine Head-Up Display development programme.

Issue 72
An aircraft like no other

An aircraft like no other

Geoff Watts, Chris Daniels and David Burns

The Airlander is the world’s largest aircraft and, when in flight, can stay in the air for weeks at a time if necessary.

Issue 71

Warren East CBE FREng - Taking engineering to industry

Michael Kenward OBE

As CEO of Rolls-Royce, Warren East CBE FREng is forging links with academia with a keenness to turn engineering research into profitable products

Issue 69
Building Britain's biggest warships

Building Britain's biggest warships

Richard Gray and Martin Douglass

Construction of two new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, the largest ever in Britain, is the most ambitious shipbuilding project attempted in the UK

Issue 67
A lot more than lubrication

A lot more than lubrication

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng, GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge, highlights the progress and some failures of the important discipline of tribology.

Issue 66

Creating Smarter Skies

Iain Harris and David Hawken

This article describes some developments that will further improve the safety, resilience and efficiency of air traffic control systems.

Issue 59
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