WAE GOES JET POW­ERED WITH BAE SYS­TEMS

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Wil­liams Ad­vanced En­gi­neer­ing and Wil­liams Grand Prix En­gi­neer­ing will share ex­per­tise, skills and tech­nol­ogy with Eurofighter Typhoon man­u­fac­turer BAE Sys­tems in a new part­ner­ship an­nounced in De­cem­ber.

It is ex­pected that the part­ner­ship will use the com­pa­nies’ shared ex­per­tise in the fields of vis­ual and aug­mented re­al­ity, aero­dy­nam­ics, light­weight ma­te­ri­als and bat­tery tech­nol­ogy, as well as de­vel­op­ing so­lu­tions for in­tu­itive cock­pit de­signs for fighter pi­lots and rac­ing driv­ers.

In ad­di­tion to fund­ing prod­uct and tech­nol­ogy de­vel­op­ment, in­clud­ing

Fu­ture Air Com­bat Sys­tems, there will be sec­ond­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties for en­gi­neers across both com­pa­nies, which pre­vi­ously col­lab­o­rated on a twin-seat cock­pit sim­u­la­tor (below), to be based at

BAE’S train­ing and sim­u­la­tion fa­cil­ity at War­ton, Lan­cashire.

For more about WAE’S re­cent projects, in­clud­ing its col­lab­o­ra­tion with Air­bus, see this is­sue’s cover fea­ture on page 14.

WAE worked with BAE on cock­pit sim

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