The Mayor of Bedford Borough Dave Hodgson visited Aircraft Research Association’s charity Christmas lights display on 17 December and awarded main prizes to two teams – Project Management and Design & Manufacturing.
ARA is proud to confirm three members of staff have been nominated by BAE Systems for the ‘Chairman’s Award for Innovation’ (CAI) in recognition of high performance during recent collaborative transonic wind tunnel test work. David Roberts and Luke Horner are nominated for the Team Tempest initiative to develop a next generation combat air system and Andrea Ciarella for collaborative work on the Turkish Aerospace TF-X fighter programme where BAE Systems is a design partner.
ARA is proud to announce that two members of staff have successfully worked towards professional engineering registration. Luke Horner and Aaron Cherry have patiently completed the application process for Incorporated Engineer and Engineering Technician respectively.
At the recent ARA Friends & Family Open Day there was a cake sale in support of The Woodland Trust. The money raised was used to dedicate 3 trees in Stoke Wood, to thank all ARA employees, past and present. Details of the wood can be found here: Stoke Wood