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Bristol-based CFMS joins project to revolutionise aircraft testing

The Bristol-based Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) will join aerospace experts from across the UK in a landmark £10.54m project to transform how aircraft wings are tested.

The Smarter Testing initiative is jointly funded by the UK Government’s Aerospace Technology Institute Programme and led by Airbus Operations. The objective is to develop a new testing and certification...

Bristol's flying taxi start-up Vertical Aerospace close to $2bn merger, Sky News reports

A Bristol-based flying taxi start-up is in "advanced talks" about a $2bn merger deal that would see it listed on a US stock market, according to Sky News .

The report said that Vertical Aerospace, which was started five years ago by OVO Energy founder Stephen Fitzpatrick, is in talks with Broadstone Acquisition Corp in a deal would see the start-up go public in New York.