Future Automated aerospace Assembly Demonstrator project: Phase 2

Summary

The Future Automated Aircraft Assembly Demonstrator Phase 2 (FA3D2) will deliver a national experimental testbed and technology demonstrator in digital and informatics enabled aerospace manufacturing technologies. It provides an opportunity for UK based aerospace manufacturing businesses to test, demonstrate and accelerate the implementation of new breakthrough technologies thus allowing them to compete on productivity, quality and cost with rival offshore businesses.

The FA3D2 facility will provide open access to a variety of UK companies with a specific focus on support for manufacturing SMEs. It will also support community engagement to attract future engineering graduates to careers in the aerospace industry

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