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Posted by: Rob Goldsmith - Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:21 pm
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Post Airborne Engineering   Posted on: Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:21 pm

Uk based

Few cool projects!

Airborne Engineering Limited is a privately held limited company and was incorporated in 2001. We are based at Westcott Venture Park in Buckinghamshire in the UK, site of the former Rocket Propulsion Establishment (RPE Westcott.)

Our staff have a wide range of engineering, scientific and business experience, having previously worked on projects including stratospheric balloon records, aerodynamic decelerator testing, radio frequency propagation studies, meteorological radar, general aviation and various rocket engine programmes. Our staff have over 70 years combined experience in rocket systems design and testing.

Our customers include

Reaction Engines Limited
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
European Astrotech

Latest news:

A test firing of the Syrtis engine for evaluation of alternative propellants. This test programme is being conducted as part of an NSTP FTPP grant in partnership with Reaction Engines Limited.


On the 29th June 2012, Airborne Engineering carried out the first vertical static test of it Snark rocket engine. The Snark bi-propellant rocket engine burns nitrous oxide and isolpropyl alcohol and is part of an internal R&D programme to showcase the capabilities that the company can offer, as well as generating spin-off technologies.

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