Appropriately for Europe’s biggest gathering of aviation industry professionals, enthusiasts and aircraft, Paris 2015 flew by last week. If you missed it, here are a few of our highlights. Boeing 787 Dreamliner Vertical Takeoff Yes, you read correctly – one of the week’s biggest talking points was Boeing’s demonstration of their groundbreaking (and ground-leaving) Dreamliner … Continue reading Paris Air Show – A Look Back
Countdown to the Aviation Calendar’s Biggest Event of the Year It’s finally here – the 2015 Paris Air Show – and we’re excited to stop preparing and start enjoying the experience. Happening halfway through an already huge year for Castle, show week is the perfect opportunity to take a moment and update old friends and … Continue reading We’re in Paris – Are You?
Paris always means fantastic photo moments; exciting exhibitors and innovative new products – but get your smile on our online selfie wall and we’ll let you keep the selfie stick as a souvenir. As part of our 125th anniversary celebrations, we’re hoping to welcome as many people as possible to Stand C15, Hall 4 to … Continue reading Selfie Sticks – Grab Them While They’re Hot!
Air safety, particularly for commercial travellers, has been in the news a lot over the last year – but in fact our planes are safer than they’ve ever been. Despite the justifiable scrutiny of the roles of transponders and cockpit access controls, the most important safety feature of any plane still is – and always … Continue reading Air Safety – On the Up, Actually
Castle Metals are extremely proud to be a direct supplier of metals for the Arianespace Rocket Programme. By providing stainless steel bar to be used to build fuel boosters, we are able to contribute to one of the most technologically advanced projects on Earth. This is of course something we are all incredibly excited about … Continue reading Castle Metals Support the Arianespace Rocket Programme
Sunday the 20th of July officially saw the end of the Farnborough International Airshow and brought a close to yet another record smashing year. The organisers of this fantastic event have announced that the total sum of commitments and orders reached above £118bn, beating all former records set by the event. Across the trade week, … Continue reading End of Show Report – The FIA 2014
Hello and welcome to the Farnborough International Airshow 2014! We are coming to you live right here from Stand D13 in Hall number 1, right in the middle of the action! Castle Metals representatives have been here since Monday and will remain here all week to meet and greet with new and existing customers. We’re … Continue reading Live from the Farnborough International Airshow 2014
This incredible event has been created to provide superb business opportunities for organisations and companies mainly associated with the aerospace industry. Offering a wealth of dedicated business solutions, this is one of the largest air displays on the planet!
Here at Castle Metals, we are thrilled and extremely honoured to be involved with the manufacturing of the Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft, otherwise known as the F-35. The F-35 Lightning II Program, backed by the Department of Defence, defines affordable next-generation strike aircraft weapon arrangements for the Navy, Air Force, Marines and their allies. This innovation … Continue reading Castle Metals Extremely Proud to Secure JSF / F-35 Contract
The World Steel Association (@WorldSteel) held a steel debate on Twitter last Friday afternoon. The discussion titled “Steel: The Next Hero – Looking to the Future” came about after the announcement of The Steel Story. The Steel Story The microsite, also available in an ebook form, provides “an informative and entertaining look at steel’s enormous … Continue reading Roundup from the World Steel Debate