Rolls-Royce: in the long run, we’re sure

The engineer’s problem has been predicting the short term

Rolls-Royce reveals £1bn cost-cuts ambition

Engineer’s shares fall 3% as chief warns of challenging 2016

Mechanical engineer Jesse Rochelle works with a Robot called Baxter which automates production at the Stenner Pumps factory Thursday April 21, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Meet the robots working with humans

Collaborative machines that are priced as low as $24,000 have the potential to revolutionise production lines

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Airbus plans day of the robot co-workers

Humanoids could perform complex tasks in factories in 10-15 years

Delta to buy 75 Bombardier C Series jets

Aerospace group achieves target of 300 firm orders for new plane

Airbus’s net profits fall 50 per cent

Group warns of possible charges on military transport aircraft

SpaceX to launch 2018 Mars mission

Elon Musk embarks on colonisation plan with interplanetary first

Generic pictures of airplanes including the A380 and Boeing 747 queuing at Heathrow Airport to go with Colin Mathews, CEO of Heathrow Airport I/V.

Unexpected consequences of oil slump

Aircraft ‘bubble’ may take toll on leasing companies

Boeing earnings drop on tanker charge

Sharp fall reflects problems with $35bn US Air Force order

Rolls-Royce chief cranks up savings push

Comparison with GE margins shows potential for £1bn extra profit

Religious curbs on Saudi economic reform

There is one lever of power the crown prince does not hold

Brexit: the first 100 minutes

1 minute: Sterling dumped. 100 mins: Sterling recovers. Johnson bids for PM job. Sterling tanks

Cyber warfare: Iran opens a new front

With its nuclear programme curbed, digital weaponry has become even more central to Tehran’s arsenal

Lockheed lifts outlook after dip

Results held back by $99m charge for workforce cuts

Cobham tumbles 20% after profit warning

Aerospace specialist to launch £500m rights issue

France wins A$50bn Australia subs contract

Blow to Japan’s ambitions to develop arms export industry

Interest grows in Tata’s niche steels arm

£200m plan to redevelop facilities and invest in new technology

Rolls-Royce German deal fuels UK fears

Tognum arm agreement comes as group eyes management job cuts

Japan’s stealth jet takes maiden flight

Mitsubishi-built X-2 highlights escalating arms race in East Asia

Payouts for delayed flights

Airlines pay compensation only on the EU side of the Atlantic


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