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Hermes 900 Flies Out For The First Time

The Elbit Hermes 900 operated from WWA in September, the first time it had flown in UK airspace.  It was brought to the airport to conduct a search and rescue demonstration for the UK Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA). As part of a successful 14-day trial, the unmanned aircraft flew from WWA all the way …

New Hangar and Taxiway Extend Airport’s Capability

An important new facility has now been added to WWA in the form of a large hangar and taxiway.  Now known as Hangar 1, it is 900 m2 in size and has been created to accommodate both manned and unmanned aircraft including, large helicopters such as Chinook and the Leonardo Merlin, as well as unmanned …

Welcome for Secretary of State for Wales

Simon Hart, Secretary of State for Wales, on the left of the picture, visited the airport during the summer.  Whilst there, he received a presentation from Ray Mann, the airport’s MD, about the future technical and commercial opportunities for unmanned aircraft (UA) and the part WWA plays as the UK’S most important test and demonstration …
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