The Aviation & Aerospace Sector
Sector sponsor: Heathrow airport (LHR)
An industrious yet glamorous industry to be a part of...
Aviation is the practical aspect or art of aeronautics, being the design, development, production, operation and use of aircraft, especially heavier than air aircraft while Aerospace organisations research, design, manufacture, operate, or maintain aircraft and/or spacecraft. Aerospace activity is very diverse, with a multitude of commercial, industrial and military applications. The Aerospace industry is clearly a global beast, 40% of the UK's trade is via Air Freight, it literally gives our economy the wings it needs. Take a look at the sector bite and get clued up for your next career step!