Programme manager David Hall said: "Our aim with Lift Off
is to make funding and help as accessible to businesses like Jet Blades as we can to make the maximum impact across the region.
Jim Coyle, AWM cluster manager, said: "MAS-WM is one of the region's most successful projects and Lift Off
has formed a key part of their work with manufacturers involved in the aerospace sector.
NEW INITIATIVE: David Wright, chief executive of the advisory service for the West Midlands, launches Lift Off
, a programme to support the region's aerospace industry
The objective of the Lift Off
programme is to ensure that the West Midlands maintains a sustainable and world-class aerospace industry, meeting current demands while at the same time preparing to capitalise on the imminent up-turn in the market.
Spy satellite Ofek 9 has been lift off
from Palmachim Air Base where is being in South of Telaviv.
funding will be used to help the company with marketing, financial and business planning, and it is designed to help it seek out new business and much-needed investment.
Caudipteryx This dinosaur was a fast runner, but its feathers couldn't have helped it lift off
Under the terms of the contract, AMC-16 is slated for launch onboard Proton/Breeze M from Baikonur in Q1 2005, AMC-14 is to lift off
on Atlas 5 from Cape Canaveral in Q1 2006, and ASTRA 1L will be placed into orbit also on Proton/Breeze M in Q4 2006.
The wind-tunnel data should reveal how to modify the wings' shape and plane's center of gravity so it can lift off
Walt Disney World Resort's newest attraction, Mission: SPACE, to be presented by Compaq Computer Corporation, will lift off
at Epcot in 2003.
The first module, a Russian-built power engine called Functional Cargo Block (FGB, from the Russian name), is scheduled to lift off
this fail on a Russian rocket.
3--Ran in Valley Edition only) Rutan and Melton lift off
aboard the Global Hilton in Albuquerque as they try to become the first to fly around the world nonstop.
The launch vehicles will lift off
from the Space Center in Tanegashima, Japan.
The launch team postponed the potentially record-breaking journey just hours before the balloon was to lift off