“My dad is a pilot and an aerospace engineer—having grown up in that environment, I’ve always been really interested in how things work.” James Gray, a senior mechanical engineer at Airbus Defence and Space [formerly Astrium], works in the Stress & Structural analysis function on the mechanical design, manufacturing and testing of antenna feature assemblies and structures. “The majority of our antennas are for telecommunications satellites—so everyone who has a sky dish on their house will be receiving TV signals from our satellites in space—from the UK to all the way over to Africa, Malaysia or South America.”

 

ILA Air Show 2014

ILA Air Show 2014

From 20th to 25th May 2014, Airbus Group, comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters, will be at ILA Berlin Air Show 2014, one of the largest international aerospace airshows. Read more ILA Air Show 2014