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Advanced Innovative Engineering (AIE) is proud to announce that we have been named a finalist for the Innovation, Science, and Technology Award at the 2024 Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards. Sponsored by wealth management experts Ironmarket Wealth, this prestigious category celebrates businesses that leverage cutting-edge science and technology to drive product development and business growth. Since […]

  • 23rd May, 2024

Advanced Innovative Engineering (AIE) through the US-UK Small UAS Engine activities demonstrates a world class, UAS propulsion system. AIE demonstrated the capability of its 38 HP rotary engine, the AIE 225CS (Compact SPARCS – Self Pressurizing Air Rotor Cooling System). The SPARCS is an advanced rotor cooling system that substantially increases engine performance and its life. This technology consistently delivered power even in the most extreme temperature conditions by Nathan Bailey, Managing Director (MD), Advanced Innovative Engineering, UK.

  • 12th January, 2022
AIE’s 225CS Engine Beats the Heat in AFRL Flight Testing

Advanced Innovative Engineering (AIE), a leading manufacturer of high-performance cutting edge rotary engines for Aerospace is pleased to announce that its Lichfield facility in the United Kingdom has achieved AS9100D certification for design, development, production, assembly, and test of power unit systems. AS9100D is an internationally respected Aerospace focused certificate that recognises a company as […]

  • 1st February, 2021
AIE awarded AS9100D for excellence in Quality Management.

Advanced Innovative Engineering (AIE), UK Ltd. has chosen HFE International of Tucson, AZ as an engine sales & services provider for its range of advanced rotary propulsion systems, further extending the reach and after-sales support in North America for Lichfield, UK-based developer of unrivalled high power-to-weight ratio, Wankel rotary engines for unmanned systems. Combining AIE’s […]

  • 30th April, 2018
AIE Selects HFE International as Engine Sales & Services Provider

Does a state-of-the-art rotary engine really have what it takes to make an impression in the world of racing technology? That was the question raised by Ian Bamsey in the November 2017 issue of Race Engine Technology Magazine. Bamsey interviewed rotary engine patriarch David Garside, and AIE (UK) Ltd Managing Director Nathan Bailey, regarding AIE’s […]

  • 2nd December, 2017
RET Magazine Reviews the Rotary’s Return to Motorsport

The motorcycle rotary engine concept that featured in the celebrated Norton Classic and Commando Interpol could soon be rejuvenated with cutting-edge hybrid technology. The evolution of the Norton Wankel engine follows AIE’s latest grant award to investigate the technical feasibility of a reduced-emission hybrid rotary engine for motorcycles. AIE (UK) Ltd, who hold the exclusive […]

  • 20th November, 2017
Study Award Drives Future of Rotary Motorcycle Engine

A fascinating feasibility study for low-carbon technology has received the green-light today by the Niche Vehicle Network (NVN) who have awarded AIE and collaborative partners a £75,000 grant to conduct valuable research into hybrid power systems. The announcement was welcomed by the consortium partners, AIE (UK) Ltd, Hypermotive Ltd (lead) and Sunamp Ltd when it […]

  • 14th September, 2017
Low-Carbon Range Extender Study Wins NVN Grant

Lichfield, Staffordshire: The Wankel Rotary engine proudly returned to its origins in Germany last week, as AIE (UK) Ltd attended Engine Expo 2017 in Messe Stuttgart to showcase the advantages of the modernised engine. Developed by German engineer Felix Wankel in the 1950’s, the Wankel rotary engine was originally viewed as a radical breakthrough for […]

  • 22nd June, 2017
AIE Rotary Returns to its Origins for Engine Expo 2017

Innovative rotary engine technology is poised to become an affordable and efficient choice of hybrid power following the exciting announcement that AIE (UK) Ltd, and their collaborative partners, have won significant funding from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) to develop an intelligent powertrain for low carbon vehicles. The APC-6 competition, held through Innovate UK, has […]

  • 20th April, 2017
APC Funds an Intelligent Future for Niche Vehicles

Nothing is as fascinating to the AIE team than networking with others who also possess a keen interest in research and development (R&D). This was definitely the case on 1 March 2017 as AIE (UK) Ltd joined Nucleus Expo 2017 at the prestigious Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) located in the Midlands area of Coventry, UK. […]

  • 1st March, 2017
Influencing Future R&D at Nucleus Expo 2017


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