The latest news from AIE UK

Can a Wankel Rotary engine officially be classed as efficient and reliable? As rotary engine specialists working on a revolutionary new cooling concept, AIE (UK) Ltd are now able to answer the question that will forever change perceptions of rotary engines as power units for unmanned vehicles and automotive applications. The answer came with the […]

  • 22nd February, 2014
AIE Tests First Clean-Sheet Designed Rotary Engine

Following the installation of a market-leading Prop Test Cell, Advanced Innovative Engineering (AIE) have added a state-of-the-art Dyno Test Cell to their premises in Lichfield. The company, who design, develop and build market-leading rotary engines using patented technology, already use a computer controlled Prop Test Cell to develop their engines. While this test cell helps […]

  • 13th January, 2014
AIE install advanced Dyno Test Cell installation to aid development of world-class rotary engines

The new premises for rotary engine manufacturers, AIE (UK) Ltd in Lichfield has received its final transformation as the latest investment in state-of-the-art tooling equipment is officially installed. With the headquarters of AIE already boasting dedicated build areas, test cells and material stores, the finalisation of the tool room facilities establish AIE as one of […]

  • 15th November, 2013
Latest Tooling Equipment Shapes Future for Rotary Engine Manufacturers

The future of rotary engines for use in reliable, efficient propulsion systems has reached yet another milestone this week as Advanced Innovative Engineering (UK) Ltd successfully completed the testing of a new concept in cooling system technology. The new revolutionary Compact SPARCS liquid-cooled technology or Self-Pressurising-Air Rotor Cooling System is the result of AIE’s commitment […]

  • 24th October, 2013
Success for the First-Ever Compact SPARCS Rotary Engine  

Precision engineering requires intricate parts made to exact measurements. To be a market-leader in the engineering industry it’s essential that your components work in perfect harmony. AIE aims to be the world leader in efficient and long lasting rotary engines and has therefore invested in a state-of-the-art balancing machine to ensure its products are of […]

  • 24th October, 2013
AIE continues investment in world-class technology with the installation of a new balancing machine

AIE, the world-class engineering firm specialising in the design and manufacture of rotary engines, have been awarded a significant grant to continue their cutting-edge work. The Niche Vehicle Network have awarded AIE a grant to develop their Compound Rotary Engine for Electric Vehicles (CREEV) unit, designed to improve the fuel efficiency while lessening the environmental […]

  • 13th September, 2013
AIE awarded grant to develop efficient and eco-friendly rotary engines

An article entitled ‘The Hidden Life of Drones’ is to be published in the July/August 2013 issue of Maintenance and Engineering Magazine featuring AIE’s own Managing Director, Nathan Bailey. The magazine which has a bi-monthly circulation of 12,200 is a quality publication that prides itself on publishing in-depth, technical articles that are relevant to today’s […]

  • 1st August, 2013
Maintenance and Engineering Magazine Interviews AIE’s Nathan Bailey

Lichfield, Staffordshire: Living up their name in advanced engineering, AIE (UK) Ltd are now evolving the use of rotary engine operations and expanding their expertise by means of another successful grant awarded through the Electric and Intelligent Vehicles Project. This exciting new project aims to attract new investments and business into the UK’s West Midlands area […]

  • 12th July, 2013
AIE Drives Forward Electric Vehicle Technology with New EU Grant Award

Lichfield, Staffordshire: Midland-based rotary engine specialists Advanced Innovative Engineering (UK) Ltd have successfully secured funding through Innovation Networks Capital Grant Offer to further develop an innovative rotary engine design through focused dynamic balancing. AIE (UK) Ltd who are pioneering new solutions in next generation propulsion systems for aerospace and automotive platforms are extremely pleased to receive […]

  • 11th July, 2013
New Innovation Networks Grant Refines Exciting Future for AIE Rotary Engines

The unpredictable British weather was finally at optimal conditions when AIE (UK) Ltd took action to conduct the first flight test of their prototype VTOL unmanned aerial vehicle. It had been a relatively short time from initial concept to prototype development and now it was necessary to carefully transport the VTOL vehicle by Pick-Up Truck […]

  • 7th May, 2013
Successful Flight Test for AIE’s VTOL Aerial Vehicle


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