2Excel Engineering

Spotlight on: Adrian Bridger, Training Manager

Spotlight on: Adrian Bridger, Training Manager

Ex-military training instructor, Adrian Bridger joined 2Excel Engineering in March as our new Training Manager. Adrian’s ambition in his new role is to pass on his years of knowledge and experience within the industry to others. He is currently leading on our apprenticeship scheme and ensuring that our workforce and the company are supported with […]

2Excel Engineering’s Fire Crew Training

2Excel Engineering’s Fire Crew Training

2EXCEL ENGINEERING’S FIRE CREW TRAINING Well done to the first 8-out-of-24 of our employees who took part in a Fire Crew Training exercise at Southampton Airport. The training lasted a full day and consisted of a brief classroom session, hose drills and moving as a team. The team spent the morning doing simulated exercises using […]

Spotlight on: Leanne McComb, Production Planner

Spotlight on: Leanne McComb, Production Planner

Leanne McComb, 2Excel Engineering Production Planner “I joined the RAF when I turned 17 years old and worked on ground radar equipment as an electronics technician for the four years which followed.  I was drawn to the RAF as a career choice as I liked the idea of leaving Newcastle to do something different.  I was studying A levels and found […]

Spotlight on: Benedict Smith, Management Board Support Officer

Spotlight on: Benedict Smith, Management Board Support Officer

With more than 60 years of engineering excellence, 2Excel Engineering’s employees are critical to ensuring our business remains flexible, agile and widely respected. Our employees allow us to redeliver aircraft on time and within budget, cementing our position as an MRO partner of choice.   Today, we are shining the spotlight on Benedict Smith, 2Excel Engineering’s […]

2Excel Engineering’s New Customer

2Excel Engineering’s New Customer

2EXCEL ENGINEERING’S NEW CUSTOMER Lasham Airfield, UK, 3 March 2021 – Following the end of the Brexit Transition Period, Hampshire-based Maintenance and Repair Organisation (MRO) 2Excel Engineering has welcomed a new customer from Europe.   The service-oriented MRO for Boeing and Airbus narrowed-body aircraft has signed a maintenance agreement with Avion Express for its Lithuanian and Maltese registered aircraft. Between February and April 2021, three Avion Express A320 and A321 aircraft will undergo […]

Spotlight on: George Turcu

Spotlight on: George Turcu

    Spotlight Profile on: George Turcu Profile, 2Excel Engineering’s Compliance Manager  Tell us a little bit about yourself, George. I moved to the UK in 2014 from Romania. Prior to Covid, I was going home monthly to visit family and friends. I have a great social circle both in both countries. How did your career start? I have been in aviation since […]

2Excel bades farewell to United Airlines ‘N2301U’

2Excel bades farewell to United Airlines ‘N2301U’

2Excel bades farewell to United Airlines ‘N2301U’. On the 18th February, the team at 2Excel Engineering bade farewell to ex-easyJet Airbus A319 G-EZIM, now known by its new registration N2301U. The aircraft is now en-route to the United States flown by a United Airlines crew [pictured]. As the Airbus A319 and its crew departed Lasham […]

EASA APPROVAL AND A NEW CUSTOMER FOR LASHAM’S MRO

EASA APPROVAL AND A NEW CUSTOMER FOR LASHAM’S MRO

2021 BRINGS EASA APPROVAL AND A NEW CUSTOMER FOR LASHAM’S MRO  The New Year has undoubtedly brought more challenges with it; the MRO industry and wider aviation sector continues to battle to retain and secure its customer bases, not to mention the complications associated with the UK’s departure from the European Union. However, perseverance, flexibility and remaining agile to the changing nature of the pandemic are traits embedded in […]

INTRODUCING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENGINEER

INTRODUCING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENGINEER

INTRODUCING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENGINEER: APPRENTICES’ Q&A   In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, apprentices George Feeney [aged 20] and Luke McMurtry [aged 19], tell us more about their experience so far and what their apprenticeship means to them.   How did you hear about the 2EE apprenticeship scheme?   George: “I heard about the scheme through work experience that I undertook at 2Excel Engineering back in October of 2017.” Luke: “I […]

Spotlight On… Wendy Ingram, Customer Account Manager

Spotlight On… Wendy Ingram, Customer Account Manager

Wendy Ingram – 2Excel’s Customer Account Manager Customer Accounts Manager Wendy Ingram is part of 2Excel’s Commercial Team, a department dedicated to customer care. We delve into the life of an account manager and what the role involves.  Wendy’s ambition to work in aviation was inspired from a young age; she enjoyed STEM subjects at school, and spent her earlier years as an Air Cadet and Engineering Apprentice.  Here’s how Wendy made her journey […]

Spotlight On… Mike Nash, Composites Shop Supervisor

Spotlight On… Mike Nash, Composites Shop Supervisor

Mike Nash – 2Excel’s Composites Shop Supervisor Composites is another essential back shop used every day in an MRO. If engineers on the hangar floor find any issues with components that they are working with, the composites team will support with repairing or restructuring the material, which saves time and money for the customer.   Mike Nash, 2Excel’s Composites Shop Supervisor, tells us about his day-to-day role and the importance of […]

Spotlight On… Mark Eccleston, Paint Shop Supervisor

Spotlight On… Mark Eccleston, Paint Shop Supervisor

Mark Eccleston – 2Excel’s Paint Shop Supervisor Next up in the 2Excel Engineering Back Shop series, the spotlight is focusing on our Paint Shop, which plays an important role in the overall maintenance check of an aircraft. From aircraft snagging to complete livery overhauls, the Paint Shop’s expertise and attention to detail is essential to […]