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2Excel Engineering’s New Apprentices

2Excel Engineering’s New Apprentices

It’s September which means it’s time for us to welcome the next generation of apprentices into 2Excel Engineering! At 2Excel, we believe in investing in the future sustainability of the UK Engineering Industry. At our base in Lasham, there’s plenty of opportunity to learn and be involved in a variety of work. Our Apprenticeship Scheme provides hands-on learning, supported by our highly skilled engineers. We have already […]

2Excel Engineering’s New Commercial Director, Martin O’Boyle

2Excel Engineering’s New Commercial Director, Martin O’Boyle Martin O'Boyle headshot

(LASHAM, UK) 2Excel Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin O’Boyle as the company’s new Commercial Director. Martin is an aviation professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry, working with several manufacturers, airlines and Maintenance and Repair Organisations (MRO) from around the world. With an engineering background, a flying […]

Spotlight on: Phil Whitehead, Commercial Manager

Spotlight on: Phil Whitehead, Commercial Manager

On 19th August our Commercial Manager Phil Whitehead will close the door on his office at Lasham for the final time as he heads into retirement. He will be sorely missed by many friends and colleagues around the tight-knit MRO industry, many of whom overseas came to know him as ‘Mr Phil’. A lifelong aviation […]

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 […]