Category: News

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 […]

Meet our new Improver Mechanics

Meet our new Improver Mechanics

MEET OUR NEW IMPROVER MECHANICS 2Excel Engineering (2EE) opened the hangar doors to four apprentices in 2017, the year that the company’s Apprenticeship Scheme launched. Fast-forward to autumn this year and our hardworking apprentices graduated with offers of employment.   With support from Fareham College, a total of 16 apprentices are going through the current training scheme, with four apprentices – Cameron, Bradley, Max and Callum – graduating in […]

Spotlight On… Ryan Langley, Calibration Engineer

Spotlight On… Ryan Langley, Calibration Engineer

Job role: Calibration Engineer Trainee The 2Excel Engineering Calibration Back Shop is integral to supporting the engineers working on the hangar floor to ultimately ensure aircraft is released to customers on time.  The Calibration team enables the engineers to have access to equipment and tools needed to complete repair and maintenance tasks. Crucially, the team […]

Spotlight On… Pete Dawson, 2Excel Engineer

Spotlight On… Pete Dawson, 2Excel Engineer

Job role: B1 Aircraft Mechanic (airframe & engines) I’ve always had a passion for aviation since I was a child so a career within the industry just made sense. I studied at Farnborough College before taking on a four-year Apprenticeship Scheme here at Lasham. I started with the company almost five years ago and I’ve […]

2Excel Engineering apprentices offered employment

2Excel Engineering apprentices offered employment

PRESS RELEASE Lasham Airfield, Hampshire – 2Excel Engineering is investing in the future of the UK’s vital aviation and aerospace industry by offering its final-year graduates ongoing employment, giving them the opportunity to continue their careers with the business.   The Alton-based Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) engineering company, which is part of aviation group, 2Excel, […]

New Airbus Training Course introduced at 2Excel Engineering

New Airbus Training Course introduced at 2Excel Engineering

2Excel Engineering’s Airbus A320 training course commenced in August and is the first Airbus course for the company. 2EE Licensed Technician, Nick Jeffery, shares his experience on the course so far…  ‘I’ve been at 2Excel Engineering for 18 months and I’m enjoying my time working for the company. I do have quite a lot of […]

Back Shops Series: Cabin Interiors

Back Shops Series: Cabin Interiors

The Cabin Interiors department, previously known as Upholstery has had a recent rebranding to better reflect its full capabilities. The new title clarifies the various work that this back shop regularly completes. Cabin Interiors support aircraft maintenance checks by ensuring that the interior work is of the highest possible standard.  When an aircraft comes in, […]

Celebrating World Photography Day

Celebrating World Photography Day

Today, 19th August, a community of people from across the globe are celebrating World Photo Day with the aim of inspiring positive change across the world. The 2Excel Group (which includes 2Excel Engineering and 2Excel Aviation) prides itself on driving positive change across its many business divisions, from habitat mapping and oil spill response, to empowering women […]

2Excel Engineering’s CEO shortlisted for Lifetime Achievement Award

2Excel Engineering’s CEO shortlisted for Lifetime Achievement Award

We’re extremely proud to announce that 2Excel Aviation and its co-founding company director, Captain Chris Norton OBE, have been shortlisted for ‘Employer of the Year’ and the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ respectively in the annual British Ex-Forces in Business Award.  The Ex-Forces in Business Awards are the world’s largest celebration of ex-military people in second careers. […]

2EE wins three-year easyJet maintenance contract

2EE wins three-year easyJet maintenance contract

2Excel Engineering, the UK-based independent Maintenance and Repair Organisation (MRO), has signed a three-year Agreement with easyJet to perform base maintenance and end-of-lease checks on the airline’s fleet of Airbus A320 Series aircraft. The work will be carried out at 2Excel’s base maintenance facility at Lasham in Hampshire, which boasts a proud 70-year history of […]