Once a private airfield and aircraft factory site, Woodford Aerodrome is now under construction to become a housing estate, film studios and office spaces. But until those projects are underway, a half mile stretch of runway remains untouched and available to the ULV Team thanks to an owner with a […]

Testing at Woodford Aerodrome

When I go on news websites, I make a point of looking for some good news. This isn’t always easy. Spend more than a few minutes on your news site of choice and you’ll soon find yourself sucked into a vortex of anxiety, depression and fear. Finding the positives can […]

Break and build better

Earlier this week, I sat down with Dave Collins of the University of Liverpool Velocipede Team while he relayed the experience of his team this summer, as they set out to break the land speed record for fastest human powered vehicle. Masterminded by the engineering students and staff from the […]

Lessons from the Desert

  Today, the ULV Team went to Sigmatex’s state of the art facility in Runcorn to pick up a 100m roll of 88 gsm material, ideal for our needs. This carbon fibre will be used to create the aerodynamic fairing of the ARION2, making it extremely lightweight. The fairing is […]

Trip To Sigmatex

On the 4th and 5th of November, the ULV Team attended the Advanced Engineering Show as part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult stand. HVM Catapult aims to catalyse future growth and success of manufacturing success in the UK, and is composed of 7 technology and innovation centres around the country. The AES […]

ULV Team at the Advanced Engineering Show

  The ULV Team arrived safe and sound in San Francisco on Sunday the 6th September. After some much needed rest the team took delivery of our 3 metre long ARION1 flight case. The ARION1 vehicle made the long journey from Liverpool to the USA fully intact, and our riders […]

Battle Mountain Round Up

Last week the ULV Team had a new team photograph taken with the whole team together in front of the ARION1 Display model. Visit to see more.

New Team Photo