Independent report

Interim evaluation report: Future Flight Challenge (FFC)

The FFC report assesses UK's potential in the future flight sector, highlights successes and challenges, and evaluates the impact and process of the FFC programme.

From:
Innovate UK, UKRI
Published:
Last updated:
- see all updates

Documents

Interim evaluation report: Future Flight Challenge (PDF)

, 3 MB

If you cannot open or read this document, you can ask for a different format.

Request a different format

Email web@ukri.org, telling us:

  • the name of the document
  • what format you need
  • any assistive technology you use (such as type of screen reader).

Find out about our approach to the accessibility of our website.

Details

The FFC report delves into the prospective growth of the UK in the future flight sector, encompassing unmanned aerial systems, advanced air mobility, and regional electric aircraft. The UK possesses a competitive edge in regulation, design engineering, and infrastructure. Yet, challenges such as research and development underinvestment and post-EU-Exit economy impacts could hinder progress.

The FFC is a £300 million programme aiming to bolster the UK’s position in this domain. The report evaluates the impact of the FFC based on technological readiness, collaboration, regulatory frameworks, and government policy. It also presents insights on the programme’s management, structure, and delivery.

Updates

  • 30 October 2023
    Document updated with a new logo for Frazer-Nash Consultancy.

This is the website for UKRI: our seven research councils, Research England and Innovate UK. Let us know if you have some quick feedback or help us improve your experience by taking three minutes to tell us what you think of the UKRI website.