Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Mr John Newton BSc

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University Teacher in Aeronautical Engineering


  • Derby College - Engineering Technician
  • Industrial Product Design – Aerospace, Nuclear, Offshore, Abseil
  • University of Derby – Engineering Technical Tutor
  • Loughborough University 2014 

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Aircraft Design & Configuration
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Aerodynamic principles
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Part A year group Tutor

Lecturer on 

  • TTA206 - Introduction to Aircraft Design
  • TTA207 - Vehicle Systems and Design
  • TTA208 - Manufacturing, Technology and Management 

Internal Examiner for 

  • TTA206 - Introduction to Aircraft Design
  • TTA208 - Manufacturing, Technology and Management 

Advisor and organiser to 

  • Loughborough Institute of Mechanical Engineers Unmanned Aircraft Systems Challenge groups
  • Loughborough British Model Flying Association Payload Challenge Groups
  • Loughborough Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Student Group 


  • BSc (Hons) Product Design with Professional Development, Brunel University 

Further details 

  • Committee member of RAes Loughborough Branch
  • Member of Loughborough Model Flying Club
  • Secretary of Heanor and District Model Flying Club
  • BMFA A flying Certificate holder
  • BMFA DD&D Flying Insurance holder