The trade body for the Aerospace, Defence and Space sectors in Wales
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Wales MRO Hub offers a unique Through Life Service for Commercial, Defence and Business aviation. The through life service MRO model provides a combination of services to keep an aircraft available, airworthy and economically viable throughout the whole lifecycle.

The Wales MRO Hub spans the aviation industry value chain, encompassing everything from aircraft leasing, maintenance and recycling to component manufacture, parts repair and business aviation.

Aerospace Wales helps these companies to develop their businesses. It also supports new entrants keen to join this growing nucleus of aerospace excellence, ensuring that Wales remains a global centre for the aviation industry.

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Since 1938, Bro Tathan (formerly RAF St Athan) has been a major centre for Aerospace and Defence and currently has several tenants, workshops, hangars, airspace and a newly surfaced runway. Civilian and Military projects work side by side, with works including Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul, Non-Destructive Testing and full-scale manufacturing. Supported and enhanced by our other sites at Hawarden and Aberporth, we have comprehensive aviation coverage:

  • Commercial
  • Defence
  • Business
  • UAV

Your business could not be in a better hands or a better location because there is a drive to develop Wales into a globally significant hub of international aviation-related businesses, including:

  • Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul
  • Aircraft technical support
  • Aircraft recycling
  • Corporate and business aviation services
  • Aviation-related training, skills and education

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