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Trusted Aerospace Engineering

Over 55 years of experience in engineering, manufacturing and testing aerospace solutions

A British Family Owned Independent

We are a family-run company with over 55 years of experience in the aerospace industry. As a fully vertically integrated organisation, we excel in design, manufacture and testing of aerospace products, underpinned by significant investments in research and development. With cutting-edge facilities and a skilled workforce across multiple disciplines, we don’t just collaborate with you – we become your fellow engineers, from concept to qualification.

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The New Mill at Witney – 1971
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Leading Aviation Antennas

Founded on our RF expertise, we have continued to evolve the world of aviation antennas, addressing the demands of both the civil and military sectors with a diverse range of products designed to enhance safety and performance. From communication to navigation, our antennas are produced to give optimum performance that is maintained throughout the life of the antenna and to withstand the harshest environments.

Cutting-Edge Survival Beacons

We understand that when lives are on the line, precision and reliability are paramount. We’ve committed ourselves to designing search and rescue products, that utilise the international Cospas-Sarsat distress system. From our range of market leading Emergency Locator Transmitters to our Direction Finding systems, we take pride in the development of innovative solutions.

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Our Capabilities

With a core philosophy of continuous investment into capabilities, HR Smith is an established vertically integrated company. Our state-of-the-art facilities and a highly skilled workforce can take your idea from concept to qualification in an efficient timeframe. With a team of over 300 employees, we have design, in-house testing and manufacturing capabilities on a single site. What sets us apart is our commitment to innovation, with over 20% of our revenue consistently reinvested in research and development.

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