Farnborough International Airshow 2020 went virtual and became FIA Connect 2020Northern Ireland Aerospace joined the rest of the global aerospace industry in the five-day programme of free-to-attend conferences and networking, that provided opportunities for collaboration, promotion, thought leadership and industry insight.

Northern Ireland Aerospace - sector overview

Founded on a strong engineering heritage and rich in knowledge, skills and experience, Northern Ireland Aerospace is a dynamic cluster of 100 advanced manufacturing companies engaged in design, manufacturing and innovation. 

The agile, resilient and award-winning supply chain provides quality high value-added products and services cost-effectively and on-time to major aerospace corporations.

Every major commercial aircraft programme depends on the key capabilities and expert services from Northern Ireland which includes:

  • aerostructures
  • composite design
  • manufacture & repair
  • advanced metal forming
  • precision machining
  • seating & interiors
  • design & stress
  • tooling design and manufacturing

Read more about our Northern Ireland Aerospace sector.

Visit our Northern Ireland Aerospace company directory

Connect with Northern Ireland Aerospace.

The Northern Ireland Aerospace companies are members of ADS Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland Aerospace – a supply chain powerhouse

Award Winning Supply Chain

Northern Ireland is home to more SC21 Gold Award winning companies than any other UK region.

SC21 - Moyola Precision and Denroy Plastics

SC21 - IPC Mouldings

SC21 awards

Throwback to Farnborough 2018

Over the years, the Northern Ireland Aerospace stand at the Farnborough Airshow has showcased the expertise and capabilities of the industry.  Check out the stand at the Farnborough Airshow 2018.

View our current Export Trade Calendar

Upcoming export trade events

Our export events include international trade missions, shows and exhibitions specifically designed to help you break into new export markets faster.