Britain has few aircraft manufacturers and Britten-Norman has a proud 65-year heritage and manufactures at
Solent Airport, Daedalus

the Defender and Islander aircraft The British Army is a major customer but there are many others worldwide. The company has built over 1,200 aircraft in its time and the latest, Sir Miles Clifford, is awaiting delivery to the Falkland Islands Government Air Service.

The history of Britten-Norman is a fantastic one. It was a very great pleasure with Chief Executive William Hynett to officially open their new hangars, to honour the past and look to the future. Great to welcome keen aviator Rt Hon David Davis MP and local MP

Caroline Dinenage

There was a great past to Daedalus, but just five years ago it didn’t have a future.

Fareham Borough Council

turned the site around and now we have many exciting businesses coming here creating many new jobs. Britten-Norman has been critical to that success.

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