WDSL Aerospace was formed in 1993 as Wylam Defence Systems Limited, as a manufacturer of military hand-held ground surveillance systems. Today WDSL provides a unique array of services within Aerospace and Defence in over 60 countries.
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Within aerospace its primary customer markets are in the following sectors:

  • Commercial and Charter Airlines
  • Maintenance Organisations
  • Airports
  • Ground Handling Companies


By 1996 Portaguard and Permaguard were in service with specialised reconnaissance forces in the military and most surveillance units in the majority of the worlds government agencies, whilst our ultrasonic products are in widespread Naval and Military service around the world.
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WDSL offer a wide range of services for the aerospace industry, including:
  • leasing
  • asset management
  • development
  • maintenance
  • support programmes
  • interiors
  • defence services
  • OEM and MRO development
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1 June 2010

It is with great pleasure that WDSL announces the appointment of Commander (Retd) Timothy Forer as WDSLs Naval Advisor....

8 December 2009

WDSL has announced a partnership with the London Institute of Mathematical Sciences (LIMS) to develop its Threat Analysis capabilities...

10 October 2009

WDSL are delighted to announce the appointment of Air Vice-Marshal David R Hawkins-Leth CB LVO MBE DL...

20 September 2009

WDSL develops B787 and B767 Interior Design and Vendor Selection Capability. The baseline capabilities of the 787 have led a significant number of airlines and lease companies to select this aircraft....

10 March 2009

Richard Hopkins has joined the WDSL team...

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