ADS Toulouse: Tier 1 members


GKN Aerospace is the aerospace operation of GKN plc serving a global customer base and operating in North America, the Asia Pacific and Europe.

With sales of GBP 1.8bn, the business is focused around three major product areas – aerostructures, propulsion systems and transparencies, plus a number of specialist products – electro-thermal ice protection, fuel and floatation systems and bullet resistant glass.

The business is equally split along military and civil lines with significant participation on all major aircraft programmes today.

GKN Aerospace is a major supplier of complex composite structures; offers one of the most comprehensive capabilities in high performance metallic processing and is the world leading supplier of cockpit transparencies and passenger cabin windows.

Magellan aerospace


Magellan Aerospace is a leading global supplier of technologically advanced aerospace systems and components.

As one of the most integrated and comprehensive aerospace industry suppliers in the world, Magellan designs, engineers and manufactures a wide range of aeroengine and aerostructure components for aerospace markets, advanced products for military and space markets and complementary proprietary products for the power/ oil/ gas markets.

Magellan produces repair and overhaul (R&O), test and aftermarket support services for a variety of engines and engine structural components.

Magellan is one of the leading manufacturers of machined aerospace components.