Trent Aero Engineering Limited (TAEL) offers an extensive range of engineering services and works closely with the customers to gain mutual competitive advantages. The use of techniques such as co-design, concurrent engineering, design for manufacture and operations management makes the company a leader in rapid aluminium, stainless steel and titanium builds. Employing the best engineers, technical advisors and project managers TAEL ensures that product optimisation and cost reduction programs are efficient and customer focused. As a part of the MEL Group, TAEL is able to develop a wide range of interdisciplinary simulation tools allowing the business to grow and improve the already exceptional services and product range. With the right people using the right tools TAEL ensures that products and services always meet or exceed customers’ expectations and standards.

Contact us today to find out how Trent Aero Engineering experience and expertise can help you.


Our workshop is equipped with the latest machinery for conventional turning, milling and drilling. We have the ability to work from CAD models and electronic files to meet customer requirements.


The planning process has several layers initially starting with contract review, where one of our highly skilled technicians will observe and understand fully what the customer requirements are.


Our facility is fully equipped for metal fabrication which involves design, cutting, bending, and assembling of sheet aluminium, stainless steel, mild steel, jethete and titanium for use in various industries.


With a confident working knowledge and experience of metal and plastic fabrication, our sales team are equipped to support one-off projects for large or small quantities at very competitive prices.

professional approach


Our experience leads us to ask the right questions allowing us to get to the best solution quicker. We know that communication and understanding are as vital as the quality of the workmanship.


Our in-house machinery is designed to support old superseded parts as well as new. Within our inventory we have a Cincinatti Milacron Arrow 750 machine and a Trulaser 3030 laser cutter.

the mel group

Trent Aero Engineering Limited (TAEL) is part of the MEL Group, which is a total engineering solution provider to the aerospace and defence industries. Our capabilities range from Design, Manufacture of Ground Support Equipment and Airborne components to the Repair and Overhaul of Civil and Military Aerospace and Defence products. With the ever increasing problems of obsolescence, the MEL Group offers its own solution provider in the form of a complete re-engineering facility where customer's obsolete products are re-engineered to meet or exceed their current performance parameters. Whether your requirement is for machined and fabricated components, repair/overhaul, logistics and management of spare parts or design and development, we have the solutions.