GEC-Marconi Aerospace made equipment for airborne and ground applications, including pumps, pneumatic valves and actuators, fluidic controls generators and starters, military power generators, windshield heat controllers, intelligent power controls, ground fuelling and bulk metering systems. The company was based at Titchfield near Fareham in Hampshire.
The facilities include Europe's largest altitude simulator for safe ground testing of complete
In 1993 Derek Dickinson was named as managing director of the newly formed GEC-Marconi Avionics, based at Rochester, UK. The new company incorporated all the activities of GEC Avionics, GEC Ferranti, Defence Systems, GEC Sensors and GEC-Marconi Aerospace.