Reduce risk and maintain compliance with our specialist risk management services.

We’re proud to be a leading provider of complete life cycle risk management solutions. From ensuring asset safety and legal compliance with our thorough engineering inspections to driving operational efficiency with our specialist non-destructive testing services, (and much more in between), we’re proud of the long-lasting partnerships we have formed with our customers over the last 160 years, based on the value of our solutions.

Aerospace and Defence

The Aerospace and Defence industry plays a pivotal role in our society, spanning everything from commercial aviation and tourism to national defence, and much more in between.

At BES Group, our comprehensive risk management services empower Aerospace and Defence organisations to operate with unwavering efficiency. Our team of experts meticulously assess and mitigate risks, ensuring complete regulatory compliance. We offer a wide range of services, from conducting thorough inspections to implementing advanced quality management systems to keep our customers safe and their operations running smoothly.

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The role BES Group plays in the Aerospace and Defence sector

As the Aerospace and Defence sector continuously evolves, our team at BES Group are committed to supporting our customers with their challenges, carrying out our full suite of end-to-end risk management services to maintain regulatory compliance and safety.

In this dynamic industry, BES Group stands as a reliable partner, empowering organisations to navigate the complexities of the sector and forge a sustainable future. Our comprehensive suite of services and decades of expertise means that we can support you with every stage of your manufacturing supply chain, ensuring seamless material sourcing and optimised logistics. We meticulously inspect critical components and systems, guaranteeing their integrity and safety with our suite of inspection services, encompassing cutting-edge technologies like non-destructive testing (NDT), pressure testing, and electrical solutions, and much more in between.

With BES Group as your trusted partner, you’ll gain access to a wealth of expertise and capabilities, empowering you to navigate the complexities of the aerospace and defence industry while embracing innovation and securing a sustainable future.

We can support you with:

  • Meeting the relevant regulations and legislation
  • Optimising efficiency processes
  • Maintaining a high level of safety for your people at all times

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From statutory inspections to maintain regulatory compliance, through to testing consultancy to ensure your manufacturing processes and equipment are in line with the most stringent industry regulations, our entire team at BES Group are here to support you.

Electrical Solutions

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Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)

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Statutory Inspections

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Non-Destructive Testing

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Eddy Current Testing

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Ultrasonic Testing

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Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing

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Positive Material Identification

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Visual Inspection

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Load Testing

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Condition Monitoring

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Condition-Based Maintenance

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Lubrication Services

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Energy Surveys

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Specialist Access Support

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Lifting Services

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Empowering Aerospace and Defence excellence with our end-to-end solutions

Statutory Inspections

Asset Maintenance

Non-Destructive Testing and Consultancy (TechCon)

Electrical Solutions

Equipment and infrastructure

We can provide a range of statutory inspections in line with PUWER, LOLER, and PSSR, covering everything from boilers and lifts to electrical systems, and much more in between. Working in partnership with our customers, we ensure that critical assets within the Aerospace and Defence industry are maintained for complete safety and regulatory compliance.

Just some of the assets and infrastructure we can inspect that fall under PUWER, include:

  • Aircraft Lifting Jacks
  • Terminal Seating
  • Hangar Doors and Roller Shutter Doors
  • Aircraft Towing Vehicles
  • Bus Doors
  • Telescopic Handlers

Examples of the equipment that fall under LOLER that we can inspect, such as:

  • Hangar Cranes
  • All Ground Equipment
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

We can also inspect items under PSSR, for example:

  • Boilers
  • Pressurised Aircraft Spray Equipment

Did you know...


of aerospace and defence companies in the UK have experienced non-statutory compliance issues in the past three years, according to a report by the UK Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI)


of aviation accidents in 2022 were caused by mechanical failure, according to the Aviation Safety Network.


improvement notices and 27 prohibition notices were issued out of the 1,999 inspections of aerospace and defence organisations carried out by the HSE in 2021.

Why choose us?

End-to-end risk management

We can save you the trouble of having multiple contracts for your essential inspection and servicing schedules with our complete end-to-end risk management service.

35,000 satisfied customers

We've built a strong reputation for providing exceptional service to over 35,000 satisfied customers from diverse industries. Our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction has resulted in long-standing partnerships and unwavering trust.

Ensured safety

BES Group's service offering for this sector is here to help ensure the safety of your workers and equipment.

Reduced downtime

Our team of specialists can help you to reduce downtime in your daily operations with our expert service.

Boosted efficiency

With our experience in the industry, BES Group can help to ensure your machinery and equipment are in the best possible condition, boosting production and efficiency in your system.

800+ expert engineers

Our team of over 800 skilled engineers possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise in a range of disciplines. Their deep understanding of your equipment and operating conditions ensures that they deliver proactive solutions that optimise asset performance and minimise downtime

A legacy of 160+ years of experience

With over 160 years of experience in the industry, we've witnessed the evolution of industry practices and have adapted our approach to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. Our deep understanding of asset management, compliance and predictive technologies enables us to deliver cutting-edge solutions that drive operational excellence.

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