About us

For over 75 years, Didsbury Engineering has been delivering high quality products to the Defence and Aviation sector, rescue organisations and industrial markets worldwide. Now as part of the rapidly growing The MEL Group we are partnering with companies and organisations globally to develop innovative, effective ground support equipment with the end user firmly in mind.


The Company has extensive expertise in the design and manufacture of precision handling solutions and is a world leading supplier of equipment used for working in confined spaces. These two specific spheres of expertise established over many years have enabled Didsbury Engineering to consistently meet a huge array of challenges across a broad range of industries.


Didsbury are a world leader in aircraft tooling for the removal and installation of components often situated in inaccessible spaces such as landing gears, APU’s, actuators and engines and is specified by Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, Fokker, Dassault and Sukhoi.


We also supply world class ground support equipment directly to defence companies and organisations globally, developed using our in-house design team and with the sole aim of developing products that are more effective, safer and value for money.


Didsbury have the experience and specialist expertise to design and manufacture the right solution for you, ensuring your valuable equipment and more importantly, your people are not put at risk.