Archived News and Events

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AGI Aids Arctic Climate Change Research Mission

AGI has recently supplied the largest polar expedition in history with portable runway lighting to enable emergency supplies to be provided to research vessel Polarstern whilst it drifts in ice for the next year, gathering data on global climate change.

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AGI is at Inter Airport Europe 2019

The AGI Airport Systems Team are exhibiting at Inter Airport Europe in Munich, Germany from the 8th-11th October. We will be at HALL B6, STAND 351, and would like to welcome you to come visit AGI.

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Visit Us at Pacific 2019

The AGI Naval team will be exhibiting at Pacific, the International Maritime Exposition in Sydney, Australia. The show is on from 8th-10th October 2019 and we welcome you to join AGI in Hall 1 on Stand J7, which is hosted by Australian partner, Owen International Pty Ltd.

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Marine Week - Madex 2019

The AGI Naval Team are exhibiting at the MADEX exhibition in Busan, South Korea from 22nd – 25th October and welcome you to join us at our stand H301.

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Save the Date for DSEI 2019

As DSEI enters its 20th year, AGI will be co-exhibiting with our sister companies in the AGI Holdings group: Aish Technologies, Hoffman Engineering and Aircraft Appliances and Equipment on 10-13 September 2019. 

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Recruitment Open Evening - Monday 15 July 2019

AGI and Aish are holding an open evening on Monday 15th July between 5pm and 9pm at both of our Poole premises if you would like to come and join us for more information and test the water, it would be great to see you! Please see AGI and Aish careers pages for a full listing of current opportunities.

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AGI and Aish Welcome New Head of Naval Division

We are excited to announce the arrival of Ric Elkington as Head of Naval Division for both AGI and Aish.

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IDEF Exhibition Turkey 2019

This April sees the 14th edition of IDEF in Turkey and AGI will be exhibiting alongside our Turkish representatives Dormak.

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LAAD Exhibition Brazil 2019

The AGI Naval Team are exhibiting at LAAD in Rio De Janeiro from 2- 5 April and welcome you to join us in Hall 2 on stand number B34.

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Navdex Exhibition 2019

The AGI Naval Team will be exhibiting at NAVDEX this February and welcome you to join us on stand number C-003. Held on 17-21 February in Abu Dhabi, Navdex is the most important maritime defence exhibition in the Middle East.

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Airport Systems Arabian Aerospace Feature

Alongside attending this year’s Dubai Airport Show, our Airport Systems Division is featured within this month’s Arabian Aerospace Magazine.

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Dubai Airport Show 2018

AGI Airport Systems Division will be exhibiting their emergency portable airfield lighting products at The Airport Show in Dubai on 7th – 9th May 2018.

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British Irish Airports Expo 2018

AGI’s Airport Systems Division will be exhibiting their emergency airport lighting products at the 3rd British Irish Airports Expo at London Olympia on the 12th – 13th June 2018.

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AGI Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Sydney Owen International

AGI is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a regional support hub with Australian company Owen International Pty Ltd.

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Winner - Exporter of the Year 2017

Against stiff competition, we were informed that we were clear winners of this category.

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Exporter of the Year Finalist

Dorset Business Award (DBA) Finalist – UK Exporter of the Year

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Inter Airport Europe Munich 2017

AGI’s Airport Systems Division (Metalite) will be exhibiting at Inter Airport Europe in Munich on the 10th – 13th October 2017.

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AGI Awarded Type 26 Visual Landing Aids Contract

Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited (AGI) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a “Design & Manufacture” contract by BAE Systems – Surface Ships.

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DSEI

Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is the world leading event that brings together the global defence and security sector to innovate and share knowledge. DESI will be held from 12 -15 September 2017 in ExCeL London

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IDEF 2017

AGI are again exhibiting at the International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) 2017 which takes place in Istanbul, Turkey from Tuesday, 9th May to Friday, 12th May.

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COREL for emergency helipads

Manchester Police was the first police force in the UK to purchase the redesigned COREL and freestanding battery charger

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MOSKIT for the UK RAF

Since the first MOSKITs were supplied to the UK Royal Air Force in 1990 the lighting system has been deployed on all RAF overseas deployments.

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SALKIT and MOSKIT for the US

After witnessing the potential of MOSKIT first hand during Operation Desert Storm in 1991, the US Marine Corps tested the system in 1992 before carrying out further testing under the Foreign Comparative Testing programme

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Metalite's portable lighting for the US

During 2002/3 the US Air Force purchased a number of systems from Metalite to support Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

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MOSKIT during Sierra Leone crisis

The UK Royal Air Force Tactical Communications Wing (TCW) has used MOSKIT during the evacuation of UK, EU and other Nationals during the Sierra Leone crisis in 2001, when the UK military went to the aid of the United Nations.

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MOSKIT demonstrations

Metalite has undertaken many MOSKIT demonstrations worldwide for military end users who have a requirement for portable airfield lighting

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CALKIT™ for emergency services

The single main runway at Campbeltown Airport Scotland is often seriously affected by cross winds making landing hazardous.

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Metalite's CALKIT™ for oil and gas companies

Metalite has supplied CALKIT™ systems to oil and gas exploration and extraction companies around the world including Shell, BP, LASMO, PDO, Arco, Elf and Plus Petrol

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CALKIT™ with the UN

Metalite has recently supplied a significant number of CALKIT™ portable runway lighting systems and portable PAPI systems to various arms of the United Nations

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Metalite PAPIs

Metalite's portable PAPIs used to land a C-130 in the Antarctic

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Metalite's CALKIT™ in the UK

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd operates 10 airports in the North and West of Scotland

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CALKIT™ in use with airport in Zimbabwe

In 2001 Metalite supplied a CALKIT™ system with additional portable PAPIs and portable approach lights to the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe