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Leading the way in light aircraft e-ready airframe concepts

Welcome to the Metal Seagulls home page.... We are a family business, managed by Patricia Mawuli Porter OBE (workshops, servicing, production) and Jonathan Porter (Operations and design), based in the beautiful county of Pembrokeshire, South West Wales, UK.

 We are passionate about all things aviation, representing major brands for the UK, Ireland, Iceland, Falkland Islands and throughout Africa, and support customers with our specialist parts and services around the world. 

Our headline dealerships are ULPower Aero Engines, Zenith/Zenair airframes, Fafali Aircraft, DUC Propellers, and of course a wide range of fittings, components, sub-assemblies, fuel/electrical solutions, too ensure a full supply solution - both for in-house production and in support of our worldwide client base.

Our in-house product range is growing daily, from 3D printed specialist parts. aluminium and composite components, through software and hardware for flight testing and Dragon EIS  Electronic Information System for ICE and Hybrid aircraft applications.  We also offer builder support programmes and our Directors are both LAA and BMAA approved inspectors

We have a well equipped workshop with 3 axis CNC oscillating knife cutter, 4 axis CNC mill/router (2500mm x 1500mm x 400mm, 3m 120tonne CNC press with a wide range of tooling for aircraft parts, and a team with experience of production of parts from a wide range of applications.

We are currently working actively on an e-ready airframe solution, and welcome interest from those looking at moving towards more eco-friendly aviation solutions that think outside the box!

Whether you need a cotter pin, a custom aircraft solution - or most things in-between, the Metal Seagulls team are looking forwards supporting you with your light aviation needs.

Our on-line shop only lists a fraction of our products and services, and we suggest that if you can't see what you want - just drop us an email or give us a call!

In the meantime, and pending further updates to this simplified access point, please visit for more about ULPower Aero Engines  for more about the Zenair kit range (CH701, 650, 750) for more about the Fafali Aircraft nex-gen aircraft project

If you came here looking for Wonderful Adversity (our books)  please visit

and of course you can use the tabs above to access our various product on the online shop!

We realise that some other features that were on the last website may have been lost in the transition to this format, but if you are looking for something that 'was there' please get in touch with us!

We look forward to working with you on your projects and supporting your flying!

Jonathan and Patricia

+44 7502 593671

Metal Seagulls commits 12 days per year to STEM related youth outreach - either in school/college/university events/visits or visits/events at our Haverfordwest Airport hangar facilities.  If you are interested in arranging a speaking engagement (in person or online) or an educational visit, please drop us an email to