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Major boost to LFD sub-contract machining capability

The new 5-axis machining centre has now been installed and commissioned in LFD’s machine shop, providing a significant increase to the machining capacity. The machine is a YCM FX350A with full 5-axis simultaneous capability and a Heidenhain iTNC 530 control system, offering the latest in 5-axis technology and performance, capable of machining complex work pieces […]

LFD Celebrates 30th Anniversary

LFD Limited has recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. The company was formed in 1989 in Gosport, Hampshire, rapidly acquiring a market leading position for the supply of covert and visible lights to military aircraft customers on both fixed and rotary wing aircraft. The company facility includes aerospace quality design, machining and assembly. Major customers in […]

New 5-axis CNC machining centre

LFD’s machine shop division is acquiring a new 5-axis CNC machining centre. This will greatly enhance its machining capabilities, and follows the recent acquisition of a new fully automated coordinate measuring machine, shown here.

LFD Relocation To New Premises

Due to the ongoing success in developing new products and overseas sales opportunities LFD has relocated to larger premises at Zenith House, Lederle Lane, Gosport, PO13 0FZ. The new facility combines the two previous locations at Gosport and Segensworth into one large building, including an enlarged electronic production facility, a repair facility and a machine […]

LFD applying for EASA certification

LFD is in the process of gaining EASA certification. This will include Part 21 compliance with both Sub-Part O for Design Organisation Approval and Sub-Part G for Production Organisation Approval.

LFD AS9100 certification upgrade

LFD has extended the scope of its AS9100 certification to include the Repair function. Its certification has also been revalidated to cover its relocation to the new site at Zenith House, Gosport.

Cockpit Panel Dimmer Unit

LFD has developed a new programmable, multi-output dimmer unit designed for aircraft cockpit instrument consoles fitted with LED backlit panels. See here for further details.