Engineering Capabilities

We deploy right-sized teams to enable rapid development, from conceptual design to a full-up aircraft certification program. Our experienced engineers have the discrete system knowledge and cross-system integration expertise to help you bring your product design forward, and our tools & processes have been designed to manage the complexities and unique challenges of aircraft development with level of structure appropriate for your program.

Engineering Capabilities

We deploy right-sized teams to enable rapid development, from conceptual design to a full-up aircraft certification program. Our experienced engineers have the discrete system knowledge and cross-system integration expertise to help you bring your product design forward, and our tools & processes have been designed to manage the complexities and unique challenges of aircraft development with level of structure appropriate for your program.

Scaled for Innovation & Value

Our Product Innovation Team (PIT) specializes in rapid development to validate customer design concepts using just the right level of effort and analysis. This is our team of brilliant, creative innovators – AeroTEC’s version of Skunk Works. They utilize cutting-edge tools to solve seriously difficult problems and speed up the development process.

CORE CAPABILITIES

CFD & FEM ANALYSIS USING AMESIM, STAR-CCM+ & SIMCENTER

DIGITAL SYSTEMS MODELING USING NX & AMESIM

REVERSE ENGINEERING

Design Team: Setup for Success

Our design team specializes in certification-level design work that you can trust will get you through the FAA or EASA certification process.  The team has in-depth systems and structural design experience in several key areas.

  • Detailed Structural Design
  • Detailed Stress Analysis
  • Loads and Dynamics
  • Systems Integration
  • Tooling Design

Our design team uses the best tools in the business, and, importantly, has the experience to use those tools to set you up for success when it’s time to turn design into reality.

  • FEMAP and NX Nastran along with SimCenter
  • Digital Systems Modeling using Catia V5, NX and AmeSim

Systems Engineering

AVIONICS
  • Full Feature Library
  • Electrical and electronic components and parts
  • Circuits and systems
  • Data Extraction and Reports
  • Wiring Diagram Development
  • Consume electrical design requirements
  • Pin count, signal assignment, etc.
  • Connections and nets development and tracing
  • Parts lists, wire lists, rack & panels, etc.
  • Victim and Source Matrix Creation and Testing
  • Telemetry and Monitoring Builds
  • Configuration PDI Verifications
  • SW (DO-178) and HW (DO-254) (Qualification Reports and Analysis)
  • Traceability Matrices
ELECTRIC POWER STEERING (EPS) & LIGHTING
  • Wiring design requirements
  • Modification and new system build and integration
  • Trade studies (functional and system level)
  • Preferred parts list (PPL)
  • Drawing creation, redlines and revisions (tracking and traceability)
  • Industry standard documents and tools (Capital Wiring)
ELECTRIC WIRING INTERCONNECT SYSTEM (EWIS)
  • Requirements development (ALR & SLR)
  • System architecture and design
  • Harness design, installation and routing drawings
  • Supplier selection and management
  • Supplier specifications
  • Interface definition and design
  • Rig, ground and flight-testing procedures and execution
  • Integration and test rigs
  • Avionics systems integration rig (ASIR)
  • Data analysis and reports
  • Harness development compatibility with Siemens NX and CATIA
  • Form boards
  • Lengths, splices and covering data transferring from Siemens NX and CATIA
  • Generation of net, parts and wire list
  • Bill of materials (BOM)
FLIGHT SCIENCES
  • Aircraft performance and handling qualities prediction
  • Development of aerodynamic models
  • Flight test data processing and analysis
  • Updated performance tables and custom procedures
  • Failure analysis
  • Certification reports
MECHANICAL SYSTEMS
  • Comprehensive requirements definition
  • System architecture design
  • System sizing and performance analysis
  • Physical and functional interface definition
  • Landing gear and brake system design for fixed and retractable gear
  • Single and multiple system hydraulic design
  • Flight control design for conventional and fly-by-wire aircraft
POWERPLANT & FUEL SYSTEMS
  • Design requirements for conventional, electric and hydrogen fuel cell powered aircraft
  • Engine Placement Studies
  • Safety analysis such as uncontained engine rotor failure
  • Propulsion System and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Integration
  • Physical and Functional Interface Definition
  • Fire Protection Strategy
  • Cooling and Ventilation Design and Analysis
  • Fuel and Tank Inerting System Design
  • System Performance Analysis
  • Equipment Specifications and Qualification
  • Compliance Matrix and Certification Plan
  • Test Plans and Reports for Certification Testing such as Powerplant Operability, Rotorlock and Negative Acceleration
  • Electric/Hybrid Propulsion System Certification that includes Part 23, 25 and 33 requirements assessment, gap analysis and formulation of objective based special conditions

Systems Safety Experts

  • Systems Safety of electrical propulsion systems in new and STC aircraft installations
  • Systems Safety of hydrogen storage and use on Part 25 aircraft
  • Systems Safety of fly-by-wire systems in Part 23, Part 24 and eVTOL aircraft
  • Systems Safety of high voltage batteries and hydrogen fuel cells for electrical propulsion systems
  • Airplane Functional Hazard Assessment (AFHA)
  • System Functional Hazard Assessment (SFHA)
  • Preliminary Aircraft Safety Assessment (PASA)
  • Preliminary System Safety Assessment (PSSA)
  • System Safety Assessment (SSA)
    • Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA) and Failure Modes Effects Summaries (FMES) for items and equipment
    • Fault Tree Analyses (FTAs)
    • Common Cause Analyses (CAT and HAZ failure conditions) (Particular Risk Analyses, Common Mode Analysis, and Zonal Analysis)
  • Aircraft Safety Assessment (ASA)
    • Fault Tree Analyses
    • Common Cause Analyses (CAT and HAZ failure conditions) (Particular Risk Analyses, Common Mode Analysis, and Zonal Analysis)

SYSTEMS SAFETY EXPERIENCE

NEW AIRPLANE DESIGNS

SUPPLEMENTAL TYPE CERTIFICATIONS

EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT

YOUR ENGINEERING PARTNER

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