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CAPABILITIES

AERODYNAMICS

STRUCTURAL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS
INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS

AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

MATERIALS AND PROCESSES

DESIGN AND ANALYSIS

  • Conceptual Design and Requirements Trades

    • Airframe and System Sizing

      • MATLAB, Python, and APP Performance Modeling

      • Part 23, Part 25, UAVs, and Unique Experimental Missions

  • Airframe Structural Design

    • Metallic and Composite Aero-Structures

      • Loads Development, Design and Analysis​

    • Joint Design - Bonds, Bolts, Welds

    • CAD Modeling and Drawings

  • Finite Element Analysis

    • NASTRAN Modeling Expertise

      • Statics, Modal, Buckling, Non-linear, and Advanced Solutions

      • Complex Model and Post-Processing Automation

    • Complex Airframe and System Model Management

    • FEM-to-Test Correlation

      • Coupons through Major Assemblies

  • Aerodynamic Design

    • Sizing, Performance, Stability and Control

      • Closed-Form, Vortex Lattice, and Panel Methods​

      • Automated Workflows and Sizing

        • AVL - Rigid Vehicle Dynamics

        • ASWING - Flexible Aircraft and Aeroelasticity

    • Lofting

      • Vehicle OML Surfacing​

      • Complex Internal Duct Design

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

    • Drag Studies, S&C Sweeps, Load Mapping

    • On-site HPC Cluster

  • Flutter and Aeroelastic Analysis

    • NASTRAN Subsonic and Supersonic Methods

    • ASWING Subsonic Modeling

  • Thermofluids

    • Preliminary Sizing through Detailed Modeling

    • Heat Exchanger Sizing 

  • System Design

    • Flight Controls, Landing Gear

    • Propulsion Installations – Piston, Turbine, Hybrid, Electric

  • Data Science and Processing

    • Custom Software Development

      • Python Development, Automation, and Testing

      • Legacy MATLAB and VBA Development

  • STCs and Certification Support

    • Engineering Reports and DER/DAR/FSDO Coordination

ROBOTICS

  • Authorized System Integrator of FANUC Robotic Systems

  • Robotic Cell Design and Sizing for Aerospace Applications

    • CNC Automation, Component Assembly, and Welding Cells

    • Complex, simultaneous and coordinated motion experience

  • Specializing in Laser-welding Cells for Airframe Structures

    • High-Accuracy Calibration

    • Robotic Assembly

    • Machine Vision Systems

    • Offline Programming Automation​

      • Custom Python Development Tools

TESTING

  • 7000 sq ft. Hangars, Shop, and Test Lab

  • Direct Flight-line Access – KSBP

  • Metrology and Part Scanning

    • High-resolution Laser-scanning

    • Laser-Tracking and CMM Probing

  • Structural Article and M&P Testing

    • Onsite Test Lab:

      • Composites and Metals

        • Coupon Fabrication​

      • 10 to 22kip Universal Test Machines

      • ASTM Fixtures

      • Custom Test and Fixturing Design

    • Assembly and Airframe Testing

      • Design, Execution, and Analysis Correlation

      • DAQ Set-up and Scripting

      • Hydraulic Loading Design

  • Dynamic Testing

    • GVT Modal Impact Testing

    • Dynamic FEM Correlation

  • Flight Test Coordination

    • Flight Test Planning​

    • Test Cards

    • Pilot Contracting

    • FAA Coordination

PROTOTYPING

  • On-site Prototype Shop

    • CNC Milling and Turning

      • 3, 5-axis: Haas VF3-SSYT Mill with Trunnion​

      • TL-1 Lathe

    • CNC Gantry Mill – 6’ x 12’ x 1’

      • Composite Tooling​

      • Large Sheet Metal Assemblies

    • Sheet-metal Shop

    • CO2 Laser-cutting

    • Waterjet

    • MIG/TIG/Laser Welding

    • PLA, Large-format, & CFRP 3D Printing

    • Aircraft Systems Integration

  • Extensive Aerospace Manufacturing Network

  • Vendor Quality Reviews and Production Management

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