Engineering Design & Modification Team - National Institute for Aviation Research

Engineering Design & Modification Team

The NIAR Engineering Design & Modification Team is a one-stop shop for new product development, production design, initial and Supplemental Type Certification, instrumentation installation, modifications and field support/repair. The team is skilled in program management; structure, systems and tooling design/integration; static, strength, fatigue and damage tolerance analysis; and weights, materials and process. The team has a combined experience of more than 875 years supporting commercial, military, special mission and business aircraft.

Specification Sheet

Experienced Structural Engineers

  • Top performers w/ 25+ years of experience, hand-picked from industry
  • Mixed with low-cost new grads to offer competitive rates
  • One-stop solution from concept to certification, quality-driven
  • Proven track record for quick turnkey solutions to engineering challenges

Turnkey Solutions

  • Engineering, design, manufacturing, modification, test and certification
  • Stand-alone work package capabilities
  • Project management

Project Management

  • Program Management Project Engineering
  • Weekly governance with customer
  • Milestone/schedule/budget based communication
  • Supplier Integration & Management
  • Statements Of Work (SOW) & Sub-Contractor SOW
  • Engineering Service Agreements (ESA)
  • Aircraft In-Service support
  • ITAR

Engineering & Design

  • Structures & Systems Design
  • Stress Analysis
  • Interior Installation
  • Mass properties
  • Thermodynamics
  • Aircraft/System Simulation
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Loads & Dynamics
  • Aircraft Performance
  • Stability & Control
  • Wind Tunnel Testing
  • Flight Reconstruction
  • Ballistics & Safe Escape
  • Structure, systems, and tooling design and integration
  • Static strength, fatigue, and damage tolerance analysis
  • Weights and M&P

Manufacturing, Testing & Certification

  • Part Fabrication
  • Major Assembly
  • Manufacturing & Tooling
  • Methods & Processes
  • Aircraft Modification/Installation
  • Instrumentation & Data Acquisition Systems
  • Experimental Equipment Installations for SOF
  • Ground Rig & Flight Testing
  • FAA STC Airworthiness Certification
  • Support Military Airworthiness Certification
  • FAA

Contact
Dave Jones, Director of Engineering Design & Modification Team
(316) 833-4358
Email

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