Defence

Supporting vital assets

Whether its providing intelligence platforms, re-equipping aircraft, updating avionics or extending the life of a type, we offer a holistic military support service to the UK’s Army Air Corps and the Royal Air Force.

We are proud of the military support we undertake on behalf of the Armed Services and the UK’s Ministry of Defence. Either working directly or with partners, our aims are to use our civilian aviation knowledge and experience to cost effectively sustain civil aircraft in Military service and to deliver intelligent support to fixed and rotary wing platforms via our MAOS and DAOS approvals.

Military aviation support

The military support services we can provide include:

  • check_circle King Air base maintenance
  • check_circle King Air line maintenance
  • check_circle King Air AOG
  • check_circle Avionics upgrades
  • check_circle NVIS and night vision support systems
  • check_circle Aircraft re-role & special mission modifications
  • check_circle Parts purchase
  • check_circle Engineer training

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Special missions
Fairoaks Airport (EGTF)

With a widely experienced workforce operating at various locations our aim is to:

  • check_circle Maximise aircraft availability and assure airworthiness.
  • check_circle Enhance longevity of operational assets in a cost effective, safe & resilient way.
  • check_circle Apply our civilian knowledge of specialist areas such as avionics and business airframes such as the Beechcraft King Air
  • check_circle Fulfil critical urgent operational requirements.

Current military support projects in the public domain include:

  • check_circle Updating avionics packages for the Army’s Gazelle helicopter platform. A project that has exploited our DAOS/MAOS capability and excellent knowledge of civilian avionics systems.
  • check_circle Enabling the MOD’s Shadow program, utilising our knowledge of the Beechcraft King Air airframe.
  • check_circle Upgrades to the avionics packages in the RAF’s Grob trainers.
  • check_circle An airworthiness review with Atkins of the entire Royal Air Force fleet.
  • check_circle External pods for the German Army’s CH 53 helicopter fleet.

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Mission modification & enhancement

Designs are either minor changes under our own approval, or major changes that result in an EASA supplemental type certificate (STC). We can also undertake design modification on non-EASA certificated aircraft. Typical projects include:

  • check_circle Mode S transponders (elementary surveillance)
  • check_circle Satellite communication systems
  • check_circle External pods and stores for filming
  • check_circle Role changes for aircraft including cargo, air ambulance and executive configurations
  • check_circle Avionics enhancements for military assets
  • check_circle External pods and stores for infrastructure monitoring

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Design & Production