Engineering Consulting

Flight Test Engineering

On-site support for your flight test project.  

SMA AERO is currently providing on-site flight test support for the Pratt & Whitney PW1500 compliance flight test program at Bombardier's facility in Wichita.

Current tasks include:
  • Perform data analysis and engineering disposition of control system snags.
  • Monitoring of telemetry data on ground and aboard aircraft.
  • Perform interactive testing of engine sensors and actuators per P&W Restrictions & Special Instructions.
  • Perform EEC software installations
  • Coordinate with customer quality inspectors to verify EEC software conformity.

Aircraft Certification

From Certification Plan to Compliance Report...

With previous experience at Cessna Aircraft and performing STC projects at 3S Engineering, we offer consulting services to generate the needed documents for a certification program in both Part 23 and Part 25 rules.

Author Certification Documents:
  • Author Certification Plans
  • ¬†System Descriptions
  • Airplane Flight Manual Supplements (AFMS)
  • Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA)
  • Ground and Flight Test Plans / Reports
  • Compliance Reports
Develop and prepare Conformity Inspection Plans for certification lab testing and certification flight test.

Systems Design and Modification

Design and Installation Experience.

  • Citation Mustang CVR/FDR & TCAS II.

  • Caravan Special Missions Audio System

  • Pilatus PC-12 SATCOM/WiFi System

  • Beech Bonanza Engine Indication and Crew Alerting System

  • Beech Bonanza NAV/Anti-collision lighting retrofit