We have developed strong relationships with the world’s major commercial helicopter manufacturers and suppliers, working with our customers to create innovation designs and engineering solutions.

Structure Optimization:
Industry leaders, with over a decade of expertise in applying structural optimization to both metallic (e.g. hoist jib, gear box housings, sponson spars etc.) and composite (e.g. tail boom) structures

Composite Design:
Designed many optimum weight structures requiring a deep understanding of manufacturing constraints and attachment strategies

Thermo Mechanical Assessments:
The thermal effects of critical components and the resulting thermo mechanical stress requires assessment. Typical studies include the effect of electric de-icing systems in the rotor blades

Aerodynamic Assessments using CFD:
Determining the transient pressure fields on isolated airfoils and updating the new geometry position with time

Vulnerability and Ditching:
Expertise in the assessment of structures to fault loadings events such as bird-strike onto windshield and rotor blades, helicopter ditching etc

Optimization Center:
We have set-up ‘Skill Centers of Excellence’ to focus on weight reduction whilst maintaining performance. Development of screening process and ensure the efficient selection of structures

Innovative Thinking

Innovative Thinking

Topology Optimization Joins the Mile High Club

It’s interesting where examples of innovative applications of optimisation technologies turn up as the significance of light weight design becomes a greater priority for everyone. Learn more >>



 

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