Field Aviation

Canadian Operations

Field Aviation designs, modifies and certifies aircraft for specialized roles across the globe. Our expertise is the missionization of commercial platforms for search and rescue, intelligence, surveillance and interdiction roles for both government and civilian customers.

We also develop system specific STCs for many different aircraft. Our capabilities include build-to-print parts manufacturing for aircraft OEMs and our own modifications. We are also a factory authorized repair, overhaul and sales center for many avionics equipment manufacturers.

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Field Aerospace

U.S. Operations

Field Aerospace has more than 25 years of experience developing and delivering systems engineering and systems integration solutions to the U.S. government and aerospace and defense industry.

Through Field Aviation, we also provide engineering expertise spanning aircraft operations and avionics, test planning and execution, test instrumentation design and configuration, electrical and system design, as well as structural design and modification.

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From concept to completion – Our proven process

Beginning with a full analysis of your mission requirements, our process is based on a simplified approach to cost control, program management and schedule adherence. At every stage, we achieve a unique level of vertical integration - providing capability in aspects ranging from requirements and structural analysis, to platform and mission suite selection, to design and substantiation.

Customized Solutions

There is virtually no special aviation need that Field Aviation engineers and designers can't provide. Best of all, because we are not aligned with any particular mission system or equipment provider, we're able to provide a truly objective recommendation and follow up with solutions that exceed your requirements.

All of our Special Mission modifications are backed by extensive ground and flight testing, as well as full certification, delivery and the most comprehensive in-service support.

Here's just an example of the modifications we perform to convert a basic commercial aircraft into a Special Mission aircraft:

Mission Suite Design & Integration

  • Radar, FLIR, Datalink, SatCom, TACAN, MMS, ESM, SPS

Avionics Development & Upgrade

  • Specialized communications, GPS, FMS, EGPWS, WASS and digital cockpit, Electronic Flight Bag

Interior Modifications

  • Consoles, observation windows, galley and lavatory relocations and reconfigurations, rest areas

Airframe Modifications

  • Air operable door, drop hatch
    Fuselage and wing hard points
    APU, LR tanks

Airframe System Modifications

  • Electrical power, heating and cooling, lighting