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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Oklahoma City, OK | May. 24, 2018

Field Aerospace has secured a contract with an undisclosed customer to complete the initial design phase to modify a Gulfstream GIV-SP aircraft into an airborne test platform, which could lead to additional contracts to perform two subsequent phases.

Field Aerospace won the Phase I initial design contract through a competitive bid for the three-phase program. Phase II is the critical design stage and Phase III is the fabrication, installation, testing and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.

During the performance period that begins in the spring, Field Aerospace’s engineering team will design a solution to convert the GIV-SP aircraft from a corporate transport into an aircraft capable of safely performing a variety of scientific investigations, as well as system verification and validation in an airborne environment.

For the initial design phase, Field Aerospace will design many exterior and interior mechanical and electrical modifications which incorporate various sensors and mission systems, using an adaptable architecture which allows the addition of new capabilities in the future.

“This program represents a unique opportunity that allows Field Aerospace to further develop a relationship that was started with our customer many years ago on a previous airborne test platform, and utilizes our expert skill set to produce another very versatile research platform,” said John Taylor, vice president and general manager of Field Aerospace’s Oklahoma City location. “We are confident that our initial design will lead to securing the next two phases, which are within our core capabilities.”

Field Aerospace is a U.S. SBA qualified small business operating in the U.S. (Field Aerospace) and Canada (Field Aviation). For more than 70 years, Field has been making ordinary aircraft extraordinary for commercial and military customers all over the world. Field is recognized as an industry leader in the design, integration, manufacture, installation, flight test, and certification of interior and exterior modifications and avionics upgrade programs. Field offers aviation related contractor logistics support and program management office support to the U.S. military; Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) modifications for special mission and maritime applications; aerospace parts manufacturing and subassembly services; and is a North American award-winning avionics equipment dealer and authorized service center.


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