Aircraft Maintenance & Modification Services

Aircraft Modifications

Calspan Aerospace supports industry innovators through our demonstrated ability to design, fabricate, ground and flight test unique aircraft maintenance and modifications. We thrive on non-standard adaptations to aircraft for special missions. Our multi-disciplined staff of engineers, fabricators, and technicians have the experience and know-how to handle any customer need in this area. The fact that many of our staff fly in the same aircraft they modify is a testament to the level of effort and attention to detail that goes into each modification.

These aircraft modifications are changes made to a basic aircraft to improve or provide additional capability. Calspan has extensive experience with the integration of experimental and prototype airborne systems and the aircraft modifications required to support such efforts. Calspan has made Outer Mold Line (OML) aerodynamic along with internal mechanical, electrical and data signal modifications to our own and customer aircraft.

Calspan Aerospace also supports the aviation industry as an FAA Part 145 Repair Station. We have a license for limited aircraft maintenance and repair of Gulfstream G-III and G-IV; Saab 340A and B; and the Learjet 20- and 40-Series airframes, powerplants, accessories, radio, and instrumentation.

Aircraft Modification Services

We have extensive experience and the full capabilities to design, conduct analysis, fabricate, install, and test (both ground and flight) non-standard aircraft adaptations for special purposes. Whether tasked with component testing, systems evaluation and development, or producing a special application, Calspan Aerospace has the ability to get the job done.

Our experienced aircraft maintenance and modification team brings a wide breadth of capability:

  • Aerodynamic, Structural, Electrical, Hydraulic Design and Analysis
  • Mechanical and Electrical Part Fabrication
  • EMC, Ground and Flight Testing
  • Airworthiness Approvals
  • Maintenance and Repair of several Business Jets and General Aviation Aircraft

Examples of Aircraft Modifications

Meet the Leaders of the Aircraft Maintenance and Modifications Team

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We use innovation, creative engineering and experience to guide projects to success based on a simple premise: follow industry best practices, partner and collaborate with customers, and use a process of continuous improvement. To learn more about the leaders of the Aircraft Modifications & Repair team, select any of the names below.