Challenge Air has been delivering Aerostructures Design and Stress Analysis projects for major Southern African civil aerospace manufacturers for more than 20 years. Today, Challenge Air provides the complete in-house solution, from project management, to initial concept design through to final certification support.

The Aerostructures and Stress Analysis department has the ability to provide support at all levels and is brought together to form multi-disciplined teams with experience and technology to interface with the client, on or off-site.

Challenge Air’s strength lies with its personnel; commanding over 16 years of extensive cross-discipline Aerostructures experience. The department retains the services of skilled designers and engineers, covering the disciplines of Structures design, Stress Analysis.

Challenge Air works closely with the South African CAA to ensure complete compliance with FAA regulations. Together with the CAA, final certification or STCs are achieved in an appropriate and timely fashion.

Challenge Air works closely with the South African CAA to ensure complete compliance with FAA regulations. Together with the CAA, final certification or STCs are achieved in an appropriate and timely fashion.

Capabilities:

Aerostructures Design
Project Management
Conceptual Design
Detailed Draughting
Stress and Structural Analysis
Finite Element Techniques
Fatigue and Damage Tolerance.

Specific Applications:

Airframe Structures (Primary and Secondary)
Antenna Installations
Engine upgrades
See our projects page for a more detailed look at what Challenge Air does.

Software:

SOLIDWORKS
NX NASTRAN
NASGRO
AFGROW