Fokker Techniek (as part of the Fokker Services Group) is a world leading Aircraft Maintenance & Completion Company in Woensdrecht, the Netherlands. We build on more than a century of experience, craftsmanship and commitment.
Fokker Elmo’s mission is to become the leading business in the design, production and support of electrical systems and solutions for the aviation and defence industry. Its core activities are design, integration, production and support of electrical wiring linking systems (EWIS), including flight testing and instrumental cabling systems. Fokker Elmo offers affordable and competitive manufacturing in strategically important regions and supports our customers with participation in the industry.
Since 2013, 4Repair has been a specialised company known for its structural repairs and modifications during base maintenance, line maintenance and AOG repairs. 4Repair offers customers experienced and structured specialisation, including tools, materials and fasteners. 4Repair is able to professionally analyse damaged areas (continuously keeping contact with the engineering department) and consequently inspect and carry out the repair.
The presence of the AM&TS at Business Park Aviolanda means that 4Repair is eligible to be recognised as a training company, which allows them to offer internships to AM&TS students.
Robin Radar develops radar systems to detect small objects like birds and drones. This is relevant for bird strike prevention at military and civil airports and to mitigate bird mortality in wind farms. It’s specialized drone radars are now widely used in Defense & Security. Robin Radar originated in the eighties as a project within TNO Defense & Security for the Royal Netherlands Air Force. In the summer of 2010 it was spun-out to pursue market leadership as an independent company.
Dutch Drone Centre is a public-private partnership primarily aimed at safe testing and demonstrating of drones, using the controlled airspace of Woensdrecht Air Base. This unique location at Aviolanda Aerospace provides professional drone developers and companies the opportunity to further develop their unmanned aerial systems and their applications.
Airline Technical Support (ATS) is specialised in providing technical experts line/base maintenance and re-delivery. ATS’s services include: performing various tests, physical inspections of the aircraft and maintenance tasks for companies with EASA 145 approval. Besides this, Airline Technical Support maintains an open dialog with graduates from the Aircraft Maintenance Academy & Training School, essentially creating more opportunity for its clients and to see if the students can be a possible future asset.
MAAS Aviation provides aircraft painting services to OEM, MRO, airlines, aircraft operators, leasing companies, corporate and government agencies located throughout the World and is regarded as one of the world’s leading paint companies with a reputation for high quality, reliability and service.
ACRATS specialises in developing and providing courses and training in manufacturing, reparation of composite parts and other lightweight structures such as aluminium sheet metal, sealing compounds and corrosion control. An optimal learning environment is created by linking practical assignments to realistic work practices. In addition, the necessary skills and competences are instilled, which makes the expert even more valuable in their daily work performance.
Aeronamic is an established name in the defense industry. We deliver high-speed components for defense aircraft, as well as carrying out their maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). As a matter of fact, for the coming decades, we are responsible for the maintenance of the F-35 worldwide. With this responsibility, we serve both our clients Lockheed Martin and the Royal Netherlands Air Force. Everything is located in our maintenance facility at the air base in Woensdrecht while the testing capabilities to support the MRO are scheduled to be located at Aviolanda. As of 2022 we carry out our responsibilities at our state-of-the-art PTMS Knowledge and Repair Center in Woensdrecht, the Netherlands.
SPECTO Services BV located at Airbase Woensdrecht is an EASA Part 145 approved and MAA-NLD A-145 accredited maintenance organization, and FAA, TCCA and CAA UK Part 145 Repair Station. Furthermore, the company is AS9110 certified. The facility at the Main Support Base of the RNLAF at Woensdrecht is fully equipped to maintain and repair helicopter rotor blades and structures for civil- and military operators.
Boeing’s expertise covers a wide range of products such as jet fighters, helicopters, cybersecurity products, missile defence and commercial aircrafts. Boeing is working on increasing the capacity of maintenance, repair & overhaul and expansion opportunities for the Dutch industry in collaboration with LCW at the Woensdrecht Air Base.
StandardAero is based at the Woensdrecht Air Base and together with the Woensdrecht Logistics Center forms a public-private partnership with aircraft engine maintenance. The primary product StandardAero will offer is maintenance, repair and overhaul activities on F100 and F135 military aircraft engines.
Royal NLR operates as an objective and independent research centre, working with its partners towards a better world tomorrow. As part of that, NLR offers innovative solutions and technical expertise, creating a strong competitive position for the commercial sector. NLR has been a centre of expertise for over a century now, with a deep-seated desire to keep innovating. It is an organisation that works to achieve sustainable, safe, efficient and effective aerospace operations. Both domestically and abroad, NLR plays a pivotal role between science, the commercial sector and governmental authorities, bridging the gap between fundamental research and practical applications.
Drones are a key enabler for innovative solutions to tackle rapidly changing societal, economic and security challenges. NLR is the knowledge partner in this field for industry and government in the Netherlands and worldwide. We offer support in the development, implementation and societal acceptance of unmanned and autonomous aviation, taking into account safety and minimal nuisance. We help with the realisation of safe, sustainable and affordable drone systems and the harnessing of commercial opportunities, and we support the manufacturers in the area of drones and Innovative Air Mobility.
AAR is a leading provider of airline services to the global commercial space and government and defence industry. AAR combines a close-by-customer business model with an array of of opportunities to help customers. This allows them to help them work more efficiently, to achieve lower costs and to maintain a high level of quality, safety and service. AAR is a financially stable, dedicated partner with a permanent commitment to innovation, execution, continuous improvement and value for the customer.
In 1996, ADSE decided to unlock years worth of aviation knowledge and experience for other industries. Nowadays the company has grown to become a business with over 80 aviation expert engineers and consultants. Though they specialise in aviation, our experts are also at home in high tech systems and processes for defence and mobility. Their focus is on what they excel in: advice and implementation. The project approach of ADSE is ISO9001 certified.