Astronics Corporation has entered into a cooperative agreement with Aerotec Concept of Toulouse, France, allowing each to collaborate in innovation for both EASA and FAA certification markets.
More specifically, the cooperative agreement provides Astronics the means to expand its comprehensive design, development, analysis, substantiation, certification, kitting and manufacturing capabilities further into the European aerospace marke.
The companies have previously collaborated on the qualification of The Edge, Astronics’ newly launched fully scalable Cabin Network IFE Platform, certification of large radome installations and power solutions for portable electronic devices.
“Given the success we’ve had to date on multiple projects completed in partnership with Aerotec, we are pleased to formalise our future collaboration through a mutually-beneficial cooperative agreement,” said Mike Kuehn, President of Astronics CSC. “Aerotec’s expertise in testing, engineering and certification along with our integrated connectivity and data solutions make this an exciting partnership, and we look forward to supporting the European market as it continues to recover from the impact of COVID-19.”
Johan Clochet, CEO of Aerotec, commented: “Astronics’ innovative cabin connectivity products and solutions are a great complement to our highly skilled abilities in aeronautics design, certification, manufacturing and maintenance. We believe that together we are in a great position to serve both EASA and FAA customers.”