We are Airframe Designs

Airframe Designs has been in business for over 10 years, providing engineering services to a wide range of clients in the aviation space and defence markets both nationally and internationally.

AFD is a team of highly experienced engineers (stress and design) capable of delivering optimal solutions for mechanical structures in a digital environment.

We provide services to external design organisations to support the embodiment of structural changes and repairs for major airlines, special mission platform operators, military fleets, and VIP customers.

Our services provide a one-stop shop for product delivery, encompassing all the necessary design services (2-D & 3-D CAD, Stress) through to manufacturing supply of small to medium sized mechanical components and assemblies.

We have a team of dedicated Stress Engineers and Structures CVEs (Compliance Verification Engineers), accustomed to the needs of the industry and highly familiar with the legal and regulatory frameworks affecting the industry.

Our Design Engineers (CAD specialists) are extremely proficient and fully trained in CATIA and SolidWorks, delivering solutions across all aspects of mechanical design from aircraft installations through to test rig structures, mould and trim tooling, jigs and fixtures, lifting, handling and ground support equipment.

The AFD design team is agile and strives to operate and integrate with the customer design environment to create seamless and efficient design and product delivery processes.

SAFETY is our top priority

Communication – COMMUNICATION – Communication

FLEXIBILITY but with due diligence

PROFESSIONALISM, integrity, and honesty



Hard work and customer satisfaction yield a HEALTHY BUSINESS

To share enjoyment and reward in SUCCESS

WORK TOGETHER to recover from setbacks

To embrace change and MOVE WITH THE TIMES

To be the “go-to” STRESS ANALYSIS SPECIALISTS in the UK & Europe

To raise our profile and be respected by every EASA PART21J DOA

To create a solid and reliable BRAND

To have a highly qualified and highly RESPECTED TEAM

To meet all mutually agreed deadlines on EVERY SINGLE PROJECT
No purchase order – NO PROJECT

INCOMPLETE JOBS do not pay the wages

Our procedures are the DOA’s PROCEDURES

Organisation and PLANNING usually avoids chaos and fire fighting

PROCRASTINATION is the thief of time

A deadline is a deadline is a DEADLINE

If something looks WRONG, it probably is…

Every piece of design data needs a CREDIBLE REFERENCE

Nothing gets HIDDEN

Always save some STRENGTH for later!

Everything is CHECKED because everyone makes mistakes

A FREE-BODY Diagram is worth 1000 words (sometimes)