Since 2009, AFD has worked on a wide variety of Special Mission and Special Purpose Helicopter, Aircraft, and Product programmes.

We are experts in the structural design of permanent and quick role-change modifications, and our expertise has been put to good use on many large VIP conversions including BAe 146, Airbus A310, A330, & ACJC and Boeing BBJ models.

AFD has specialist knowledge and expertise for the design and certification of under-slung Human External Cargo systems from hook through to basket.

AFD has engineers that have supported the design and development of the latest generation of composite military aircraft, helicopters, and UAVs.

A summary of this experience is provided here:

VIP Conversions

Air Ambulance Role Fit

Gun Ship Design Support

Human and Non-Human External Cargo

Police Role Fit

Flying School Role Fit

Search & Rescue Role Fit
VIP Conversions

Aero Medical Installations

Multi-Role Combat Design Support

Oil Spill Response Conversions

FLIR & Imaging System Integration

Flying Test Beds

Electronic Warfare Role Fit
VIP Interiors

Aero Medical Equipment

Weapon Mounts

Spray Booms / Dispersant Tanks

Operating Consoles

Radome Design

Equipment Racks