Aeronautical Engineering Services Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of aeronautical engineering services, often referred to by the broader term of aerospace engineering. Operators provide expertise pertinent to the design/concept/analysis, production and the in-service phases (i.e. maintenance, modifications, logistics and fleet support) of aircraft or related devices. Relevant services include durability tests, thermal analysis and damage tolerance analysis. Aeronautical engineers also offer consultancy services to help improve the productivity and efficiency of the buyer's operations by better managing talent and the costs of production. Additionally, some vendors provide services aimed at achieving different certifications, such as approval of a device or a plane by the Federal Aviation Administration.