Mechanical Design & Drafting
Mechanical Design & Drafting combines both technical and program management
capabilities to meet the most complex aerospace design challenges. From detail
design of small rotating and static engine components, electrical-mechanical
control surfaces and complete systems to large conceptual design of airframe
structures, CDI-Aerospace has the mechanical design & drafting experience needed
to make your project a success.
As one of the largest aerospace engineering and services organizations in the world,
CDI-Aerospace maintains one of the most comprehensive and capable engineering staffs
in the industry with extensive experience in both commercial and military programs.
Our size and position in the aerospace industry has helped facilitate preferred
supplier status with leading vendors, improving project implementation time while
Our worldwide team of engineers has an average of 20 years experience in the aerospace
industry, and can provide clients with high-value turnkey solutions to meet key project
deadlines and achieve business results.
CDI-Aerospace has been working with industry leading aerospace companies, both domestic
and international for over 50 years. Our design centers located around the globe, make us
the preferred choice of many to be the flexible solution for challenging and complex projects.
Distance Engineering enables communication and transmission of engineering work packages
between the customer and CDI-Aerospace using secure dedicated data lines, Internet-based
technologies and the latest collaborative engineering tools. Understanding that each
customer has its own challenges, we offer the flexibility in setting up its environment
to meet your demands. These processes and technologies enable us to perform work around
the globe, around the clock, making the process seamless to our customers.
With the complete experience in commercial and military aircraft, CDI-Aerospace offers
capabilities in pressurized cabin, empennage, control surfaces, cargo handling, fuselage
and wing structures, landing gear and assembly fixtures.
CDI-Aerospace - with its vast experience in hot and cold sections, externals, gearboxes and
accessories - currently perform engineering and design on the major engine programs in service today.
Our engineers have an average of 15 years of turbomachinery design experience covering a
broad range of disciplines and using advanced engineering tools. In addition, our
senior specialists utilize their 40 years of experience in jet engine design specialties
to provide comprehensive, focused engineering insight. This combination of experience and
tools results in a uniquely capable organization that provides innovative solutions to the most
difficult engineering design problems.
CDI-Aerospace has the capability needed to meet this very challenging environment.
Through our highly-experienced resources in complete aircraft and engine design, CDI-Aerospace
compliments this capability with systems integration into nacelle and aircraft environments.
With International experience with major aircraft OEM's our capability in the development
and design of electrical installation work packages to include routing, secondary structures,
and manufacturing liaison gives CDI-Aerospace the leading edge.
CDI-Aerospace also has an extensive range of satellite capabilities, including antenna,
mechanism, payload, and propulsion design. Our team has worked on many of the well-known
projects that are in operation today, and has been able to successfully meet the challenges
that our customers face with each project. In addition to those skills, we also have knowledge
of tooling fixtures for rollover, holding, bonding, handling, positioning, test, lay-up,
assembly, vibration, and acoustic.
- CAD Solid Model Creation and Validation
- Weight / Cost Reduction Trade Studies
- CAD Modeling / Layout Design
- All Disciplines of Conceptual Design
- Design Drafting per ANSI Standards
- Geometric Dimensioning Studies
- CAD Drawing Conversion
- Turnkey Design, Drafting, Checking
- Managed Build Raster Editing
- Mechanisms / Components
- Castings, Forgings, Machined Parts
- Composites and Fabricated Parts
- Test Riggs / Test Cells
Airframe Structural Capabilities
- Pressurized Cabin
- Control Surfaces
- Cabin and Cargo
- Systems & Hydraulics
Engines and Nacelle Capabilities
- Engine Preliminary Design
- Turbomachinery Mechanical Design
- Aircraft and Structures Loads
- Variable Stator Vane (VSV) Design
- Controls Mechanical Design of Hardware Controls
- Bracket, Piping and Configuration Design
- Combustor Mechanical Design
- Fan, Compressor and Turbine Airfoils
- Bearings / Seals / Drives / Lube Systems
- Fan Blade Out, Bird Strike & Ice Ingestion
- UG Kinematics (VSV, Exhaust Nozzle)
- Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Actuation Systems
- Heat Transfer / Secondary Systems
- Engine Gearboxes and Accessories
- Mounts, Externals and Installations
- Rotating and Static Engine Components
- Hot Sections
- Cold Sections
- CATIA V5
- CATIA V4
- PRO / Engineer
- CV CADDS5
- SDRC (IDEAS)