Aircraft Modification

  • Complete Designs of Aircraft Modifications including:
    • Structural Design and Analysis
    • Electrical Design and Loads Analysis
    • Mechanical Systems Design and Analysis
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics
    • Regulatory Compliance
  • Complete Fabrication & Installation Support including:
    • Coordination with design, fab & installation vendors
    • Liaison Engineering

Aircraft Certification

  • Interface with Regulatory Authorities including:
    • FAA
    • FSA
    • Cognizant Military Design Organizations
  • Provide FAA DER approvals
  • Equivalent Safety Levels for Experimental Modifications

Aircraft Repair

  • Prompt and Timely Consultations
  • 24/7 AOG Engineering Desk 
  • Same day AOG DER approvals (In most cases)
  • Provide shop-floor repair instructions and drawings
  • Provide complete repair documentation

Project Management

  • Provide Detailed Costing and Scheduling
  • Evaluate and Recommend/Select Vendors
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Coordinate Activities between OEMs, Vendors & MROs
  • Ensure Complete Regulatory Compliance
  • Conduct Program Reviews
  • Hold Government Clearances for Classified Projects

Aircraft Experience

Transport Aircraft
  • Airbus A320 / A340 / A380
  • BAC 1-11
  • Boeing 707 / 737 / 747 / 757 /767 / 777
  • McDonnell Douglas DC-9 / MD-80 & DC-10 / MD-11
Corporate Aircraft
  • Beechcraft 1900D
  • Cessna Citations
  • Gulfstream G450 and G550
  • Hawker 800 XP
  • Norman Islander
  • Sino-Swearingen SJ-30-2
Military Aircraft
  • C-17
  • F-14
  • F-15
  • F-16
  • E-2C
  • E-8
  • T-43
  • T-45
Michael J. Levenson Managing Partner and FAA DT DER

Michael possesses Part 23 & 25 approval authority for static and fatigue analyses of structural designs, alterations and repairs. He has extensive experience designing and approving structural alterations and repairs as well as managing numerous military modification programs. He has +10 years experience as a DER working under the Long Beach, Witchita, and Atlanta ACO's. Michael holds Master's Degrees in Aeronautical Engineering, Law, and Business Administration.

Michael H. Brooks Electrical Systems DER

Mike has more than 35 years of aircraft experience. He has been a Systems DER Chart C-2 for 16 years with the Los Angeles Aircraft Certification Office. He specializes in research, development, integration, installation and testing for Avionics, Electrical, Systems, and Instrumentation. He has experience on over 75 aircraft types encompassing general, corporate, heavy commercial aviation, and military aircraft. Mike has an extensive background in Special Ops aircraft and flight test bed integrations including weapons, data acquisition, and fire control. He also has his multi-engine pilot's license and 1st Class FCC license with Radar Endorsement.

Bill Lauter Electrical DER