Aerospace

Aerospace

Precision at its highest level

The Vision: THE AVIATION OF THE FUTURE
The Partner: PANKL AEROSPACE


Innovative technological concepts will result in massive changes in aviation over the coming years.

Pankl Aerospace is already setting new standards when it comes to developing and manufacturing complex, flight safety-relevant engine systems and components

for aircrafts and helicopters, from production all the way to approval and assembly.


HIGHEST SAFETY STANDARDS AND PRECISION

As a tier one supplier for the aerospace industry, Pankl Aerospace provides customised services for dynamic engine compo­nents: from design and devel­opment to assembly, manufac­turing, material testing using the in-house laboratory, perfor­mance, stress and fatigue analyses, complete safety and relia­bility assess­ments, all the way to efficient prototype testing, quali­fi­cation and certi­fi­cation.

All relevant processes, compo­nents and systems are approved by customers and certi­fying bodies (EN 9100, ISO 14001) as well as by the European Aviation Safety Agency and Austro Control (Part 21G POA and Part 21J DOA). Further to this, the special processes painting and the non-destructive testing methods eddy current testing, magnetic particle testing and fluorescent penetrant testing, performed at Pankl Aerospace Systems Europe within the scope of manufac­turing, are accredited by the industry standard Nadcap (AC7108, AC7114).
Key elements include our sophis­ti­cated quality management system and state-of-the-art, high-tech processes for devel­oping, manufac­turing and assem­bling complex power­trains and other compo­nents for the challenging aerospace market. 

EFFICIENCY AND ENVIRON­MENTAL AWARENESS

Today, the aerospace industry requires lighter, quieter engines with reduced emissions and higher fuel efficiency. Pankl Aerospace has paved the way for the manufac­turing of innov­ative, safety-critical struc­tural compo­nents that are set to make flying more efficient and environ­men­tally compatible in future. Our state-of-the-art machines with innov­ative turning and milling appli­ca­tions are optimised and improved on an ongoing basis. They are positioned to overcome the techno­logical challenge of processing alloys for the aerospace industry that are notori­ously difficult to machine.

Additionally, we use the latest technologies for assembly, bonding, as well as high-precision balancing of rotationally symmet­rical compo­nents.

All these syner­getic effects create a wide range of services with short devel­opment times and efficient logistics and supply chains, ensuring optimal results from a single source.

DEVEL­OPMENT OF FLEXIBLE COUPLINGS
FOR HELICOPTER DRIVELINE APPLI­CA­TIONS

Couplings form an essential part for all tail rotor drive line systems for helicopters and UAVs. In order to expand Pankl Aerospace’s core compe­tence in the production of tail rotor shafts to the production and devel­opment of complete tail rotor drive systems, it is necessary to develop and manufacture innov­ative couplings.

The Pankl Aerospace product segment already covers tail rotor shafts, damping elements and bearings for tail rotor systems.

The devel­opment of couplings would cover the last missing element of the complete tail rotor drive system. The aim of this project is therefore the devel­opment of an advanced coupling exactly for this appli­cation. By evalu­ating different types of couplings, manufac­turing methods, materials and simulation models, a product is to be created which offers signif­icant added value compared to the solutions currently available on the market.

The creation of sustainable technical knowledge in this context is inter alia ensured through cooper­ation with external scien­tific partners. This project is co-financed by the European Regional Devel­opment Fund.

Technologies

Pankl proves each day its strength in precision, its speed and flexibility throughout the manufacturing of highly precise and complex components.

PRODUCTS

In the aerospace division we develop products from the areas of forged parts and aerospace.

Forged Parts

Pankl compo­nents are used in cases where beside light­weight designs, high standards in terms of manufac­turing compe­tence, quality, safety, materials and design apply.

Aerospace

Pankl uses state-of-the-art and high-grade processes for the manufacture and assembly of complex drive­train systems and compo­nents for aircrafts and engines.

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