Celebrating Maryland’s 2018 Manufacturing Champions, Platform Aerospace nominated

Platform Aerospace, was nominated as a Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland's Champion of Manufacturing in the category of Growth & Productivity by Chris Kaselemis from St. Mary's County

Platform Aerospace is an industry leader in rapid prototyping and aircraft modification through their world-class engineering, design, analysis and fabrication teams. They take projects from laboratory to aircraft with Airworthiness Certification.

Platform uses state of the art CAD platforms supporting 2D, 3D and solid modeling software. They are certified AS9100D / ISO9001-2015 Quality Management System. 

Platform was Incorporated in 1993. They are a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB). They possess strong Navy engineering, aircraft maintenance and modification abilities demonstrated by strong past performance in multiple projects. They have expertise in engineering, design, analysis, fabrication, installation and flight operations.

While Platform Aerospace has completed many unique projects over the last 25 years. The design, analysis, build and flight clearance of the NP-3D aircraft is one of their flagship projects. The modular design of this aircraft allows quick turnaround, installation and integration of multi-sensory suites, decreasing aircraft downtime from months to only days. Through their experience with the rapid prototyping model, they have expanded this capability to multiple airframes and become a leader in the industry. They have worked on nearly every airframe in the Navy inventory, as well as ground shelters, ships, vehicles and more. This expertise has now allowed the company to expand into the private aircraft market, performing installations on civilian and law enforcement aircraft. Platform Aerospace is the industry leader in rapid aircraft and UAV modification and system integration. 

Platform has expert knowledge and experience in UAV and UAS modification and integration for Tiger Shark, Scan Eagle and Quadcopter Medium Lift UAV systems as well as operational verification and custom build experience as a Gryphon Dynamics distributor.