AERONAUTICS

Aeronautics’ leading players need to address their chronic production backlog and embrace the possibilities of digital technologies. Altran deep cross-industry excellence enables them to tackle their R&D, production and business challenges.

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    37,400

    Aircraft required over the next 20 years  

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    X2

    Air traffic over the next 20 years 

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    $6.2 Bn

    In in-flight entertainment and connectivity revenue in 2020 

THE CHALLENGE

The industry’s problem isn’t selling planes. It’s making planes. The current backlog for one leading manufacturer represents 10 years’ annual production. Digitization is also disrupting traditional models.
In this rapidly evolving environment, players need to address a wide range of challenges from the transition towards incremental development to the production ramp up issue and the development of new services. This fosters new approaches and new activities, calling for brand new skills.

OUR OFFERING

  • Advanced aircraft development

    Altran accelerates your aircraft development from design to manufacturing & customer services, with innovative end-to-end capabilities, while tackling your new environmental, regulatory and security challenges:

    • Systems engineering and MBSE
    • Aerostructure
    • Fluids & Thermal Engineering
    • Aircraft cabin Design & Innovation
    • Flight physics
    • Board to Board Safety
    • Critical software systems development
  • Production ramp-up & Industry 4.0

    Altran enhances your ramp-up performance while accompanying you in the development of the industrial roadmap towards the next generation of smart & digital factories (Industry 4.0) leveraging deep expertise and methods in the industrial environment:

    • Consulting on Manufacturing Technology Strategy and Roadmap
    • Manufacturing Digital Transformation
    • User Centric Technology insertion for enhanced manufacturing performance
    • Connected, Virtual and Digital Factory
    • Operation and execution of industrial Performance services (Quality, Supply Chain & Logistics, Procurement)
  • Disruptive services & connectivity

    Altran boosts your innovation on new services and revenue streams integrating a high aerospace understanding and a cross-industry experience in industrial analytics & IoT Analytics:

    • Analytics services
    • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
    • IoT Solutions eg Location Based Services
    • Innovation and Design
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Over

4,000

Specialized aeronautical engineers across the world

Advanced Manufacturing

Industry is set for a real evolution. The arrival of digital technologies has led to reviewing the whole production system, and even the way products are designed.

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OUR CASE STUDIES

Innovation

Developing intelligent composite structures

Altran has been involved in SARISTU, a large-scale integrating project aimed at achieving reductions in aircraft weight and operational costs, as well as improvements in the flight-profile-specific aerodynamic performance

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Aeronautics

Aircraft of the future

From the 1960s through the early 2000s, aircraft programs underwent many changes, especially with respect to increasing seat and range capabilities. Today, with the evolution of air traffic and the increase in the number of players in the industry, aircraft demand has reached an impasse.

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  • Project Engineering

    Our expertise center in project engineering will support you cross-industry with our multidisciplinary teams leading you through increased efficiency, adapted manufacturing capacities, easy implementation of new technologies, compliance with quality & regulatory requirements, an eased technology transfer and our good practices will ensure managed risks through the product lifecycle.

  • Digital Connected Devices

    Altran is the ideal partner for making your solutions connected to each other, to the end user and to your business applications. Altran will support you in finding the right solution for your challenges by selecting, developing and integrating the key components to make your connected solution a success with faster time to market.

Digital cabins – 5 ways it will revolutionize the passenger experience

Innovations in aircraft interiors will have a deep impact on passenger experience but also on airliners.

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Digital Transformation

The Digital Shift has happened

A transformation in three dimensions

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Industry 4.0

Virtual factory of the future

Although this initiative is often associated with the introduction of new technologies in factories, the fourth industrial revolution is a much broader concept that encompasses profound transformations throughout the industrial value chain.

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Our key aeronautics assets

  • ALTRAN_WORLDWIDE

    Worldwide network

    3,000 operational specialists

  • ALTRAN_PARTNERSHIPS

    Partnerships

    With all the industry's leading players

  • ALTRAN_PORTFOLIO

    Wide services portfolio

    Covering the entire value chain

  • ALTRAN_ELECTRONIQUE

    Proven ability to assist OEMs

    Introducing innovative product enhancements

  • Altran_SOLUTIONS

    Technical expertise and industry knowledge

  • ALTRAN_EUROPE

    Key stakeholders

    In the European aerospace industry

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