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.
aircraft required over the next 20 years
world air traffic passengers CAGR 2015‑2020
in In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity revenue in 2020
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.
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:
- Fluids & Thermal Engineering
- Aircraft cabin design & Innovation
- Flight physics
- Board to Board Safety
- Systems engineering and MBSE
- 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:
- Manufacturing 4.0
- Supply chain and quality management
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:
- VueForge IoT Solutions
- Connected aircraft
- Air traffic management / navigation
- Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
specialized aeronautical engineers across the world
Combining industry, process, data and software engineering to transform product and service development times, costs and quality; capitalising knowledge, intellectual property and regulatory compliance.
World Class Center IoT Solutions
Our experts provide advanced knowledge of devices, networks and platforms to improve operational efficiency and business development opportunities.
OUR CASE STUDIES
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
Case study / Solar Impulse
The first round-the-world solar-powered flight relied on Altran's flight-routing and autopilot systems.
OUR EXPERTISE CENTRES
The Intelligent Systems Expertise Centre of Altran UK specialises in the design and construction of high-integrity systems and software, including those with the most demanding safety, security and business requirements.
SYSTEMS & SAFETY
The Systems and Safety Expertise Centre of Altran UK specialises in the development, audit, and assessment of critical engineering systems. We engage in both the development and the independent audit and assessment of large, complex, and critical programmes across the world. Our industry expertise includes rail, nuclear, aerospace, defence, and related environmental assessment.
Our key aeronautics assets
3,000 operational specialists
With all the industry's leading players
Wide services portfolio
Covering the entire value chain
Proven ability to assist OEMs
Introducing innovative product enhancements
Technical expertise and knowledge
In the European aerospace industry