Modification experts: design, installation, production and certification
Ensure the continued airworthiness of the next connectivity installation on your defense, commercial or business aircraft.
We are Eclipse Technics.
Formerly EAD Aerospace, we are an industry leader with more than 20 years of experience in aircraft modifications.
We are airborne system retrofit experts, offering innovative installation kits for commercial, business and defense aviation markets—both pre-packaged and entirely customized.
We also offer modification, installation and certification of aircraft avionics and connectivity systems, including complete design, manufacturing and certification services.
We are DOA Part 21 (Design Organization Approval) and POA (Production Organization Approval) holders and have developed an immense range of FAA and EASA STCs (Supplemental Type Certificates) for a broad number of aircraft rotorcraft types. Our areas of approval are avionics, structures and interiors, doing retrofit projects from commercial and business aircraft including VVIP and VIP, to military aircraft and helicopters for cabin and cockpit avionics, Satcom systems, and connectivity system modifications.
Founded in 1998, and acquired by Eclipse in 2015, we specialize in customized solutions for retrofit installations on narrow- and wide-body aircraft, helicopters, business jets and other aircraft types. Our expertise includes design, engineering and project management, component production and certification. Whether your aircraft flies commercial, business, defense aircraft, we’ll work with you from inception to completion to provide a system that meets your operational requirements and budget.
Eclipse Technics will take your requirement, assess your aircraft and needs to identify and mitigate risk. We offer comprehensive support on your retrofit project. Our unique holistic approach to aircraft-retrofit projects, encompasses detailed technical evaluation of options. Our more than 20 years of planning, budgeting, project management services including monitoring and control; materials and equipment selection, installation and certification, ensure we deliver the highest quality solution on time and within budget.
Our project managers help reduce implementation time and risk through standardized, tested, repeatable engineering processes, and consistent implementation through a field-proven approach and standardized methodology.
Under our DOA and POA, Eclipse Technics develops prototypes for serial avionics products for OEMs and MROs. We complement connectivity installations through our manufacturing capabilities for various Satcom, connectivity and avionics projects.
Our team of specialists have in-depth experience in technology manufacturing and a worldwide network of supplier partnerships and subcontractors. We work diligently to ensure they meet the same strict standards as we expect from our own production. With a production facility situated near Marseille-Marignane airport, our POA encompasses the manufacture of mechanical and structural parts for installation on aircraft, and the manufacture of metallic and non-metallic parts. Parts range from mounting structure solutions for avionic components to metallic parts used in aircraft cabin interiors or cargo compartments. Our manufacturing capabilities include:
- Coaxial cable assemblies
- Multiconductor cable assemblies
- Harness and discrete wire assemblies
- Flat ribbon cable assemblies
- Molded cable assemblies
- Small pitch assemblies
- Military and aerospace cable assemblies
- Fiber optic assemblies
- Bombardier, Global Express and Dash-8
- Boeing B737 classics, NG, MAX B757, B767, B777, 747
- Airbus A320, A330 and A340 families
- ATR families
- AS 350 /355 / 365 EC120/130
- Twin Otter
- Bell 206 (L, L4T)
- Beechcraft King Air 350 ISR
Leading end users trust eclipse technics expertise (1000s of aircraft)
- Qatar Airways
- Air New Zealand
- Philippines Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- Ethiopian Airlines
- British Airways
- Saudia Airlines
- Brussel Airlines
- Royal Air Maroc
Having achieved its POA ((POA # FR.21G.0119) in 1998, Eclipse Technics (then EAD Aerospace) was the first independent company to apply for DOA obtaining approval in 2003 (DOA # EASA.21J. 053). And since 2017, through our FRA21J-015- DGA approval.
Eclipse Technics is also an Aviation Design Organization for the French army (DGA: Direction Générale de l’Armement).
Since obtaining its first FAA STCs, Eclipse Technics has added multiple certifications from aviation authorities throughout the world:
- CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China)
- ANAC (National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil)
- FAA (Federal Aviation Administration – USA)
- DGAC (Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil – Chile)
- DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement – French Army)
- POA since 1998
- DOA since 2003
- In-depth experience, covering airlines, defense and business aviation
- Production facility based in southern France
- Design and study capabilities
- Multiple worldwide certification capabilities
- Part21 and FRA21 Agreement