LEONARDO
CEIIA IS A PARTNER OF LEONARDO (FINMECCANICA GROUP) SINCE 2009, AND HAS PARTICIPATED IN DIFFERENT PHASES OF DEVELOPMENT OF SIX HELICOPTERS, INCLUDING ACTIVITIES OF DESIGN, STRESS ANALYSIS AND WEIGHT REDUCTION.

AW 609 TILTROTOR

AW 101

AW 159 WILDCAT

AW 169

AW 189

LYNX MK 8A & MK 9A

AW 609 TILTROTOR

DESIGN OF A RETROFIT SOLUTION FOR AN EXISTING FUSELAGE
TO INTEGRATE A WIDER CABIN DOOR

MAIN ACTIVITIES (CABIN RETROFIT FOR CLAM-SHELL DOOR)

Definition of
a new structure arrangement considering existing parts

Detail design for manufacturing

Repair solutions
for the Composite Skin

Stress Analysis including F&DT

PERIOD

2013 - Ongoing

LOCATION

Italy (Focal Point) and Portugal (Core team)

FEASIBILITY STUDIES

KEEL BEAM

Weight reduction Study

  • Machining optimization analysis

  • Composite keel beam concept & analysis validation

FUSELAGE SKIN

Feasibility studies for serial production industralization

  • Skin co-cured stringers: design concept and analysis validation of the use of omega shape stringers in centre and rear fuselage skins, as alternative to the current j-shape

  • Rear fuselage stringer reduction analysis

  • New splicing concept between the rear fuselage crown skin and the lateral skins

TAIL

Weight reduction study

  • Aft spar & rear bulkhead integration - composite concept & analysis validation

 

AW 101

SAR; VIP; CSAR, VARIANTS

MAIN RTR ROTATING CONTROL

 

  • FE stress analysis

  • FEM model validation through flight test measurements

REAR FUSELAGE

 

  • Reverse engineering

  • 3D data capture

ICE & SNOW DETECTION SYSTEM

 

  • Design and development

  • Studies and schemes for a multi variant version

STARBOARD SLIDING CARGO DOOR

 

  • Kinnematics study

  • 3D data capture

SLIDING DOOR & WINDOW

 

  • Design and development of a solution to adapt a fix utility door & window into a sliding door & window for sar configuration

ARMOURED FLOOR

 

  • Ballistic floor design and development

  • Client customization

NORWAY & DENMARK

DESIGN KIT INSTALLATION

(Mid Life Upgrade Mod - Customization)

 
 

AW 159 WILDCAT

COCKPIT DOOR HOLD OPEN DEVICE

 

  • Design kit installation

  • Mechanisms development

  • Stress analysis - hand calculations

HAVM SYSTEM INSTALLATION

 

  • Design kit installation

AW 169

INTERIOR CUSTOMIZATION

 

  • Design kit installation

  • FE stress analysis

LIFE-RAFT ON SPONSON KIT

 

  • Design kit installation

  • FE stress analysis

FLIR KIT

 

  • Design kit installation

  • FE stress analysis

MISSION CONSOLE KIT

 

  • Design kit installation

  • FE stress analysis

 

AW 189

FBW AVIONICS SUPPORTS

 

  • Define all necessary structure provisions and supports for the installation of the fbw avionics on the fuselage, comprising:

    - Pfcc1 – lhs nose avionic bay

    - Pfcc2/adahrs/auxiliary battery – rhs nose avionic bay

    - Pfcc3 – tail cone structure

    - Bfcc – under pilot seat cockpit floor

    - Emc shielding protection – baggage bay

    - Co-pilot pedal offset

    - Connectors breakers

    - Circuit breaker panel – avionics cabinet

    - Psb and pfs – floor structure

  • FE stress analysis

SIDE ARM CONTROLLER SUPPORT

 

  • Development from conceptual design to prototyping and testing of an adjustable (sliding and tilting) support for the pilot fly by wire joystick

  • Fe stress analysis

  • Pilot seat modifications to integrate sac system

TAIL CONE & TAIL PLANE

 

  • Sizing and optimization through FE stress analysis

 

LYNX MK9A

ANTENNA TCAS INSTALLATION

 

  • Design kit installation

  • Stress analysis - hand calculations

 

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