Aerospace Capabilities

An indicative list of core capabilities of aerospace organisations operating in Canterbury.

See also our Aerospace Directory

Applications

Brush Technology An internet-of-things design company based in Christchurch, New Zealand
Orbica Providing world-class geospatial development, data visualisation, field data collection, and more

Engineering - Mechanical

Asteria Engineering Consultancy Providing premium electrical, mechanical and aerospace engineering services
Christchurch Engine Centre Integrated support services including: Full overhaul and test of V2500-A1, -A5, -D5 engines
InFact Limited Creating truly different products that enable business using innovative technologies through design thinking and rigorous processes.
Motovated Design & Analysis Industry experts in advanced analysis of mechanical systems
Ruamoko Solutions Structural design and engineering solutions for a wide variety of projects
SPS Automation Specialising in the development of novel robotic systems for the agritech sector.

Engineering - Software & Electronics

Asteria Engineering Consultancy Providing premium electrical, mechanical and aerospace engineering services
Brush Technology An internet-of-things design company based in Christchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch Engine Centre Integrated support services including: Full overhaul and test of V2500-A1, -A5, -D5 engines
Decision Consulting High technology development including software engineering, product development, team leadership and product management
Flat Wavefronts Consulting services in adaptive optics and related disciplines
InFact Limited Creating truly different products that enable business using innovative technologies through design thinking and rigorous processes.
Intranel Custom software solutions and consulting services with expertise in AI, computer vision, IoT, and blockchain
Orbica Providing world-class geospatial development, data visualisation, field data collection, and more
SPS Automation Specialising in the development of novel robotic systems for the agritech sector.

Launch & Aerial Operations

Dawn Aerospace Delivering hardware to space, positioning satellites on orbit and returning products to Earth
ElectricAir Operating the first electric plane in New Zealand
Kea Aerospace Developing a solar-powered, remotely piloted aircraft that will fly continuously in the stratosphere to collect high-resolution aerial images
Merlin Labs NZ Building the autonomous infrastructure for the sky above us
Navigatus Aero Experts in the field of aviation operations, management and analysis
PACO Advanced flight test, training, and demonstration pilot services to both military and civilian organizations
Skybase Taking the pilot out of the plane to make aviation safer and more capable
SPS Automation Specialising in the development of novel robotic systems for the agritech sector.
Tāwhaki

Rejuvenating the environment, honouring deep cultural and historical links and building sustainable economic opportunities are the goals of Tāwhaki.

Unmanned Aircraft Solutions Providing professional unmanned aircraft operational and support services
Wisk New Zealand Dedicated to delivering safe everyday flight for everyone, Wisk has created Cora, an all-electric, self-flying air taxi

Legal, Financial & Business Support

Air Navigation Consultancy Delivering excellence in aviation consultancy services, drawing on the knowledge and experience of aviation professionals.
Ashton Technologies Providing aviation and defence consulting
Autonomous Consulting Advancing the commercial utilisation of autonomy via accountability and assurance
ChristchurchNZ Developing the city’s economic development and city profile sustainably
DataGenius Software Labs Specialist quality assurance & software testing
Ernst & Young Providing assurance, consulting, strategy and transactions, and tax
Lane Neave National law firm with offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown
Many Caps Consulting Providing lean and ISO Management Systems accreditation and consulting
Project Dynamics Delivering high-risk, high-value and complex technology for our clients in air and in space
Whanganui & Partners Whanganui’s economic development agency
WNT Ventures Venture capital investment and incubation

Manufacturing - Mechanical

Coombes Sheetmetal Specialists in fabrication work and repairs
Five Axis Machining Offering high-tech machinery services with high-level experience
Shamrock Industries Manufacturing sophisticated, high-specification precision tooling for national and international aerospace companies
Zenith Tecnica Contract manufacturer, specialising in titanium 3D printing

Project Management

Nova Systems Provision of engineering and management services
ProMetal Specialists in sheet metal fabrication

Education & Training

Ara Institute of Canterbury The largest vocational training institute in the South Island of New Zealand
ATCANZ Providing air navigation and airport support services
Drone Trust Providing CAA certified drone training (theory and practical)
International Antarctic Centre Creating passionate advocates for the antarctic
Jix Disruptive immersive-tech storytelling that educates, inspires, and engages
Nova Systems Provision of engineering and management services
PACO Advanced flight test, training, and demonstration pilot services to both military and civilian organizations
ProMetal Specialists in sheet metal fabrication
SpaceBase Reducing inequality in the space industry for developing and emerging nations
University of Canterbury Offering diverse range of study options offering over 120 qualifications in more than 150 different subject areas
Unmanned Aircraft Solutions Providing professional unmanned aircraft operational and support services

Engineering - Systems

Asteria Engineering Consultancy Providing premium electrical, mechanical and aerospace engineering services
Christchurch Engine Centre Integrated support services including: Full overhaul and test of V2500-A1, -A5, -D5 engines
Decision Consulting High technology development including software engineering, product development, team leadership and product management
InFact Limited Creating truly different products that enable business using innovative technologies through design thinking and rigorous processes.
Space Operations New Zealand Operating at the very south of New Zealand, Space Operations New Zealand provides southern hemisphere access to LEO, MEO and GEO missions.
SPS Automation Specialising in the development of novel robotic systems for the agritech sector.

Ground Segment

Merlin Labs NZ Building the autonomous infrastructure for the sky above us
Navigatus Aero Experts in the field of aviation operations, management and analysis
Skybase Taking the pilot out of the plane to make aviation safer and more capable
Space Operations New Zealand Operating at the very south of New Zealand, Space Operations New Zealand provides southern hemisphere access to LEO, MEO and GEO missions.

Manufacturing - Electrical & Electronic

Brush Technology An internet-of-things design company based in Christchurch, New Zealand
Quickcircuit Combining great people, high-end equipment and production systems to deliver the best solutions for electronic assemblies
Photoetch Industries Ltd Photoetch is your New Zealand expert in chemical milling and photo etching within the electronics, science, technology, automotive and aerospace industries
SPS Automation Specialising in the development of novel robotic systems for the agritech sector.
TE Connectivity Providing a wide range of products and services to the terrestrial and aerospace industries

Manufacturing - Systems & Equipment

Argo Navis Aerospace Developing innovative, chemical propulsion systems for the space industry
Dawn Aerospace Delivering hardware to space, positioning satellites on orbit and returning products to Earth
Flat Wavefronts Consulting services in adaptive optics and related disciplines
Kea Aerospace Developing a solar-powered, remotely piloted aircraft that will fly continuously in the stratosphere to collect high-resolution aerial images
SPS Automation Specialising in the development of novel robotic systems for the agritech sector.
TE Connectivity Providing a wide range of products and services to the terrestrial and aerospace industries
Wisk New Zealand Dedicated to delivering safe everyday flight for everyone, Wisk has created Cora, an all-electric, self-flying air taxi

Testing & Test Facilities

Ara Institute of Canterbury The largest vocational training institute in the South Island of New Zealand
DataGenius Software Labs Specialist quality assurance & software testing
Halt & Hass Reliable engineering services, test equipment and support for Highly Accelerated Life Test and Highly Accelerated Stress Screening
Independent Test Labratories Accredited test laboratories offering a range of testing services, including EMC, HALT & HASS, and high power testing
Nova Systems Provision of engineering and management services
PACO Advanced flight test, training, and demonstration pilot services to both military and civilian organizations
Tāwhaki

Rejuvenating the environment, honouring deep cultural and historical links and building sustainable economic opportunities are the goals of Tāwhaki.

TE Connectivity Providing a wide range of products and services to the terrestrial and aerospace industries
University of Canterbury Offering diverse range of study options offering over 120 qualifications in more than 150 different subject areas