Momentum Aeronautics


Hiring – Technical Engineering Manager

On October 10, 2023, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Technical Engineering Manager, St. Paul, MN: Leads and manages a team of engineers to complete major project components. Travel to Indonesia to meet Indonesian clients and conduct a presentation to promote engineering services and/or company products in their local language of Bahasa when English is not an option. Review contract…

Momentum Opens New Engineering Facility

On May 8, 2020, Posted by , In Feature, By ,,, , With No Comments

Momentum moves to expanded engineering and modification facility at the Saint Paul Downtown Airport with a growing team

Momentum Completes Dornier Jet Carbon Brake Flight Test Program

Momentum Aeronautics, LLC, has finished yet another carbon brake test at the Mansfield, Ohio Airport. This test program was completed on a Dornier DO-328 jet for an after-market carbon brake manufacturer in cooperation with Ultimate Jet Charters, LLC. Completion of this test program helped expand the company’s FAA PMA product…

Momentum Completes Flight Test Program for Q400 Carbon Brakes

On January 31, 2020, Posted by , In Momentum News, By ,, , With No Comments

Momentum Aeronautics, LLC, is announcing the completion of a flight test program at the Mansfield, Ohio airport in support of an FAA Part Manufacturing Approval (PMA) for an advanced carbon-carbon brake system applicable to Q400 aircraft. The carbon brake system tested for this aircraft will significantly reduce weight while improving…

Aircraft Structures International Corp. Awarded STC for Cessna Caravan Re-life With Guidance from Momentum Aeronautics

On June 7, 2019, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Momentum Aeronautics, LLC is excited to announce the completion of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) awarded to Aircraft Structures International Corporation (ASIC), located in Enid, OK. The new ASIC “Phoenix Phase II” STC provides for replacement of critical empennage, wing strut and fuselage structure in the airframe of Cessna…

Featured Team member: Nicholas Caruso

On January 8, 2019, Posted by , In Feature, With No Comments

Working at Momentum has been very beneficial and a great learning experience. Passion for aerospace and aeronautics fuels Nicholas Caruso, engineer at Momentum, in his quest to continually push himself. Never one to back down from a challenge, he enjoys the opportunity to learn and think outside the box. Working…

Featured Team Member: Abhi Henadirage

On December 5, 2018, Posted by , In Feature, With No Comments

Working at Momentum has been a thrilling experience along with plenty of inspiration to become the best person of myself, both personally and professionally. Abhiruchika (Abhi) Henadirage, Engineer, like many aviation enthusiasts, has loved flying objects since childhood. Armed with a passion for aviation, a degree in Aeronautical and Aerospace…

Featured Team Member: Stanley Victorio

On December 5, 2018, Posted by , In Feature, With No Comments

Always be prepared for the worst outcome on the testing site, while also preparing everything carefully to achieve the best result. Stanley Victorio is an Aerospace Engineer with Momentum. Primarily tasked with flight testing, he brings his experience of developing estimations for drone navigation systems. A typical day may consist…

It Takes a Village for this Piaggio P-180’s STC Flight Test Program

“With proper planning and coordination, a rhythm develops in the flight test program that supports safe and effective execution.” – Stephanie Smith, Momentum Senior Engineer   There’s nothing more fulfilling for a team of professionals than seeing a project come together successfully, having made a contribution to that effort, no…

How Collaboration Took Full Advantage of Converting Field Approvals into two Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) for Wright Air Service’s Helio H-295

The Field Approval system has been in place for quite some time, but over the last decade the FAA has begun tightening the requirements for obtaining a field approval and in many instances stopped issuing field approvals for modifications that were previously field-approved. This specific project is one such instance….