Do you need to reconfigure and update your aircraft? Welcome on board!
Since umlaut is an EASA approved Design Organisation (EASA.21J.469) we are happy to offer you end-to-end solutions for small and large aircraft upgrades and modifications (commercial, business and VIP cabins).
Taking the advantage of our deep knowledge and huge experience in aviation industry we ensure a high quality standard in all related activities for airworthy design.
Our DO main focus is on two core competencies:
Integration of connectivity solutions, including installation of external antennas (e.g. fuselage/tail-mounted S-Band, ARINC 791 Ku/Ka-Band antennas, UHF/VHF blade antennas) and related internal units (modems, amplifiers, routers), including interface to the IFE system.
Detailed expertise in the integration, activation and optimization of cabin wireless distribution systems (Cabin WiFi).
Cabin layout changes & upgrades
LOPA changes (e.g. seat exchange or repitch, 2/3-class to full economy, VIP area),
IFE upgrades (new monitors, SD to HD upgrades, media servers),
Special mission cabin (MedEvac, pax-to-cargo)
Seat modifications (dress cover changes, USB power)
Flooring/carpet, curtains, placards (end-of-lease, new operator)
Our EASA approved wide technical fields are
Changes related to fuselage structure (fuselage shell, cabin floor, bulkheads, windows)
Installation of seats, EE, galley and lavatories, W&W system, layout changes with associated systems adaptation, cabin refurbishments and trim&finish changes; special VIP interiors, seat dress covers, carpets
Cabin & emergency lighting, galley electrical equipment, In-flight entertainment systems and cabin management system incl. environmental control, power supply systems, electrical supply systems, wireless transmission systems (cabin WiFi) including antenna installations
Cargo compartment changes
Placard, lining, conversion passengers to cargo, internal lighting, fire protection systems
Communication systems, indicating or alerting systems, recording systems
Please see below the list with some examples of Supplemental Type Certificates developed and certificated by us for new installations or upgrade of existing ones, primarily approved by EASA and some already validated by FAA:
10048519 – Global Express: Honeywell Satcom SBB upgrade and WiFi network activation.
10070921 – A320 family: Installation of Low Frequency Underwater Locator Device LF-ULD
ARINC 677 type Low Frequency Underwater Locator Device (LF-ULD), manufactured by Novega (model SID88).
10047400 – B737-800: Installation of interior attachment components.
10048398 – BD100-1A10 CHALLENGER 300: Aircell swift broadband satcom installation and WiFi network activation.
10049505 – A330-200: A330-223 cabin layout conversion (seat replacement, floor covering, PSU layout, bar removal, re-Iocation of starlight, installation of overhead bins, stowages and linings).
10055777 – CL-600-2B16: Aircell SBB satcom and WiFi cabin network system installation.
10064109 – 767-300: First class reconfiguration.
10066565 – A330: Rockwell collins tailwind TW560 TV system removal.
10071113 – A320 family: Wireless cabin distribution activation.
10077551 – BOEING 757-200: Honeywell JetWave KA-Band System Installation and Cabin WiFi Network Activation
Work in progress:Embraer Phenom 300 series aircraft – a unique MedEvac solution (linefit/retrofit). Embraer & umlaut developing and certifying a new STC utilizing Aerolite equipment.
Umlaut is also first approval holder according to ETSO-2C515 for the halon-free hand-held fire extinguisher HAFEX. Additionally, we developed a large number of minor changes, covering different areas such as cabinet, partitions, dress cover changes, flooring/carpet installation, IFE upgrades, etc. We also support other Design Organizations in developing their own STCs.