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Supplying high calibre, independent, technical engineering expertise to the global aerospace market for more than three decades.

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Unrivalled Aerospace Engineering Expertise

Expert consulting from our Aerospace engineers


Whatever you are creating, we can help make it happen. Stirling Dynamics has been supplying technical engineering expertise to the aerospace market for over 30 years. Our services support new aircraft designs and modification programmes, for both fixed and rotary wing platforms in civil and military arenas. As well as our design and analysis capabilities, our expertise also extends to the design of flightworthy equipment for major aircraft programmes and we are recognised as the UK’s leading independent landing gear specialist.

New Aircraft Development

Future Aircraft and Concept Design Support

Providing a comprehensive design and analysis service from concept evaluation through to certification, in-line with EASA, FAA and military regulations.

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Flying Taxi

Flightworthy Equipment Design

Complex electro-mechanical and hydraulic aircraft components

Designing a range of flightworthy components from fuel pumps to electric and hydraulic actuators for various aircraft applications.

Product Testing

Aircraft Modification

End to end support from design to certification

Significant experience in delivering aircraft modification programmes to our clients, from camera mounts to passenger to freighter conversions.

Aircraft Modification

Landing Gear Consultancy

Design, analysis and systems engineering for aircraft landing gear

Providing independent and impartial services on the design and integration of landing gear systems.

A350 Main Landing Gear

Core Capabilities



Within Electromechanical Design, Stirling Dynamics brings together a team with experience in mechanical, electrical, and electronic engineering with the knowledge of CAD and stress analysis. We have a range of design skills to support both our own products and those of our customers, including the ability to reverse engineer existing designs. Our engineers also develop new designs to support many of our clients who then take these designs forward to manufacture.

Systems and

The Systems and Safety capability group provides capability across a wide range of aerospace applications. Their expertise covers the full design life cycle; we have experience in new platform, system, and equipment developments as well as in continuous product development and system/equipment modifications. Our skills are used to support our customers, and our own product developments.

Simulation and

The Simulation and Control capability group operates across all major business units across the company, including training and simulation, aerospace and marine. We model all aspects of aerospace and marine systems and their environments, building integrated models that can be used to simulate all aspects of a system’s performance. Our understanding of system dynamics also allows us to develop and implement control laws for both aerospace and marine systems.

Structural and Fluid Dynamics

The Structural and Fluid Dynamics capability group cover the flight physics activities within the company. By building structural models of the airframe and landing gear and integrating an aerodynamic model onto the airframe, we can compute flight and grounds loads. Assurance that the operational envelope is clear of the instabilities of flutter and shimmy is established. Our strong aerodynamics capability, in both wing and rotary wing configurations, not only supports our loads activities but also allow us to provide design optimisation and performance assessments.

Redesigning the wheel


The future operation of aircraft will need to meet ever-demanding emission and efficiency targets and therefore, innovative solutions are required to support both new and in-service aircraft fleets. WheelTug is a company that has developed a pioneering concept to meet these challenges.

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Our three-step process to project success

Whatever you are trying to achieve, from upgrading your cabin interior to designing a submarine autopilot, we apply the same level of care and attention to all our customer projects.



Taking the time to understand your challenges in order to structure the most efficient projects



Utilising our experience and expertise to achieve excellent results



A range of delivery models that include consultancy, engineering services and hardware solutions.


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"Stirling Dynamics is definitely one of the highest quality engineering companies we have experienced in the field of aerospace and military development."
Sanjoon Park.
Vice President and Head of Aerospace R&D Center. Hanwha Corporation
"Stirling Dynamics provided their considerable experience to our loads group for two of our new aircraft projects. In both projects, they performed a highly-valued service and were very responsive to our needs."
Anthony Linsdell.
Bombardier Aerospace.
"The Stirling team was extremely diligent during the project and solved various challenges in the supply chain caused by the Covid pandemic. "
Christoph Blaha
Vice President, Technical Service. Luxair.
"Stirling reacted to our urgent requirement and provided a great service with good communication throughout."
Gavin Holkham
Design Engineer – Mechanical. FR Aviation Limited trading as Draken Europe.
"When we send work to Stirling, we are always confident that it is in the very best of hands – they continue to exceed our most demanding expectations."
Isaiah Cox
CEO. WheelTug