Structural Modification Programs

Cascade Aerospace is proud to offer the ability to provide modifications to aircraft of all types. With true dedication, we strive to create an aircraft that will fit your exact needs.

Aircraft in maintenance

With more than 40 years of experience, the Cascade team has been designing, certifying and embodying major modifications to aircraft such as:

  • C-130E/H and J fleet management and mod programs,
  • freighter conversions: B757, CRJ100/200PF, Q400
  • Specialty aircraft and systems STC design/certification

Highly experienced, Cascade excels at major structural modifications, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directive incorporation, and system upgrades. Modifications and Upgrades include In-Flight Entertainment, Winglets and other aircraft performance enhancements. Full STC development capabilities exist within Cascade Engineering having developed over 100 commercial STC’s.

Cascade is a leading after-market product and services provider, offering aircraft upgrades and specialized modifications for Bombardier, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and other manufacturers.

  • Comprehensive program management
  • Major and minor aircraft modifications
  • Full spectrum engineering services
  • Integrated logistics support
  • Component repair and overhaul
  • Conversion kits design and production
  • Maintenance, repair, and overhaul
  • Performance-based fleet management
  • Materiel management
  • Operational unit and in-field support

Cascade has established itself as one of the world’s foremost maintenance support providers with a reputation for developing optimized solutions.

  • Canada’s longest-serving design approval organization
  • Design, analysis and testing for aircraft repairs, modifications and installations
  • Supplemental type certificate (STC) product design, development and certification
  • Continuing airworthiness and technical support
  • Configuration management
  • Structural life extension programs
  • Technical data and publications management

Cascade has designed and embodies approximately 50 different modifications to address obsolete systems, airworthiness and durability issues for the C-130 aircraft.

  • Avionics upgrades
  • Aircraft re-wiring
  • Fuselage availability and sustainment
  • Center wing replacement
  • Outer wing refurbishment
  • Outer wing replacement
  • Rainbow fitting replacement
  • Full aircraft paint
  • AC/DC electrical upgrade
  • APUR/ECS upgrades
  • Engine instrument display system upgrades
  • Digital fuel quantity indication system
  • SFAR-88 compliance
  • Horizontal stabilizer refurbishment