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Streamline Designs Assists ICON Aircraft on A5 FAA Audit.

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ENABLING SOLUTIONS

Solving your toughest challenges by meeting you right where you are.

ENABLING SOLUTIONS

Solving your toughest challenges through a strong blend of experience, creativity, and intuition.

 

 

ENABLING SOLUTIONS

Solving your toughest challenges through innovation, hard work, and enduring grit.

 

 

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We get to know you, what you are all about, and then enable solutions for your toughest challenges big or small.

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We equip you and your team to do more and be more together. Let’s find the right person or the right tool for the job.

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We help your product take off, empowering you to capture the market by getting your aircraft or aviation product certified.

SELECTED PROJECTS

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Strategy, Planning, and Certification Consulting

ICON Aircraft, a cutting edge airplane manufacturer, and Streamline Designs (SD), a consulting and technical solutions company, began working together in 2014 with the purpose of bringing ICON’s A5 through its FAA audit. ICON was in the process of designing their first aircraft, an amphibious LSA (Light Sport Aircraft) that promised to change recreational flying. Their goal is simple, make flying as fun and freeing in reality as it always is in people’s heads. They just needed a little help. Enter Streamline Designs.
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Air-Cam 914 Engine Installations

Engine Installation Design

The client requested a new engine installation design for an existing airframe, but with new engines that produce 15% more power. The fielded solution included the design, analysis, drawing generation, and related construction manual generation. Considerations for the twin engine design included retrofit capability for fielded aircraft, fuel, electrical, and related systems, additional life of parts, airframe-powerplant interaction, vibration, noise characteristics, and weight and balance.

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MAIN GEAR ASSEMBLY

Landing Gear Design

An existing landing gear system was redesigned to meet the structural requirements for load factor during an aggressive drop test. Finite Element Analysis and a homegrown energy-based gear design code were used. According to the client, “the new design is superior and passes drop tests far in excess of the requirements” and “provides a smoother ride during taxi, takeoff, and landing.”

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QS LSA Cert

Product Certification Consulting

SD was engaged to provide high level strategic consultation for an international certification project, as well as detailed technical assistance with compliance, test, and analysis.

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LATEST ARTICLES

Ballot Activity Infographic
‘Ballot Fatigue’ and the LSA Industry 2015-08-26

Introduction Over the last several years there has been a great deal of back and forth over F2245 (Standard Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Airplane). The Committee on LSA has always been viewed as a poster child for rapid development and flexibility, being “able to accelerate their standards writing activities and … Read more

Adam with ICON A5 Cert Team
Streamline Designs and the ICON A5 2015-07-18

ICON Aircraft, a cutting edge airplane manufacturer, and Streamline Designs (SD), a consulting and technical solutions company, began working together in 2014 with the purpose of bringing ICON’s A5 through its FAA audit. ICON was in the process of designing their first aircraft, an amphibious LSA (Light Sport Aircraft) that promised to change recreational flying. … Read more

ICON A5 two planes over water
Streamline Designs Assists ICON Aircraft on A5 FAA Audit 2015-07-17

Streamline Designs worked with ICON Aircraft over the past 18 months to assist with the ASTM compliance, FAA audit process, and development of the A5 technical publications. Originally brought on to evaluate ICON’s overall strategy, plans, and timeline for the audit, SD made several suggestions for improvements which resulted in significant cost and time savings … Read more