We are one of the few New Zealand based general aviation companies with CAANZ Part 146 Design, Part 148 Manufacturing, Part 145 Maintenance and CASA PNG Part 146.

Airwork have developed a range of modification and STC packages.  Our unique combination of design and manufacturing skills and facilities means we are able to tailor new design solutions to suit your needs.

Design & Certification

Airwork has four CAANZ Design Delegates who can undertake any and all stages of modification for your aircraft. 

We can offer complete turn-key solutions to get new hardware operating on your aircraft including;

  • Preliminary design, guidance on regulatory requirements and general scoping
  • Analysis of structures, fatigue, aerodynamics, performance, systems electrical, etc
  • Prototype build
  • Structural, function and flight testing
  • Compliance and approval (CAANZ and CASA PNG Mods)
  • Liaison with regulators (CAA, FAA, EASA, TCCA, CASA) for STC approval
  • DTA Analysis using FEA (Finite Element Analysis)
  • Aircraft and Powerplant performance analysis and predication
  • Electrical, Systems and Integration Design


Customised Fit Outs

Specialists in customised fit-outs for medivac, police, SAR and special operations aircraft.


CNC Machining

Services include:

  • CNC machining
  • Close tolerance milling and turning
  • Manual Lathe machining
  • Precision Drilling and Grinding
  • CAD - CAM facilities

Fabrication and Welding

Airwork offers fabrication and welding services with the following;

  • Weld specification AWS D17.1
  • TIG Welding
  • MIG Welding

Composite Structures

Full EASA complient Composite repair and manufacture workshop


Contact Us

For more information about Modifications and STC's contact the team


Dave Weston
Design Manager
david.weston@airwork.co.nz    or   mods@airwork.co.nz
+64 21 242 8273