Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI) is Israel's USD4 billion aerospace primary company for aviation technology in the delivery of state-of-the-art ground, air, sea, space, and cyber technologies and systems for both the defense and commercial markets.
As a global aerospace leader, IAI’s Aviation Group is involved in all aspects of the aviation industry. Under one roof it provides the best-value proposition through its four business lines include its MRO 45 years of experience business, its Passenger to Freight conversions which celebrates its 30th birthday this year and the full design, development, manufacturing & certifying of aerostructures and business jets.
At its aircraft manufacturing center IAI designs, manufactures and integrates midsize business jets, such as the Gulfstream G280, G200 and G150. IAI produces these aircraft from scratch, beginning with the processing of raw materials into aerostructures and parts - fuselage, tail and landing gear. The plane first comes to life at the integration lab, where electrical systems, components, and electronics are integrated and tested. IAI's assembly lines utilize the latest manufacturing technologies to meet the highest level of production, on cost, on time.
With a workforce of thousands of highly experienced employees,the business line offers a rich portfolio of advanced aerostructures for various platforms. Current clients include among others, Boeing 787 jetliners and Lockheed Martin’s F-35.
Conversions & Upgrades
This business line is busy in converting passenger aircraft into affordable freight aircraft for numerous users worldwide, from airlines to forwarders and lessors. IAI Aviation Group holds STC's for B737NG, B767-200/-300 and B747-400. Following modification, these freighters have accumulated more than two million flying hours without issuance of a single AD relating to Aviation Group BDSF conversions.
BEDEK MRO Services
Airlines and commercial operators around the world trust IAI's experience and know-how to maintain and support their operational fleets. BEDEK MRO provides One Stop Shop for Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) of Aircraft, Engines and Components. IAI supports both wide- and narrow- body aircraft manufactured by Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin and others. Services range through all maintenance levels, including the most extensive heavy maintenance (D-check).