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Building the Aerospace Industry of Tomorrow

A specialist provider of R&D, engineering services and software tools in aeronautical, aerospace, and related industries including: aerial refueling, landing gear systems, tires, and engineering education

Propelling the application of mathematical modeling, simulation, design, analysis, testing, and niche engineering skills

SDI is experienced in providing support to a range of customers including major aircraft OEMs, their suppliers, and other small business firms for over 25 years. We are actively involved in SBIR/STTR research and development programs in various disciplines related to the aeronautical industry.

We strive to provide our technical prowess in tandem to a collaborative and transparent customer relationship.  

SDI is a proud member of the United States Small Business Chamber of Commerce 

Our Software Solutions

ARES Software Logo

Aerial refueling modeling and simulation tool using multi-body dynamics methods.

GearSim Software Logo

Landing gear simulation tool for ground loads and landing gear systems analysis. 

ASSURE Software Logo

Probabilistic aeroservoelasticity tools to isolate uncertainties in simulation and manufacturing applications.

Who We've Worked With

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United States Navy logo
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Our Specialties

Airplane Wing

Aeroelastics, Loads & Structures

Your partner in the design, analysis, and certification process

Serving the Commercial and Military aerospace industry for over 25 years.

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Landing Gear Systems

Innovative software solutions to empower engineers

Over 15 years of experience working with US Department of Defense and aircraft OEMs.

Aircraft Tire, Aircraft Landing Gear

Tire Development

Tire modeling software integration

Realistic dynamic analysis of takeoff, landing, and ground maneuvering scenarios. 

Military Aircraft

Aerial Refueling

Delivering modern and structurally optimized hose systems

Modeling, simulation, design, analysis, and testing in support of the US Navy since 2009.

Engineering for the Future

Predictive maintenance, electric aircraft, and UAV solutions

Utilize our engineering expertise and software tools in innovative industries.

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MATLAB based modeling and simulation tool for the next generation of engineers

Giving students first hand experience in rapid systems and subsystems-level analysis. 

We'd love to hear from you!

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