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Accelerating Certification Timelines

CertifyNation® is an aerospace engineering services company with expertise in aircraft airworthiness certification services. To address the complex and lengthy certification process, a comprehensive suite of start to finish airworthiness certification services has been crafted to streamline Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) issuance. CertifyNation has developed a reputation for accelerating aircraft certification timelines and delivery speed.

CertifyNation’s capabilities fall within four primary areas of expertise:

Supplemental Type Certification

CertifyNation’s engineers have experience working on both domestic and international STC programs, and have developed strong relationships with the FAA, EASA, and other civil aviation authorities. CertifyNation has managed the certification of a variety of systems, including:

  • Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)
  • Runway Awareness and Advisory System (RAAS)
  • In-Flight Entertainment (IFE)
  • Aircraft Communications Addressing & Reporting System (ACARS)

Engineering Design

CertifyNation trains its engineers to be certification experts with deep knowledge of civil aviation authority regulatory and guidance materials. To accelerate airworthiness certification issuance, CertifyNation has incorporated regulations into its design process in order to eliminate non-compliant parts and reduce design iterations. Its experienced team offers a variety of engineering capabilities, including:

  • Structural mounting provisions
  • Pre-wired rack/pallet/tray assemblies
  • Layout of Passenger Accommodations (LOPA)
  • Custom avionics and structures tooling


CertifyNation creates and supports in-house and on-aircraft testing procedures and is able to quickly accommodate customers’ flexible testing schedules to minimize aircraft downtime. Testing expertise includes:

  • Flight tests
  • Ground tests
  • TPED and PED tests

Manufacturing and Kitting

CertifyNation’s in-house manufacturing facility can manufacture complex parts, assemblies and customized kits. It has been audited and approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and issued a Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA). As a PMA holder, CertifyNation can design and manufacture FAA PMA parts and kits for FAA aircraft modification and replacement projects and streamline the installation process.

FAA PMA Approval
CertifyNation has earned an FAA Part Manufacturing Approval (PMA). Our in-house manufacturing facility was audited by the FAA and is a Production Approval Holder (PAH) with a Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA), which includes the ability to issue authorized release documents and control preposition articles.