What we do

Business Lines

GDC Technics has a diverse team spanning across four continents and capable of multiple business line disciplines, including Engineering & Technical services, Modifications, Electronic Systems, R&D, Government services, and MRO services.

Business Lines

GDC Technics has a diverse team spanning across four continents and capable of multiple business line disciplines, including Engineering & Technical services, Modifications, Electronic Systems, R&D, Government services, and MRO services.
ENGINEERING & TECH
modifications
electronic systems
R&D
government
mro
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Modifications

GDC Technics does modification and completion work for VIP/VVIP, Head-of-State, Commercial, and Military customers on a variety of aircraft ranging from upper business jets to both narrow- and wide-body aircraft.

VIP/HOS Interior Completions

GDC Technics has completed over 80 conversions for VIP/HOS aircraft over the past 20 years.

  • Design
  • Surveillance Systems
  • Cabin Management System
  • Wireless Charging and Communication Systems
  • Noise Suppression
  • Defensive Countermeasures
  • Humidification
  • Live TV
  • Broad-Band Connectivity
  • In-Flight Entertainment

Custom Modular Design

GDC offers modular design units that can be installed quickly and in individual packages.

  • VVIP Executive Suites
  • VIP Bedrooms
  • Highly Customized Lavatories
  • Galleys
  • Crew Rest
    • Including Below-Floor
  • Offices
  • Multiple Showers
  • Exercise Areas

Cabin Specialty Products

GDC offers a full range of accoutrements for the VIP/HOS customers.

  • Aircraft Amenities

Freighter Conversions

GDC Technics offers a full range of freighter conversions in conjunction with our industrial partners.

  • Boeing 777-300
  • Boeing 737-800/900
  • Boeing 747-400
  • Airbus A320/321

Flight-Deck Upgrades

GDC Technics can provide cost-effective modular upgrades to make the aircraft compliant with current and evolving regulations.

  • Iridium Next Upgrades
  • CRT to LCD Replacements
  • ADSB Upgrades

Installations/Removals of Auxiliary Fuel Tanks

Providing extended-range for commercial aircraft.

Surveillance Systems

GDC Technics can provide perimeter security for aircraft while parked.

  • Fuselage Cameras

Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Systems

GDC Technics offers defensive systems for commercial aircraft.

MRO

As a certified Repair Station, GDC Technics offers various levels of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul services. Including Light and Heavy Routine Maintenance, Airworthiness Directive and Service Bulletin Compliance extending into Systems and Structural Modifications. Preservation and Long-term Storage Task Requirements are also provided.
  • Light and Heavy Maintenance
  • Structural repair and modification work

A cross-functional team of highly experienced and qualified GDC experts available 24/7 that can deploy anywhere in the world to meet all of the customers’ needs for Repairs, Alterations, and Modifications services.

Dispatch

  • Induction Services
    • In-Country Tech Support on Completed Projects
  • Warranty Support

Aftercare

  • Past Project Customers Maintenance and Follow-up Modifications
  • Re-Upholster and Recover Seats for any damage incurred over term of service
  • Warranty Support

Customers Certified Maintenance Programs

  • Routine Packages
  • Calendar/Cycle Maintenance Tasks
  • Life-Limited Maintenance Tasks

Program Package Proficiencies

  • CAMP
  • Flightdocs
  • Boeing
  • Airbus
  • CAMO
  • JSSI

Full-Scale Modernization and Cabin Reconfiguration

  • LOPA Reconfigurations
  • High-Density Seating LayoutsPSU Re-Pitch

Full Cabin Refresh

  • Replacement of old carpet
  • Recover of Soft Surfaces (Headliners, Valences, Ceiling Panels)
  • Re-Plating of Metal Finishes
  • Re-Foam and Re-Upholster Seats

Full Capability of Back shops for Refurbishments

  • Finish Shop
  • Upholstery Shop
  • Sheet metal shop
  • Cabinet Shop
  • Interior Install

GDC Technics can fabricate parts and PMA those parts for resale.

  • FAA PMA Quality System

Kitting

GDC can provide kitting for entire system with certifications for customer-provided touch-labor.

  • Connectivity Kits
  • Avionics Upgrade Kits

On-Site Support

Avionics Modifications

  • Cockpit upgrades
  • IFE Upgrades
    • Lighting
    • Source Equipment Changes
  • New Owner / Tail Number Changes
    • ELT
    • Transponders
    • SEL Call

Connectivity Upgrades

  • Wi-Fi Upgrades
  • Iridium Satellite Services
  • VIASAT Services
    • Ku
  • INMARSAT Services
    • Ka
    • L-Band
  • Aircraft Annual Re-Certifications
    • Fans CPDLC
      • ADS-B
    • 91.411 / 91.413 (RVSM)

We offer services in troubleshooting and repair including, but not limited to, those listed above. Please call to receive a quote or to request more information or details.

Engineering & Technical Services

GDC Technics has participated in major new aircraft engineering development processes. GDC Technics has developed engineering solutions and certifications on existing aircraft. Our global footprint enables GDC Technics to certify aircraft projects using our FAA ODA or EASA DOA. We coordinate with most regulatory agencies around the world such as FAA, EASA, ANAC, DGCA, DGAC, and CAAC.

Our EASA DOA and FAA ODA are fully authorized and staffed with the CVEs and Unit Members required to perform just about any modification you choose. Our DOA has the authorization to even complete a Type Certification (TC).

Examples of modifications completed:

  • VIP and VVIP Completions
  • Head of State Completions
  • In-Flight Connectivity
  • LOPA changes
  • Cabin Refurbishment
  • Glass Cockpit Upgrades
  • Large External Antenna
  • Aerodynamic enhancements
  • Special Missions/Black Ops/ISR
  • One-Off Modifications
  • Passenger to Freighter modifications
  • Helicopter Glass cockpit and communications
  • OEM aircraft development

GDC Technics holds full TC Scope of approval through our EASA 21J.033 DOA without limitations. This approval status extends through both EASA, via our DOA, and FAA approvals, via our US ODA. Our capabilities extend from the development of EASA Part 145 and EASA Part G manufacturing accomplishment instructions engineering orders (EO) to major STC modifications, such as full scale development of a cargo door conversion program, to large external IFE antenna, such as SATCOM and Ka-Band installations. GDC Technics is also involved in developing our own STC’s in support of the mandated ADS-B out and in modifications programs which cover all aircraft types including regional, executive jets, and cargo aircraft.

GDC can provide and authorize:

  • Standard Airworthiness Certificate
  • Research and Development Certificate
  • Show Compliance
  • Ferry Permit
  • FAA CERTIFIED ORGANIZATION DESIGNATION AUTHORITY (ODA)
  • FAA CERTIFIED REPAIR STATION (NO. UV7R888N)
  • EUROPEAN AVIATION SAFETY AGENCY (EASA.145.5622)
  • GACA AMO-330F (KSA)

GDC Technics uses the most advance engineering tools to support development, such as Catia V6, Enovia 2018X, and Human Factors analysis platforms.

Our dedicated systems team configures all plumbing, ECS, ventilation, smoke and humidification modifications throughout the aircraft to provide serviceable lavatories and cooling systems.

Located in a several cities in U.S. and Europe, GDC’s 300-strong engineering force designs airframe modifications, avionics systems, electro-magnetics, mechanical and electrical systems, luxury cabin upgrades, and performs liaison engineering, project engineering, certification and a full range of tests and analyses.

  • Cockpit
  • Fuselage
  • Empennage

Electronic systems

GDC Technics leverages its extensive research and development activities to provide cutting-edge electronic systems for all types of aircraft.

GDC Technics has full in-house capabilities to design and manufacture extensive aircraft wiring of any type.

Flight Deck Upgrades

Including cost-effective modular upgrades to make the aircraft compliant with current and evolving regulations.

  • Iridium Next Upgrades
  • CRT to LCD Replacements
  • ADSB Upgrades

IFE 

Providing the most modern passenger entertainment and wireless connectivity systems in the industry.

  • Wireless Systems
  • In-Seat Power Supplies
  • Monitor
  • Touch Screens
  • 4K/8K Display Systems
  • Servers and Distribution Systems
  • Gigabyte Ethernet Systems

Cabin Management Systems (CMS)

GDC Technics can provide an integrated aircraft cabin management systems to control the entire aircraft cabin systems.

  • Lights
  • Humidification Systems
  • Water Systems
  • Cabin Temperature

The highest bandwidth and fastest connection for any aircraft systems available, providing broadband Internet service.

  • Ka Band
  • Iridium L-Band
  • Traditional L-Band
  • Ku Band
  • Terrestrial Internet
  • Compatibility with Low-Earth/Medium-Earth Satellites

Government Services

GDC Technics is dedicated to Department of Defense and Government aviation in providing mission-critical communication, engineering, and integration services.
We possess an FAA Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) for FAA Part 23 and FAA Part 25. We also use our Quality Management System approved by AS9100-9110/EN9100 for Design, Production, Sales, and Maintenance.

Research & Development

Extensive expenditures in research and development solving tomorrow’s problems today. GDC Technics has made, and will continue to make, major investments in R&D and in developing cutting-edge technologies to solve the most challenging problems in aerospace.

Exploring aircraft modifications and designs to reduce carbon emissions.

  • Advanced Interiors for Electric Aircraft Solutions to Reduce Carbon Emissions
  • Advanced 3-Dimensional Aircraft Modifications to Reduce Fuel Consumption
  • Aircraft Wing Modifications to Reduce Drag Resulting In Decreased Carbon Emissions

Use of advanced carbon structures to produce new materials that are stronger, lighter and smarter.

Advanced processes resulting in aircraft weight reduction and more durable and maintainable solutions at a lower cost.

Lightweight, high-strength materials to reduce aircraft weight and improve fuel efficiency.

  • Continuous improvement for lighter materials
  • Advanced Aerodynamic Solutions
  • Weight Savings
    • Developed internally, a weight reduction initiative that resulted in 20% weight saving for VIP and Commercial aircraft cabins.
      • Reduce Carbon Emissions

GDC Technics is partnering with the technological leaders in the following areas to bring the most advanced solutions to the marketplace.

  • Advanced Antenna Designs
  • Advanced Modem Designs
  • Use of New Wireless Frequencies
  • Advanced Composite Materials

GDC brings a whole new level of engineering and technical
capabilities to the world of aviation excellence.

At GDC, we specialize in engineering the impossible and exceeding your expectations. Our aspiration is to pursue the dreams you envision for your aircraft and turn them into a reality. No matter the dream, GDC Technics can — and will — design, manufacture, build and deliver it.

GDC brings a whole new level of engineering and technical  capabilities to the world of aviation excellence.

At GDC, we specialize in engineering the impossible and exceeding your expectations. Our aspiration is to pursue the dreams you envision for your aircraft and turn them into a reality. No matter the dream, GDC Technics can — and will — design, manufacture, build and deliver it.