Special Mission


The RAS special mission aircraft division designs, certifies, and delivers mission critical solutions based on industry-leading airborne platforms. The supported platforms include the ATR 42 and 72 families, larger commercial aircraft, various turboprop aircraft and several prevalent business jets and helicopters. RAS has established its worldwide recognition by offering platform independent, unique, and customized solutions for its customers.

Flexible and
independent approach

RAS offers a wide range of services and capabilities related to special mission aircraft modifications. Working closely together with its customers and industry leading system manufacturers, RAS can identify its customers‘ mission requirements, select the ideal airborne platform, and define a technical solution meeting the unique capabilities and performance requirements of each customer.

RAS special mission department
capabilities at a glance:

  • Structural engineering and modifications
  • Composite repairs
  • Cabin conversions and refurbishment
  • Avionics and electrical engineering
  • Mechanical and systems engineering
  • Custom painting
  • Airworthiness certification
  • Comprehensive MRO services
  • Structural repair services
  • Component repair and overhaul
  • Door repair and overhaul
  • Flight controls repair and overhaul
  • EASA Part-21 design organization

Airborne platforms
supported by RAS:

  • ATR 72
  • ATR 42
  • Quest KODIAK 100
  • Cessna 560XLS+
  • Cessna 680 Sovereign
  • Cessna 680A Latitude
  • Beech King Air C90GTx
  • Beech King Air 250 (B200)
  • Beech King Air 350i/ER (B300)
  • Customer specific airborne platform

RAS airborne
mission products:

  • Maritime patrol
  • Anti-submarine warfare
  • Airborne surveillance
  • Command, control, communications,
    computer, intelligence, surveillance &
    reconnaissance (C4ISR)
  • Security and defense
  • Signal intelligence (SIGINT)
  • Electronic warfare surveillance
  • Maritime law enforcement
  • Search and rescue missions
  • Flight inspection systems
  • Head of state & VIP transportation
  • Cargo modifications
  • Air medical evacuation
  • Digital mapping & aerial surveys
  • Custom mission solutions

The RAS special mission
“One-Stop-Shop Solution”

“One-Stop-Shop Solution”

The RAS special mission
„One-Stop-Shop Solution“

Our strategic program management approach covers all the customer’s needs, from selecting the airframe and the mission system, to after sales services following the delivery of the platform. Frequent program management reviews with the customer, and the implementation of reporting processes identifying potential issues throughout the project, ensure on-time delivery and simplify the process by having one single point of contact.

RAS special mission
program life cycle

  1. Identifying the operational needs by analyzing the customer‘s mission profiles
  2. Selecting the ideal platform
  3. Selecting mission critical payloads, sensors and systems
  4. Application for relevant export licenses and implementation of compliance processes
  5. Program start
  6. Design phase including PDR and CDR in close collaboration with the customer, ensuring compatibility with the already existing assets
  7. Procurement of mission equipment
  8. Integration phase including modification work, ground and flight testing
  9. Operational and final acceptance, delivery and project closure
  10. Dedicated mission system training for operators and maintainers
  11. After-sales support including procurement of spare parts for airframe and mission systems and on-site technical support.

All offered products and services are customized
according to the organization’s needs.

All offered products and services are customized according to the organization’s needs.