RAeS Consultants' Directory

The following companies provide consultancy within the aerospace sector.

To have your company featured in this directory contact us on +44 (0) 20 7670 4300 or raes@aerosociety.com.




Aeronautic Systems Competency, CSIR

Meiring Naude Ave
Pretoria 0001
South Africa

T: +27 12 841 2738
F: +27 12 349 1156
W:  www.defsec.csir.co.za

Contact: John Morgan, Contract Research Leader - JMorgan@csir.co.za
The Aeronautic Systems Competency at the CSIR provides a range of services to the defence and commercial aerospace sectors using our experienced staff of 50 engineers, scientists and technicians.  Our offering includes wind-tunnel testing, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), flutter clearance, store carriage and separation analyses, gas turbine engine technology, fuel sloshing analyses, flight simulation and non-destructive testing.

Facilities include:

A suite of nine wind-tunnels covering the subsonic, transonic and supersonic speed ranges. The transonic wind-tunnel has a captive trajectory system (CTS). 
•    Computer clusters for performing complex computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analyses.
•    A mobile ground vibration testing (GVT) system that is easily transported to the client’s aircraft.
•    A laboratory for building and testing UAS airframes and associated systems.

Integrated services include:
•    Flutter clearance including GVT, flutter analyses and flutter flight test software and hardware. 
•    UAV design and optimisation, prototype construction and testing.
•    Aircraft weapons integration.








Clear B2B Marketing & PR

2-4 Park Street

Telephone: +44 (0)1285 626000
Fax: +44(0)1285 654077
Web: www.clearb2b.com   
Email: thinking@clearb2b.com

Contact: Julie Clare, Chief Executive - 07803 264009 / j.clare@clearb2b.com

Clear B2B is a specialist business to business marketing and public relations company which works in the UK and internationally with a relatively small number of larger organisations in specific industry sectors including aerospace, defence and security.  We advise clients on marketing communications strategies and develop and implement appropriate programmes to achieve their agreed business objectives.





2066 Cezanne Road
West Palm Beach, FL  33409
United States
T:+ 01 561-687-1790
F: + 01 561-687-3709

Kathleen Watkins-Richardson  MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Donald Richardson  HonFAIAA FRAeS
Chief Operating Officer

We are a woman-owned small business, formed to provide consulting and analysis services across a wide spectrum of the aviation, aerospace, and defense communities. Our strength comes from pairing technical expertise with the complementary business functions required in effective organizational operations – be they defense, aerospace, or general industry challenges.

Our corporate managers are experienced strategic planners, analysts, outreach communicators / marketers, staff developers and program managers of large scale government, association, and private-sector projects. A local and adjunct engineering staff possesses credentials in the fields of air traffic control systems and architectures, aircraft operations and airspace design, flight test and analytical data processing, software design, aviation-related economic and cost benefit analysis, and proposal development / red team review.  Each senior staff member is well published in his or her field of specialty with 35+ years of responsible engineering performance.  

Full Spectrum Problem-Solving

Air traffic control system architecture analysis and concept development, including international harmonization

Flight operational procedure development

Aviation system cost benefit analysis (at all levels from overall systems to individual projects)

Accident and regulatory analysis and expert witness testimony
ATC automation system analysis

  • Flight test planning support and data reduction/analysis services
    System certification and implementation
  • Proposal Development and Red Team Review
  • Corporate and Program / Project Management
  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Organizational Development / Change Management / Process Improvement / Teamwork
  • Customized Training / Coaching / Mentoring
  • Strategic Communications, Marketing, Branding
  • Business Case Research, Analysis / Problem-solving
  • Public Speaking, Technical and Creative Writing, Collateral Design





IJS Consultants

St. George's Building
5 St. Vincent Place
G1 2DH

T: +44(0)1612376830
W: www.ijsc.co.uk

Contact: Phil Foley:

T: +44 (0) 7805 389876 / +44 (0) 141 275 4886

E: pfoley@ijsc.co.uk

IJS Consultants has been established for 10 years and currently has three offices in the UK. Although initially involved in the nuclear and defence industries, IJS now has capability to provide safety consultancy services to both the Military and Civil Aircraft sectors. Our consultants have experience of all the commonly used safety analysis methods which enable initial certification and continued airworthiness (FHA, FTA, ZHA, SSA etc). We are familiar with all Civil and Military regulatory requirements and guidelines, and a number of our consultants have considerable experience on various aircraft systems. We can therefore offer a wide range of services to clients relating to Aircraft certification and Airworthiness, including preparation of Safety Analysis, Safety process and Safety programme plan.




JDH Innovation Ltd

19 Charlcombe Rise,
North Somerset
BS20 8NB

T: +44(0)1275 869159
W: www.jdhinnovation.co.uk, www.jdhinnovation.com

Contact: Dr. John D. Hobbs, Director
T: +44(0)1275 869159
E: john.hobbs@jdhinnovation.co.uk

Aerospace:  Technology – Innovation – Engineering

JDH Innovation Ltd. specialises in:
•    the development of mechanical systems for spacecraft;
•    delivering added value to industrial and academic projects;
•    supporting post-graduate training within industry and academia.

These specialisations are built upon wide-ranging aerospace mechanical engineering experience in civil aircraft, military systems, spacecraft, and planetary landers.

Skills available include Project Management and Project Control, build standard control, mechanical conceptual layout / configuration, prototype development, bid preparation, technical report writing, evolution of Quality metrics, manual draughting, and the management of Research and Technology projects and investigations.

The company is able to offer its Customers assistance in any of these specialist areas, either on the Customer’s own premises, or operating remotely. In this way, SMEs, start-ups, or even larger organisations can gain flexibility from the availability of short-term, yet responsive, highly skilled engineering support for their projects.






Jerry Flaxman Consulting Ltd

10 Market Hill
CM9  4PZ
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 7802 807742
W: www.jerryflaxmanconsulting.com

Contact: Jerry Flaxman FRAeS, Company Director
E: j.flaxman@jerryflaxmanconsulting.com

Jerry Flaxman FRAeS is an aviation insurance specialist with over 30 years experience in the sector. He trained as an aviation engineer before a career working with a leading broker, two major insurance companies and a leading City law firm, all specialists in the aviation sector.  Jerry offers his expertise and experience to clients, who in trying to make sound business decisions have become confused, frustrated and irritated by the complexities, cost and time involved in matters of insurance.

Aviation insurance sector offerings:

With over thirty years in the insurance sector, working as either a broker, service provider or an insurer Jerry has a total perspective of the key drivers in the relationships and processes that support the insurance products purchased. Without this understanding of the insurance market it is often a mystery to many as to how it all works, or indeed why it isn't working!



O'Neill Strategic Management Ltd

Yew Tree Farm
Chalk Hill
SO32 3PH
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 1489 878760
W: www.oneill-management.com

Contact: John O’Neill C.Eng., MBA, CDipAF, FRAeS, Managing Director
T: +44 (0) 7879 463824
E: john@oneill-management.com

We provide high quality “hands on” executive level expertise to conduct urgent management support in aerospace, space, defence, security and government sectors. OSM also specialises in the leadership of recovery and transition of businesses and programmes in difficulty, all aspects of technical programme and project management including setup, systems engineering, gateways, stakeholder and supply chain management.

Areas of expertise include:
•    Leadership, Strategy, General Management and Governance
•    Programme Management through the life cycle
•    Systems Engineering in complex environments
•    Major Procurement Management for complex requirements
•    Rescue, Transformation and Change of programmes and businesses
•    Operations in management, manufacturing, supply chain and engineering
•    Trouble Shooting critical management and technical issues
•    Bid Management and proposal development
•    Business Case requirement capture, development and presentation
•    Risks & Issues analysis and resolution – problem solving
•    Process Development in Technical and Management Environments
•    Partnering and Stakeholder Management
•    Leadership in Technology and Product Development
•    Team Building and Mentoring.




Aviation Safety Partnership Ltd

120 Stanton Road
NG10 5EP

T+44 (0) 115 919 1430 or +44 (0) 116 230 4995
W: www.vr-asp.com
E: wecanhelp@vr-asp.com

We specialise in airworthiness regulation compliance consultancy and training. We are staffed by former UK CAA airworthiness surveyors with many years of experience, from oversight of approved organisations in the UK and worldwide to international rulemaking and multi authority committees.

We guide clients through the approvals process to achieving full and cost effective compliance. A compliance healthcheck identifies shortfalls, and then the issues are addressed through practical and classroom training along with expert on site advice and support.

Our expertise covers certification, production, maintenance and operations. We serve both regulatory authority and industry clients nationally and internationally.


Registered in England and Wales No. 9065595

158 Eastrea Road
United Kingdom

T: +44 7476 318428
W: www.YourSim.co.uk

Peter Tarttelin BEng MRAeS
Managing Director
E: Peter@YourSim.co.uk

Informing your simulation needs - specialising in helicopter applications

Whether you’re looking to introduce Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTDs) to your training package, planning for FSTD initial or recurrent qualification, or are looking to improve your existing FSTD capabilities, YourSim will help you make informed decisions, guide you through the regulatory requirements, and advise on and/or conduct the processes as required.

YourSim provides FSTD consultancy and support in the following key areas:

FSTD type, level and supplier selection
Technical requirements
Validation flight data packages and test data gathering
Test and acceptance including QTGs
Improvements, updates and upgrades

The above functions are underpinned by capabilities gained from 27 years’ experience in UK Government and civil industry, including MOD and CAA research projects, MOD Project Support, and most recently, civil helicopter FSTD delivery from requirements to qualification.

As well as being familiar with the various national FSTD requirements (including EASA CS-FSTD(H) and CS-SIMD), YourSim also benefits from experience with the RAeS-sponsored ICAO International Working Group leading to ICAO 9625 Volume II, in particular delivery of the helicopter training/fidelity matrix.