The member roster of Aerospace Valley is composed of three different domains of activities (in French, “filières”): Aeronautics, Space and Embedded Systems. Together, they are 869 companies and over 120 000 employees. Some of our highlights for each domains are:
Airbus (global headquarters): final assembly lines for the aircrafts A319/320/321, A330, A350 and A380; conception and development of the European military aircraft A400M.
ATR (global HQ): world leader of turboprop aircrafts, category 50-74 seats (ATR 42 and 72);
Daher-Socata: one of the global leader constructers of light aircrafts, both civil and military;
Dassault Aviation: world leader in business aircrafts (Falcon), reference in complex aerial systems (Rafale and nEUROn demonstrator), designer and builder of high-performance military airplanes (Rafale);
Sabena Technics: MRO leader, service provider to civil and military airplane operators;
Safran Group: Messier-Dowty (global leader of design, fabrication and support of landing gears systems), Microturbo (European leader of low-power gas turbines), Turbomeca (global leader of helicopter gas turbines);
Saft: world leader in batteries to civil and military aircrafts as well as space applications.
CNES (Toulouse’s Space Center): French national spatial agency;
Airbus Defense & Space - Bordeaux facility: European specialist of launchers and orbital infrastructures;
Airbus D&S - Toulouse facility: one of the world’s leaders in design and development of satellites and spatial systems;
Airbus-Safran: European leader in solid propellant propulsion in ballistic missiles and spatial launchers;
Thales Alenia Space: one of the world’s leaders in design and development of satellites and spatial systems.
- Embedded Systems:
Alstom Transports: excellence center in sub-systems for power modules, equipments and chains of railway traction;
Honeywell Aerospace: avionic equipments and aircraft’s embedded materials maintenance;
Rockwell Collins: French headquarters;
Thales Systèmes Aéroportés and Avionics Division: European leader in equipments and systems and their maintenance for combat airplanes, drones, helicopters, among others.