Leveraging our expertise for the aviation industry

Ricardo provides a wealth of expertise and technical knowledge to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry to deliver future-forward solutions. Our aviation consulting services support a wealth of programmes from aerospace design and engineering, to niche volume manufacture and assembly of specialised components.

Our expertise

We work with leading businesses and supply chain partners in the aerospace industry to deliver and support decarbonisation in the aviation market. From strategic planning and policy, initial concept and implementation, Ricardo supports cutting-edge advancements and provides unique, tailormade solutions for clients.

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Our technical experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience in advising clients in the aerospace industry, working on the most complex projects, overcoming challenges, and delivering successful outcomes.

Ricardo supports global aerospace and transport clients with the delivery and implementation of their decarbonisation strategies. We work with businesses to mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities, delivering on projects that will help shape the industry in the future.

We deliver a wide range of engineering and manufacturing solutions for the aerospace industry, working to design, manufacture, assemble and test future technologies. We facilitate the creation and seamless integration of individual components and systems into aerospace development programmes.

With expertise in over 30 locations worldwide, Ricardo works with aerospace clients and suppliers to deliver efficient solutions across the entire lifecycle of the project.

Consulting and advisory

Our specialists provide a range of services to clients, from technology-based expertise to transformation strategies to facilitate growth and meet the future aerospace needs.

Design and engineering

From electrification and thermal technology to decarbonisation and embedded software solutions, Ricardo designs and engineers’ applications for clean, efficient and integrated propulsion systems for future aircraft.

Project delivery and management

Our specialists work with clients to support their supply chain management, creating seamless integration of systems, tools, and processes, ensuring efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Niche production capability

Ricardo provides precision manufacturing, advanced assembly, and bespoke transmission solutions for niche volume production. Working with global aerospace clients, our experts ensure seamless new product integration.

Environmental and decarbonisation support

Ricardo works with clients to transform their business, providing environmental and decarbonisation advice, support and practical implementation strategies on the future integration of sustainable processes and tools.

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We leverage our expertise in decarbonisation of transport and energy sectors to deliver services to our global aviation clients. 

Ricardo specialise in high-performance, niche volume manufacturing and assembly for complex, precision, electromechanical products and offer world-class industrialisation consultancy

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We are experts in the establishing flexible and stable product assembly operations which output complex products to help our clients achieve their premium product aspirations.

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Precision manufacture of complex mechanical components for engines and transmissions for high performance and specialised applications delivered in low volumes.

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Ricardo's strategic consultancy services enables our clients to navigate complexity in a disrupted world.

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Ricardo's strategic consultancy offering enables our clients to navigate complexity in a disrupted world.

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Ricardo offers world-class technical consulting services to enable our customers to get the most from their products and services in the energy, transportation and manufacturing sectors.

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Learn more about our leading engineering, design and design services.

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Experts in delivering innovative system engineering and integration solutions towards a safe and sustainable future.

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Operations and maintenance services to ensure that our clients' programmes are delivered with excellence.

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Technical insights and analysis from Ricardo experts.

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Our expert team support businesses with bespoke software solutions and stable software libraries for development programs.

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