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Sheet Metal

Sheet Metal

Although many companies have changed their structural and airframe focus to composites, UAC still maintains the belief that a niche market is present for highly trained craftsman that understand Sheet Metal, and has continued to invest in the field for over 30 years. Using the latest technology, or the time honored personal touches of handmade components, our Sheet Metal department is world renowned for the repair and manufacture of small to large sheet metal structure.


  • Fully equipped for airframe overhaul and repair, as well as the production of control surfaces, fuel tanks, canopies, doors, fairings, seats and other light metal structures.
  • UAC has been an active aerospace supplier and manufacturer for over 50 years.
  • Maintains full hydraulic, electromechanical, landing gear and sheet metal overhaul facilities on site.
  • Has on site manufacturing capabilities, including sheet metal and machine shops

Overhaul capabilities examples

  • Ailerons
  • Elevators
  • Slats
  • Control surfaces
  • Flaps
  • Rudders
  • Pilots and co-pilots windows
  • Personnel doors
  • Emergency escape windows
  • Nose door assembly
  • Cargo hook door and latch
  • Nose door
  • Electronics compartment door (LH & RH)
  • Canopies
  • Pilot, co-pilot and cabin windows
  • Cabin entry doors, escape hatches, and access doors
  • Landing gear doors, torpedo and bomb by doors
  • Pilot, co-pilot and cabin windows
  • Torque tubes
  • Ducts
  • Canopies
  • Cockpit seats (pilot & co-pilot)
  • Cabin seats