Representative Projects

  • CFS personnel were directly involved in the following projects:

 

  • Developed the business relationship that provided an "End to End Solution" of Mechanical/Electrical tasks with a new logo in California for a Flying Test Bed. The task included PM for the conversion of a 747-400 to a Flying Test Bed (FTO) platform.

 

  •  Facilitated a C-27J Sale to Australia - $1.2B USD

 

  • Assisted major airframe OEM by providing 40 engineers that conducted Test Validation and Verification for the UH-60V upgrades 

 

  • Negotiated rate structure with a major Workforce Solutions company by providing HR Engineering and IT assets to all Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) facilities in the US thru their IQ Navigator portal.

 

  • Lead a Competitive contract initiative that resulted in 15 products that are used on the USMC V-22 Osprey, US Army CH -47 Chinook and the US Army RAH 66 aircraft.

 

  • Used business relationships with senior leadership of a mjor avionics supplier and won a slot to capture a portion of a $500M program. Led the IPT team and won coveted “preferred Supplier rating” for Mechanical, Electrical, Systems & Software, and Test - representing 48 job categories in Aerospace with the same OEM.

 

  • Lead a New Business initiative that resulted in a contract United Technologies Aerospace Systems /UTAS WEST (the old Rohr / Goodrich) in Chula Vista CA.  Placed 22 FTE’s for $2.3M in 2014.  Spearheaded expansion into new client thru aggressive cold calling at Aerojet / Gen Corp HQ Sacramento CA.

 

  • Received an Honorary Consul Designation for Costa Rica. This title/designation was given by President Jose Maria Figueres for our help and assistance to Costa Rica being selected as the site for INTEL’s newest facility. The site employs over 3,500 personnel and provides $1.3B in sales.

 

  • Provided consulting services both business, and technical, directly to Mr. Donald Douglas Jr., President and Chairman of the Board McDonnell Douglas 1957-1984. Additionally assisted in the start-up, program, business development and FAA liaison for Douglas International Group. The product developed was a ticketless RFID passenger & baggage reconciliation system, developed as a solution to prevent future terror incidents such as the Pan Am flight 103 Lockerbie in-flight bombing.

 

  • Hands on contribution in the development, strategy and capture of the Combat Test Set (CTS) ATE to support the United States Army. Contract award was in excess of $150M.

 

  • Lead in the capture of IDIQ major AF DOD program to support two AF depots. Contract value $150M USD.

 

  • CFS developed and implemented the strategy for Camarco to win the privatization contract for all Los Angeles County Airports. Contract Value $100M+ USD.

  • CFS was responsible for the concept and development of the first AATD (Advanced Aviation Training Device) and garnered the coveted Frost & Sullivan award for Entrepreneurial Company of the year (2002). This effort included generation of the first draft for FAA guidelines, which eventually became AC 61-136 A, as well as the evaluation handbook for both rotary and fixed wing simulators.

 

  • Under contract to Belgian company Helishuttle, co-founded, developed and implemented the strategy and start-up of this flight simulation manufacturing company (Aerosimulators BVBA). In conjunction, co-founded Aerosimulators USA, to be located in the United States. Opened the US branch and working with the state of Arizona Department of Commerce, and the City of Prescott, created an instant credibility situation resulting in a multi-million dollar contract for 3 large flight simulation training devices. Project was completed on schedule and under budget. Developed the business strategy to place this company as a major supplier for simulated airborne gimbal systems that replicated Wescam and FLIR Night Vision Imaging Systems. This product line sustains the company today.

 

  • Under contract to a Russian company, Simavia of Krasnodar, Russia, created Simavia USA, Inc. and incorporated it in the State of Arizona. Starting with one person developed and implemented the plan to build a flight simulation manufacturing company. All aspects of this start-up were completed by CFS to include:

    • Facilities

    • Engineering Staff

    • Support Staff

    • Manufacturing Staff

    • Manufacturing equipment

    • Manufacturing floor and design

    • Rotable Pool (spares)

    • Engineering Offices

    • Strategic relationship with the Dept. of Commerce AZ

    • Strategic relationship with the city of Prescott

 

Contracted in the first 14 months by the University of OMSK, Russia, to design, develop and fabricate two AS-350B2 simulators to ICAO 9625 specification. Contract completed in 2015.

 

The above projects are provided to illustrate the diversity of projects and experience found within CFS & Associates. They are only a sampling and do not cover the breadth and depth of the entire company. For more information please call direct: 1+760.525.8811.