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About Us

Helping Clients Achieve Mission Success Since 1989

Colley Aerospace is a small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. We provide engineering solutions and subject matter expertise to our customers with a focus on aerospace flight hardware systems, in particular, the stress analysis and airworthiness analysis of fixed-wing, rotary-wing, space-flight, and missile hardware.

We have over 30 years of direct and relevant airworthiness analysis and flight-worthiness analysis experience to meet your product development needs.

With a comprehensive portfolio, extensive capabilities, and broad expertise, we provide intelligent solutions to meet the demands of our customers – all representing the best in innovation and technology.

Colley Aerospace has a registered Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code, which is 4ELF5.  We are an assigned supplier for various government and defense agencies.  Colley Aerospace maintains an active DD Form 2345 certification, allowing for the receipt of Department of Defense and Canadian military critical technical data.


A total commitment to quality and mission success

Colley Aerospace has proven expertise in the fields of flight hardware design and analysis, fabrication, integration, destructive and non-destructive testing, flight qualification testing, and acceptance testing.  Colley Aerospace brings three key ingredients necessary to meet our customer’s needs:

Specialized technical expertise in aerospace flight vehicle system development

Experience and in-depth knowledge of flight hardware design requirements and operational environments

Expertise in the detailed engineering design, analysis, fabrication, and integration of flight hardware systems

Decades of experience

We have designed, analyzed, and/or developed flight hardware systems on 32 different aviation and spacecraft vehicles.

We have performed the airworthiness/flightworthiness substantiation on hardware and systems that have flown on 33 different Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) missions, 8 different spacecraft and launch vehicles, 12 different helicopter platforms, 8 different fixed-wing aircraft, and 2 unmanned aerial vehicles.

Our core capabilities, summarized below, will be put to use to support your program needs.

  • Stress Analysis and Airworthiness Analysis
  • Fatigue Analysis and Fracture Analysis
  • Dynamics Analysis
  • Product Development and Mechanical Design
  • Flight Loads Development (Core Vehicle, Acoustic, Random Vibration, Shock, etc.)
  • Flight Qualification and Acceptance Testing (Vibration, Shock, Thermal, Altitude, EMI/EMC, etc.)
  • Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing
  • Expert Witness
  • Fabrication, Assembly, and Integration