FORTAL Aeronautics Division

Bespoke aeronautical equipment manufacturer

FORTAL is a market leader in designing and manufacturing aeronautical equipment ensuring at-height access and user safety.

Backed by our industrial experience in the field of metallurgy (steel and aluminum), we are renowned as specialists on the bespoke market. At FORTAL, we propose custom-built solutions meeting the exacting access specifications of aircraft manufacturing and maintenance in civil, military and business aviation, helicopters and satellites.

Mainly targeting technical and maintenance departments, FORTAL proposes product ranges in the following categories: docks and platforms, access stepladders, towable runway stepladders and door access.

Bespoke aeronautical equipment assembly workshop

Bespoke aeronautical equipment assembly workshop

FORTAL Aeronautics Division

A french specialist in aeronautical equipment with international outreach

A French family business located in Alsace, FORTAL designs, manufactures and markets its product ranges on the domestic and international markets with customers in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

FORTAL Aeronautics Division enjoys a long experience built up over the years through collaborating with aircraft manufacturers, aeronautical maintenance providers and airport runway and ground handling service providers.

Soudeur aluminium habilité NF EN 287-2

Our teams specialised in designing aeronautical equipment boast professional qualifications across the board.

All our products comply with ISI 14 122-1-2 and 3 standards. The equipment is implemented by certified assemblers and qualified welders according to the assembly techniques required (TIG – MIG – MAG). Our welders are NF EN 287-2 standard accredited.

A convergence of skills much appreciated by our customers in the aeronautics industry

Expert know-how and tailored production plant

FORTAL Aeronautics Division, also means:

  • Firmly rooted expertise meeting specific customer requirements with the greatest accuracy and manufacturing all equipment from the simplest to the most complex in keeping with the specifications
  • A powerful production tool: a fully backed investment programme means we are constantly bringing in state-of-the-art techniques: aluminum and steel welding robots, CNC machining centre, drilling center, bending machines etc.
  • A production site covering over 10 000 m² integrating a specific unit to assemble bespoke solutions

Our added-value bonus

Our customers in the aeronautics industry particularly appreciate our approach based on:

  • A full package: detailed project study with measurements determined on site, quote with detailed 3D plans, project monitoring by a dedicated project leader
  • Top-quality materials: FORTAL uses series 5000 and 6000 extruded aluminum profiles which are particularly resistant to weather and maintenance-free
  • Our guarantees: all bespoke FORTAL solutions are guaranteed for 5 years from the date of delivery

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