Innovations in Advanced Components

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F-15SA Weapons Trainer Design

Padden Design Engineering (PaddenDE) has completed design work on the F-15SA Weapons Trainer. The F-15SA is a ground-based training environment for the most advanced production F-15 eagle ever built. PaddenDE supported the development and integration of two composite fuselage assemblies representing… Read More


Stuart Airshow 2015

Padden Design Engineering is a proud sponsor of this year’s Stuart Airshow at Witham Field and a continuing supporter of this long tradition here in Martin County. As a developer of innovative technologies and provider of world class engineering services,… Read More


PW1900G/Embraer E2 Jets Engine Installation

Pratt & Whitney is powering the new Embraer E190/E195 E2 family of 106-132 passenger commercial jets with the PW1900G geared turbofan engine which is slated for entry into service in 2018. Padden Design Engineering is supporting Northrop Grumman’s contract to… Read More


Sponsoring the 2014 Stuart Air Show

Padden Design Engineering is a proud sponsor of this year’s Stuart Air Show at Witham Field. We, along with many other companies, are happy to support this event which is a long tradition here in Martin County. Amongst these companies… Read More


Pratt & Whitney Ships Initial PurePower Engines to Airbus

May 20, 2014–Pratt & Whitney delivered its first ship set of engines on schedule to Airbus for the new A320neo aircraft. The successful development program included flight testing of several engine builds to validate the PW1100G-JM engine. Padden Design Engineering… Read More


Consolidated Tooling Approaches – Case Study: CH-53K Bleed Ducts

Padden Design Engineering (PaddenDE) was tasked with designing weld fixtures for various tubular components for Welding Metallurgy, Inc (WMI) in support of their contract on Sikorsky’s CH-53K program. With over 19 components to weld and assemble in a condensed delivery… Read More