Cygnus Technical offers specialist professional and technical services to a wide range of clientele such as airport authorities, consultant designers and construction companies. With over 20 years' experience in the diverse transportation industry, Cygnus Technical can offer its extensive knowledge and expertise to you on an independent basis.
With an extensive knowledge base to draw on and many years' experience in the construction industry we can offer all the benefits of early contractor involvement without the contractual implications. This will ensure you have the most practical and economic solution for your project.
Aerodrome planning and development, design, construction and maintenance
By forging strategic partnerships with other specialist companies Cygnus Technical offers a complete solution to all aerodrome-related projects, from aerodrome planning and development through to all design stages, construction and maintenance.
We offer turnkey project management, and the successful completion of projects of all sizes and complexities globally demonstrates we have the skills base to assist you in all aspects of the development of your aerodrome scheme, at any location.
Aerodrome ground lighting, navigational aids, and air traffic control and management
Whilst specialising in the aerodrome ground lighting, navigational aids and air traffic control and management sectors, our scope of services extends to engineering in all associated civil and electrical engineering and communications systems. We have many years' experience in working within airside safety-critical environments and always develop and adopt site-specific safe procedures of work at all locations.
Aviation civil and electrical design and engineering
The following is a non-exhaustive summary of the services we offer:
- Condition surveys and investigation
- Feasibility studies and budget costing
- Concept and detailed design
- Design review
- Development planning
- Airfield and apron layout planning
- Environmental impact studies
- Obstruction surveys
- Professional consultation
- Tendering and estimating
- Production of contract documentation including employers' requirements; scope of works; safety cases; methodologies and method statements; and performance and technical specifications
- Project management and coordination
- Programme management and planning
- Project implementation
- Contractual and commercial services
- Installation monitoring
- Fault location and rectification
- Testing and commissioning
- Planned and preventative maintenance
Specialist airside and landside equipment
Cygnus Technical concentrates its services on specialist airside equipment, but our extensive knowledge also extends to other landside services associated with airport infrastructure. The systems and equipment we are fully conversant with are:
- Airfield ground lighting
- Mandatory and information signage
- Navigational aids
- Primary, secondary and surface-movement radar
- Air traffic control and management
- Docking guidance
- Fixed and mobile electrical ground power
- Ramp equipment
- Obstruction lighting
- Security screening and surveillance
- Baggage handling
- Time distribution
- Flight information and display
Associated infrastructure we can provide includes highway and car park lighting, car parking barriers and payment systems, threat analysis and prevention systems, and security bollards.
Custom airside and landside equipment
The above summaries are non-exhaustive. We are always available to discuss any specific requirements our clients have, and can provide appropriate solutions.
Knowledge of aerodrome standards and working practices
We are fully conversant and have a working knowledge of all international standards, recommended practices and specifications for works associated with international aerodromes.
These include but are not limited to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Civil Aviation Publication (CAP), Safety Regulations Group (SRG), Joint Services Publication (JSP), British standards (BS), European standards (EN and CEN), health and safety executive (HSE), construction design and management (CDM), International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), defence estates (DE), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and local regional civil aviation rules (CARs).
We welcome all enquiries and are available to discuss your requirements at your convenience. Please feel free to contact us via the enquiry form or the numbers below.