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  • In operation since 1947, Hughes Bros. Aircrafters, Inc. has been at the forefront in the manufacture of precision airframe sheet metal details and assemblies. We are renown for our abilities to take a project from blueprint or digital data to complete product

  • We are an AS9100C / ISO 9001:2008 accredited company (SGS Certificate# US06/698)

  • We have approvals for the model-based definition and digital product definition per Boeing D6-51991 Rev. I using Catia V5-6 Release 2016.  We also have NX Siemens CAD system and Kubotek Validation Tool software

  • We can form Steel parts from .016” to .190” stock material and up to 110”L X 12”W, for parts requiring hot forming.

  • Our maximum capability for forming steel parts, not hot formed, is approximately 72”W X 96”L.

  • We utilize Customer Approved heat treat suppliers to complete any annealing, heat treating and aging requirements. 

  • Dependable
    Established in 1983
    Program Management available 24 hours
    a day, 7 days a week

  • Fast
    Quote turn around time 3 days, Prototypes
    in 7 days

  • Supportive
    Staffed with skilled professionals solving
    complex challenges for our customers

  • Reinvesting
    Continuously developing our people and
    enhancing our capabilities

  • Persistent
    Strive for Excellence with an emphasis on
    Continuous Improvement daily

  • From Custom Metal Fabrication to turnkey
    Assembly work

  • Serving Aerospace, Defense, Electronics,
    Medical and Industrial Markets

  • 40 years metal forming experience

  • 65K sq. ft. facility, ~20K available open floor space

  • AS9100 Rev D certified

  • 99.84% OTD, 99.96% Quality, Boeing Gold/Silver supplier

  • ~130,000 detail parts/complex assemblies shipped annually

  • Advanced titanium and nickel-based metal forming/ manufacturing

  • Specialize in titanium hot forming, blanking, machining and
    assembly, as well as nickel-based alloy forming

  • Hot Forming to 80”, waterjet cutting up to 6” thick x 48” x 153”

  • Rapid product development with in-house design/build capabilities

  • PhD Metallurgist on staff

  • Strategic partnerships with local 5X laser shop and outside
    processors

  • What Aerofab Offers

  • Superior Customer Service

  • Quality On Time Deliveries

  • Complex CNC Machining

  • Aluminum & Hard Metals

  • Assembly

  • Fast, Flexible Lead Times

  • Experienced Program Management Team

  • Experienced Supply Chain Team

  • General Capabilities

  • External Helical Gears
    -Pinion Gears
    -Sun Gears
    -Shafted Gears
    -Special/Custom

  • Internal Gears

  • Precision Assemblies

  • Rotating Components/Bearings

  • Precision Inspection

  • Single-Flank NVH Noise

  • Analysis Inspection