S-PLANE Automation (Pty) Ltd is an internationally recognised aerospace company specialising in the delivery of complete certification-ready Automation, Simulation, Communication and Ground Control Solutions for manned, unmanned and optionally piloted aircraft systems. S-PLANE combines its own and other market-leading products with system engineering, integration and testing support services to customise and deliver these solutions to its clients. Our solutions and experience span a large variety of aircraft ranging from unmanned to manned fixed- and rotary-wing vehicles and are applied within civil and military domains. Most notably, S-PLANE Solutions are used to create Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Optionally Piloted Vehicles (OPVs), as well as Manned ISR Aircraft that are easily upgraded to become UAVs or OPVs.
Our slogan, Automation Innovation, accurately captures the company’s outlook and key strategic focus. All S-PLANE products are unique in their respective classes, in terms of a combination of features and functionalities, specifications, ease of use, certification-readiness, modularity, interoperability/compatibility and the ability to rapidly customise them with minimal effort to fit a wide variety of airborne systems. S-PLANE’s exceptional system engineering, integration, testing and system certification support is unparalleled in the industry. Our approach is to work with and understand our customers’ requirements, before tailoring our innovative solutions to precisely meet their needs. Solutions are realised through application and adaptation of mature baseline products, with added strategic custom and cooperative development and training, as required. Typical S-PLANE customers are aircraft system integrators, aircraft manufacturers and government agencies.
Our products are available qualified and certified to appropriate industrial, aeronautical and military standards. Our highly qualified staff are well versed in professional, standards-based system, safety, software and hardware engineering, required to meet the safety, reliability and quality requirements of the aerospace and defence industries. We pride ourselves in responsible and professional product development, sensible market and business strategies, and above all: customer satisfaction!