Summit Aviation Manufacturing offers a wide variety of capabilities, services and products to maintain, enhance and improve upon general aviation, commercial and military aircraft.

Our shop size, agility, equipment and pedigree mean we can manufacture most anything from low-volume spares to high-volume production. Our streamlined structure also helps expedite the manufacturing process from quoting through production.

Contact us today to learn what we can do for you.

  • 3, 4, and 5 axis, multiple pallet CNC machining centers
  • 2, 3, 4, and 5 axis, multi-turret, multi-spindle CNC turning
  • Full-scale assembly, riveting, adhesives, nut-plate, etc.
  • Anodization, chem film, passivation and pressure-testing via approved suppliers
  • Heat treating and plating through approved suppliers
  • Paint booths for every level of painting, custom design and color matching. We use premium environmentally friendly products including water-based paint
Summit Aviation Manufacturing technician in paint booth painting an aircraft part

Summit can supply composite manufactured parts through approved vendors and supply chain management. We can also do some non-OEM standard composite work using the following facilities:

  • 600 square-foot climate-controlled pre-preg room
  • 280 square-foot cross flow paint booth (14’W x 20’L x 9’H)
  • Two computer-controlled walk-in ovens: (60″W x 132″D x 86″H interior) and (48″ x 48″ x 72″H interior)
  • All common manufacturing metals both ferrous and non-ferrous
  • Advanced fibers including carbon (graphite), Kevlar™ and fiberglass
  • Most exotic materials such as Titanium, Inconel, Monel and Kovar
  • Plastics and Phenolics
  • Virtually any form of raw material including castings, forgings, bar stock, ingots and plate stock
Manufacturing Engineering
  • CAD/CAM capability, including solid modeling and rendering
  • CATIA V5, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MasterCAM
  • Full 5-axis and solid surfacing capabilities
  • Reverse engineering and measurement using FARO arm with laser scanning head
  • Capvidia MBDVidia software that extracts annotations from a 2D drawing to help create a corresponding 3D model and provides automated, structured inspection
Summit Aviation Manufacturing computer technology
Quality Control/Quality Assurance
  • ISO 9001:2015 + AS9100D
  • Capvidia Comparevidia software that compares and validates CAD models to derived models to eliminate translation errors
  • Absolute Arm portable 3D laser scanner for increased measurement accuracy, speed and productivity
  • Optical Comparators
  • Coordinate Measuring Machines
  • Faro Portable CMM equipped with laser scanning head
  • Multiple calibrated hand-held measuring devices traceable to NIST
Machinery & Equipment

See full details of Machinery and Equipment.


Haas VF-4 w/ 4th Axis Rotary
Travel Limits 50.0 x 20.0 x 24.4 (XYZ)

Haas VF-3SS w/ 5th Axis Rotary
Travel Limits 40.0 x 20.0 x 28.3 (XYZ)

Mori Seiki NV5000A/40 w/ 4th Axis Indexer
MSG -501 CNC Control
Travel Limits 31.5 x 20.1 x 26.0 (XYZ)

Haas GR-408
Travel Limits 50.0 x 100.0 x 11.0 (XYZ)

Mikron Mill E 700 U productivity model with 7 pallet changing system


Mori Seiki NL2500/700
MSX – 850 CNC Control
Travel Limits 20.4 x 27.7 (XdiaZ)

Mill/Turn (w/ Live Tooling)

Doosan Puma 2600SY-a
Fanuc 31i CNC Control
Travel Limits 20.4 x 4.1 x 32.7 (XdiaYZ) with C Axis

Doosan Puma 2600SY-b
Fanuc 31i CNC Control
Travel Limits 20.4 x 4.1 x 32.7 (XdiaYZ) with C Axis

Doosan Puma 3100XLY

Doosan Fanuc i Series CNC Control
Travel Limits 23 x 5.1 x 86.2 (XdiaYZ) with C Axis

Part Size

Turning Centers:

  • 20.4” X 32.7”
  • 23” X 86.2”

Milling Centers:

  • 31.5″ x 20″ x 20″W / 4th axis
  • 40″ x 20″ x 25″W / 4th & 5th axis
  • 50″ x 20″ x 20″W / 4th axis

CNC Router Capabilities
24” x 48” x 96”

CNC Tool Room Lathe
10″ O.D. x 80″

Chucking Lathes
16″ O.D. x 60″

Contact Us

(302) 834-5400
(336) 992-1100
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