Apparatebau Gauting GmbH

AOA is a medium-sized group of companies based in Gauting (near Munich) and Dresden, with customer service centres in Anniston/Alabama and Singapore. AOA delivers system solutions for water supply, waste disposal, fire detection and air conditioning to its customers in the aircraft industry. The company meets its customers’ high demands through a continuous process of innovation and further development. Project work extends from the first system specification through to detailed product design and associated software engineering. AOA holds airworthiness certificates issued in accordance with EASA Part 21 and EASA Part 145, as well as EN 9100 certification. The excellent standard of customer service provided by AOA has long been acknowledged by airlines and aircraft manufacturers alike.

Research and Technology Development Priorities:

  • New materials
  • Weight-reduced engines with optimised fuel consumption
  • Water economy in aircraft systems
  • Thermodynamic simulation of aircraft systems
  • Fuel-cell applications in aircraft
  • Third-generation smoke detectors
  • Future-generation fire extinction systems
  • Acoustic simulation of cabin systems
  • Just-in-time delivery of cabin systems