From aerial agricultural applications to today's most advanced aircraft fire-fighting equipment, Simplex Aerospace, based in Portland, Oregon is an industry leader serving thousands of operators worldwide. Simplex’s reputation as the world leader in design, manufacturing, and certification of aerial application systems has been built over a 72- year history of supplying innovative designs, high-quality craftsmanship and reliable customer support.
Simplex specializes in multi-mission rapid on-off tank systems requiring minimum aircraft modifications.
As an industry pioneer, Simplex introduced the first aluminum centrifugal pump designed for aerial applications in 1946. Today, Simplex maintains its industry leadership by incorporating the latest technology in design and manufacturing systems from high-strength, low-weight composite materials to produce the highest performance and most cost-effective airborne systems available.
Simplex's main product lines include:
FIRE ATTACK SYSTEMS
Fixed Tank Systems for Aerial Firefighting
Spray Systems for Agriculture and Oil Spill Dispersal
AERIAL CLEANING SYSTEMS
Washing systems for Powerline Insulators and Windmill Blades
High-Rise Urban Firefighting
Slung load systems & other Rotorcraft accessories
Simplex holds over 200 FAA STC, EASA, VSTC, CAA and other international certifications for our products and has a wealth of experience working with local regulatory authorities around the world to certify systems. Simplex also holds a Parts Manufacturing Authority (PMA) from the FAA for each of the STC's owned.