SAFE Air offers a wide range of specialised, innovative aviation structure services as well as the latest custom parts manufacturing technology, all located on our site near Blenheim. From major wing repairs to longeron and nacelle repairs, our structures technicians and engineers work in conjunction with SAFE Air’s engineering design team and the machine shop for services such as welding and plating.

Our capabilities also include changing oil and filters; any deeper level of engine or propeller service can be taken care of at SAFE Air’s specialised engine and propeller departments. This side-by-side integrated system provides superior quality structural repair, on-time delivery and convenience for all our customers.

SAFE Air structural services also include forming and creating new structures for controls, wires and control rigging and weight and balance.
All military aviation repairs are performed in accordance with the Royal New Zealand Air Force repair manual; Any other repairs are completed to the manufacturer’s standards.

CNC bender

SAFE Air is a leader in the manufacture of custom aviation parts and tools using computerised precision steel folding. From design conception of flat patterns to part production, all work is completed on-site by SAFE Air’s highly experienced engineers and technicians.
Our on-site CNC bender machine can produce precise, high-volume work to exact specifications and retains data for any future production that may be needed. Any specialised tooling required to complete the job can also be designed and manufactured right here in SAFE Air’s machine shop.
Using this ground-breaking manufacturing technology, SAFE Air can produce batches of any size. SAFE Air welcomes any enquiries about our specialised custom parts manufacturing services.



As part of our complete airframe and engine service to our military customers, SAFE Air also overhauls Enginge Support Units for the C130 and P3 aircraft. Overhaul capability, which pulls on our specialist services workshops, includes cleaning, inspection, repair and test. The team also incorporates modifications as agreed with the customer and in accordance with authorised manuals.

For details of our formal capabilities and approvals, please see our Safety and Quality page here.