An Aerospace Consulting
Company with a Global Reach



Aerospace Consulting Company in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The Padina Group is an aerospace consulting company located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Call now to learn more.

Plane, Aerospace Consulting in Lancaster, PA

The Padina Group was formed to provide you with executive aerospace consulting services. Our specialties include:
• Aerospace System Certification
• Airspace Integration
• Risk Assessments
• Analysis of Alternatives
• System Analysis/Engineering
• Technology Maturation/Integration
• New Business Development for Government, Industry and Academic Customers



Highly Experienced
The Padina Group (TPG) was formed in 2006.  Our founding directors, John Walker and Michael Gallagher, have over 80 combined years of experience with the U.S. Government and the industry.
Mr. Walker and Mr. Gallagher held Senior Executive Service positions within the Federal Aviation Administration, in the Air Traffic Operations, and Aircraft Certification Service.

A Strong Network
The Padina Group has in-depth experience and an active network of relationships with many government, industry, and academic entities around the world in the aerospace and business communities. These friends, experts, affiliates, associates, and partners can be accessed to answer questions, solve problems, and develop new business opportunities.

Veteran Owned Corporation
The Padina Group is a small veteran-owned Pennsylvania Corporation. We pride ourselves in achieving customer satisfaction by using proven, highly successful collaborative techniques such as team building, partnering, and the creation of strong alliances to solve complex problems involving large socio-economic considerations.

The Padina Group developed this expertise with years of experience in public/private partnerships largely sponsored by NASA, the FAA, and the aerospace industry. The Padina Group was formed to meet the rapidly increasing needs of global aerospace transformation.



 Proud Provider of Global Services

Awards: The Padina Group was recently awarded a GSA Schedule 871-1 and 871-1RC. Our Contract Number is GS 10F 0393 Y

Associations with:
Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) | American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) | Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)
Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) | Aero Club of Washington | UVS International

Membership in:
AUVSI Industry Advocacy Committee & UVS International (UVSI). UVSI is the preeminent UAS Association structured to bring government, industry, stakeholders, and academia together to discuss develop UAS standards and airspace access on a global scale.

Executive Relationships:
We have current relationships at the executive level to include: White House (OSTP), DoD, NASA, FAA, DHS, NOAA, Services, USCG, National Guard, national laboratories, universities (e.g., North Dakota, New Mexico State University (TAAC), Hawaii, MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Texas, Drexel), Congress, Standards Organizations (e.g.,AIAA, ASTM, SAE, EUROCAE), internationally (e.g., EUROCONTROL, EASA, European Union, UVSI, CAAs), current Users of the National Airspace System (NAS) (e.g., AOPA, ATCA, ALPA, IATA), professional associations (e.g., AFA, AUVSI, UVSI) and the aerospace industry (e.g., Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop Grumman, General Atomics, In-Situ, AeroVironment, Raytheon, Honeywell).

Aerospace Consulting | Lancaster, PA

Professional Engineering Service Schedule 871-1
Contract Period:  July 17, 2012 -- July 16, 2017