Metis
Flight
Research
Associates

MFRA provides modeling & simulation solutions, enabling researchers to evaluate advanced aeronautics concepts and vehicle studies ranging from urban air mobility to lunar landers.

Metis
Flight
Research
Associates

MFRA provides modeling & simulation solutions, enabling researchers to evaluate advanced aeronautics concepts and vehicle studies ranging from urban air mobility to lunar landers.

About MFRA

MFRA aligns systems, software, and hardware engineering to create state of the art modeling & simulation capabilities for aeronautics research & development.

FULL RANGE OF ENGINEERING EXPERTISE FOR MODELING & SIMULATION SYSTEMS

Technical Capabilities

SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Simulation systems management & design, advanced technology simulation upgrades, network & video infrastructure design, and system standardization to reduce cost of simulation development.

 

 

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Specialized software engineering for simulation systems, development of software capabilities to meet researcher requirements, and connecting distributed simulations and system components under test through architecture and interface design.

 

HARDWARE ENGINEERING

Simulation hardware engineering fabricating original equipment from design drawings, including modifications to existing equipment, to meet specified research requirements.

 

MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS

Engineering and fabrication of modifications to hardware and software. Our M&O team maintains and operate the mechanical, hydraulic, electrical/electronic, and servo systems for all of our simulation systems.

TRUSTED AWARD WINNING TEAM

MFRA Awards

  • NASA Ames Research Center 2019 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year
  • 2019 NASA ARC Honor Award for UAS-NAS ACAS Team
  • 2019 NASA ARC Honor Award for Lunar Lander Demonstration Team
  • 2019 NASA ARC Honor Award for UAS-NAS Team
  • 2019 NASA Software of the Year award for UTM software
mfra awards

proven success in complex engineering & operations

CURRENT CONTRACT EXPERIENCE

  • NASA SimLabs - MFRA launched to support NASA Ames Research Center’s Aerospace Systems Modeling and Simulation (SimLabs III) program.