We are the 8 founding companies of Aerospace Cluster Mendoza. We make a great team and we are certain that we are going to take our province to the next level. Our vision is the exploration of aerospace markets as a basis for technological innovation, with an emphasis on knowledge development. Our mission mission is to generate local value and capture new strategic international markets. Our strategy is specialization with a view to customer satisfaction in niche markets.
AEMSA (Aeronáutica de Mendoza, a state-controlled corporation)
A civil aviation organization and leading company in weather modification, specializing in the active prevention of hail in the productive oases of the Province of Mendoza.
AEROSCIENCE AG SA
A company focused on the provision of scientific and technological services, including the capture and further processing of images from terrestrial, air or space platforms; development of specific software applications for the delivery of information to the user and any other related scientific or technological activity.
MENDOZA CREAR FOUNDATION
A non-profit legal entity established with the aim of promoting cultural contents. The foundation brings together different units for the promotion of the arts and scientific dissemination, among which is Mars Society Argentina, the local branch of the civil association of the same name headquartered in the United States, whose purpose is to foster the exploration and colonization of planet Mars.
AEROTEC ARGENTINA SA
Official dealer of Tecnam Aircraft and Thrush Aircraft. Sale of pre-owned units. Workshop authorized by ANAC (Argentine Civil Aviation Administration) for aircraft repair and maintenance. Flight school. Aerial application services with airplanes and/or drones (insect release, fumigation, aerial photography, radio aid systems, firefighting, transportation of people and merchandise, and other services)
HELICOPTERS AR SA
A company providing helicopter services specializing in high mountain aerial work.
MACK AEROSPACE CONSULTING SRL
Law firm and technical consultancy specializing in aviation (establishment and certification of companies, audits, reports, expert studies, technical advice and other services).
NEW AIR SA
A company devoted to the maintenance of large transport aircraft. Its clients include the main low-cost airlines operating in Argentina.
Engineering company specializing in ad hoc electronic and electromechanical solutions for industrial processes. Telemetry systems, remote supervision, and expert systems programming. Specializing in military, mining, oil & gas industries.
WELCOME TO OUR NEW ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
Mendoza Balloons SA · Active!
Bulonera del Oeste SA · Active!
Fourth Air Brigade
Municipality of Las Heras
School of Engineering, University of Mendoza
School of Law, University of Mendoza
Dr. Ramón Lemos Job Training School
Generate, maintain and preserve the group's good relations and positive corporate atmosphere.
Safeguard and protect the particular interests of the members before third parties and potential new stakeholders.
Develop a constructive synergy and, in parallel, rely on innovation and continuous improvement as the team's work pillars.
Comply , and demand from potential new members compliance with, the traditional values of honesty, loyalty, transparency, respect, and commitment.
FIRST BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Enzo Vendemmia (Mendoza Crear Foundation)
Vice-Chair: Diego Cardama (Aerotec Argentina SA)
Secretary: Gabriel Lagotti (Telebit SA)
Treasurer: Fernando Solanes (Aeroscience AG SA)
Regular board member: Vicente Morales (New Air SA)
Stand-by board member: Marcelo Japaz (Aemsa)
Chair: Gustavo Maron (Mack Aerospace Consulting SRL)
Deputy chair: Diego Góngora (Helicopters AR SA)
General management: Facundo Moretti
PROJECTS OF INTEREST
PARTICIPATION AT FIDAE 2022
April 2022 | participation in the biannual edition of FIDAE, one of the most important aerospace fairs in Latin America, held in Santiago de Chile. Exploration of new potential markets, establishing links with entities akin to ours.
LINKS WITH AEROSPACE CLUSTERS AROUND THE WORLD
February 2022 | signing of the collaboration and cooperation agreement with the Aerospace Cluster of Baja California (Mexico), with which we maintain a close relationship and jointly engage in projects of mutual interest.
TRANSFER OF KNOWLEDGE and OUTREACH TO FOREIGN MARKETS
The spirit of signing agreements with similar entities is to gain "know-how" from long-standing institutions with an important number of companies and great exporting capacity. Likewise, we trust that a strengthening of institutional ties can contribute to building up the necessary corporate confidence to materialize exports from our member companies.
SPONSORSHIP OF THE 12TH ARGENTINE CONGRESS ON SPACE TECHNOLOGY
April 2023 | in collaboration with the Argentine Association of Space Technology, the University of Mendoza and the Professional Council of Aeronautical and Space Engineering, the Aerospace Cluster of Mendoza sponsors the 12th Argentine Congress of Space Technology.
Agreement with Fourth Air Brigade + Municipality of Las Heras
On July 6, 2022, a collaboration and cooperation agreement was signed between the Fourth Air Brigade, the Municipality of the Las Heras District and the Aerospace Cluster of Mendoza for the reconditioning and refurbishment of the former Airport of the Province of Mendoza.
Bill of Law for Industrial Parks
Last October 30, 2022, local legislators Priore, Ana and Carballo, with the support of Gustavo Marón, J.D. (on behalf of the Cluster) presented the draft bill for the Provincial Aeronautical/Space Parks Law.
Drafting and Implementation of the Strategic Plan for the Sector
The Provincial Aeronautical/Space Parks Bill contemplates the drafting and subsequent implementation of the Province’s Strategic Plan for the productive sector that concerns us, which will be in the hands of the Aerospace Cluster of Mendoza.
Works at Mendoza’s Former Airport
Last December 2022, a clean-up of the entire site under the collaboration and cooperation agreement among the Fourth Air Brigade, the Municipality of Las Heras, and the Aerospace Cluster of Mendoza was carried out; we expect to start shortly with the building works for the refunctionalization of the northwest sector of the former Airport.
Continuing collaboration with the Argentine Congress on Space Technology in April 2023
The Cluster continues to collaborate as a sponsor and actively participating in the organization of the 12th Argentine Congress on Space Technology (CATE, for its acronym in Spanish) to be held in April 2023 in the City of Mendoza.