Subscribe Free
in Maintenance

AMAC Aerospace awarded with new maintenance contracts

Posted 27 July 2018 · Add Comment

Swiss company AMAC Aerospace has been awarded with a new maintenance contract on a head-of-state A320 aircraft and will perform a major base maintenance input on a privately-owned A340-600 aircraft.

 

Besides a C-Check, that will be performed on the narrow-body, AMAC will also upgrade the existing IFE (inflight entertainment system) with the improvement to stream HD content to the passengers’ personal electronic devices, such a mobile tablets and phones.

A KA-band system, adding seamless broadband connectivity to the cabin, will also be installed by AMAC on the head-of-state aircraft, which will enter AMAC’s hangar doors in October 2018. The A320 type will be added to the comprehensive portfolio of existing STCs (Supplemental Type Certificates), which enables an economical re-use advantage for other A320 owners and operators, who are interested in KA-band installations.

A major base maintenance input will be performed by AMAC Aerospace on a privately-owned A340-600 aircraft.

This maintenance contract that has been awarded to AMAC by an existing client includes, a C-check and a landing gear overhaul in conjunction with a major cabin removal. AMAC Aerospace will also carry out the mandatory FTIS (fuel tank inerting system) installation according to Airbus’ service bulletins (SB). FTIS improves aircraft safety by reducing the volatility of the ullage, or air volume above the fuel, in an aircraft fuel tank. As fuel is consumed during flight, the fuel level in the tank is lowered and the remaining oxygen in the ullage is replaced by non-flammable inert gas. Reducing oxygen in the fuel tank prevents combustion in the tank, even if a spark would be present. The FTIS technology includes state-of-the-art membrane gas separators, which reduces the oxygen concentration on the air entering the fuel tank.

“By having performed FTIS installations on a number of Airbus narrow and wide- body aircraft, we have extensive experience and know-how and are happy to demonstrate this to our esteemed A340-600 customer” said Eric Hoegen, Director Completion Sales and Key Account Management, AMAC Aerospace.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Emirates to link Phnom Penh and Bangkok with new daily service

The service from Dubai to Phnom Penh, via Bangkok, will provide passengers travelling between the capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand with more flight options.

Emirates celebrates 20 years of services to Lahore and Islamabad

Emirates has marked 20 years of successful operations in Lahore and Islamabad, two of Pakistanís most populous cities. The airline has recorded solid year-on-year growth in Lahore and Islamabad over the years, carrying more than 8.4

Etihad Airways to deploy latest generation 787 Dreamliners on flights to China

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu, effective 1 July 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently operating the route. Also from 1 July, the airlinesí daily service

Etihad Airways Engineering joins forces with Fabrica Argentina de Aviones

Etihad Airways Engineering has signed a collaboration agreement with Argentinaís main aircraft manufacturer, Fabrica Argentina de Aviones (FAdeA), to serve MRO customers in South America.

Upswing in investments in Middle East for efficient Air Traffic Control

The airline industry made history by registering its busiest day ever when a record-making 202,157 flights were monitored criss-crossing the skies the world over in June last year. More than 19,000 flights at once at the dayís peak were

Defence spending on the up in the Middle East

The Middle East is cited by Deloitte as one of the key regions that are expected to contribute to industry performance in the near term, in its 2019 global aerospace and defence industry outlook. It states that defence spending in the

IQPC 3CACSK290150319
See us at
Aviation Africa BT0607280219ACCA19_BT2141218280219SaudiAirshowBT0711140319Connect MEIA BT1402010519IQPC 3CACBT290150319