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DC Aviation concludes 96-month major check on a Challenger 850

Posted 14 February 2019 · Add Comment

DC Aviation’s Maintenance Service Centre located at Stuttgart Airport has successfully completed a full 96-month major check on a Challenger 850.

The comprehensive maintenance work included a full cabin refurbishment, using choice wood, finest leather and plush carpets. The exterior work included a landing gear and wheel overhaul as well as new exterior painting. In addition, future mandates – i.e. ADS-B Out modification and complex AD’s, i.e. TOSE/LWTAIS – were successfully completed. According to the Implementing Regulation “SPI IR”, all aircraft with a maximum take-off mass in excess of 5,700 kg or a maximum cruising true air speed greater than 250 kts will have to comply with ADS-B Out by January 1st, 2020.

Oliver Weiss, Vice President Maintenance, DC Aviation said: “Our services continue to attract interest from owners and operators seeking our expertise. We are extremely pleased that our maintenance team, together with our network partner F/List, can carry out exceptionally complex work with the highest levels of reliability and knowledge, which are the cornerstones of our business. Due to our 24/365 availability, combined with intelligent planning and smooth workflows, DC Aviation is able to meet challenging ground-times. With our leading industry partners like Honeywell, gogo, Collins Aerospace and F/List, we can also offer customized solutions for these mandatory modifications in combination with any other scheduled maintenance or cabin and connectivity projects,” he added.

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