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GKN Aerospace and UTAS sign lifetime Repair License Agreement

Posted 16 October 2018 · Add Comment

GKN Fokker Services and UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) have entered into a lifetime Repair License Agreement to support UTAS’ hydraulic flight control components of the Bombardier CRJ200 and CRJ700/900/1000 aircraft in the EMEA and APAC regions.

 

The agreement includes a technology license, providing access to the technical data needed to maintain the Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) according to OEM standards and to OEM approved repairs, also technical assistance, which provides training and assistance to deliver the required high quality standards, and  a spare parts purchase agreement, which is fundamental to offer a competitive solution based on the use of OEM approved materials.

As a UTAS licensee, GKN Fokker Services supports Airlines, MRO companies and Integrators with flexible, reliable and competitive OEM solutions for the flight controls installed on the CRJ fleet. The support includes OEM parts & warranty, dedicated 24/7 customer service, quick turn-around-time, performance guarantee, reliability monitoring services to ensure top quality  and exchange inventory available to support the next removal.

Paul Vorstermans, Vice President of GKN Fokker Services said: “As a leading Aerospace Service Provider, we are proud to be chosen by UTAS as a licensee in support of CRJ operators in the EMEA and APAC region; we bring added value based on many years of experience in supporting component MRO, our high quality standards including FAA, EASA and CAAC approvals, and our service expertise. We look forward to supporting our customers and to further expand our relationship as UTAS’ channel partner.”

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