50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

One of the first MRO’s worldwide to provide 7800 landings inspection for Bombardier CL604 - Jet MS

Download: Printable PDF Date: 27 Mar 2019 06:40 category:
Publisher:
One of the first MRO’s worldwide to provide 7800 landings inspection for Bombardier CL604 - Jet MS - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Krista Kuznecova
Aircraft: Airplanes

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS) became one of the first MRO companies worldwide to complete the 7800 landings inspection on a Bombardier Challenger 604 (CL604) type aircraft as there are only 5-10 CL604s globally that reached such milestone.Additionally, base maintenance works after 48 months of exploitation were also carried out. 

“The experience and professionalism of Jet MS team, close coordination with aircraft producer, have enabled us to complete this challenging project successfully. This is a major achievement for our company and proof of our ability to solve complex and non-standard cases effectively,” says Darius Saluga, CEO at Jet Maintenance Solutions.

To perform 7800 landings inspection, Jet MS engineers had to remove a majority of the main aircraft parts and components: engines, inner and backside fuel tanks, stabilizer and many others, which is not done during usual inspections after 48 and 96 months of aircraft operation.

Aircraft was almost disassembled, and all construction parts were inspected and a complex of non-destructive tests (NDT) such as x-ray, ultrasonic, eddy current, magnetic were performed.

That was a major and most crucial part of all the maintenance tasks. If NDTs related works usually make up to 3% of all base maintenance works scope, in this particular 7800 landings inspection they made up almost 30%.

7800 landings inspection for this aircraft type is quite rare in the market, as most of CL604s have not yet reached that milestone. This particular aircraft was used very intensively in short-haul flights – it has made from 30% to 90% more landings than average CL604 makes.

While performing NDTs, Jet MS had to coordinate all technical issues with Bombardier: communicate on technical documentation non-conformance cases and order the urgent basis (AOG) development for the standards that were not available in the market yet, search, set-up and tune of scanning probes and many more. 

“Despite all the challenges, Jet MS team managed to get this maintenance project done efficiently and with quality, meeting demands of aircraft owner,“ tells D. Saluga.

About Jet MS:

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS) is a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul solutions for business and regional aviation.

Jet MS offers line and base maintenance for Hawker Beechcraft 700/800/800XP/850XP/900XP/750, Bombardier CRJ100/200/440, Bombardier Challenger 604/605/850 aircraft and Bombardier Global 5000/6000. In addition, the company provides express spare part delivery, cabin refurbishment & modification, engine management, and aircraft conversion solutions for a wide range of other business and regional jets. The company is a Rockwell Collins authorized Dealer as well as the first service centrein Eastern Europe authorized to provide warranty support for TRONAIR‘s ground support equipment (GSE). 

Jet MS is a member of the Avia Solutions Group family – a publicly listed aviation holding with over 30 subsidiaries worldwide. 



Loading comments for One of the first MRO’s worldwide to provide 7800 landings inspection for Bombardier CL604 - Jet MS...


Recommended

Bell APT 70 demonstrates safety and utility of unmanned aircraft

Bell announced the successful flight of the Bell Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA. Bell was selected to participate in NASA’s Systems Integrati...

New simulator facility for the Dornier 328 Turboprop near Düsseldorf

As part of its continuing global support for the Dornier 328 fleet, 328 Support Services announced that an EASA certified Dornier 328 Turboprop Full Flight Simulator (FFS) Level DG ...

First ever five-bladed Airbus H145 helicopter received by Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first five-bladed H145 to the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation. This new version of its best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter brings a new, innovative f...

EHang unveils Heavy-lift AAV for Short-to-Medium-Haul aerial logistics

EHang unveils the logistics version of its flagship product EHang 216 - the “EHang 216L”, for short-to-medium-haul air logistics in both urban and rural areas. The EHang 216L boasts a payl...