• 13.01.2017
  • Air, RUAG MRO International, Dornier 228, Business Jets, Subsystems & Components
  • Media release

RUAG marks delivery of 15,000 flight data recorders

RUAG Aviation announces the completion of over 15,000 flight data recorder (FDR) maintenance events. This latest milestone for the industry leader in aircraft component MRO was achieved in the final quarter of 2016. RUAG Aviation’s one-stop shop services at its Munich location, features a dedicated, in-house component service centre for business aircraft industry. The centre guarantees a turnaround time of just 3 days for any single component....

The dedicated, in-house component services shop at RUAG Aviation in Munich averages approximately 700 flight data recorders (FDR) per year and is currently marking the completion of 15,000 units. The aircraft service provider credits this milestone to their premier services for components featuring rapid, guaranteed turnaround times.

“A guaranteed turnaround time of just 3 days applies to every aircraft component arriving at our testing centre,” confirms Volker Wallrodt, Senior Vice President Business Jets, Dornier 228 & Components, RUAG Aviation. “This component support model is unique within the industry. Customers rely on this support for the strategic management of their continued airworthiness and fleet availability needs.”

FDR devices require regular readout and testing services to ensure safe operations and continued airworthiness. The technical specialists at RUAG Aviation also provide exclusive remote diagnostics support, accepting electronic FDR files and enabling customers to effectively shorten the lead time associated with shipment logistics.

 

RUAG Aviation is a leading supplier, support provider and integrator of systems and components for civil and military aviation worldwide.

Servicing aircraft and helicopters throughout their entire life cycle, the company’s core competencies include maintenance, repair and overhaul services, upgrades, and the development, manufacturing and integration of subsystems.

RUAG is an authorised service centre for OEMs of renown, such as Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Bombardier, Cirrus, Cessna, Diamond, Dassault Aviation, Embraer, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Piaggio, Sikorsky, Piper, and Mooney, as well as a service centre for 328 Support Services, Hawker Beechcraft, Viking und MD Helicopters. RUAG Aviation is also a partner to the Swiss Armed Forces and other international air forces.

The company is also the manufacturer (OEM) of the Dornier 228, a versatile aircraft for challenging special missions and passenger and cargo operations.

RUAG Aviation is an approved Part 21/J EASA Design Organisation, Part 21/G EASA Production Organisation, and Part 145 EASA Maintenance Organisation