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Tailored engineering services to meet your operational requirements.

When the mission is critical there are no second chances. That’s why we are right beside you every step of the way providing tailored in-life support packages that ensure your resources are available in the right place, at the right time, every time.

From our vastly experienced engineering teams to our aspiring new apprentices, our 1,900-strong team of talented and committed people is what really sets us apart.

Whether its engineering, logistics or even providing fully we’re all about making life easier and giving you greater value, so that you can focus on what’s really important.

Our reputations, earned over five decades is why we are trusted today by C-130 Hercules operators throughout the world to support their fleets.

Engineering Services

We understand that through-life support of your C-130 Hercules is critical to delivering your operational requirements.

Cost Benefit Analysis

  • Examines costs to allow decisions to be made based on Life Cycle Costing techniques such as Discount Rates and Net Present Values
  • Allows informed decisions to be made that will improve aircraft availability at minimum cost
  • Evaluates whether to replace unreliable equipment, when to replace equipment and whether an upgrade is the most cost effective solution

 

24hr Technical Support Hotline

  • Expansive knowledge built up from over 50 years of supporting many C-130 operators around the world
  • Ability to react and support the full scale of technical issues that may arrise in providing support solutions to ensure aircraft availability meets operational demands

 

Technical Publication Management

  • Tailored management of publication sets
  • Publications are configuration controlled and updated with stand-alone supplements to cover amendments
  • Co-ordination with Lockheed Martin for the supplements to be incorporated into manuals when required

 

Repair Solutions

  • Repairs Centre of Excellence that will develop non-standard structural repairs outside the Structural Repair Manual
  • Repair solutions are designed, substantiated and certified for aircraft strucutre, parts, components and equipment
  • Fully approved Lockheed Martin Hercules Service Centre


Continued Airworthiness Management

  • Independently ensures that the interpretation and incorporation of the airworthiness regulatory framework is adhered to and maintained
  • Type certification airworthiness standard is maintained throughout aircraft operational life
  • Establishes a bespoke information system for incident, corrective and preventative actions

 

Reliability Centered Maintenance

  • Analytical methodology will provide recommendations to enable the continuous review and update of aircraft master maintenance schedules and associated publications
  • Regulatory compliance ensures aircraft maintenance programmes are optimised

 

Spares Optimisation

  • Analysis of stock levels and location of spares to identify any shortfalls that will have a negative effect on aircraft availability
  • Cost optimised solutions are calculated that provide the greatest increase in availability at minimum cost

 

Fleet Management

  • Collection, analysis and input of aircraft usage data
  • Forecast of aircraft maintenance requirements
  • Compiling of trend analysis reports to make reliability improvements
  • Established Supply Chain network
  • Monitoring of aircraft availability to support operational and exercise planning
  • Scheduled maintenance plans and reactive unscheduled maintenance plans in place

 

Obsolescence Management

  • Obsolescence Management Programmes plan monitors and analyses risks
  • Supportability solutions will ensure equipment downtime due to obsolescence is minimised and aircraft availability is maximised


Services

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24hr Technical Support Hotline
Repair Solutions  
Technical Publication Management  
Obsolescence Management  
Spares Optimisation    
Fleet Management    
Continued Airworthiness Management    
Reliability Centered Maintenance    
Cost Benefit Analysis    


Custom Extras

Aircraft Modifications
We provide the full complement of services required for a modification from start to finish.

Logistics Support
Through supply chain our established Logistics Support team have built strong relationships with trusted partners for procurement or overhaul of equipment.

Specialist Tooling
As long-term maintenance providers for C-130 aircraft, we are able to develop specialist tooling for use on aircraft in maintenance as required.

Contracted Working Parties (CWP)
Our CWPs are available to support a range of activities from assistance with specialist inspections and tooling to training for maintenance tasks.