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AMAC team booked out with maintenance and AOG
There is never a dull moment in the AMAC Aerospace workshop. From maintenance projects, to ADS-B Out installations and AOG recovery work, staff have been working flat out over the summer.
AMAC engineers are well-versed in the heavier types.

AMAC Aerospace has recently completed four maintenance projects, and has fulfilled two requests for AOG support within 24 hours. The company's headquarters in Basel has also been awarded with several new maintenance projects and three orders for ADS-B Out installations. In addition, AMAC Aerospace has welcomed a privately-owned Airbus ACJ340 to undergo an unscheduled maintenance input in Basel.

Two privately owned Boeing B737 arrived by the end of July for the ADS-B Out installation and will simultaneously undergo a small maintenance input. An Airbus A319 has also successfully fulfilled the mandated ADS-B Out with AMAC Aerospace. The privately-owned aircraft left AMAC at the beginning of August. AMAC Aerospace is getting more and more requests for ADS-B Out installations as the FAA has mandated ADS-B Out capabilities for after January 1, 2020 for flights in most airspaces where a Mode C transponder is required.

At the beginning of August, an Airbus ACJ319 was released into service from AMAC after a major maintenance input. Besides the maintenance input, AMAC Aerospace carried out a landing gear overhaul and some small interior modifications. A Gulfstream G550 project has also been accomplished after a 16 C-Check maintenance with SBs (service bulletins) and a corrosion treatment. Additionally the privately-owned G550 underwent some interior modifications.

Last week AMAC was able to sign two new contracts with a McDonnell Douglas MD-87 and a Boeing B737. The MD-87 will arrive in September at AMAC's headquarters in Basel, Switzerland and undergo a major modification. Another contract has been signed by AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland for a privately-owned Boeing BBJ. In November, AMAC Aerospace will install FANS (Future Air Navigation System) and an Iridium satcom system for FANS under AMAC's STC on the Boeing BBJ.

AMAC Aerospace has also finished maintenance projects on two Boeing BBJ in Basel, Switzerland. In mid-June, a Boeing BBJ entered AMAC's facility to undergo a maintenance check. AMAC Aerospace's skilled mechanic teams were able to complete the heavy base maintenance check by end of July and the head of state aircraft was redelivered on time. Another Boeing BBJ has been returned to service its customer on schedule. The privately-owned BBJ B737 underwent a base maintenance check.

In early August, AMAC Aerospace received two new requests for AOG support. An AOG support team from AMAC Aerospace Basel, Switzerland, was sent to Zurich. At the same time, AMAC Aerospace was asked to provide AOG support in Africa. With the flexibility of AMAC's directors and managers, they were able to send a team to a customer in Africa within 24 hours. The work on the Gulfstream G-IV will be carried out in the coming days to release the aircraft as soon as possible.

AMAC Aerospace has also been awarded new maintenance contracts on two Airbus, one Boeing and one Gulfstream aircraft. An Airbus ACJ 340 has entered AMAC's facilities in Basel, Switzerland to undergo an unscheduled maintenance input. From the same family, AMAC was pleased to welcome an Airbus ACJ318 at its headquarters. The privately-owned Airbus ACJ 318 will undergo minor cabin refurbishment.

A Boeing BBJ entered AMAC's facility in Basel, Switzerland at the end of July. The privately-owned BBJ will undergo a C-Check and in conjunction, AMAC's maintenance team will install an ADS-B Out. Simultaneously, AMAC Aerospace welcomed a Gulfstream G450 to undergo a PPI'(Pre-Purchase Inspection) on short notice.

AMAC Aerospace was founded in 2007 in Basel, Switzerland. Today the company is the largest privately-owned facility in the world and is led by Kadri Muhiddin, executive chairman/group CEO, Bernd Schramm, group COO and Mauro Grossi, group CFO. The company's successful progress attests to its commitment to excellence. With long-term industry engagement, deep industry roots, extensive experience and strong international network, the AMAC team collaborates to exceed the expectations of clients, airworthiness authorities and original equipment manufacturers.

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