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Centre approved to do modifications for Dassault

Dec. 17, 2009 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, becomes the first authorized independent service center in North America trained to perform wing tank (dry bay) modifications on the Dassault Falcon 50, 900 and 2000 aircraft.


December 17, 2009
By Administrator

Dec. 17, 2009 – StandardAero, a Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, becomes the first authorized independent service center in North America trained to perform wing tank (dry bay) modifications on the Dassault Falcon 50, 900 and 2000 aircraft.
 
The modification requirement, outlined in recent Service Bulletin Advisories issued by Dassault, is mandatory for all Falcon 50, 900 and 2000 operators and it’s anticipated that both  EASA and the FAA will release Airworthiness Directives (AD) in the first quarter of 2010.  The modification incorporates a sealed boundary area between ribs four and five in front of the rear spar, therefore reducing the risk of a fuel spill in the unlikely event of a main landing gear failure due to overloading.
 
 “Being the first independent MRO provider authorized to incorporate this modification, speaks volumes about the confidence Dassault has in StandardAero,” said Scott Taylor, Senior Vice President of Business Aviation. ”Their decision to certify our team up front underscores the high quality of our work and skill of our maintenance team.”
 
The modification is estimated to take approximately three weeks to complete and is recommended for completion during a C check or in combination with a winglets installation.