November 12, 2014
Spirit AeroSystems Europe Repair Station receives FAA certificate
Spirit AeroSystems’ Europe Repair Station in Prestwick, Scotland, has received FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Part 145 Repair Station Certification to perform aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul. The FAA certification, received Oct. 8th, in addition to the facility’s existing EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certificate, allows Spirit’s Global Customer Support & Services division to work directly with airlines to perform maintenance and repair activity on components; including structures, doors and hatches, and engine/APU. Spirit AeroSystems Global Customer Support & Services also has a repair station in Wichita, Kan. , USA, and the joint venture repair station Taikoo Spirit in Jinjiang, China . As one of the world’s largest Tier 1 suppliers of aerospace structures, Spirit’s repair station capabilities are supported by extensive engineering design and manufacturing experience.