March 19, 2015
RUAG completes major upgrade on a Dassault Falcon 900
RUAG Aviation‘s Geneva maintenance facility under contract with Malaysia’s Airod Sdn Bhd has recently carried out an extensive upgrade on a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Falcon 900 aircraft. Securing this major check followed a successful relationship in engine and component repair and overhaul between the two organisations on other aircraft types. In addition to performing a major 4C check, RUAG Aviation were contracted to update and overhaul the aircraft’s avionic systems as well as fully renovate the cabin. This was a large scale project under challenging timescales. RUAG Aviation installed a new Honeywell Ovation cabin management system, their first undertaking of Ovation Select on a Falcon 900. In addition the upgrade also included fitment of innovative electronic dimming window shades from Vision Systems. Further the aircraft upgrade included installation of Airshow 4000 and Satcom 7000 systems as well as a fully renovated cabin interior including new seating and LED lighting. RUAG Aviation partnered with renowned OEM’s and solution providers including Honeywell, Vision Systems, AIP, ACH and EMTEQ in delivering this high technology solution.