Germany-based MRO, FAI Technik, part of the FAI Aviation Group, has completed its latest refurbishment, “Project Pearl“, a pre-owned Bombardier Global Express – D-AFAL (MSN 9016). The multi-million-euro project represents one of the most extensive refurbishment projects for the type.
The project, which took approximately 10,000 manhours to complete, includes 15/30/60, 120 and 240-month inspections. The Global features an all-new cabin with the latest cabin management and entertainment systems. This includes Collins Aerospace’s VenueTM enabling passengers to watch HD movies and listen to enhanced digital audio throughout the cabin and Honeywell’s Ka-Band broadband technology, delivering ultra-high-speed satellite connectivity. The aircraft’s custom interior was designed by FAI’s design partner, award-winning German design specialist, Tim Callies. Callies is well known for his work on Boeing BBJ’s, Airbus ACJ’s and Global Express business jets.