Russia’s S7 Technics, a leading MRO provider in both Russia and CIS has confirmed that its first Russia-based MRO facility for the repair of Honeywell auxiliary power units (APUs) has reached 85% completion, with the opening of the facility due in the fourth quarter of the year. The facility will be based at Sheremetyevo International Airport, the busiest of four major airports which serves the Russian capital, Moscow.
S7 Technics has already been appointed a Honeywell partner for the authorized services of APUs for the 131-9A/B and RE-220 types, which are installed on the world’s most popular aircraft – the Airbus A320 family, the Boeing 737 family, and the Russian SSJ-100. This year has seen the commencement of the major portion of the construction work of the new repair shop, which includes the reconstruction of former warehouse premises to create production facilities. An extension will be built which will operate as the spare parts warehouse. The majority of plant and equipment has already been purchased for washing, inspections and various repair tasks, with the remainder due on completion of the building work. A fully equipped test cell for repaired APUs has also been delivered. In the newly completed repair facility, S7 Technics specialists will perform major repairs of aircraft auxiliary power units, which includes total reassembly, cleaning of parts, components and assemblies, as well as their inspection.
“The new S7 Technics production site will allow airlines from Russia and CIS to achieve the time and cost savings, as they will not need to send the Honeywell APU for repairs abroad. The expected production capacity of the workshop will be up to 50 repaired APUs per year, ” commented Nikita Babkin, Director of Sales and Business Development for the repair of power plants S7 Technics. Operation of the MRO facility will be carried out under the EASA Certificate Part-145 of S7 Technics.Email Post to a Friend