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2018

    • 11.10.2018
    • Space, Air, RUAG Australia, Mecanex, Helicopter, Dornier 228, Business Jets, Propeller Aircraft, Self Protection, Engineering, Aerodynamics, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Organisational and personnel decisions as part of the unbundling project

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    • 06.09.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG Aviation recognized as European Export Controls Compliance Team of the Year 2018

    The RUAG Aviation team for Trade Compliance was named the European Export Controls Compliance Team of the Year by WorldECR and their publication “The Journal of Export Controls and Sanctions”.... More

    • 20.06.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Helicopter, Business Jets, Propeller Aircraft, RUAG Deutschland
    • Media release

    RUAG earns approval for helicopters and propeller aircraft with Russian civil registration

    RUAG Aviation is now also approved for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of civil helicopters and propeller aircraft registered in Russia. This is an extension to the existing approvals RUAG holds for business jets issued by the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) in 2016 and includes helicopters and propeller aircraft within the standard RUAG type ratings portfolio at their facilities in Switzerland.... More

    • 12.06.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG accomplishes first overhaul of PW206 engine

    For the first time, RUAG Aviation has overhauled a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206 engine. The maintenance of the engine that is used in the Airbus H135 and H135M helicopters was carried out in the engine maintenance shop in Stans. The fact that the PW206 engines can now be maintained in-house at RUAG Aviation will help to increase the availability of the Swiss Air Force’s helicopter fleet.... More

    • 28.05.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG optimizes Bombardier Challenger CL300 96-month inspection with landing gear services and ADS-B

    RUAG Aviation has expanded its capabilities with the inspection, maintenance and repair of Bombardier Challenger CL300 landing gear. This service milestone for Bombardier Challenger aircraft was achieved during the aircraft’s scheduled 96-month inspection carried out at the RUAG Aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in Munich, Germany. Compliance ahead of the 2020 ADS-B Out mandates was also ensured. RUAG Aviation is a Bombardier Authorized Service Center.... More

    • 22.05.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG fulfills 8C check on Bombardier Global Express XRS combined with communication technology upgrade

    RUAG Aviation recently completed an 8C check on a Bombardier Global Express XRS to full customer satisfaction. The downtime for the heavy maintenance inspection was optimized and included an upgrade to Satcom and WiFi communication technology. The project was completed at the aircraft services provider’s facilities at Munich-Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. RUAG Aviation is a Bombardier Authorized Service Center.... More

    • 27.04.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG completes C-Check on Dassault Falcon 7X three weeks ahead of schedule

    RUAG Aviation fulfilled a C-Check on a Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft three weeks earlier than planned, and to full customer satisfaction. The heavy maintenance project also included additional aircraft services for optimizing the expected downtime. The timely fulfillment of the project enabled the Hong Kong-based customer to resume their aircraft’s operations in advance of expectations. The Falcon 7X C-Check was performed by the RUAG Aviation team at their Dassault ASCfacilities in Geneva.... More

    • 09.04.2018
    • Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG first in Europe to complete 2020 FANS 1/A+ avionics compliance modification on Dassault Falcon

    RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded a Dassault Falcon F2000 to comply with the FANS 1/A+ requirements of the aviation regulatory mandates for 2020. The first modification of this kind completed in Europe, the FANS 1/A+ avionics upgrade was achieved ahead of the compliance deadline. The integration of the avionics upgrade was carried out at RUAG Aviation’s Dassault Falcon service center facilities in Lugano-Agno, Switzerland.... More

    • 16.02.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG first in Europe to complete 2020 ADS-B avionics compliance modification on Bombardier Challenger CL601

    RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded the avionics baseline of a Bombardier Challenger CL601 to comply with regulatory mandates for 2020 and beyond. The first upgrade of this kind completed in Europe, the ADS-B Out, FMS 6.1 and LPV requirements were met in full ahead of compliance deadlines. The integration of the avionics upgrades was carried out at RUAG Aviation’s Bombardier Authorized Service Center facilities in Munich, Germany, during a scheduled heavy maintenance visit.... More

    • 09.01.2018
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG chosen by AeroGeo for complex onsite aircraft repair events in Siberia

    RUAG Aviation successfully resolved three separate and highly exacting aircraft maintenance and repair events on behalf of Russian operator AeroGeo Airlines, during 2017. The aircraft, two Pilatus PC-12 and one Cessna Caravan 208, remained at a standstill in Siberia and were in need of significant repair services before they could fly again. RUAG sent three teams to Siberia over the course of 2017, with each of the projects lasting for several weeks.... More

2017

    • 20.12.2017
    • Business Jets, Dornier 328
    • Media release

    RUAG remarkets Dornier 328 with fixed-price turnkey package

    Dornier 328 support specialist, RUAG Aviation, has concluded the remarketing of a Dornier 328-100 aircraft as a fixed-price, turnkey package solution. The tailor-made support package guaranteed immediate aircraft availability upon purchase and included heavy maintenance, subsystems refurbishment, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Service Bulletins (SB), consulting, and compliance with airworthiness certification. ... More

    • 10.10.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG completes multiple 48-month inspection on government-owned Challenger CL604

    Heavy maintenance specialist, RUAG Aviation, recently completed a multiple 48-month inspection on a government-owned and operated Bombardier Challenger CL604. The preceding 240-month inspection event was also completed by RUAG at their Munich location.... More

    • 25.09.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG completes Gulfstream G550 15-month and 30-month inspection

    RUAG Aviation in Munich fulfilled a 15-month and 30-month heavy maintenance inspection on a Gulfstream G550. Long-time partner Sky-Tech Maintenance Service SL awarded the contract which was optimised to include full aircraft painting and engine maintenance. The Gulfstream G550 project ran according to schedule and was delivered to complete customer satisfaction.... More

    • 04.09.2017
    • Air, Dornier 228, Business Jets, Dornier 328
    • Media release

    RUAG fulfils Dornier 328 phase four and phase six inspection in four weeks

    RUAG Aviation fulfilled the phase four and phase six heavy maintenance check on a Dornier 328 within the highly competitive turnaround time (TAT) of just four weeks. The vast Dornier 328 experience accumulated by RUAG at its Bern-Belp location was a deciding factor for ExecuJet South Africa which awarded the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) contract on behalf of its customer, the Botswana Defence Force. ... More

    • 06.07.2017
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG repaints Bombardier Global Express XRS with unique and detailed Carboneum design

    The aircraft painting facility at the RUAG Aviation one-stop shop in Munich has repainted a Bombardier Global Express XRS, on behalf of long-time customer SBK Holding Ltd. The RUAG one-stop shop services optimised the downtime associated with a scheduled 15-month inspection. SBK Holding Ltd chose a full repaint of their eight-year-old aircraft to express their own dynamic and innovative image. ... More

    • 12.06.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG completes first C-check on Dassault Falcon 7X

    RUAG Aviation announces the successful conclusion of their first heavy maintenance event for a Dassault Falcon 7X. The Dassault Falcon 7X C-check was one of three concurrent C-check events at the Dassault Falcon Authorised Service Centre in Geneva which also included two Dassault Falcon 2000 for 3C- and 2C-checks, respectively. The owner of the Dassault Falcon 7X took timely delivery of the aircraft in an official celebration of this milestone.... More

    • 06.04.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets, Propeller Aircraft
    • Media release

    RUAG Aviation and Piaggio Aerospace complete first retrofit Magnaghi Aeronautica landing gear upgrade on a Piaggio P.180 Avanti II aircraft

    As a result of their excellent cooperation, RUAG Aviation and Piaggio Aerospace have successfully completed the very first installation in retrofit of a Magnaghi landing gear upgrade on a customer Piaggio P.180 Avanti II aircraft. The new upgrade replaces the aircraft’s existing landing gear with the landing gear from Magnaghi – incorporating a digitally controlled steering system. This is the same landing gear system as fitted to the Avanti EVO, the latest generation of the P.180 representing t... More

    • 04.04.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG Aviation and Moritz Grossmann officially launch the exclusive SkyLife Aircraft Owners Watch at Baselworld 2017

    RUAG Aviation together with German luxury watchmaker Moritz Grossmann officially revealed the culmination of their successful collaboration during an intimate evening at Baselworld attended by a notable guest list. As the ultimate watch for aircraft owners, the bespoke SkyLife BENU Tourbillon timepiece captures the unique essence issued from the alliance of master artisans in aviation and watchmaking.... More

    • 28.03.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG fulfils custom interior refurbishment on new India-registered Bombardier Global 5000

    RUAG Aviation in Munich has completed the upgrade and restyling of a recently-purchased Bombardier Global 5000 registered in India. The customer approached the Bombardier Authorised Service Centre to install a custom configuration featuring an additional divan and then chose to optimise the aircraft’s downtime at the RUAG Aviation one-stop shop with IFE upgrades and the restyling of further interior elements. The aircraft was released according to schedule and to complete customer satisfaction.... More

    • 13.03.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets, Propeller Aircraft
    • Media release

    RUAG receives EASA STC for the Garmin GTN 750 cockpit solution on the Piaggio P180 Avanti

    The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued RUAG Aviation with a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of the Garmin GTN 750 advanced touchscreen solution in Piaggio P180 Avanti cockpits. This upgrade solution allows RUAG Aviation customers to significantly improve safety while modernising aircraft avionics.... More

    • 06.03.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Helicopter, Business Jets
    • Media release

    New solution for 4G connectivity in helicopter cabin

    RUAG Aviation is developing a solution for a brand new 4G LTE connectivity experience in helicopters. This allows passengers to enjoy the same connectivity as they have on the ground. For this purpose RUAG Aviation is certifying an European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC).... More

    • 03.03.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG wins three C-check events on Dassault Falcon aircraft set to run concurrently in Geneva

    RUAG Aviation announces a premier for their Authorised Falcon Service Centre in Geneva. The aircraft services provider has successfully signed three heavy maintenance events for as many separate customers. All three events, including 2C- and 3C-check inspections, are scheduled to run concurrently. The aircraft in question are a Dassault Falcon 7X and 2 Dassault Falcon 2000.... More

    • 01.03.2017
    • Air, Aviation, RUAG Australia, Military Systems, Military Jets, Mecanex, Helicopter, Subsystems & Components, Propeller Aircraft, Self Protection, Engineering, Aerodynamics
    • Media release

    RUAG marks 5 years of EASA Design Organisation Approval

    RUAG Aviation is currently celebrating 5 years as an approved EASA Part 21J DOA. The aircraft services provider and life cycle support specialist manages full in-house engineering capabilities. RUAG Aviation is authorised to classify changes as major and minor, develop major changes, major repairs and STC, and develop and approve minor modifications and minor repairs. The company has also achieved new Terms of Approval with second scope expansion for operational suitability data.... More

    • 21.02.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Helicopter, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG and Moritz Grossmann to unveil a unique master timepiece exclusively for aircraft owners at Baselworld

    RUAG Aviation has joined forces with German luxury watchmaker Moritz Grossmann to develop a timepiece exclusively for owners of aircraft. The Skylife Watch – which is scheduled to launch at the world watch and jewellery exposition, Baselworld, in March 2017 – is the result of a collaboration between the two companies, and epitomises the expertise and craftsmanship for which both companies are renowned.... More

    • 03.02.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets, Subsystems & Components, Life Rafts
    • Media release

    RUAG returns overhauled life rafts to customer in less than 24 hours

    RUAG Aviation has successfully completed the overhaul of two Winslow life rafts, achieving an outstanding turnaround time of less than 24 hours. The two rafts, arrived at the RUAG’s Component Shop in Munich at 14.53 on 23 January. By 14.30 the following day, the now-overhauled rafts were already on their way back to the customer. This confirms the leading market position of RUAG Aviation in this sector.... More

    • 27.01.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    RUAG completes cabin interior refurbishment during heavy maintenance check on Challenger CL604

    The one-stop shop at RUAG Aviation in Munich optimised the downtime required for a Bombardier Challenger CL604 heavy maintenance event. Responding to the request of the aircraft owner, the 192-month maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) inspection included a full cabin refurbishment for the older aircraft. The Challenger CL604 aircraft, registered in the Middle East, was delivered on time and to complete customer satisfaction.... More

    • 13.01.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Dornier 228, Business Jets, Subsystems & Components
    • Media release

    RUAG marks delivery of 15,000 flight data recorders

    RUAG Aviation announces the completion of over 15,000 flight data recorder (FDR) maintenance events. This latest milestone for the industry leader in aircraft component MRO was achieved in the final quarter of 2016. RUAG Aviation’s one-stop shop services at its Munich location, features a dedicated, in-house component service centre for business aircraft industry. The centre guarantees a turnaround time of just 3 days for any single component.... More

    • 12.01.2017
    • Air, Aviation, Business Jets
    • Media release

    FAA grants RUAG approvals for Gulfstream G550 maintenance at Munich location

    RUAG Aviation has extended their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approvals to include full maintenance services for Gulfstream G550 aircraft at their Munich-based facilities. FAA registered aircraft are now able to benefit from the comprehensive portfolio of support services available from RUAG Aviation. This announcement follows the recent extension of the EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approvals for the Gulfstream G550.
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2016

    • 17.11.2016
    • Air, Military Jets, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG opens regional component repair centre at the International Aerospace Centre in Subang, Malaysia

    The official opening of the new RUAG Aviation component repair centre in Subang, Malaysia, confirms the aircraft provider’s commitment to the region. The centre serves the company’s position as a component services hub for aviation customers and OEMs in Asia. The announcement of the opening follows on a successful audit and European Safety Agency (EASA) Part 145 approval.
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    • 02.11.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG develops economical EASA STC for ADS-B Out update for Dassault Falcon 2000 and 2000EX

    RUAG Aviation announces it has earned European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast Out update as mandated by both EASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The upgrade solution was purpose-developed to be fast and economical, and can be implemented with minimum downtime. The STC is available for upgrades to Dassault Falcon 2000 and 2000EX platforms working on Rockwell Collins’ GPS 4000S and ProLine 21 or... More

    • 24.10.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG completes 10-year inspection of Nigeria-based Dornier 328

    RUAG Aviation has successfully completed a 10-year inspection on an African based Dornier 328-300 business jet, finishing the project on schedule, within budget, and to full customer satisfaction. The major check was carried out at RUAG Aviation’s Dornier 328 Service Centre in Berne. Full transparency and a quick and reliable turnaround time remain essential criteria for the Nigerian customer, Air Peace. 24/7 availability for communication throughout the project provided additional support for c... More

    • 19.10.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG exceeds 500 Winslow life raft maintenance events to date

    RUAG Aviation announces the completion of its 500th life raft maintenance event on Winslow equipment. The milestone for the industry leader in aircraft component MRO was achieved in the first week of October 2016. RUAG Aviation’s one-stop shop services at its Munich location, features the industry’s only dedicated, in-house component service centre. The centre guarantees a turnaround time of just 3 days for any single component.... More

    • 27.09.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG achieves approvals for Bombardier Challenger CL604 and CL605 in Geneva

    RUAG Aviation announces the extension of EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organisation and FAA approvals to include line maintenance for Bombardier Challenger CL604 and CL605 at its facilities in Geneva. At the same time, the company also confirms the supplement to the approvals for Malaysian registered aircraft.... More

    • 19.09.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Engineering, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG completes full repainting for Gulfstream aircraft

    The specialist aircraft painting facilities at RUAG Aviation in Munich successfully delivered a fully repainted Gulfstream aircraft to complete customer satisfaction.... More

    • 09.09.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG adds Gulfstream G550 to its MRO service portfolio

    Owners and operators of Gulfstream G550 are now set to benefit from a comprehensive range of aircraft services and expertise in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). RUAG Aviation announces the extension of the EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approvals to include line and base maintenance for the Gulfstream G550 at its facilities in Munich. This is the latest addition to RUAG Aviation’s expanded portfolio of business aviation MRO capabilities.... More

    • 08.08.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Engineering, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG opens new showroom for cabin interiors in Munich

    RUAG Aviation unveils a new showroom at its Munich location. Dedicated to cabin interiors, the new facility provides customers with expert guidance and support, enabling the successful navigation of a personalised cabin design process. It also features a materials selection centre, displaying a comprehensive range of materials and finishes – from the finest leathers to luxurious wooden veneers.
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    • 03.08.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG delivers first overhauled ATR landing gear shipset

    RUAG Aviation announces the successful delivery of an overhauled ATR landing gear shipset after 35 days. This announcement marks a company first for RUAG Aviation. The competitive turnaround time is significantly faster than average and proves the company’s established competency in landing gear maintenance. This event secures the expansion of the RUAG Aviation service portfolio to include the ATR aircraft market.
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    • 20.06.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG completes 96 month check on Russian registered Challenger 850

    RUAG Aviation completed a 96 month check on a Russian registered Bombardier Challenger 850 fully on schedule and to complete customer satisfaction. The customer experienced maximum transparency and RUAG Aviation’s one-stop shop expertise which were both key contributors to the overall success of the project. The MRO service provider also cites the recently achieved, unlimited approvals from the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency for Russian registered civil aircraft certification.
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    • 31.05.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Engineering, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG signs ASC agreement with GE

    RUAG Aviation has been named an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for the General Electric (GE) CF34-10E series engine.... More

    • 20.05.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Engineering, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG completes first EASA-approved installation of the Cobham AVIATOR 200 on Pilatus PC-12

    RUAG Aviation has successfully completed the first installation of the Cobham AVIATOR 200 SATCOM on the Pilatus PC-12, in line with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) standards. The communications solution, featuring complete office-in-the-sky functionality, was installed at the RUAG site in Geneva, Switzerland, holder of the exclusive rights to Pro Star Aviation’s EASA STC for this model of aircraft.... More

    • 20.05.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Engineering, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG rated “one of the best Bombardier Global Service Centers”

    Business jets operations has completed one of its most challenging one-stop shop projects to date, earning high praise from a prominent customer. In February 2014, RUAG Aviation received a request from a Bombardier Global Express XRS customer for a high-end, complete refurbishment of the cabin interior, as well as system upgrades, an 8C check and full aircraft repainting. The project was brought to a successful conclusion in January 2016.
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    • 20.05.2016
    • Air, Business Jets, Aviation
    • Media release

    RUAG Approved for Certification of Russian Registered Civil Aircraft

    RUAG Aviation has achieved full certification approvals for Russian registered civil aircraft. Issued on April 7 (Munich) and 5 May (Geneva) 2016, Russian certification is granted indefinitely for the RUAG service facilities in Munich (D) and Geneva (CH). Included are business jets from the Bombardier Challenger/Global Series, Embraer Legacy and Lineage, Dassault Falcon, Beech and Pilatus.
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