• 10.10.2017
  • Air, RUAG MRO International
  • 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....

The government customer continues to rely on RUAG Aviation to apply its substantial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) expertise to ensuring their Bombardier Challenger CL604 is available for sustained operations. “Clearly, our government customers place particular emphasis on accountability and enduring value when they consider their aircraft, their operations, and their investment. We understand these priorities, supporting them with reliable solutions, proven expertise, and on-schedule availability,” states Volker Wallrodt, Senior Vice President Business Jets, Do228 & Components.

The government-owned Challenger CL604 was delivered on time and to complete customer satisfaction. A Bombardier Authorised Service Facility (ASF), RUAG Aviation’s experience with Challenger CL604 aircraft is considerable, covering over 36 years. Ralf Ott, Senior Manager Sales & Customer Support for Bombardier aircraft at RUAG Aviation in Munich confirms, “Our Challenger CL604 customers turn to us for regular MRO support, for component and subsystem MRO, and for cabin interior refurbishments, in order to sustain optimal operations and preserve their investment.”

RUAG Aviation provides a comprehensive portfolio of aircraft solutions from one single source. The RUAG one-stop shop ensures all business aircraft customers have full access to the tailor-made support solutions they need, while relying on fast and responsive service, fully transparent reporting, thorough engineering expertise, and optimised downtimes that save both time and costs.


RUAG Aviation is a leading supplier, support provider and integrator of systems and components for civil and military aviation worldwide.

Servicing aircraft and helicopters throughout their entire life cycle, the company’s core competencies include maintenance, repair and overhaul services, upgrades, and the development, manufacturing and integration of subsystems.

RUAG is an authorised service centre for OEMs of renown, such as Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Bombardier, Cirrus, Diamond, Dassault Aviation, Embraer, Leonardo, Piaggio, Sikorsky, Textron Aviation, and Piper, as well as a service centre for 328 Support Services, Viking and MD Helicopters. RUAG Aviation is also a partner to the Swiss Armed Forces and other international air forces.

The company is also the manufacturer (OEM) of the Dornier 228, a versatile aircraft for special missions, as well as passenger and cargo operations.

RUAG Aviation is an approved Part 21/J EASA Design Organisation, Part 21/G EASA Production Organisation, and Part 145 EASA Maintenance Organisation.