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GE’s On Wing Support Centre can service up to 20 LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines annually

GE’s On Wing Support Centre can service up to 20 LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines annually



GE Aviation opens ‘On Wing Support Centre’

April 2018

GE Aviation has opened its ‘On Wing Support Centre’ in Dubai South’s Aviation District Aerospace Supply Chain Facility, marking the expansion of the company’s engine repair services in one of the world’s leading aviation hubs, said a report.

GE has been operating its On Wing Support Centre with Emirates Airlines since 2013, providing 24/7 full-service repair solutions for all GE and CFM engines that serve the Emirates fleet. With the new facility in Dubai South, the centre will serve all UAE carriers – including Emirates, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia and flydubai – providing prompt maintenance and repair, reported state news agency Wam.

A significant addition to the comprehensive aviation ecosystem at Dubai South, which is designed to service the global aerospace industry, GE’s On Wing Support Centre can service up to 20 LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines annually for quick turn work scopes, including hot section module replacements, in addition to delivering ongoing service support for all other GE/CFM engine models with capability to service the GE9x engines in the future. It will also store spare engines enabling GE Aviation to deliver them swiftly to its customers in the region.

The On Wing Support Centre at Dubai South, set on an area of 1,500 sq m, can undertake the entire breadth of services including remote borescope inspection, compressor top case repairs, fan case removal and installation, turbine module replacements and gearbox- and component replacements. It also offers 24-hour technician cover for Aircraft On Ground, AOG, services, added the report.




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