A-check

A-check

A type of maintenance inspection for transport category aircraft in which a thorough visual inspection and an operational check of all major systems of the airframe and engine are carried out. Normally referred to as check A.
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"We confirm there was an incident when our engineering team was performing a routine A-check on one of our A380s in the hangar," the Emirates spokesperson said.
PIA's engineering team carried out its first complete A-check in a newly constructed hangar at the airline's Islamabad Engineering base, on one of its eleven A320-200s, AP-BLB (msn 2155).
Tajik Air specializes in air transportation of passengers, baggage and cargo, as well as performs maintenance (Transit Check, Daily Check, Weekly Check, 100-Hour Check, A-Check) and repair aviation technology.
"All three of these were completed within a week of each other following an A-check inspection.
ISLAMABAD -- Adviser to Prime Minister on Aviation Mehtab Ahmed Khan has said that the PIA's engineering division has earned over Rs1 billion in one year by carrying out 'A-check' or maintenance on aircraft of other airlines.
The team has managed to escalate the heavy maintenance interval to 36 months and for the A-check maintenance interval from approximately 60 days to 120 days, resulting in a better utilization of maintenance ground time and an increase in aircraft operational availability.
The Engineering and Maintenance team with the support of Boeing managed to escalate the heavy maintenance interval to 36 months and for the A-check maintenance from approximately 60 days interval to 120 days resulting in better utilisation of maintenance ground time and an increase in aircraft operational availability.
The ATR turboprop aircraft had its regular maintenance done and passed an "A-check" maintenance certification, which is conducted after every 500 flight hours, (http://www.reuters.com/article/pakistan-airplane-idUSL4N1E23W0) Saigol said .
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Details : Sub contractor cleaners for Gulf Air Aircraft external cleaning and seat cover change during A-Check. Bid bond is B500.
Its last C-check took place on 22 June last year and it underwent an A-check immediately before its departure to Riyadh from Frankfurt.