They must also have recently completed a C-Check
with no tasks due, including components, within the next 4,200 flight hours, 1,400 flight cycles, 12 months from the date of delivery.
According to Bankole, the reduction of the airlines' fleet due to C-Check
affected the possible upward growth of its revenue thereby resulting in a record low profit.
The non-contact C-Check
system is designed for in-line conductivity measurement of chimney strips directly after the extrusion process.
SriLankan Engineering, the aircraft maintenance-repair-overhaul (MRO) arm of Sri Lanka's national carrier, achieved another milestone when it successfully carried out its first C-check
on an Airbus A320neo aircraft of the SriLankan Airlines fleet at its main hub at Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport.Vipula Gunatilleka, chief executive officer of SriLankan Airlines, said: "The highly dedicated and talented engineering team worked tirelessly to achieve this milestone and once again has strengthened our position as an MRO in the South Asian region.
Meantime, Aseman airline company officials said on Sunday night that the plane had undergone a heavy C-check
in October, adding that no malfunctions were witnessed in flight checks and maintenance reports before the Sunday flight.
We are fully committed to delivering the best possible service to guests, and a critical part of this is to ensure the highest quality of engineering and maintenance services to our aircraft." Another evident improvement on a wider scale has also been achieved on the B737 fleet, previously requiring the heavy maintenance (C-check
) around the clock.
The outsourced heavy maintenance (C-check
) for Airbus 330 are now performed every 24 months instead of 18 months, by accommodating the 18 months maintenance checks for the ten existing A330 aircraft in-house.
Azerbaijani "Silk Way Technics" company, for the first time among the CIS countries performed base maintenance in the C-Check
volume on a modern Boeing 787-8 "Dreamliner".
L3's Vertex Aerospace division received the aircraft in January 2017 and, in collaboration with subcontractor and primary depot provider HAECO/TIMCO of Greensboro, North Carolina, completed a heavy maintenance check, known as a C-check
, in under six months.
As well as the modification work, SR Technics is required to undertake a heavy maintenance check (C-check
) and repainting of one of the aircraft.
Airline sources have informed that with the routes' operating aircraft, a Jetstream 31, undergoing a critical C-check
, the routes will be suspended for a period of six to eight weeks starting January 6, 2015.