RUAG recently announced the opening of a regional component repair center at the International Aerospace Centre in Subang, Malaysia
The official opening of this new center confirms the aircraft provider’s commitment to the region. The center 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.
The opening formalizes and confirms RUAG Aviation in its role as an established supplier, life cycle support provider and integrator of systems and components for civil and military aviation based in Malaysia serving the Asia region. Through this investment it reinforces the company’s commitment to the Malaysian aerospace industry and further develops the technical capabilities using local workforce engaging in effective knowledge sharing and skills.
RUAG Aviation Malaysia is establishing this new center to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for aircraft components. “To fulfill our customer expectations in the region we closely cooperate with them and partner with selected OEMs“, said David Jones, General Manager of RUAG Aviation Malaysia. “The successful audit by the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) combined with EASA Part 145 approval affirms and supports our objective to become the partner of choice”.
As an experienced provider of full life cycle support on both civil and military aircraft, RUAG Aviation offers a comprehensive portfolio of aviation services. It maintains an extensive network of aviation partners both within Asia and worldwide. “This engagement is strongly enhancing and strengthening the Malaysian aviation industry with reliable and fast turnaround times to high Swiss quality standards”, said Stephan Jezler, Senior Vice President RUAG Aviation International.
“Together with our well established Australian facility this new MRO center will also strengthen our network in the region to better support customers”. Proven MRO capabilities on aircraft from the world’s leading OEMs, have established RUAG Aviation as a trusted and reliable partner for aircraft operators in the international market,” he added.
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 authorized service center for OEMs of renown, such as Airbus Helicopters, Bell, Bombardier, Cirrus, Cessna, Diamond, Dassault Aviation, Embraer, Leonardo-Finmeccanica (AgustaWestland), Piaggio, Sikorsky, Pilatus, Piper, and Mooney, as well as a service center for 328 Support Services, Hawker Beechcraft, Viking und 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 challenging special missions and passenger and cargo operations.
RUAG Aviation is an approved Part 21/J EASA Design Organization, Part 21/G EASA Production Organization, and Part 145 EASA Maintenance Organization.