Midvale Industries’ eStrip GPX is an aerospace coating removal system. The product is a corn hybrid polymer (Type VII plastic abrasive) designed to remove coatings off of aircraft without damaging composites or thin-skinned aluminum. This process is typically 8-10 times faster than hand-sanding components. The medium is also recyclable.
Colonial Coatings Inc. is a facility for paints and sealants, HAE magnesium anodize, high-temperature and thermal-spray coatings.
TDA recently acquired an Airbus A320, MSN 2137, for teardown. With a manufacturing date of Oct. 17, 2003, this is one of the youngest A320s being torn down. The disassembly process at Ecube Solutions in Wales has been completed, and parts are available for sale.
Becker Avionics provides Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions, including airborne and ground-based installations. The company offers a line of 1090 MHz Mode-S ES (extended squitter) transponders, which, when coupled with an appropriate WAAS/GPS position source, meet the requirements of the current mandates based on RTCA DO-260B and associated airworthiness directives.
On the ground, Becker offers the ADS-B Traffic Localization and Surveillance System (Atlass) for ADS-B-derived operational benefits to fleet operators, airport operators and airspace managers. Key capabilities of the Atlass system include situational awareness, airport operations supervision, surface movement awareness, search-and-rescue mission management, security services and law enforcement support, flight-following for airlines and fleet operators, and back-up situational display for air traffic control and UAV operations surveillance.
Surface Finishes offers lapping, low-stress grinding, small- and large-bore honing, single-point diamond machining, metrology and optical quality polishing to meet a broad range of micro-precision needs. Its craftsmen have experience finishing hard and soft metals, wear-resistant coatings, ceramics, single-crystal materials, glass and plastics.
L J. Walch Co. uses cold-spray technology to develop designated engineering representative (DER) repairs for housings and many other parts that used to be rendered beyond economic repair. It has developed DER repairs for other items such wobblers, diode packs and oven motors.
QC Group specializes in the reverse-engineering of complex precision tooling and product geometries. The company captures an artifact’s precise dimensional data—whether microscopic or large, new or vintage. From there, the company is able to produce CAD models through: high-precision scanning technologies, tooling and manufacturing process knowledge, complex modeling capabilities, precision surfacing expertise, computer-aided verification and peer review of every project at completion.
Med-Craftoffers flight actuation systems repairs. Services include optical comparator, assembly and final testing. Med-Craft is an FAA and European Aviation Safety Agency certified repair station specializing in ATA chapters 27, 29, 36, 38 and 80.
Hawker Pacific’s product support activities include MRO, structural modification and support services to a range of fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters for corporate, charter, defense and special-mission operators throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Its services include aircraft and engine MRO, special-mission aircraft modifications, design engineering, avionics parts and services, and the provision of spare parts, exchange rotables and equipment sales.
Dean Baldwin Painting
Dean Baldwin Painting provides aircraft refinishing services. Its experienced staff of more than 400 performs services, including full strip and paint, flight control balancing, minor maintenance and custom liveries for VIP, airline and military customers. The facilities are FAA Repair Stations located in Roswell, New Mexico; Peru, Indiana; and Goodyear, Arizona.
Diehl Aerospace is the customer support center of Diehl Aerosystems for the Americas and Caribbean. It is the exclusive distributor and repair station for their avionics, instrument, lighting, cabin interior, lavatory and galley equipment and holds FAA, European Aviation Safety Agency and Civil Aviation Administration of China certifications.
Here is a look at some of specialty services that will be on the exhibition floor of MRO Americas, April 5-7 in Dallas.