Ameco completed its first V2500-A5 engine thrust reverser repair, from an Air China aircraft, in mid March. Meanwhile, the first CFM56-5B series engine thrust reverser is under repair now and scheduled for redelivery in this month.
Ameco began offering aircraft related components (ARC) services in October 2014. In addition to V2500-A5 and CFM56-5B series engine thrust reverser, Ameco says it is now developing the Trent 700 engine thrust reverser capability.
Ameco also offers the inlet duct repair services for all Boeing series and Airbus A330, as well as, the radome repair for all Boeing series and A330.
Since the V2500-A5 capability establishment, Ameco has completed overhaul on one engine from a Chinese customer at its Beijing Base. Currently, three V2500-A5 engines are under repairing in the workshop of Ameco Beijing Base.
Ameco was authorized by CAAC, FAA and EASA to provide overhaul and modification on V2500-A5 series last year. In November 2015, Ameco and Pratt & Whitney singed a contract, which makes the MRO approved to undertake engine services for V2500 users all over the world. Ameco is a specialist on RB211 and PW4000 engine overhaul.
Ameco is also a specialist on the repair of GTCP85-129H and GTCP 131-9A/B auxiliary power units (APU). Ameco Chengdu Branch has been authorized by Honeywell Aerospace as a warranty repair station for GTCP 131-9A/B APUs since November of 2014.
Headquartered in Beijing, new Ameco has nine branches located in Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Hohhot, Shanghai, Guiyang, Wuhan and Guangzhou. New Ameco’s hangars and facilities are mainly located in Beijing and Chengdu. The branches of Chongqing, Hangzhou, Tianjin and Hohhot respectively have a hangar to meet the maintenance layover requirement of Boeing 737NG series and Airbus A320 series.
Ameco imported an advanced hydraulic pressure tester, which was put into use on March 14th. It is the first individually tailored tester introduced by Chinese MRO, and also the second similar product around the world. New tester can test all hydraulic systems of Boeing and Airbus aircraft in service, including B787 and A380 series.