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GAT COMPLETES PHASE A-D & 96 MONTH GEAR INSPECTION ON LEARJET 45 AIRCRAFT

Global Aviation Technologies maintenance technicians completed its initial Phase A-D plus 96 Month gear inspection on the Learjet 45 aircraft. The inspection went extremely well with no major findings. Aircraft came apart and went back together without any issues/complications. Return to Service functional checks were completed with squawk free results. The team rallied together to ensure the inspection schedule was…



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LEARJET 45/75 TAILCONE OVERHEAT PROTECTION SYSTEM (TOPS)

Global Aviation Technologies has the answer to the uncommanded APU shut down caused by elevated ambient temperatures in the Learjet 45/75 aircraft tailcone, the Tail Cone Overheat Protection System. The Tail Cone Overheat Protection System (TOPS) is comprised of the following system components: Ametek Fan Composite Duct Assemblies Valve Body Assembly Exhaust Access Panel (Screen) System Control unit A picture…



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GAT COMPLETES ATG 5000 INSTALLATION ON THE HAWKER 4000 AIRCRAFT

Global Aviation Technologies has completed its first Gogo Biz® ATG 5000 installation. The target aircraft, a Hawker 4000 charter operator, who requested Wi-Fi functionality for its passengers. The installation was accomplished during the scheduled maintenance event and was a clean, squawk free installation. GAT Engineering supported Global Aviation Technologies maintenance technicians for the functional testing effort. The system was powered…



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REPLACEMENT OF THE EMERGENCY HYDRAULIC ACCUMULATOR FOR THE HAWKER 4000 AIRCRAFT

During a routine 1200 Hour inspection by GAT Maintenance an issue was discovered concerning the Emergency Hydraulic Accumulator for the Inboard Ground Spoilers installed on the Hawker 4000 aircraft. The issue is with P/N 390- 384106-003. The normal pressures for the accumulator should be 800 PSI + 25 PSI. The suspected accumulator only had 150 – 200 PSI. The lower…