Metrojet’s Clark MRO gets FAA nod for Global 7500

MEC Receives The First Global 7500 Hangar-Parking Aircraft Engineering Clark (MEC), the Philippines-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited, has recently received its certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to work on the airframe, aircraft batteries and aircraft wheel assemblies of the Bombardier BD700-2A12 (Global 7500).

MEC obtained the wheel assembly capability in June 2022. With the latest airframe and battery approval from the FAA in November, MEC is now able to perform the Global 7500 scheduled maintenance up to 24-month Check, aircraft batteries and aircraft nose/main wheel assemblies’ maintenance.

Sarith Vaikuntan, General Manager of Metrojet Engineering Clark commented, “We are seeing more and more Bombardier Global 7500 deliveries in the APAC region and MEC will continue to invest in the Global 7500 product line and offer our customers the highest quality maintenance and parking services.”

Established in 1997, Metrojet as part of the Kadoorie Group, pioneered business aviation services in Hong Kong and remains one of the foremost safe and customer-focussed business jet operators and maintenance providers in the Asia Pacific region. The company provides all-inclusive aircraft management, charter, maintenance, and aviation consultancy services to its growing business aviation customer base.

Metrojet Engineering Clark currently operates a 7,100 m2 hangar providing both hangar and ramp parking and a fully authorised repair station with approvals from the Civil Aviation Authority of The Philippines (CAAP), The United States Federal Aviation Administration (The U.S. FAA), the Cayman Islands CAA, the Qatar QCAA, the Isle of Man CAA, and the San Marino CAA. Metrojet Engineering Clark is a well-developed MRO facility designed to augment both heavy and line maintenance capabilities in the Asia Pacific region.

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