Airbus and S7 Engineering to develop A320 maintenance training partnership
During the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2013, Airbus and S7 Engineering, part of Engineering Holding, signed an agreement to develop long term maintenance partnership in the region.
As part of this, S7 Engineering, a leading maintenance and repair facility in Russia, will acquire Airbus training skills and standards to provide OEM-backed maintenance training capabilities for its personnel and for A320 Family operators in the region.
Additionally, this partnership will leverage Airbus’ latest technology training media and tailor the syllabus for the Russian environment and local language.
The scope of the agreement covers the following: Complete standardization of S7 Engineering’s instructors and quality processes to enable their integration into Airbus’ maintenance training organisation exposure; Deployment of Airbus Competence Training equipped with innovative digital tools, ensuring active learning in virtual aircraft environment; Delivery of Airbus type rating and specialized courses; Applying Airbus’ optimized standards of courseware, curriculum and examinations.
Engineering Holding is the largest independent MRO* provider in Russia and the CIS delivering maintenance services for the Western- and Russian-built aircraft. Its heavy maintenance facilities are located in Moscow, Mineralnye Vody and Novosibirsk.
The company’s line maintenance station network is constantly expanding and currently consists of stations in Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Vladivostok. The organization provides line maintenance services for more than 40 Russian airlines and more than 20 foreign operators.