FAL Integration and Flight Line Services

For more than 20 years, AAA has been supporting major aircraft manufacturers for their FAL and integration needs. From technical assistance, AAA has successfully developed a workpackage approach to meet the increasing requirements of the aerospace industry. With our worldwide presence, close to our major customers’ facilities, we are able to perform all structural, mechanical, electrical and cabin within assembly lines.

This is possible thanks to our skilled locally-based teams all over the world. Our deliverables are managed through milestones, quality gates, return on experience and corrective action plans in order to provide best cost, quality and on time efficiency.

CapabilityReliabilityEfficiency

 – Capability –

From major constituant assembly preparation to flightline and delivery centers

Pre-FAL

  • Section preparation
  • Wings
  • Fuselage
  • Empennage
  • Mylar & NFT installation
  • Test assistance
  • Wiring installation
System Installation

  • Engines
  • APU
  • Wheels
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Air inlets
  • Fuel
  • Hydraulics
  • Oxygen
  • Water
  • Doors & windows rigging
  • Landing gear
  • Air conditioning
  • Electrical equipment
Station Management

  • Global station management
  • Quality gates management
  • Aircraft folio management
  • Coordination & scheduling of supplier activities
  • Internal and external reporting
  • Multi-functional team coordination
  • Zone visit and closures
Flight Line

  • Aircraft preparation for first flight
  • Ferry flight
  • Delivery
  • Troubleshooting
  • Safety pre & post-flight visits
  • Suppliers coordination Late modifications
  • Flight test support
  • Support for delivery phase
Other FAL activities

  • Aircraft management in outlocated paintshops
  • Retrofit
  • Refurbishing
  • Reconversion
  • Management of non-serial working parties

– Reliability –

AAA brings together qualified workers to set up autonomous on-site teams for FAL and Flight Line activities :

Skills & qualifications

Industrialization

  • Work Order preparation
  • Technical assistance and investigation
  • Internal and external coordination and reporting
  • Management of performance through quality gates and milestones
  • Logistical management (ordering, flow management, production control)
  • Corrective actions and continuous improvement
Quality inspectors

  • Visual inspection
  • Non destructive tests (MT/ UT/PT)
  • Continuous improvement
  • Correction actions
  • Modification management
  • Recurrence analysis and process modification
Operators

  • System (fuel, hydraulics, oxygen, flight controls, air conditioning and bleed pipes, water, fire extinguisher, water/waste)
  • Electrical (wiring, harness routing, harness modification, connection, continuity test)
  • Structural (primary and secondary structure on fuselage, wings, cockpit, empennage)
  • Cabin (Galleys, business & tourist class seats, pilot and crew seats , lavatories, floor to floor, hatrack, cargo, crew rest bunk)
  • Composite repair and modifications
Complementary

  • FOD
  • Damage awareness
  • Composite environment
  • SAP modules
  • Zone access management
  • Tutoring
  • Management training

Certificates

Master Supplier Agreement as tier 1 with Airbus for aerostructure activities and capability to subcontract to tier 2 partners

EN/AS/JISQ 9100 v2009

EN/AS/JISQ 9100
v2009

ISO 9001 v2008

ISO 9001
v2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

– Efficiency –

Our assets

Worldwide presence for global customer assistance

Worldwide presence for global customer assistance

Custom-built workpackages with multi-functional teams

Custom-built workpackages with multi-functional teams

Management on a result based approach and all-inclusive packages

Management on a result based approach and all-inclusive packages

Contractual Management in close relation with our customers

Contractual Management in close relation with our customers

Flexible organization regarding schedule and functional deadlines

Flexible organization regarding schedule and functional deadlines

AAA Training Center capacity to improve support functions efficiency

AAA Training Center capacity to improve support functions efficiency