Appleton facility earns approval from Saudi Arabia


Gulfstream Appleton gains approved maintenance organisation approval from Saudi Arabia, facility now has six worldwide authorisations

The Gulfstream Aerospace service centre in Appleton recently earned an approved maintenance organisation
designation from Saudi
Arabia. With this authorization, aircraft
registered under Saudi
Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation
(GACA) can undergo maintenance, repairs, alterations and inspections at the facility.

Arabia, and the Middle East
in general, is a strong market for Gulfstream,” said Mark Burns,
president, Gulfstream Product Support. “Having more and more of our
service centers that can handle the maintenance needs of those operators is
important. Appleton
has already delivered an aircraft to Saudi operators since earning this

The aircraft covered by the Gulfstream
Appleton certificate include all Gulfstream aircraft, the Bombardier Challenger
600 series and 5000/Global Express aircraft, the Dassault Falcon 50, 900 and
2000 series models, and the Hawker Beechcraft 800 series, 850XP and 700 models.