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VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering

A World-Class Aircraft MRO Service Provider

VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, Inc., (previously ST Aerospace Mobile, Inc.) began operations at Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile, Alabama in 1991. Today, we are a business unit of the aerospace division of VT Systems, which has more than 1,300 employees and operates nearly 900,000 square feet of hangar space, support shops, offices and ramp space. In Mobile, we can accommodate eight wide-body or 18 narrow-body aircraft simultaneously in our 10 large hangars.

We have dedicated buildings housing our training, engineering, and material warehouse operations, and an environmentally controlled engine storage facility. Our hangars have direct access to the Mobile Downtown Airport’s (airport code BFM) 24/7 operational runway.

 

 

Capabilities

Maintenance

Our aircraft maintenance and modification (AMM) services cover a wide range of airframe types including the Boeing 737, 747, 777 and A300/310, A320, A330 and A340.

We handle heavy C and D checks as well as conduct aircraft inspections, damage assessments and non-destructive inspections.

Structural Capabilities

Our structural capabilities include performing major structural repairs and modifications – such as winglet installation, pylon modification, floor beams repair, corrosion control, wing and fuselage skins replacement, and reconstruction of damaged structures. We also perform aircraft field repairs.

Support Shops

We have a comprehensive suite of support shops to that can repair and fabricate machined parts, composite structures, aircraft floorboards, cabin items and tubings.

Our support services include Maintenance-By-the-Hour pricing arrangement, line and base maintenance, maintenance planning and control.

Quality of Our Work

Quality Endorsements

We are fully certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as an approved Repair Station. Our quality management system is certified to ISO 9001 and AS9100 standards. It is designed to meet the most stringent airworthiness requirements of our customers and regulatory agencies. Year-round internal and external audits and surveillance ensure that our people and processes comply with all regulatory standards.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
We are a certified Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 145.53 repair station. Our Air Agency Certificate number is MZAR013L. 

Ratings and Limitations:

- Airframe (08-11-94) Class 4: All-Metal Construction of Large Aircraft
- Limited Powerplant (11-15-01)
- Limited Non-Destructive Testing (09-24-98)
- Limited Accessory (01-05-10)
- Limited Instrument (01-03-01)
- Limited Radio (01-03-01)
- European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Following a positive recommendation from the FAA and through the EASA special conditions as detailed in the Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) and associated Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP), EASA has accepted and certified us as an approved Part-145 repair station.  Our EASA Part-145 Approval certificate number is EASA.145.4891.

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
Following a positive recommendation from the FAA and through the EASA special conditions as detailed in the Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) and associated Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP), EASA has accepted and certified us as an approved Part–145 repair station. Our EASA Part–145 Approval certificate number is EASA.145.4891.

ISO 9001:2008 Compliant

We are certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Management System (CERT-9234-2004-AQ-HOU-ANAB).

The ISO 9000 family of standards relate to quality management systems and are designed to help organisations ensure they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders. Our ISO 9001 quality management system is closely linked to the business and marketing plan and to customer needs.

AS9100:2009 Compliant
We are AS9100:2009 compliant as certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV). The AS9100 standard is an international quality management standard specifically for the industry. It has been published in Europe as EN 9100, in the US as AS9100 and in the Asia Pacific as SJAC 9100. 

Modifications

Our ability to design and develop engineering solutions and perform  modifications range from simple modifications such as retrofitting aircraft interiors, upgrades to in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems to complex passenger-to-freighter conversions.

Special Freighter Supplemental Type Certificate (STC)

The 757–200 Special Freighter Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) is the most comprehensive of our modification programmes, which covers raising the necessary documentation including submitting statement of work, certification plans and airframe modifications for our customers.

We also produce the engineering drawings, modification cards and mylars; as well as work with partners and suppliers to develop and tooling and modification kits.

Other services cover structural loads and stress analyses (inclusive of Finite Element Modelling), damage tolerance, payloads, electrical loads, egress and safety tests.

We can also carry out prototype modification; conduct ground and flight-testing of prototypes; produce technical supplements and perform fleet standardisation upgrades. In addition to developing prototypes, we have the flexibility to ramp up production by adding lines of modification at our sister companies.

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