S7 Technics‘ aircraft cabin carpets production shop, which is located at the company’s base in Novosibirsk, Russia, recently received EASA Part-21 G approval.
Previously the aircraft carpet production was under EASA Part-145 approval. For now, each new product will be released with certificate EASA Form 1, which gives an ability to produce stock of such carpets and as a result make the process of aircraft cabin carpets replacement faster.
Airlines have a stable demand for replacing worn-out carpets on aircraft. As part of the EASA Part-145 approval, most of the cabin carpet products for Russian airlines ‘ aircraft are fabricated and changed in the course of base maintenance.
EASA.21G.0029 quality assurance manager at S7 Technics, Mikhail Golovanov, said: “Fabrication of aircraft cabin carpets under the EASA Part-145 approval has not only certain advantages, but also a number of limitations.
Therefore, recently, airline representatives have increasingly expressed their wishes to obtain new carpets with the certificate EASA Form 1, in order to organise a more rapid replacement.”
The carpet production shop, approved with EASA Part-21 G, is located at the Novosibirsk base and the presence of this approval enables the MRO provider to produce and move stock of carpets to other S7 Technics bases and install them on customers ‘ aircraft.
The certified production shop has six specialists involved in the production of carpets under EASA Part-21 G approval.
Only certified materials from leading foreign manufacturers, including Lantal, Anker, Botany Weaving, are used in the production of aircraft cabin carpets.
The production shop has manufacturing capacity of at least 1,500 carpets per year.
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