Aviation Technical Services Receives China CAAC Certification

July 1, 2010

Everett, WA, July 1, 2010 – Aviation Technical Services (ATS) has been awarded the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Certification number F00100532 for the repair of components on aircraft operating under Chinese registration.

The CAAC Certification provides for the repair of components in ATA Chapters 21, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 49, 52, 54, 57, 71 and 73. ATS redelivers more than 6,500 components per year to 90 customers worldwide and has over 20,000 approved part numbers.

“When our customers voice their needs, we not only listen but we do our best to take results oriented action,” says Greg Buller, ATS GM/VP Component Services. “Obtaining CAAC certification is another example of how we are working to simplify and consolidate our customers’ supply chain when it comes to component repair and modification. Now, customers can use our component services when CAAC certification is required.”

This certification not only enables us to participate in one of the world’s fastest growing markets, it makes life easier for airlines and operators to obtain parts because we can now participate in those arrangements directly or indirectly requiring sources with CAAC certification.”

As the eighth largest MRO provider on the Pacific Rim located close to the worlds largest aircraft OEM, ATS is in a prime position to enhance the proliferation of components to airlines, brokers, OEM’s and companies in international pooling arrangements sharing parts across multiple continents in support of the Asian aviation industry.


About Aviation Technical Services

As a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial and military transport jet aircraft, ATS list of certification achievements include FAA Class IV Repair Station; Quality Management System AS 9110 and ISO 9001:2000 EASA Repair Station; and Bermuda DCA Approved Maintenance Organization. ATS services include airframe heavy & medium checks & structural modifications, complete component MRO, paint such as narrow & widebody / corporate / fleet campaigns, defense drop-in & depot level MRO, and business jet interior refurbishment. ATS also performs specialty services and projects such as 737-300 Classic life extension program, winglet installations on 737/757/767 aircraft, Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) interior installations and passenger to freighter conversions. www.atsmro.com ATS can be visited at MRO Asia in Singapore November 2-4, 2010, booth #523.