Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) announced its Wichita, Kan., location recently received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Repair Station Certification to perform aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul on thrust reverser assemblies for the Airbus A319, A320, A321 and A330. This certification allows Spirit's Global Customer Support and Services (GCS&S) to offer nacelle maintenance to airlines worldwide.
"This coordinated effort with the FAA has expanded our Operations Specification to include Airbus products," said Bob Recchio, vice president of GCS&S for Spirit AeroSystems. "This is an important milestone for GCS&S and our customers, who will benefit from our maintenance solutions for their entire fleet."
Spirit AeroSystems has a repair station in Wichita, Kan., and a joint-venture repair station, Taikoo Spirit, in Jinjiang, China. As one of the world's largest tier-one suppliers of aerospace structures, Spirit's repair station capabilities are supported by extensive engineering design and manufacturing experience.