Since February 25th, Sabena technics is also in charge of the global support of the two Dash 8 aircraft operated by the French Sécurité Civile air service.
This addition of two aircraft has been included in the latest contract renewal for the in-service support of the entire fleet of the French Sécurité Civile awarded to Sabena technics in October 2015 for a period of twelve years.
Today, the fleet includes twelve Canadair CL415, nine S-2T Trackers, three Beechcraft 200 and two Dash 8 aircraft. Since 1998, Sabena technics has been providing:
- Base maintenance: performed during the winter period in the Marignane site and in Sabena technics’ facilities in Nimes Garons,
- Line & Light maintenance: all performed throughout the year on the Marignane site and on various detachment sites.
- CAMO management
- Component repair and logistics
- Engines Support
The maintenance operations are paced according to two distinct seasons: the winter period and the fire season (June to September) during which the highest level of aircraft availability must be reached.