The aircraft are maintained to the latest standards and requirements by implementing authorities’ and manufacturer’s recommendations, bulletins and regulatory requirements.
Line maintenance is performed by our own Luxembourg Air Ambulance technical department.
Base maintenance activities have been sub-contracted to EASA Part-145 organisations which are approved Bombardier-Learjet (Airframe) and Honeywell (Engines) service centres.
Our main sub-contractor engaged to support the current fleet of aircraft is Aero-Dienst (Flughafenstrasse 100, D-90411, Nürenberg, Germany DE.145.0011)
Regular maintenance inspections are carried out in compliance with aviation authority regulations and the manufacturer’s guidelines. For the Learjet fleet, these include:
- Line checks at every arrival in Luxembourg;
- Line checks every 50 and 150 flight hours;
- Base checks every 300, 600, 1.200 and 2.400 flight hours;
- Base checks at other intervals as described in the approved maintenance programme;
- Reliability monitoring for airframes and engines.
In addition, compliance with regulations and safety standards is supervised by:
- Internal Safety And Compliance Monitoring audits and,
- Civil Aviation Authority (DACL - Direction de l’Aviation Civile Luxembourg).