Airbus Selects Antavia AMETEK MRO to Provide Wheel and Brake Maintenance on the Beluga XL

CAMPSAS, FRANCE — Antavia has been selected as the provider of wheels and brakes maintenance for the Airbus Beluga XL. Antavia began providing maintenance services for Airbus oversize transport aircraft, the Super Guppy, in 1992. This support continued when the five strong fleet of BelugaST entered into service. Today, Antavia is proud to announce the continuation of its tailor-made MRO and logistics solutions services to Airbus for the Beluga XL fleet as well.

With more than 30 years of reliable service, Antavia is a leader in wheels and brakes repair as well as overhaul. In the last five years, more than 17,000 wheels and 2,500 brakes have been released from the company’s dedicated workshops.

“We are very proud to be contributing to the wheels and brakes maintenance of both the Beluga ST and XL aircrafts, two of the most voluminous cargo holds of any civil or military aircraft flying today,” said Laurent Bouissou, Managing Director of Antavia. “It is a business that places the utmost importance on regularity of services and on-time performance, which are values we share.”

About Antavia
Antavia has provided performance repair and overhaul services to aircraft operators worldwide for 30 years. Along with wheels and brakes, Antavia’s capabilities include repair and overhaul services for cabin equipment, water/wastewater systems, electrical power generation, electrical rewinds, electromechanical actuators, lights, electronics, hydraulic equipment, wheels and brakes, and engine accessories. Antavia is a unit of AMETEK MRO within AMETEK’s Aerospace & Defense division that provides repair and overhaul services for commercial, regional, general aviation and rotor-wing aircraft. AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.

For more information, contact Antavia:
Zac Grand Sud Logistique, Zone de Sépat, 82370 Campsas, France.
Tel: +33-0-5-63-02-52-49, Fax: +33-0-5-63-64-36-66,
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