Yingling Aviation Adds Skycatcher Repair Authority | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 06.22.17

Airborne 06.26.17

Airborne 06.27.17

Airborne 06.28.17

Airborne 06.22.17

Airborne 06.23.17

Airborne-Unmanned 06.27.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 06.22.17

Airborne 06.26.17

Airborne 06.27.17

Airborne 06.28.17

Airborne 06.22.17

Airborne 06.23.17

Airborne-Unmanned 06.27.17

XPONENTIAL Innovation Preview -- www.allthingsunmanned.com

Tue, Aug 31, 2010

Yingling Aviation Adds Skycatcher Repair Authority

US Assembly Site Is Also First To Receive Approval From The FAA

Yingling Aviation has become the first facility in the world approved by the FAA to maintain, inspect, and alter the Cessna 162 Skycatcher S-LSA aircraft.  The authority was added to Yingling's Part 145 Repair Station Operations Specifications last month.  Yingling is currently the only active Skycatcher assembly site as well.  The Wichita Mid-Continent Airport-based firm has already received and completed the re-assembly of 8 of the all-metal, single engine piston, high-wing monoplanes.


File Photo

"This receipt of this authority represents a significant accomplishment for Yingling," said Bob Gallop, Yingling's vice-president, Repair Station Operations.  "Since the Model 162 is a completely new aircraft, we were creating precedent with every step in the process.  It required a great deal of cooperation among Yingling, Cessna and the FAA in Washington, D.C., but we are gratified to be the first Repair Station to have repair, inspection and alteration of the Model 162 Skycatcher added to our Operation Specifications.  This means we can not only perform maintenance on the airplanes, we are approved to sign off on the repairs and return them to service," he added.

Yingling completed an expansion of its facilities in 2008 in anticipation of the arrival of Skycatchers from the Shenyang manufacturing facilities in China. Yingling's Kansas Aviation subsidiary recently became the first flight training operation to offer instruction in the Cessna Model 162 Skycatcher.

FMI: www.yinglingaviation.com

 


Advertisement

More News

ANN's 2017 AirVenture Innovation Preview is Going To Be A Stunner!

Early Confirmations Show An Amazing Assortment of Exciting New Products and Technologies! It may be the most impressive line-up of new technology to ever be featured in our Innovat>[...]

Airborne 06.27.17: SpaceX Doubles!, Sean Tucker Retirement, FA Changes

Also: Shoreham Update, Aero-Calendar, AUVSI, Fighter Pilots, André Borschberg, Airport Crimes, Drone Conference SpaceX, in the midst of a greatly accelerated launch pace, pu>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 06.27.17: AUVSI On Senate Bill, Intel Olympics, NIGHTWARDEN

Also: DRL Winner $$, Kespry Enters Insurance Sector, Drone Sim Market, Automated Vehicles Symposium Brian Wynne, president and CEO of AUVSI, issued a statement on the unmanned airc>[...]

AMA Drone Report 06.22.17: FAA Reauthorization, Rotor Riot Int'l, DRL on ESPN

Also: Drones at Oshkosh!, Drone Regulatory Effort, AMA Drone Report-Help Wanted, Aero-TV: MultiGP Drone Racing The House of Representatives has published initial language to reauth>[...]

U.S. Rocketry Students Impress At Internationals, Win Gold

Students From Festus, MO Become Third Consecutive U.S. Team To Take Top Spot The 10-student team from Festus High School in Festus, MO bested the world's best rocketry teams and to>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC