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Flybe Aviation Services NDT provides 24/7 one stop solution for any nature of event. Our Comprehensive capabilities include the capacity to provide  wide-ranging support and NDT test pieces across the following aircraft types, components and structures:

  • Dash 8 Q400
  • Dash 8 Q100/200/300
  • BAe 146/RJ
  • CRJ 100/200/700/900
  • Embraer 135/145/170/190
  • ATR 42/72
  • Light and Vintage Aircraft
  • Classic Jets
  • Wheels & Brakes

The team provides on-call NDT services to Flybe’s airline operations and 3rd party customers at any of their bases in the UK and Europe. As an approved NDT Service centre for both Bombardier and Embraer we can offer unparalleled AOG support to ensure an optimised turn time at competitive fixed costs.


NDT Methods and Qualifications

NDT methods available as per D1 rating: 

  • Radiography (Site and Enclosure)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (Including Bond/Resonance)
  • Eddy Current Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Fluorescent Penetrant Testing


Other methods available:

  • Acid Etch Inspection
  • Hardness Testing
  • Conductivity Testing
  • Borescope Inspection (B1 Engineers)


Flybe Aviation Services have inspectors holding PCN Level 2 (Aerospace) qualifications for materials, components and structures with technique writing endorsements in all methods stated within the D-rating above. Further to this within the workshop environment inspectors hold EN4179 qualifications for wheels and brakes.

 

All aspects of NDT are overseen by our in-house company Nominated Level 3 with PCN (Aerospace) qualifications in all above D1 methods.


For further information about our services call us on:

NDT Office: +44 (0)7855 385516 or email ndt.bay@flybe.com
NDT Level 3: email robert.bright@flybe.com