Search archive          Sign up for our Newsletters          Aviation Jobs
Latest Aviation News  |  Industry & Technology  |  Air Transport  |  MRO & Support  |  Aircraft Interiors  |  Editorials  |  Events Calendar  |  About UsFR
 
Aviation News With the Nitrogen Backpack, Dedienne Aerospace speeds up turnaround times

With the Nitrogen Backpack, Dedienne Aerospace speeds up turnaround times

Romain Guillot
15 MAR 2018 | 383 words
With the Nitrogen Backpack, Dedienne Aerospace speeds up turnaround times
© Dedienne Aerospace
A small innovation is taking on a huge market. Dedienne Aerospace has developed a new GSE solution called "Nitrogen Backpack" which is intended to facilitate the recharging of hydraulic accumulators on commercial aircraft access doors.

As its name indicates, it is a backpack with a nitrogen bottle. Light and easy to use, the new system can be used by a single operator, which is a major advantage given that until now this type of operation required a standard nitrogen cart and needed at least two operators.


The French company which specialises in aviation maintenance tooling indicates that with the Nitrogen Backpack, door batteries are recharged in under 5 minutes, which simplifies daily plane maintenance and saves time and money. Dedienne Aerospace also specified that the Nitrogen Backpack had been designed to meet the needs of AirAsia, as the Malaysian low-cost airline wanted to reduce its turnaround time (TAT).

"We are operating in a fascinating market which requires us to keep our eye on the ball constantly when it comes to innovation and speed things up. Our main commitment is to provide our customers with quality products and first class customer service. With the Nitrogen Backpack, we are offering our customers an opportunity to reduce costs thanks to an attractive and innovative product", explains Cédric Barbe, Chief Executive of Dedienne Aerospace.

For Nadzri Hasim, the Malaysian aviation group's director of engineering, "AirAsia is an innovative and pioneering company which is a major actor for change. We are pleased to be working with Dedienne Aerospace to develop an innovative, profitable and effective solution which meets the highest standards of the industry. We are committed to being at the forefront of the constantly-changing aviation industry and we are proud to be the first airline to use the Nitrogen Backpack on our aircraft. "

The first Nitrogen Backpacks have already been delivered to AirAsia which has started to deploy them to meet the needs of its line maintenance teams. AirAsia is currently operating with nearly 90 Airbus A320s from Malaysia, not including the planes of its different subsidiaries in Thailand, Indonesia or the Philippines, for example. But other major airlines have also just adopted Dedienne's Nitrogen Backpack in Europe. This is surely the start of a great story.

Romain Guillot
Chief editor
Cofounder of Journal de l'Aviation and Alertavia


 
They made this section possible
Top stories
22 OCT 2020
A321 Freighters are on the rise A321 Freighters are on the rise
Following the A321P2F (Passenger to Freighter) led by Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW) with ST Engineering and Airbus, a new freighter conversion program concerning the Airbus A321 ... Continue Reading
22 OCT 2020
HAECO Xiamen completed its first Airbus A350 C-Check HAECO Xiamen completed its first Airbus A350 C-Check
HAECO Xiamen has completed its first heavy maintenance check (C-Check) on an Airbus A350. The aircraft belonged to Cathay Pacific and has now returned to its ... Continue Reading
22 OCT 2020
Windrose opts for NYCO turbine oil for its entire fleet Windrose opts for NYCO turbine oil for its entire fleet
Ukrainian airline Windrose Aviation has selected NYCO's Turbonycoil 600 synthetic turbine oil to lubricate the engines of its entire fleet. Windrose operates today with a fleet ... Continue Reading
22 OCT 2020
A321 Freighters are on the rise
22 OCT 2020
HAECO Xiamen completed its first Airbus A350 C-Check
22 OCT 2020
Windrose opts for NYCO turbine oil for its entire fleet
22 OCT 2020
AJW Group has purchased three ex-Thomas Cook A330s for their components
22 OCT 2020
Boeing revises its services revenue forecast for the next ten years
Top stories
A321 Freighters are on the rise
HAECO Xiamen completed its first Airbus A350 C-Check
World's first Airbus A350 Preighter belongs to Asiana
 
Latest News     Industry & Technology     Air Transport     MRO & Support     Aircraft Interiors     Editorials
© 2020 Le Journal de l'Aviation - All rights reserved