On 10th July, Sabena technics confirmed that it had been selected by the SIAť to carry out A- and B-Checks for the French air force's fleet of C-130Hs. This contract positions Sabena technics as a sub-contractor to the Clermont-Ferrand AIA for four years. The first plane is expected at the Bordeaux AIA this autumn.
Two previous contracts had been awarded to Sabena technics for C-130H maintenance: last autumn, to train SIAť B1 and B2 technical personnel and in January to supply spares and equipment to the Clermont-Ferrand site and (...)
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