43 Air School – Aircraft Maintenance
A reliable, industry-lead maintenance team.
Having a reliable on-site aircraft maintenance facility in order to secure continuity of training is of fundamental importance to any pilot training institution. 43 Air School is extremely proud of its on campus aircraft maintenance capability that has, for the past 21 years enabled the school to have a very reliable fleet of serviceable training aircraft available to carry out its training task.
The 43 Maintenance Division specialises in Piper aircraft and maintains the school’s own fleet of approximately 60 Piper Cherokee, Arrow and twin engine Senecas. We also maintain our fleet of approximately 10 Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters.
The various departments within the AMO are managed by ten fully qualified and experienced aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs)
Apart from its main repair, service and aircraft re-building capabilities, the AMO has the following divisions:
- engine shop with complete engine overhaul capability
- paint shop, including a spray booth
- sheet metal shop
- upholstery division
- re-build facility
The 43 Maintenance Division specialises in the maintenance and repair of all single engine aircraft, including MPI’s rebuilding and refurbishing. It also has extensive experience in the field of insurance repair work.