Fokker Services Asia
Fokker Services Asia traces its origin back to 1997 when it started operations in a two-bay hangar originally built by the British Royal Air Force in 1931 at Seletar Air Base in Singapore. With EASA approval from the start, FSA’s capabilities at that time were primarily focused on the Fokker types, and the F28 in particular. The customer base was made up of operators from Indonesia, Myanmar (Burma), and Papua New Guinea. At the same time, FSA also gained experience with the ATR aircraft due to carrying out checks jointly with Bangkok Airways on their ATR fleet. This culminated in FSA formally including the ATR 42/72 series in its EASA approval in 2001.
FSA’s workforce has a mix of youth and experience. Over half of our engineers have been with us almost since FSA’s inception, some with over 15 years of experience on type. However, with our current growth plans, we recognize that we have to groom and train a new generation of licensed engineers to support this. Consequently, we have embarked on a program to bring in young engineers who have already undergone basic training and who are now undergoing a period of practical exposure and type training.
We currently have a staff of approximately 30 technicians and engineers.
The FSA hangar measures 80m by 50m and it is capable of accommodating 3 regional aircraft, or 2 narrowbodies.
The hangar is equipped with two tail stands and extensive docking equipment to allow all forms of heavy maintenance to be carried out on the Fokker and ATR types.
It has been built to the latest standards and features state-of-the-art lighting, and fire protection. Our facility also includes a state-of-the-art Component Repair Shop.
Back-shop capability currently consists of:
- a spray booth to allow painting of airframe components such as flight controls, radomes and fairings,
- a well-equipped sheet-metal shop
- a simple electrics shop to allow some simple off-aircraft tasks to be done
The two-storey office complex has been built directly against the hangar and allows customer representatives quick access to the aircraft during the course of the check.
Seletar Aerospace Park is located in the northern part of Singapore, adjacent to the border with Malaysia.
It is a half-hour drive from the city centre and the international airport at Changi.
Seletar airport is open 24/7 and access to the FSA facility from the airfield is via a dedicated gate leading directly from the airport parking area into our apron. The apron area is large enough for parking aircraft, if required.
Engine run and compass swing bays are available airside and can be quickly accessed.
FSA currently holds the following approvals. Authority and Scope of Approval:
- EASA: F27, F28, Fokker 50, Fokker 100, ATR 42/72
- CASA Australia: Fokker 50, Fokker 100, ATR 42/72
- CASA Papua New Guinea Fokker 50, Fokker 100, ATR 42/72
- CAAV Vietnam: CMRO
- DGAC Indonesia: F27, F28, Fokker 50, Fokker 100, ATR 42/72
- Myanmar DCA: Fokker 100, ATR 42/72
- FAA: CMRO + ATR 42/72
Approvals are kept current only if it is foreseen that there is potential for work from that particular country. Consequently, the list above is subject to continuous changes. Please contact us to check on the latest status with regard to approvals. We can, of course, always apply for a specific approval if required.
CUSTOMER BASE AMRO PROJECTS
|F27||F28||Fokker 50||Fokker 70/100||ATR 42/72|
Philippine Air Force
Indonesian Air Force
PT Pos Ekspres
Please contact Mr. Franck Scherer for information and request for quotes if you are located within the Asia Pacific region:
|Mr. Franck Scherer
Managing Director Fokker Services Asia