AFI KLM E&M subsidiary is delighted to announce the addition of the Boeing 737 MAX to its EASA Part 147 Approval.
Paris, Amstelveen, Norwich 12 October 2018 - A European leader in the regional jets and narrow body aircraft market, and having an internationally acknowledged expertise on the Boeing 737, Embraer 170/190, BAe146/Avro RJ, Fokker 70/100 and Airbus A320 Family, KLM UK Engineering is delighted with this latest addition.
Ray Flower, Head of Technical Training, said: "KLM UK Engineering is delighted to have gained the approval for the Boeing 737 MAX. This was the natural progression for us, after delivering Boeing 737 training for over 15 years on the Classic, followed by the Next Generation. With significant demand for both type and practical training for this product we look forward to offering solutions for 2019 onwards".
The Company's training facility recently relocated to the International Aviation Academy Norwich, which is adjacent to the main base maintenance operation. This facility has been purpose built to accommodate aviation engineering training, with a live Boeing 737 aircraft, fully equipped workshops and state of the art classrooms, to create a great learning environment. To find out more about these products & services please visit our website.
About KLM UK Engineering
KLM UK Engineering Limited is a leading regional aircraft and narrow body MRO, wholly owned by KLM and member of the AFI KLM E&M Network. Services include base maintenance, UK line maintenance, technical training and component repair centre for Boeing 737's, Airbus A320's, Fokker 70/100, BAe146/Avro RJ's and Embraer E170/190. KLM UK Engineering has been based at Norwich Airport for over 40 years and employs approx. 380 people and prides itself on having an experienced and skilled work force, delivering a superior service and high quality product at a competitive price.
The technical training college has been in operation for over 30 years, and in this time has directly trained staff and successfully run an in-house apprenticeship scheme. It is currently offering a virtual learning environment product for EASA licenses as well as several Airworthiness courses. KLM UK Engineering is promoting these to the market, both for commercial and military operations. The college has been working with universities & colleges to deliver a foundation course in aircraft engineering & BSc Hons Aircraft Engineering and is part of the International Aviation Academy - Norwich. KLM UK Engineering Technical Training College is a part of AFI KLM E&M network of Technical Training Centers offering complementary capabilities of the training centres located in Paris and Amsterdam, offering a full range of maintenance training courses related to most of the aircraft currently in operations.