Magnetic MRO launches RFID to manage inventories; redelivers one 737-800 to Go2Sky

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com August 15, 2018 11:02

Magnetic MRO launches RFID to manage inventories; redelivers one 737-800 to Go2Sky

Magnetic MRO has launched another unmanned RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Tool Control system, resulting in two advanced Tool Gates and one RFID Kiosk in total throughout its facilities in Tallinn, Estonia. The project is designed and upgraded for fully automated inventory transactions, supported by CribMaster’s latest software, so that all hangars can communicate with each other without any manual input.

“We are proud to be one of the few pioneers in the market who has this advanced inventory management system in-house, providing cost- and time-effective results both for our customers and organisation itself,” says Maksim Kolesnik, Magnetic MRO Facility & Tooling Manager. “Following the new system launch, we have officially become the first company in this entire region who can provide the desired efficiency during our diverse operations.”

Upgrading its RFID systems to an advanced level, Magnetic MRO is now able to provide full quality control for calibration servicing and testing, as well as ultimate convenience for issuing tools and equipment accompanied by easy returning options. System also allows employees to assign the relevant tools to respective task cards in order to improve preparation period and optimize operational safety and control.

Magnetic MRO is also preparing to launch CribMaster Mobile to improve the user experience and avoid unnecessary time consumption arising from obligatory desktop interactions.

Meanwhile, Magnetic MRO has recently completed a full delivery support of Boeing 737-800, MSN 32604 to Go2Sky, following the contract signed to provide a complete range of asset management solutions for aircraft Lessor. Cliff Brown of IASG acting for the lessor stated that “It was a great team effort by all departments within Magnetic in compressed timescales and a need to get the aircraft operational as soon as possible.”

The aircraft was previously operated by Hainan Airlines and was delivered to a Go2Sky with a fresh EASA Airworthiness Review Certificates (ARC) recommendation, leading to 16 years of Chinese operations and maintenance documents being checked. The entire transformation process took place in Tallinn facility, covering many technical care solutions including painting, DOA, CAMO, Interior Workshop, Line and Base Maintenance backing, as well as Seat Shop support together with MAC Interiors – subsidiary of Magnetic MRO.

“It was orchestrated by Magnetic MRO Engineering Unit as the major part of the work scope referred to converting the previous outdated cabin layout into a new and modern looking passenger area. New modifications and conversions were carried out through a smooth communication and professional supervisions, resulting in creating a brand-new looking aircraft inside and out,” stated Priit Kimmel, Engineering Manager. “In spite of all inclusiveness and major challenges the project brought along, the result ended up fully satisfactory for all of us, including our customer.”

Before the MSN 32604 redelivery project, Magnetic MRO was involved in a similar full asset management support for Magnetic Parts Trading, which purchased an A320, MSN1413, in order to upgrade and deliver the aircraft to SmartLynx Airlines Estonia. It was an A to Z project for CAMO team, which was responsible for building up complete aircraft history, review records and restore back-to-birth traceability of crucial components as well as going through major maintenance Work-Packs. The project resulted in successfully issuing an ARC recommendation for an aircraft with a complicated history. In parallel DOA was supporting aircraft upgrade with other key activities like livery design, LOPA, EEL, floor cover change and PQAR deactivation among many other tasks.

victoria@aviationnews-online.com
By victoria@aviationnews-online.com August 15, 2018 11:02