RBR Maintenance Acquires Specialized “Stall Barrier Test Box” Required For Gulfstream IV “Stall Barrier Dump Valve Operational Test”

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RBR Maintenance, Inc. recently announced they have acquired a specialized “Stall Barrier Test Box #GSE2720744,” which is the required test equipment used to complete the “Stall Barrier Dump Valve Operational Test” on GIV aircraft. To date, RBR Maintenance and Gulfstream are the only maintenance facilities that have this required test equipment.

The “Stall Barrier Dump Valve Operational Test” was designed to detect latent failures of the stall barrier dump valve. The Gulfstream Computerized Maintenance Program requires the test be performed on certain GIV aircraft during the next “Stall Barrier/Angle of Attack System Operational Test” and again every 36 months thereafter.

“We are excited to be able to offer this specialized tooling to our customers in-house or as a rental option,” said James Noe, Vice President of Operations, RBR Maintenance. “With limited service options for owners and operators who need the test completed, we recommend customers schedule service now.”

The “Stall Barrier Dump Valve Operational Test” can be completed as a standalone service or during other maintenance, avionics, or interiors projects in order to further optimize downtime. To learn more or to schedule service contact James Noe at 214-351-6604 or j.noe@rbrmx.net.

With over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, RBR Maintenance, Inc., is a Certified FAR-145 Repair Station, offering complete maintenance, inspection, avionics installation and repair, structural repair and modification, as well as parts services for Hawker, Citation, Falcon and Gulfstream aircraft. Conveniently located at Dallas Love Field, RBR’s facility is equipped with the latest technology, equipment and the most highly trained technicians in the business. To learn more, or to schedule service visit www.rbrmx.net or call 214-351-6604.

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RBR Maintenance Supports Wounded Veterans With Donation

Texas chapter of “North American Hunters for Heroes” assists in rehabilitation and reintegration of           wounded veterans.   

RBR Maintenance, Inc. recently made a donation to “Texas Hunters for Heroes,” (THH) the Texas chapter of “North American Hunters For Heroes,” a non-profit organization focused on assisting wounded veterans by introducing them to the joys of hunting in order to assist in their rehabilitation and reintegration into civilian life.

“We believe it’s extremely important to care for our veterans and give back because they gave so much,” says James Noe, Vice President of Operations, RBR Maintenance. “After learning more about the organization and those who benefit, we were happy to make a donation. We want to thank all veterans for their service to our country and the “Texas Hunters for Heroes” for aiding and encouraging our veterans.”

Founded in 2012, “Texas Hunters for Heroes” provides guided hunting trips on a ranch in San Saba, TX. THH can assist in every aspect of the hunt and can accommodate a wide variety of needs for wounded veterans. To learn more visit www.tx.huntersforheroes.org.

With over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, RBR Maintenance, Inc., is a Certified FAR-145 Repair Station, offering complete maintenance, inspection, avionics installation and repair, structural repair and modification, as well as parts services for Hawker, Citation, Falcon and Gulfstream aircraft. Conveniently located at Dallas Love Field, RBR’s facility is equipped with the latest technology, equipment and the most highly trained technicians in the business. To learn more, or to schedule service visit www.rbrmx.net or call 214-351-6604.

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RBR Maintenance Welcomes New Sheet Metal Lead

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RBR Maintenance, Inc. recently announced they have hired Gary Welch as Sheet Metal Lead. Gary joined the RBR team on May 13, 2014.

With over 50 years in aviation, Gary has extensive experience in heavy structural repairs, interior installation/modifications, inspection, quality control and aircraft maintenance. Gary first began his career in aviation in the United States Airforce from 1963 to 1967, where he specialized in F105 aircraft airframe repair. Following his time in the military, Gary has worked with a variety of well-known aviation companies where he spent time as a sheet metal mechanic, assembler/installer, production manager, and shop supervisor. Most recently, Gary was a service center supervisor for Gulfstream.

“Gary’s extensive structural repair and modification background make him a great addition to our repair capabilities,” says James Noe, Vice President of Operations, RBR Maintenance. “I have worked with Gary for 20 years and I am confident he will be a very valuable asset and addition to our team.”

In his new position, Gary will be responsible for overseeing all structural repair projects, while also providing technical support to RBR customers.

With over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, RBR Maintenance, Inc., is a Certified FAR-145 Repair Station, offering complete maintenance, inspection, avionics installation and repair, structural repair and modification, as well as parts services for Hawker, Citation, Falcon and Gulfstream aircraft. Conveniently located at Dallas Love Field, RBR’s facility is equipped with the latest technology, equipment and the most highly trained technicians in the business. To learn more, or to schedule service visit www.rbrmx.net or call 214-351-6604.

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RBR Maintenance Welcomes New Hawker Crew Chief

Maintenance, Inc. recently announced they have hired Kenneth “Bo” Slajar as a Hawker Crew Chief. Bo joined the RBR team on March 24, 2014.

Bo’s aviation career started in 1985 when he joined the U.S. Navy, where he worked on FA-18 fighter jet airframes. While in the Navy, Bo attended Navy Leadership School, General Air Frames and Corrosion Control School, and Aircraft Firefighting School.

During his 20 years of service, Bo served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield, and served on multiple United States Ships, including U.S.S. Constellation, U.S.S. Independence, and U.S.S. Midway, among others. By the time Bo retired from the Navy in 2005, he had earned the title of Aviation Mechanic First Class – E6.

After retirement, Bo moved into the corporate aviation industry and has spent the last several years working with various Dallas-based aviation companies. Bo has the knowledge and experience to work on Citation, Gulfstream, Learjet, Challenger, King Air, and Beech Jet aircraft, but he specializes specifically in Hawker aircraft.

RBR will be exhibiting at the NBAA Maintenance Management Conference (MMC) in Tampa, Florida, April 22nd – 24th, Booth #503.

With over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, RBR Maintenance, Inc., is a Certified FAR-145 Repair Station, offering complete maintenance, inspection, avionics installation and repair, structural repair and modification, as well as parts services for Hawker, Citation, Falcon and Gulfstream aircraft. Conveniently located at Dallas Love Field, RBR’s facility is equipped with the latest technology, equipment and the most highly trained technicians in the business. To learn more, or to schedule service visit www.rbrmx.net or call 214-351-6604.

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RBR Maintenance Welcomes New Technician to Mobile Maintenance Service Team

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RBR Maintenance, Inc. recently announced they have hired Travis Roberson as A&P Technician. Travis joined the RBR team on January 2, 2014.

Travis will also join RBR’s Mobile Maintenance Service Team, which can respond to aircraft operators throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico. The Mobile Maintenance Service Team offers technical support on-site and can be dispatched 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Travis received his A&P License from Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology and has a Pilots License from American Flyers – Addison. With FAR Part 135 Management experience, Travis will focus on Cessna Citations, Hawkers, and Westwinds at RBR.

“We are excited to have Travis join our team,” says James Noe, Vice President of Operations, RBR Maintenance. “His experience will be very beneficial to our current and potential clients and he is a great fit for our Mobile Maintenance Service Team.”

In his new position, Travis will be responsible for overseeing a variety of maintenance projects, while also providing technical support to RBR customers.

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RBR Maintenance Welcomes New Lead Technician

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RBR Maintenance, Inc. recently announced they have hired Chris Grinnell as Lead Technician. Chris joined the RBR team October 28, 2013.

With nearly 10 years of experience in the aviation industry, Chris has developed an extensive technical knowledge through his previous positions as maintenance/ lead mechanic and AOG technician. Specializing in Cessna and Embraer aircraft, Chris has also been working on Phenom 100 aircraft since their first delivery. In addition, Chris has successfully completed FJ44 schooling.

“Chris is a great addition to RBR,” says James Noe, Vice President of Operations, RBR Maintenance. “His experience with specific aircraft will be very beneficial to our current and potential clients and we are excited to have him join our team.”

In his new position, Chris will be responsible for overseeing a variety of maintenance projects, while also providing technical support to RBR customers.

RBR Maintenance Now Offering Mobile Maintenance Service Team

Ready for dispatch throughout Texas and surrounding states 

RBR Maintenance, Inc. recently announced they now have a Mobile Maintenance Service Team which can respond to aircraft operators throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico. The Mobile Maintenance Service Team offers technical support on-site and can be dispatched 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

RBR’s Mobile Maintenance Service Team can provide minor inspection, AOG services, and light repairs all on-site without relocating the aircraft. If the aircraft must be moved for repair, RBR can prepare the aircraft for a ferry flight back to their facility at Dallas Love Field.

“We strive to provide the highest level of aircraft and customer service no matter the location,” says Joe Burch, President, RBR Maintenance, Inc. “Our Mobile Maintenance Service Team provides an even higher level of service by offering technical support on the road exactly where the customer needs them.”

The Mobile Maintenance Service Team consists of four fully-trained technicians who have extensive backgrounds with Hawker 125, Beechcraft King Air, and the Cessna Citation product line. The team of technicians can be dispatched all together or in a group of two, allowing for two teams to respond to customer requests at the same time.  The teams travel with fully-equipped trailers, ensuring they have all the tools and resources needed to provide a full range of services. To learn more, or to request service, contact James Noe at 817-614-9513.

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RBR Maintenance, Inc. Names Chris Lesniak As New Manager Of Outside Part Sales

RBR Maintenance, Inc. recently announced they have hired Chris Lesniak as Manager of Outside Parts Sales. Chris officially joined RBR on July 8, 2013.

With over 30 years of experience, Chris has held positions as Director of Sales and Marketing, Account Manager, and Parts Manager for various companies within the aviation industry, including Arnoni Aviation and Avant Aerospace.

“Chris’ diverse background makes him a valuable asset to our current and potential customers,” said Joe Burch, President, RBR Maintenance, Inc. “During his many years in the industry, Chris has cultivated an extensive network of professional relationships, meaning he knows where to go for even the most hard to find parts.”

In his new position at RBR, Chris will be involved in all aspects of the parts department, including overseeing inventory levels, working one-on-one with clients, providing value-added parts support, as well as taking an active role in aiding the logistics team in procuring parts and services for the in-house maintenance customers.

“We have a very dynamic parts operation with an ever expanding inventory,” said James Noe, Director of Maintenance/Co-Owner, RBR Maintenance, Inc. “In addition, we will soon offer our customers the ability to dispose of their surplus inventories. Chris will be instrumental in developing this aspect of our parts program and we are excited for to him join our team.”

In addition to his responsibilities as Manager of Outside Parts Sales, Chris will also play a large role in the continuous development of the Sales and Marketing programs at RBR. This includes increasing awareness in the regional aviation community of RBR’s full service maintenance and repair capabilities as well as their parts department.  Chris can be contacted directly at 214-351-6604 or at c.lesniak@rbrmx.net.

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RBR Maintenance, Inc. Offering Flat-Rate Pricing On Aileron Rebalancing For Hawker 800 With API Winglets

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RBR Maintenance, Inc recently announced they have rebalanced the ailerons on a Hawker 800 as a solution for the Airworthiness Directive released by the FAA for 800-series Hawker aircraft equipped with Aviation Partners (API) winglets. This is the first time RBR has completed this rebalancing solution, and they are now offering a flat-rate pricing of $6,000 plus paint, for any operator who needs the service completed.

In May 2013, Aviation Partners, Inc. issued Service Bulletin SBH-13-001 which instructed operators with winglet-equipped 800-series Hawkers to limit maximum permissible altitude to 34,000 feet. The service bulletin came in response to instances of reported vibrations and aileron/wing oscillations. Shortly after, the FAA issued the Airworthiness Directive calling for operators to comply with the service bulletin within 45 days. Winglett Install 7 HRHowever, after much analysis, API found that rebalancing the ailerons to a new tolerance forward of the hinge line offers a solution to the vibration and oscillation problem, and once complete, allows operators to remove the 34,000 foot limitation in accordance with AMOC Letter from Seattle ACO, after notifying the appropriate Principle Inspector at their local FSDO.

“We are proud to be one of the first to complete this modification and to offer the solution to our customers,” said Joe Burch, President, RBR Maintenance, Inc. “More and more operators are going to need this service if they want to lift the altitude limitation and we are offering a great flat-rate pricing package for this service.”

Aileron rebalancing can be done stand-alone or during other scheduled maintenance. Lead time is based on kit availability with aircraft downtime being five business days.  To learn more about RBR’s flat-rate pricing, contact James Noe at 817-614-9513.

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