A Lithuanian aircraft company to maintain Ethiopia Air Force

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SOURCE: FL TECHNICS MAR 18, 2016

FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced winning the tender organized by the Ethiopian Air Force for the supply of spare parts and components for training, transport and multi-purpose aircraft.

FL Technics and the Ethiopian Air Force have signed a component supply agreement according to which the company’s military division – FL Technics Defence – shall ensure the provision of various spare parts for Aero L-39 Albatros, transport Antonov An-12 and multi-purpose An-32 airplanes.

The first set of spare parts has been already delivered to the customer with the remaining components to reach Addis Ababa until the end of spring. FL Technics will provide the required components from its own stock and the network of worldwide partners.

“We greatly value our cooperation with the Ethiopian Air Force and hope that the successful execution of this contract will help us win the trust of the Ethiopian Ministry of Defence in future tenders. We also anticipate that this tender will facilitate our communication with other military as well as governmental aircraft operators across Africa and the Middle East,” commented Zilvinas Lapinaskas, CEO of FL Technics.

With almost 100 partners, including OEMs in the USA and Europe, FL Technics Defence provides a wide range of scheduled and AOG spare parts supply services for governmental and military operators worldwide. The company’s capabilities cover Airbus, Antonov, ATR, Boeing, Ilyushin, MiG and Sukhoi transport, multi-purpose and military airplanes.

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