A Saudi team has commenced training in the operation of the Typhoon Hydraulic Test and Repair System, which tests all hydraulic parts of Typhoon aircraft, including landing and breaking systems.
Dr. Mansour Al Eid, CEO of AACC said ”The training and qualification of the Saudi team to operate the device is taking place now at the Coningsby airbase in the UK, under the direct supervision of BAE Systems”
He added "The localization of the hydraulic equipment repair technology for the Typhoon aircraft will increase aircraft readiness, reduce costs, create jobs for Saudi nationals and raise their level and professionalism in the aviation industry. This is part of the overall strategy of the company, which aims to Saudize 90% As part of the company's efforts to support Vision 2030."
The company is the first and only company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that has the most modern and advanced equipment. It is one of the four devices in the world owned by the British, German and Italian air forces and currently the Saudi Royal Air Force.