Fuel Tank Services

Fuel Tank Services Manager

jeff.gordon@afastaero.com
+44 7595 023888

What we do
Our teams specialise in the rapid diagnosis and rectification of all fuel tank related issues. Having years of experience our teams have carried out thousands of tasks worldwide for over 50 customers during the last 15 years. The teams are fully equipped to work in any conditions, be it in the hangar or on the line. Out teams carry out all work IAW manufactures manuals and any
applicable local/company regulations. Team leader issue detailed work packs and a Certificate of Conformity for our work & any spares supplied (sealants) on completion. Being ISO 9001 : 2015 certified gives your QA department the assurances our teams are fully compliant with all regulations.

“Speed, Quality, Reliability and Cost Effectiveness” – these are just some of the reasons our customers repeatedly rely on AFAST Aero Tank Teams.

Rapid Response
Minimum down time is always the customer’s request. This is why we have systems in place to dispatch teams within one hour of your initial contact. Our global 27/7 travel system allows our support team to quickly find the most cost and time effective solutions to get our teams to your locations ready to start work on arrival.

Our teams are often on site within –
UK – 4 hours
Europe – 8 hours
Middle East – 12 hours

Fuel leak Repairs
This is our core business. Our teams have the experience, equipment & techniques to accurately pin point the source of the internal leak (entry point). Once this is located, from experience, we can then give customers quite accurate return to service times so aiding operations planning. All of our leak repairs come with an 18 month guarantee. A typical fuel leak repair from team arrival to completion of final leak check takes about 14 hours elapsed.

How our teams work
All work is fully insured and carried out IAW AMM/SRM instructions/local regulations.

All team members –
Are fully qualified aviation technicians with HF, EWIS & FTS2 certification.
Are confined spaces trained IAW EU/HSE regulation 1997.
Have their respirators fitted IAW HSE regulation 282/28.
Work IAW AFAST Aero company regulation for “fuel tank entry confined spaces work”

What we can do for you
Fuel leaks repairs
Component replacements
FQIS testing/trouble shooting/probe & harness replacements
Leak testing and surveys
Structural SB’s-AD’s, Modifications & Repairs working with our specialist Sheet Metal Teams (post major work, tanks are pressure tested prior to final fuel leak testing).
Full/Partial Decontaminations
NDT/NDI Preparation
Sealant Strip/Removal & Replacement

Capabilities
Our teams often work on all common Commercial, Regional, Corporate, GA & Military types.

A320 & B737CL
These are the types we work with most due to the many fuel leaks they have. Knowing the most common areas for leaks on these we have developed and carried out Preventative Maintenance Programs working with customers to replace internal sealant where leaks normally start. These programs are carried out whilst on C check and do not interfere with the progress of the check. These are carried out on a fixed price and of cause come with our 18 month warranty. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a tailored program that can be carried out at fixed price.

Our teams are fully equipped for any and all fuel tank tasks –
Hand Tooling Kit
Positive/Negative Pressure Testing Systems (with relief valves to prevent over pressurisation)
Gas Monitors
Breathing apparatus
Quick Curing Fuel Tank Sealants (approved by all manufactures & with C of C’s)
Rapid Ventilation System
Zone “0” lighting
Consumables

Additional Services

AFAST Aero are also able to offer –
Confined Spaces Training for your staff
Instruction in the best techniques for leak repairs
Supply of mobile fully equipped kits
Tailored tank entry regulations
Respirator qualitative face fit testing to HSE 282/28 standard

16A Regent Rd, Altrincham, Cheshire, UK, WA14 1RP

24/7 – AOG Enquires +44 1446 339737

Email info@afastaero.com

Fuel Tank Manager +44 7595 023888

Sheet Metal Manager +44 7484 758258