Air International 2020-05
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G.Warner - Flying with Precision
Thales Flight Inspection acquired Cobham's inspection arm in 2016 and continues to operate from Teesside International Airport albeit with a much-reduced fleet comprising single examples of the King Air 200 and Diamond DA42.
An early image of the company's fleet at Good wood, West Sussex, prior to its move to Brighton City Airport (Shoreham).
Flight Calibration's initial Diamond-built aircraft was this DA42, G-DGPS (c/n 42.355). It was sold in favour of further DA62s during 2018.
An early image of the company's fleet at Good wood, West Sussex, prior to its move to Brighton City Airport (Shoreham).
Accuracy is paramount to the Brighton-based Flight Calibration Services team.
The Diamond DA62 is powered by a pair of Austro Engine E4 powerplants. First run in 2008, it is based upon the Mercedes-Benz OM640 two-litre, four-cylinder, four-stroke diesel engine originally fitted to the Mercedes A- and B-class cars.
A view of Belfast's iconic Harland and Wolff shipbuilding gantry cranes, Samson and Goliath, from the DA62 calibration aircraft.
Nick Whitehouse, Barney Kerr and Ben Fermore from FSCL receiving a new Diamond DA62 from the manufacturer's headquarters in Wiener Neustadt, Austria.
This Garmin GPS is an essential part of the DA62’s ILS calibration capability.