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In this issue of our quarterly Newsletter, we’ll keep you up to date on ATR as our new Airframe Tooling customer, on our new service-center in Toronto, on HYDRO being awarded with the Pratt & Whitney Excellence award, on what you should know about aircraft freighter conversion, and you’ll find an interesting interview with our Head of the Business Unit Airframe Tooling and Key-Account Airbus/Satair Georg Lambrich.

The GE Customer Technical Education Center (CTEC), provides technical training to customer mechanics, powerplant engineers, GE employees and other representatives on a daily basis to help ensure fleet reliability. GE9x is the heaviest aircraft engine on the market and works with the HYDRO COBRA engine change system, which is now on its way to GEs training center.

The Corona crisis is grounding the world’s airlines and thousands of flights have been suspended. Based on the fact that our customers are not fully operational at present, HYDRO will reduce our sales availability at our German headquarters between April 14 and 17, 2020. Operations will continue with full force to ensure on-time delivery for our customers.

Every year Rolls-Royce holds the Strategic Supplier Award given for outstanding work and performance in their supply chain to two of their 6,000 suppliers globally. In January 2020 HYDRO was awarded the strategic supplier award by Rolls-Royce. The recent improvements have enabled the company to deliver above and beyond the expected KPIs within the various contracts and business interfaces with Rolls-Royce.

For more than 50 years, HYDRO has lived by its core value »in safe hands«. This enduring value guides us as we face the difficult challenge of responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are operational and our focus is to stay operational and support you, our customers, friends and partners, who have been affected by this unprecedented event.

The latest HYDRO tow-bar family member has been successfully validated by Embraer for use on E195-E2 and E190-E2. Thanks to its smart design the tow-bar also works for A320 family incl. Neo.

Nice video with HYDRO tripod-jacks in action. Thanks for s haring @breakingavnews !
#gse #mro #airlines #groundsupportequipment #gearcheck #gearswing

Re-entry into service: Do not make any compromises on safety while bringing your fleet back to sky. For the disinfection of the potable water system we recommend a DC2 disinfection cart. This delivers safety to all passengers and to the aircraft.
#gse #mro #airlines

HYDRO tow-bar spotted at beautiful Maldives. Thanks for sharing @VelanaAirport !
#towbar #groundsupportequipment #groundhandling #maldives

HYDRO tow-bar spotted at Katowice Airport. Thanks for sharing @KatowiceAirport ! #groundsupportequipment #towbar #flyKTW

Proud to be part of a German supplier team including @RheinmetallAG, @MTUaeroeng and @Autoflug, to ensure the long-term sustainment of the @Sikorsky CH-53K in Germany. Lately the heavy transport helicopter successfully passed various sea trial scenarios. #groundsupportequipment

Pretty good video of an A320 engine change from our friends at @FlySWISS starring a wide variety of HYDRO equipment, including engine cradles, engine dollies, hold open-devices and much more.

#enginechange #a320 #mro #linemaintenance

Do not make any compromise on safety while bringing your fleet back to sky. For the maintenance of mainline aircraft hydraulic systems we recommend a WSS4 Water Separator to purify the hydraulic fluid. This delivers safety to your operators and aircraft.
#maintenance #gse #MRO

The GE9x works with our COBRA engine change system, which is now on its way to @GEAviation CTEC training center in Cincinnati. All students will have the chance to experience this economic, safe and highly efficient solution for engine changes and maintenance.
#ctec #enginechange

Maintenance companies are keeping their tool inventories as small as possible in order to keep working capital from getting tied up. They need flexible ways to react upon tooling demands. Need support? HYDRO loan equipment can solve this problem.
#gse #aircraftmaintenance

We are happy to see that @FlySWISS gradually expand their flight schedule. They have a pretty interesting video called “Aircraft meets Breitling watchmaker” in their in-flight entertainment with lots of HYDRO products in focus.

#aircraftmaintenance #avgeek

For HYDRO, it’s never just a tool. How is a Boeing tool created exactly? What are the fine points and the differences? And how do I make sure that it operates its entire life?

#tooling #airlines #avgeek #aircraftmaintenance

IglooMX shelters quickly and easily create a safe, enclosed and controlled work environment to protect workers and sensitive equipment from bad weather conditions. It took the airline’s team in the picture less than 15 minutes to build the shelter! #airlines #aircraftmaintenance

Welcome to the latest member of our global service-network – Toronto!
In collaboration with Liftsafe Group of Companies, we now offer recertification, repair and replacement of HYDRO products to OEM standards in Canada!
#groundsupportequipment #service #airlines #mro

Pretty interesting interview with our Regional Sales Director and @RollsRoyce Key Account Manager talking about what is involved in managing a primary account and about the high expectations of Rolls-Royce.

#groundsupportequipment #enginetooling #MRO

This week an Antonov 225 brought more than 10 million protective masks to Leipzig airport in Germany, to fight the Corona pandemic. We are very proud that a HYDRO tow-bar was part of this humanitarian flight!

#aviationlovers #airlines @AntonovCompany

Full force at our facility in Derby, UK. Martin and Mark are working on some urgent tools and face the Corona situation in the English way: “Keep social distancing and carry on servicing”.
#aircraftmaintenance #airlines #socialdistancing #aircraftengineers

We are at full force at our facility in Seattle. President Kurt Armbruster along with his team have the facility operating at full output to meet customer needs. This month 15 engine transportation stands will be on their way to customers.
#aircraftmaintenance #airlines

Our new leasing options make high quality Ground Support Equipment affordable for everyone. They give you financial flexibility and reduce your total cost of ownership.

#aircraftmaintenance #linemaintenance #groundsupportequipment #groundhandling

We can still run full operations at our service-center in Biberach (Germany). Branch manager Pietro Pellegrino has split the staff in two teams that do not meet physically, to avoid potential cross contamination.
#aviation #aviationmaintenance #airlines #avgeek

Our team at our service-center in Singapore did an outstanding job in the last weeks. Despite the Corona situation they moved our facility to a new location. Due to our business is considered to be essential, we can still run full operations in Singapore.
#aviation #airlines

Service-center manager Patricia Morote does her best to implement maximum health precautions and to keep operations going at our Hamburg facility. This week several A320 neo bootstrap kits from our friends at @Airbus have been recertified.
#aviation #aviationmaintenance #airlines

Service-Center manager Sascha Huber and his team in Washington D.C. do their best to keep operations going. Last week they were busy doing repairs and recertifications for several mechanical stanchions from our friends at @Airbus.
#aviation #aviationmaintenance #airlines #avgeek

SVP Sales & Service Martin Dürr is happy that despite the Corona crisis production at our largest facility in Biberach, Germany, is still running. This week several sets of 35 t tripod-jacks left the facility.
#aviation #aviationmaintenance #airlines #avgeek

Our team in Toulouse follows strict health precautions, so we can remain operational and support our customers. Thanks to the new proof-load test equipment, we can test a wide range of hydraulic products in Toulouse! #aviation #aviationmaintenance #airlines #coronavirus #avgeek

Service-Center manager Rene Barth and his team in Dubai keep operations going during this time of Corona. They have set up two independent teams that work in two separate halls, to ensure continuous support for our customers.
#aviation #aviationmaintenance #airlines #avgeek

Really nice video of an Airbus A330 gear swing from our friends @VirginAtlantic with HYDRO tripod-jacks and EJAL electronic jacking and levelling system in focus!

#avgeek #aircraftengineers #aircraftmaintenance #virginatlantic #airbus

In times of Corona dominating the news, we have some good news, which we are really proud of: HYDRO has been awarded the Rolls-Royce Strategic Supplier Award 2019. What an achievement! Thank you @RollsRoyce for the recognition, we feel deeply honoured!
#avgeek #airlines #aviation

We are operational and our focus is to stay operational and support you, our customers, friends and partners!
Read the letter from our management board:

#aviation #COVID2019 #avgeek

HYDRO tow-bar spotted. But at which airport? Thanks for sharing @ASA_Aero
#avgeek #aviationlovers #towbar #aviation

HYDRO tow-bar spotted @manairport ...Thanks for sharing @LucyIsabel33 @jet2tweets !

What an exciting first day at MRO Australasia! Tomorrow there's one more chance to meet Peter Martin, Maxime Marxer and Glenn Gerard Gomez, to get insights on how we can deliver you maximum quality and efficiency for your operations.
#MROAA #aircraftmaintenance #brisbane

Next stop MRO Australasia! Our sales team with Peter Martin, Maxime Marxer and Glenn Gerard Gomez are looking forward to give you the latest updates on how we can deliver you maximum quality and efficiency for your operations.
#MROAA #aircraftmaintenance #brisbane

Thumbs up for our latest tow-bar family member which has been successfully validated by @embraer for use on E195-E2 and E190-E2. Thank you very much to our friends from @helvetic_en who now test the tow-bar in daily operation.
#avgeek #aviation

Annual checks of your tools keep them safe and ensure a long tool life-time. Find out more about the largest proof load test stand in the world with up to 350 metric tons vertical load.

#maintenance #aircraftmaintenance #aircraftengineers

Don’t miss getting the latest updates on our whole life-cycle solutions for aircraft maintenance, repairs, overhaul and assembly. Our Area Sales Managers Wjatscheslaw Glaser and Andreas Munsch are looking forward to meet you in Tashkent!
#UAALF @feomedxb #aviation #tashkent

What if you are suffering an AOG while there is a snowstorm going on? Learn more on how engine shelters quickly and easily create a safe, enclosed and controlled work environment.

#aircraftmaintenance #aircraftengineers #aviaitonmaintenance #avgeek

Nice pic of the Luk Air A330 being pushed back with a HYDRO tow-bar at DUB. Thanks for sharing @bctaviation !
#aircraftmaintenance #aviationlovers #avgeek

Zero stress for Boeing B777: Recently a cracking problem on the underwing longerons on Boeing B777s prompted a warning. What does this mean for maintenance procedures and the necessary equipment?

#linemaintenance #aircraftmaintenance #aircraftengineers

You see the shredded remnants of car tires littering the highway all the time, yet you've almost certainly never witnessed or even read about a tire blowout on an airliner. Why not?

#aviation #airlines #avgeek

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