Orient Flights (OFPL), an approved Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) is one of the sister institutions, under the Hindustan Group.
OFPL has been in operation, since 1994 and has been keeping pace with the changing environment of the Aviation Maintenance Regulatory field. In the recent times, DGCA has brought in many regulatory changes, to keep in tune with the International standards and recommended practices, specified by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Our Maintenance organization is approved by DGCA of India under CAR 145 maintenance organization and CAR M sub-part G Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation. We can proudly claim that we are the only maintenance organization of the flying institute approved under CAR 145.We have scope to cover heavy aircraft maintenance. We have full-fledged CAMO to prepare, update and to execute the required technical documents as specified by manufacturer and as per the requirement by the DGCA.
Under these approvals, OFS is authorized to conduct annual Airworthiness Review on the following types of aircraft
- HAWKER BEECHCRAFT KING AIR – C 90HAWKER BEECHJET 400
- HAWKER BEECHJET 400
- PIPER SENECA PA34 – 22OT
- CESSNA 172 R
- CESSNA 152
- CIRRUS SR-22
In addition to maintaining its own fleet of aircraft with OFS; OFPL has the capability to take on the maintenance work for any external operator/organization.
- MAINTENANCE OF CESSNA 152 AIRCRAFT FITTED WITH LYCOMING O-235 ENGINE
- MAINTENANCE OF CESSNA 172 R AIRCRAFT FITTED WITH LYCOMING IO-360 ENGINE
- MAINTENANCE OF PIPER SENECA PA34 – 22OT AIRCRAFT FITTED WITH CONT. L/TSIO – 360 ENGINE
- MAINTENANCE OF PIPER CIRRUS SR -22 AIRCRAFT FITTED WITH CONT. IO-550 ENGINE
- AIRCRAFT BATTERIES CAPACITY TESTING OF 12/24 VOLTS LEAD ACID BATTERIES
Aircraft Spares Stores
We have well equipped aircraft spares store to cater the regular and emergency need of the maintenance organization. We maintain a good inventory of spares to supply the maintenance organization with proper documents. We have good network with the genuine vendor to buy proper spares on time to support our maintenance. We have well stocked technical stores, it has number of special tools and advanced test equipment to support the maintenance. We have our own hangar in the operation area of Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry) & Mysuru (formerly known as Mysore) with all facilities stipulated by Civil airworthiness requirement to house and maintain the aircraft.
We follow all the safety precautions recommended by the flammable material vendor to procure and use those materials in our maintenance. We have trained staff for this purpose by the fire safety department. In addition to the above mentioned, we have capability to maintain even a bigger aircraft especially business jets.
Expert and Experienced Engineers
Any good organization will depend on the skills set of the human resource at its disposal. OFPL prides in having some of the most qualified engineers and Technical Personnel on its roll. These personnel, not only have the necessary qualifications and approvals, but also possess the very essential experience of decades, in the field of Aviation Maintenance. We have well trained, experienced and rated maintenance engineers approved by DGCA of India to carry out preventive, routine maintenance and certification. We have the capability of maintaining light, Single, twin Piston engine aircraft, Turbo props and Jet Aircraft.
The Engineering division of OFPL is headed by the following key personnel in their respective areas.