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Aircraft Design and Manufacture:
Gippsland Aeronautics is one of the few organizations in Australia with Civil Aviation Safety Authority approvals to both design and manufacture aircraft. The development and manufacture by the company of two highly efficient and successful General Aviation aircraft, the GA200 aerial application aircraft and the GA8 Airvan utility transport aircraft have positively demonstrated the company's abilities.
The company's Engineering Department design office is a CASA Approved Design Organization, which has the in house capability to design, develop, prove compliance and manufacture aircraft from first principles. Apart from the two aircraft designs, the Engineering Department also achieved a number of supplementary certificate of type approvals including a wing spar life extension program for the Piper PA 31 Navajo & Chieftain Commuter aircraft.
The Manufacturing Department is a CASA approved Manufacturing Organization with the following capabilities; CNC Punch Press machine, Rubber press, Sheet metal forming and assembly, Aircraft Painting and protective coatings, Fibreglass fabrication, Welding, Perspex forming, Machining, Avionics Installation. Maintenance and Modification
The company's CASA approved Maintenance Department carries out routine maintenance, field maintenance, modifications and repairs including substantial re-build projects on a wide range of general aviation aircraft. To date more than 60 PA31 series aircraft have had the wing spar life extension modification carried out with a current rate of 12 aircraft per year being processed.