The aircraft acceptance process involves a test flight that lasts around 2 hours. During this process every system is checked methodically to exacting standards. Every interior door, latches, window shades, drawer is checked and double checked to ensure that they function at altitude.
On the ground the aircraft is subjected to a rigorous, inch by inch inspection of components, paintwork, fittings and fabrics to ensure that the aircraft is received in immaculate condition.
In these days of extensive aviation regulation it is vital that the documentation for the aircraft is perfectly in order and fit for purpose with respect to the ultimate registration and destination of the aircraft. Finally, Gold Executive Jet Solutions team have expertise in the legal and financial details associated with closing the aircraft sale.
At Gold Executive Jet Solutions Team has the experience in have between accepted and delivery, more than 100 Factory New Aircraft. Our extensive experience working at the manufacturer's level provides you with the confidence that your new aircraft is ready for delivery and all discrepancies have been cleared prior to acceptance.
Our Aircraft Acceptance process also includes a thorough review of all Aircraft Documentation, Modification Summaries, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives. During the Acceptance Flight, we work with the manufacturer's representative to ensure that all aircraft systems operate correctly and the aircraft meets all airframe specifications and engine performance parameters per the AFM. We also complete a detailed cosmetic inspection of the exterior paint, interior fabrics and woodwork, and operational check the cabin entertainment and any other installed systems.
Before taking delivery of an aircraft and signing the transfer of the title, the customer airline carries out a complete and detailed check. It is represented by a team of experts whose assignment is to check the conformity of the aircraft with the contractual specification. They are assisted in this by the Gold Executive Jet Solutions Delivery team.
The aircraft acceptance phase is spread over four or five days on average, dependant on the aircraft program. A standard procedure takes place as follows:
GROUND CHECKS: Ground Checks: external surfaces, bays and cabin visual inspection, static aircraft system and cockpit checks, engine tests.
ACCEPTANCE FLIGHT: checks during flight of all aircraft systems (including cabin systems) and aircraft behavior in the whole flight envelope.
Physical rework or provision of solutions for all technical and quality snags open in delivery.
COMPLETION OF TECHNICAL ACCEPTANCE: Technical closure of the aircraft and all associated documents attesting the aircraft’s compliance to the type certificate and conformity to the technical specification allowing the issuance of the Certificate of Airworthiness.
TRANSFER OF THE AIRCRAFT'S TITLE DEEDS TO THE CUSTOMER: The aircraft changes owner.
PREPARATION OF THE AIRCRAFT: Aircraft preparation for the ferry flight to its home base.
Gold Executive Jet Solutions also offers the customer an explanation and presentations of its aircraft throughout the production process, from major component assembly to painting and cabin furnishing, so that it can check that the terms of the contract have been met.
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