NAF fabricates auxiliary power unit test stand for C-130H aircraft


Chief of Air Staff Sadique Abubakar

By Doris Esa

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has recorded another feat in the area of Research and Development (R & D), with the successful fabrication of a GTCP85 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Test Stand for the C-130H aircraft fleet.

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

Daramola said the local production of the Ground Support Equipment (GSE) was carried out by personnel at 631 Aircraft Maintenance Depot (631 ACMD) Ikeja.

“The local production is another innovative project that would facilitate the operations of the C-130H fleet, thereby enhancing its availability for logistics missions.

“The feat is coming barely a month after the successful local production of the hydraulic diaphragm for the L-39ZA aircraft fleet at the 403 Flying Training School, Kano,” he said.

He said the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, while…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria