Fokker 70/100: Improved low utilization limits in MRBR

Monday 13 June 2016

Hoofddorp, Fokker Services has received EASA approval for the 16th revision of the Fo70/100 Maintenance Review Board Report (MRBR) which introduces improved (low) utilization limits (of 1000 FH/YR instead of 1500 FH/YR).

On June 13 Fokker Services has received EASA approval for the 16th revision of the Fo70/100 Maintenance Review Board Report (MRBR), dated MAY 30/16. The MRBR contains all scheduled maintenance requirements for the Fokker 70 and Fokker 100 aircraft. Changes made in this MRBR revision have been thoroughly discussed with operators and our certifying authority (EASA).
An important change with this latest revision is the fact that the (low) utilization limit of 1500 FH/YR has been changed to 1000 FH/YR. This will allow operators that fly less than 1500 FH per year to use the standard MRBR interval for their own Fo70/100 Maintenance Program, instead of having to implement a so-called Low Utilization Maintenance Program. This enables these airlines to operate their aircraft in a more cost-efficient way, without compromising safety.

The Fo70/100 Maintenance Planning Document (MPD) has been revised accordingly. In general, the MPD contains all MRBR and Airworthiness Limitations Section (ALS) requirements. Together with additional planning information in the MPD, this enables the operator to compose a dedicated maintenance program for his Fo70/100 fleet. 

With this MRBR revision Fokker Services again demonstrates that it remains committed to support the Fo70/100 fleet.