DC3 C47

BSAS Support, Services & Training

BSAS DC3/C47 TP SPARES & SUPPORT:

| AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE SUPPORT |
  • Replacement Spares Catalog for Aircraft Maintenance [Piston & Turbine DC3/C47's]
  • Full Spares & Sourcing Facility
  • Part Manufacturing Capability
  • Engineering; Modifications & STC Development and Approvals
  • Modification Applications and Approvals [SA CAA; US FAA; ICAO; EASA]
  • Gas Turbine Engine Maintenance Facility [See BSAS Turbine Engine Shop]
  • Component & Equipment Overhaul Facility
    • Fuel Transfer Pumps
    • Shut-off Valves
    • Starter Generators
    • Hydraulic Pumps
    • etc
  • Line Replacement Units [LRU] 
  • Satellite AMO [Aircraft Maintenance Organisation] Setup
  • Piston to Turbine DC3/C47 Conversions
  • 26,900 lbs to 29,000 lbs Take-Off Weight Modifications on Non-BSAS Turbine Dakota's [ie Schafer / AMI / Greenwich STC]
  • Specialist Field Support Equipment
  • FOB [Forward Operating Base] Equipment Supply
  • Maintenance Manual & Documentation Development / Customisation
| HUMAN RESOURCE SUPPORT |
  • Pilots
  • Technical / Mechanical Support Crew
  • Special Operations Consulting & Customisation
  • Operations, Flight & Maintenance Training Facilities
| BSAS REPLACEMENT SPARES CATALOG |

BSAS possesses the most up to date Replacement Spares Catalogue in existence for both the Piston & Turbine Variants of the Douglas DC3/C47 Dakota.

Where OEM [Original Equipment Manufacturer] Equipment/Spares are no longer available; BSAS has cross referenced Part Numbers between Current & now Non-Existant OEM's, to maintain a forever lasting pool of components that will see the Dak in the air for yet another hundred years to come.

Further to this BSAS has also developed CAA/FAA Certified Tooling/Machining Techniques for "hard to acquire" airframe components, such a waffle plates, wing attach angles and more.

Refer to BSAS Contacts to experience our aircraft support service.

| BSAS WEB SUPPORT SYSTEM |

The BSAS Web Support System is a Subscriber Service.

The service was developed to provide dynamic fast support over the web to DC3/C47 Operators and Pratt & Whitney PT6A Series Engine Users [65AR / 67R / 67F].

This service does not only assist in trouble shooting, spares supply & providing approved replacement component part numbers, but also in providing highly documented, operational explanations and recommendations for your specific operation.

The BSAS Web Support System Service Includes:

  • Live in the Field Support [24 hour Max. Response Time]
  • Mechanical Trouble Shooting Technical Support Documentation in PDF Format
  • Replacement Spares & Component Part Numbers & Listed Local Suppliers [Order Direct from Suppliers]
  • Operational Advice & Recommendations based on BSAS Experiences
  • STC & Mod Certification Services
  • In Field "Quick Fixes" & Best Practices Access to BSAS Maintenance Mods where Required [eg. Fire Systems; Circuit Panels; Flooring; Replaced Items; etc]
| MAINTENANCE & TECHNICAL SUPPORT |

BSAS has a pool of talented expertise, experienced in maintaining the both Piston and all Turbine variants of the DC3/C47.

Our resources are available for worldwide operational deployment and directly linked to the support team at BSAS HQ.


BSAS DC3/C47 TP Services:

| BSAS DC3/C47 TP SERVICES |

A diverse, broad and professional training and services facility is accessible to all BSAS Aircraft Customers. BSAS covers all aspects of training for the Turbo Dak [Advanced Piloting through to Airframe, Engine & Field Maintenance], including a highly qualified services department that offers a wide range of technical, engineering and piloting consultants available on project and contractual basis.

| AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE |

Comprehensive BSAS DC3/C47 TP Airframe (as well as Piston Dakota) & Full Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A Series Engine Maintenance is provided by BSAS. BSAS takes pride in being an economical, one stop shop for Turbine Dakota maintenance in its entirety.

Due to the absolute maintenance simplicity of the BSAS DC3/C47 TP, isolated operations may be maintained via the BSAS mobile maintenance team or temporary satellite AMO setup.

South African CAA [Civil Aviation Authority]
AMO [Aircraft Maintenance Organisation]

AMO 1196 - Pratt & Whitney Canada Engine Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Facility

AMO 053 - BSAS DC3/C47 TP Maintenance & Piston - Turbine Conversion Facility.


BSAS DC3/C47 TP Training:

BSAS provides comprehensive Civil and Military Training for Piloting, Aviation Technical Expertise and Maintenance on the BSAS DC3/C47 TP Aircraft

| PILOT TRAINING |
  • Type Conversion & Ratings
  • Advanced Flying Tactics
  • STOL [Short Take-Off & Landings] Field Operations 
  • Bush, Jungle, Desert & Mountainous Terrain Flying
  • Advanced Ground Manoeuvres & Handling [Mud; Sand; Snow]
  • Specialised Military Sortie Training [On Request]
  • Conflict Zone Flying
  • Low Level Flying [Chemical Spraying & Geo-Survey]
| TECHNICAL TRAINING |
  • Rural / Isolated Field Ops & Best Practices
  • Tail Dragger PT6A Aircraft Operations
  • Sub Zero & High Temperature Environment Best Practices
  • Knowing Your BSAS DC3/C47 TP Aircraft
  • Fly & Maintain [Rural Field Operations]
  • Minimum Requirements for Flight & Operation
  • Flight & Maintenance Crew Team Building & Testing
  • Tips & Tricks to Operating the BSAS DC3/C47 TP
| MAINTENANCE TRAINING |
  • Maintaining a BSAS DC3/C47 TP
  • Rural / Isolated Field Maintenance
  • Required Maintenance Equipment & Tools
  • Required Spares for the BSAS DC3/C47 TP [Depending on Operation]
  • Being a BSAS DC3/C47 TP Flying Spanner
  • Extreme Weather Condition & Environment Maintenance [High / Low Temperature; Dust; Humidity]
  • Field Engine & Prop Replacement Techniques

 


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