When To Upgrade Engine Test Cells

August 17, 2022 - Author: Joe Sweeney, Senior Integration Technical Leader and Matt Thiel, Director of Facility Planning and Integration

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Staying current with engine technology is key in the aerospace business, requiring up-to-date equipment capable of testing complex machines since companies want to keep equipment running as long as possible to get the most out of their investment. At the same time, they don’t want to wait until something breaks because shutting down a test facility is to be avoided at all costs.

Preventing shutdowns begins with a strategic upgrade plan.

This article addresses:

  • The importance of keeping testing on schedule by taking preventative measures
  • Why an upgrade plan includes quantitative indicators and qualitative judgement
  • How successful planning for upgrades can keep maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) test facilities running as long as possible to get the most out of their investment

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