Nuremberg, Germany | March 27, 2019– Nuremberg, Germany-based MRO, FAI Technik GmbH, part of the FAI Aviation Group, has selected Collins Aerospace’s latest VenueTMcabin management system and high definition entertainment system for its latest Bombardier BD700 Global Express cabin refurbishment project, named “Project Pearl.”

Project Pearl represents one of the most extensive refurbishment projects for the type. The five month project will include 60, 120 and 240-month inspections and a full cabin refurbishment featuring thenew Collins Aerospace Venue.  Passengers can enjoy watching HD movies and listen to enhanced digital audio throughout the cabin. Venue can broadcast a range of other high-resolution content. The project also includes the installation of Honeywell´s Ka-Band broadband technology, delivering ultra-high-speed satellite connectivity.

The architect of the cabin project is German designer Tim Callies, who is well known for his work on Airbus ACJ, Boeing BBJ and Bombardier Global Express interiors.  The luxury interior will feature VIP seating for 12 passengers and include stylish two tone leather seating and two three-seat sofas covered in Armani fabric. Additional modifications and upgrades include new cabinetry, cobalt black metal plating, granite table tops, the latest galley appliances to include a wine cooler, coffee maker and oven and stylish heated stone floors in the galley and toilet area. This will be followed by a newly designed exterior paint scheme.

Priced at USD $ 10.95 m, this unique turnkey Global Express should be very attractive to potential clients flying on business or leisure trips.

Siegfried Axtmann, Founder and Chairman of FAI Aviation Group comments: “We are very much looking forward to presenting this unique aircraft to the pre-owned Global Express market in April.  FAI Technik continues to stretch the boundaries to extend its remit in MRO and this latest project demonstrates our outstanding capabilities in refurbishing Global Express aircraft.”

Project Pearl is FAI´s sixth in-house Global Express cabin refurbishment and its third installation of Honeywell´s Ka-band technology on a BD700.

In January 2018, FAI Technik was appointed as an Authorized Dealer for Collins Aerospace avionics and cabin electronics equipment.

Sierra Nevada | August 5, 2015– 328 is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andreas Bulić as its new chief financial officer reporting to CEO, Dave Jackson. Andreas will be responsible for 328 group financing and information technology activities.

Andreas brings more than 20 years of accounting, finance and IT experience to the Oberphaffenofen, near Munich based aviation services company. Prior to joining 328 he worked for more than 10 years as CFO for CAE Inc, a prominent Canadian company with subsidiaries in Europe, and a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defense.

Andreas holds a degree in Business Administration, specialized in finance and controlling. He is married with three children.