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Coopesa RL performed the first Boeing 737-MAX9

Coopesa RL performed an Inflight Entertainment (IFE) and Satlink and Take off Warning Switch modifications on the first Boeing 737-MAX9 for a non-disclosed Customer, these modifications were done successfully and on time . . .

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Construction of Coopesa’s New Facilities Should Restart in May

Construction of Coopesa’s New Facilities Should Restart in May

If work resumes, the MRO hopes for a June 2019 completion.

 
Lee Ann Shay | Apr 19, 2018

ORLANDO–Coopesa’s new hangar complex has been delayed several times, but the Costa Rican MRO’s CEO is confident that construction of the first new hangar will resume in May. If this actually happens, the hangar should be finished in June 2019, says Minor Rodriguez, Coopesa’s CEO, speaking on the sidelines of MRO Americas.

That the facility will be able to accommodate four narrowbodies and two widebodies, or six narrowbodies simultaneously, along with backshops and offices.

The delays are caused by the Costa Rican government, which cancelled the first builder’s contract. The government owns the land and will own the new hangar, when it’s finished.

Coopesa intends to build a second hangar, on land that it owns adjacent to the first hangar, in 2020. “We’re looking for . . .

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