New strategic Alliance ACAM – FC

FCS Allianz

In the light of FCS’ established stakeholder structure, our activities have traditionally been focussed on central Europe. An increase in customer inquiries from outside Europe, along with changes on the horizon for our core market, led FCS to re-visit the concept of expanding its international footprint without affecting the service levels provided to its core customers. To resolve this potential conflict of goals, FCS entered new territory in April 2020 by establishing up a strategic alliance with Asian Corporate Aviation Management ACAM Pte. Ltd. from Singapore. Trading as ACAM-FCS, this new strategic alliance will address the needs of the international Flight Inspection and Flight Validation market.

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Successful Product Demonstration of the FCS Drone in Munich

FCS Drohne UAS 2

In Wednesday, May 27, 2020, FCS successfully demonstrated its new NavAidDrone at Munich International Airport. The demonstration provided the opportunity to evaluate and validate the operational concept of the drone within the challenging environment of an international airport. This was the starting point for a change process, with the aim to replace the current ground-based Glideslope measurements, completed with an antenna on a telescopic mast, with a more flexible, sophisticated and versatile tool – the NavAidDrone.

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New Flight Inspection Aircraft for FCS

FCS King Air 350

In the course of a routine fleet renewal program, FCS Flight Calibration Services GmbH inducted its new flight inspection aircraft, D-CFMF into the fleet at the turn of 2019/2020. In order to maintain fleet commonality, the new aircraft is again a Textron Beechcraft KingAir B350, equipped with a state-of-the-art Automatic Flight Inspections System (AFIS) from Aerodata AG. Both aircraft and FIS feature a number of innovations, which translate into added benefit in terms of a more comprehensive calibration service for our customers. With this significant investment, FCS reconfirms its standing as one of the leading providers of Flight Inspection and Flight Validation services worldwide.

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Changes in the Board of Management

FCS Geschäftsführung

At the turn of the year 2018/2019, the Executive Management Team of FCS Flight Calibration Services GmbH saw some significant changes: After a prolonged and distinguished career as our Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ruediger Schmidt, went into well-deserved retirement. He was succeeded by Christian de la Roi in the role of CEO. In February 2019, Thomas Wede joined FCS as Chief Operations Officer (COO) to complete the Executive Management Team of our company.

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