In the year 1985, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) set up the maintenance center for maintenance of widebody aircraft i.e. Airbus A300, Mc Donnel Douglas DC10, Boeing 737/747 and also the associated components installed in each related aircraft. THAI repair station is operating to satisfy the requirements of regulations of authorities concerning the airworthiness such as Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) USA and Joint Aviation Regulations (JAR) of Joint Aviation Authorities (European country). The maintenance of precision measuring tools and equipment (PME) used in aircraft maintenance activities at repair station are stated and required in the requirements of those regulators.
The calibration laboratories in Group of Reference Standards Laboratory at THAI have been in operation since July 1986. The laboratories were designed to provide the calibration and maintenance facility capable for supporting complex electrical and mechanical test equipment associated with the maintenance of the said aircraft and some other new types of aircraft i.e. Airbus A330, A340, A380 and Boeing 777.
Calibration tasks are conducted and complied to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and also recognized and accepted by authorities which THAI Technical Services Department are holding their special types of certificates for aircraft repair station such as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) USA and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
A quality assurance program is implemented in the Laboratory to confirm the competence and correlation coefficient of the measurement by succession auditing and holding Certificate of Laboratory Accreditation Calibration No. 0003 from a well established national accreditation body, Thai Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (TLAS) Thai Industrial Standards Institute, Ministry of Industry since 28 May 1996 in the Electrical and Dimensional measurement activities. The Temperature, Relative Humidity, Mass, Pressure and Force measurements are under evaluation of the auditing process by TLAS.
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