Component Services

Ensure your availability. With our reliable in-house component workshop for shorter turnaround times.


Our component shops in Oberpfaffenhofen

Optimized processes, a comprehensive stock of spare parts and the flexibility to meet all MRO testing requirements make GA-ATS' own MRO component workshop fast, precise and reliable. Our team of experts ensures precision with low average lead times.

Benefit from fast component availability and reliable results. Each component is optimally treated to extend its life cycle. We offer industry-standard testing and full parts replacement as well as final certification. As soon as your components leave our workshops, they are fully operational again. Our short turnaround times make GA-ATS the preferred provider of component MRO services.

Discover the component shops:

It is essential that you can rely on your avionics and software systems. Keep them up to date and ensure a smooth flight with our proven solutions. Flight deck, navigation, guidance and safety systems need updates to support you with the latest technologies and developments. Integrating these updates ensures that you meet the criteria for continuing airworthiness and can rely on the best possible solutions for your needs.

Our expertise extends beyond upgrades to customized system upgrades and unique modifications. Our professional and comprehensive advice and efficient project management are based on more than 40 years of experience. We focus on your requirements, integrate and install state-of-the-art avionics systems and special mission systems, design the necessary airframe modifications and ensure their certification, thanks to our EASA Part 21 J and G Approved Design Organization (DOA).

Our portfolio of pre-certified systems can be tailored to your needs, whether for individual or fleet-wide solutions, for both civil and military purposes. We work with our design and maintenance team to develop certified end-to-end solutions with minimal downtime.


Precise navigation and clear communication ensure a stable and safe flying environment. Ensure safety by choosing our reliable, practical solutions.  

A state-of-the-art, integrated data environment for your aircraft is necessary to meet all of today's complex flight requirements simultaneously. Your detailed navigation and guidance requirements, as well as your needs for an interactive cabin communication system, determine how we approach the customized solutions we develop for you. As your expert integration partner, we enable you to optimize your tasks, manage your flight envelope and expand your operational versatility with the latest technology.   

Our straightforward solutions combined with our proven capabilities enable us to deliver the most reliable solutions for your aircraft or fleet. As an approved design organization under Part 21J and G of the European Aviation Safety Agency, we perform the services you select within the framework of EASA regulations.

You can rely on us to carry out inspections and tests, integrate upgrades and modifications or implement and certify completely new systems. You benefit from the reliable services of a life-cycle support provider known for short downtimes and guaranteed aircraft availability.


Your aircraft will only fly if your generators and batteries are working. Rely on our expert MRO services to ensure a successful start to your missions and operations.

Your generator requires regular inspections and tests according to the Component Maintenance Manual (CMM). Our generator test stands are at your disposal and offer space for air-cooled generators for complete cleaning, mechanical inspection and testing, repair and painting as well as modifications and overhauls. EASA, FAA and Certificate of Conformance (CoC) approvals are included.

A successful take-off also requires that your batteries are charged to capacity. Our team provides comprehensive support to check capacity and ensure you have the charge required for take-off. With our exclusive loaner battery service, you benefit from even faster turnaround times. Full compliance guarantees that you have battery power when you need it.


The safety and success of every flight depends on the reliability of the landing gear and its components. Rely on our in-house MRO facilities for comprehensive landing gear support. Use our MRO and support services to ensure aircraft availability, safety, reliable performance and compliance with OEM standards. Our specialized teams are dedicated to meeting your individual requirements, offering competitive turnaround times and cost-effective solutions.

How we support your landing gear requirements 

  • Landing gear systems 
  • Landing gear single components 
  • Loaner landing gear for select platforms 
  • Nose landing gear 
  • Brakes, wheels & rims 
  • Hydraulic components
  • AOG and original spare parts support 
  • Enhanced non-destructive testing (NDT) inspection 

Supported platforms 

  • Do228 & Dornier Classic 


Bringing safety to unexpected situations. With our reliable life raft MRO store, you can rest assured that your customers and their most valuable cargo are safe. Our experience with our longtime partner Winslow has made us the leading provider of life raft services in the industry. Quickly and reliably servicing more than 1,500 Winslow life rafts proves that we meet industry expectations and aircraft availability requirements with our standards for quality, trust and total reliability.

Our in-house maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) workshop takes 1 to 3 days to fulfill inspection, testing and MRO requirements. This ensures the highest quality standards, guaranteed OEM conformity and full EASA and FAA certification. The rafts are delivered ready to fly and packed according to individual specifications.

As an approved center of excellence for Winslow life rafts, GA-ATS' component service extends to all Winslow model variants, each of which is equipped with the prescribed survival equipment. This includes an emergency call transmitter, laser and flares, a water purifier, a hand pump, food rations, knives and flashlights.


Early detection of potential corrosion and material fatigue problems is crucial for the safety and reliability of your aircraft. Your aircraft and its subsystems and components are exposed to high levels of stress during their operational life, which can weaken their systems. The resulting fatigue and corrosion can lead to disruption of successful missions and operations. Our MRO capabilities for non-destructive testing (NDT) and material laboratory services for aircraft and components enable these issues to be identified before they can impact the safety and availability of an aircraft.

We are committed to meeting your safety-critical inspection needs around the clock, regardless of the aircraft platform you use or the aerospace components and structures you install. Our team of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) experts in non-destructive testing and materials offer a comprehensive range of testing procedures that meet the most stringent quality standards and can be performed both in-house and on-site anywhere in the world. 

All of our NDT services are certified and accredited, including by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as well as by the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP) for fluorescent liquid penetrant testing.

Non-Destructive Testing: 

  • Fluorescent liquid penetrant test with level to 4 sensitivity 
  • Magnetic particle inspection 
  • Ultrasonic inspection techniques 
  • Eddy current crack detection 
  • Radiographic test 

 Materials Lab Services: 

  • Hardness test 
  • Vickers (HV), Brinell (HBW) and Rockwell (HRC) 
  • Hardness test machine: Zwick/Roell ZHU 250 top 
  • Heat treatment test 
  • Tension and compression test 
  • Max. force of 20kN; sample test length of max. 750 mm 

It is our goal to provide all Do228 operators with easy access to the spare parts solutions they need for continued mission success. That's why General Atomics AeroTec Systems, as a Dornier 228 manufacturer, makes its inventory of spare parts directly available.

General Atomics AeroTec Systems offers you the supply of approved spare parts, components, materials, special tools and GSE. Certain replacement and rental parts are also available from stock.

We offer spare parts for the following areas: 

  • Airframe 
  • Flight controls 
  • Landing Gear 
  • Engines
  • Avionics (Classic & NG) 
  • Propellers 
  • Hydraulic system 
  • Special Tools and GSE

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