Our task was to manufacture and deliver 6 sets of 03 DASS Fill and Drain rigs for the BAE Systems export market, Qatar.
The UK Ministry of Defence required a new machine to replace an interim solution that had been in service for 15 years which was no longer fit for purpose. The design requirements of the machine meant it had to be capable of recovering, replenishing, vacuum dehydrating, and pressure testing the DASS system on their Typhoon aircraft.
Lightfoot Defence was required to modify the Apache Environmental Control System (ECS) Carts in order to make them compliant with current FGAS legislation.
Airbus Defence & Space (AD&S) GMBH required a series of tools and bespoke engineering jigs to be able to check the integrity of their Wing Tip Pod refrigeration pipework system.