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Continued Vigilance In The Face Of Brexit Uncertainty

Whilst Britain continues to play the game of “will they, won’t they” with Brexit and the clarification of a trade deal remains vague and unspecified, it is important to remain vigilant and prepared for the worst. In February 2019, we were able to ensure all of our customers that they would not be affected by [...]

Oakenhurst at AP&M Europe Expo

At the beginning of this month, we were exhibiting at the ap&m Europe expo in Frankfurt. So a few members of our dedicated team as well as our Managing Director, Charlie Parker, and our Founder, Peter Caudell, flew out to Frankfurt to make the most of the event. Now that our team have had a [...]

Apprenticeship week

It’s the annual week-long celebration to get into the spirit of celebrating young apprentices & bringing the apprenticeship community together to rejoice the impact on individuals, employers and the economy. Oakenhurst have always been passionate about running apprenticeships. It is in our opinion crucial to train the younger generation to have a career in the [...]

Oakenhurst delivers stability in a moment of uncertainty

Despite some uncertainty surrounding the ongoing Brexit negotiations, Oakenhurst have adopted a proactive approach to ensure business and client relations remain unaffected during this time. Following EASA advice, Oakenhurst pre-applied as a Third country on the 4th of October to secure an EASA.UK.145 Approval (Third Country 145) by March 2019. This plan was launched in a bid [...]

Inspiring the younger generation

For a number of years Oakenhurst have been actively involved in running work experience programmes to capture the minds of young individuals who have an interest in the Aviation Industry. The programmes we offer help to provide them with an understanding of what is to come in the future, should aviation become their chosen career [...]

Expansion at Rayleigh HQ

Custom-fit workshop building process at Oakenhurst. In a time of uncertainty for the whole aircraft industry as Brexit approaches, Oakenhurst continues to drive ahead with growth plans. Last year’s opening of the new Logistics Centre freed up significant space back at base HQ. Work is now well underway in this [...]

Ontic Engineering Partnership Agreement

Oakenhurst Aircraft Services approved by Ontic Engineering, a BBA Aviation Company. PRESS RELEASE: AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS (WED. 17, OCT, 2018) Oakenhurst Aircraft Services are delighted to sign a partnership agreement with Ontic. As a recognized approved supplier, Oakenhurst further increases its OEM support for component MRO services. Charlie Parker, Managing Director, [...]

Meet The New Team!

We're extremely proud to introduce Oakenhurst's new Customer Support Team! As our customer base grows, we've been investing in the team that supports them. Acting as the interface between Engineering and end-user requires solid technical knowledge and exceptional communication skills. We're delighted that Sasha, Selma and Lesley can build on the great reputation Oakenhurst have for client feedback!   [...]

Boeing 737NG – Power Distribution Panel

Oakenhurst provide Test, Repair & Overhaul services on B737NG PDPs Central to the electrical network are the distribution centres. Containing a multitude of 3-phase contactors, relays, transformers and circuit breakers, these units require extensive function testing, pre and post repair. Our engineers perform the work from within the Flight-Power & Electro-Mechanics Division. To find out more please [...]

Russian Teamwork

Oakenhurst UK proudly welcome our Russian colleagues onto a training programme that paves the way for EASA 145 verification in Moscow. As the newest Oakenhurst site nears completion, it's staff visit our HQ in Rayleigh to undergo Product, Quality and System Management training. Equally important is building a close relationship between the international teams. [...]