User avatar
Topic Author
Posts: 11
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2017 12:25 pm

maintenance costs Saab family

Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:43 am

The Saab 340 and 2000 have low maintenance costs but I found out that both types have many differences (different engines and so on).

So are the maintenance costs of a mixed fleet higher than with a fleet of only one type?
Posts: 2701
Joined: Fri Jul 28, 2000 3:19 am

Re: maintenance costs Saab family

Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:47 pm

Just a guess, yes. From a mechanic stand point you need to be trained on two engines and any other systems differences. Parts wise the airline could possibly need to stock double the amount of consumables, filters and such. Some may be interchangeable though. Same for the rotable expensive parts but in a small operation most would be acquired as needed. Brakes and tires may also be different, requiring double the stock.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Dalmd88, flydude380 and 21 guests

Popular Searches On

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos