Vibrant has received FAA Part 145 repair station certification for its Albuquerque, New Mexico facility. The certification makes it easier for Vibrant to support OEMs, airlines, and independent MROs with its revolutionary process compensated resonance testing (PCRT) services. PCRT provides unparalleled nondestructive testing for worldwide aerospace, automotive, and power generation industries.
“For more than 30 years, Vibrant’s innovative nondestructive testing services have helped industries cost-effectively test every part, ensuring higher quality and reliability while reducing costly incidents caused by undiscovered faults deep inside parts,” said Lem Hunter, president, Vibrant. “FAA Part 145 repair station certification delivers yet another level of integrity to our services, guaranteeing Vibrant meets the FAA’s high standards in quality and accountability.”
As a part of receiving the certification, Vibrant hired Greg Sullivan to serve as the repair station’s accountability manager. A licensed airframe and powerplant mechanic with inspector authorization and a former American Airlines Boeing heavy airliner captain, Sullivan brings real-world experience to Vibrant, including experience in interpreting, meeting, and documenting processes and procedures as per FAA regulations.