Original Date: 05/08/1995
Revision Date: 01/18/2007
Information : Retrofit Kit Proofing Support
McDonnell Douglas Aerospace (MDA)-St. Louis has instituted retrofit proofing to comply with an Air Force requirement to ensure that component parts, drawings, personnel skills, and procedures are available to complete the retrofit. An Automated Retrofit and Kit System used by MDA-St. Louis tracks the kit movement, kit parts, and overall retrofit schedules. The kit proofing support system notes the manhours expended for kit installation (to apply to subsequent kit installations) and also records disposition of parts removed from the product during the retrofit process. Skill levels needed to install the retrofit are also recorded.
The MDA Retrofit Kit Proofing process effectively minimizes downtime of customer aircraft and optimizes corporate time, schedule, cost, and parts availability.
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