Starlite Maintenance Durban (SMD)

Ensuring the highest quality of workmanship for your safety and peace of mind

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Starlite Maintenance Durban is located at Virginia Airport, Durban, South Africa, 30km from King Shaka International Airport. The hanger covers an area of 800 square meters with Workshop, Offices and Stores and Satellite Line Stations.

Our AMO provides maintenance for helicopter and fixed wing aircraft, to third-parties, our fleet from Starlite Aviation Training Academy and Aero Sales.

Our approved Satellite Line Stations build and provide after sales support to the Aero Sales division and have an assembly line for Robinson, Guimbal and the Sling 2 and 4.

SACAA Approved

We are a South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) approved Part 145 maintenance organisation, AMO824, on a range of helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.

Capabilities

Category EHelicopters
Category BOverhaul
Category WElec/Instr/Radio
Fixed WingAircraft maintained under Recreational Aircraft Association South Africa (RASA)
  • B Rating, for overhauling components for Robinson helicopters.
  • W Rating, for avionics on all aircraft.

AMO 824 (Main Base)

Approved facility to carry out maintenance on the following aircraft:

  • Robinson 22, 44, 66
  • Guimbal Cabri G2
  • Bell 412 and 212
  • Bell 407
  • Bell 206
  • BK 117
  • Leonardo A109

AMO 824 FAMO (Satellite Base – Mossel Bay, South Africa)

An approved Satellite Station to the Durban Base, to carry out maintenance on the following aircraft:

Helicopter

  • Robinson 22, 44, 66
  • Guimbal Cabri G2
  • Bell 412 and 212
  • Bk 117

Fixed Wing

  • Sling 2
  • Jabiru J160 Fatboy