Airport West

Welcome to Airport West, Victoria...

Airport West, Victoria, provides military systems, commercial and business aircraft component MRO services, including component test cells for fuel controls and APUs. RUAG is also an official Honeywell Authorized Service Centre.


  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) faciliy
  • Authorised Service Centre for Honeywell products

Aircraft Types

  • F/A-18 Hornet
  • AP-3C Orion
  • Hawk 127 LIF
  • S-70A-9 Blackhawk
  • S-70B-2 Seahawk
  • E-7A Wedgetail
  • C-130H, C-130J Hercules
  • ANZAC and Adelaide Class Frigates
  • ANZAC Frigate
  • MIAI Abrams

Systems Supported

  • Environmental Control Systems
  • Pressurisation Systems
  • Anti-Ice/Anti-Rain Systems
  • Secondary Power Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Aircraft Accessories

Components Supported

  • Pneumatic: Valves, Regulators & Controllers
  • Electro-Mechanical: Valves and Actuators
  • Fuel: Pumps and Accessories
  • Heat Transfer & Water Separation: Heat Exchangers, Condensers and Water Separators
  • Turbine Driven: Turbine-Compressors/Cooling Turbines, Air Cycle Machines & Air Turbine Starters
  • Auxiliary Power Units
  • Gearbox Driven Compressors
  • Electrical Generators
  • Engine Controls and Accessories: Main Fuel Control Units, Power Level Controls and Actuators

Engineering Services

  • Customer support
  • Product support
  • Repair development
  • Tooling, fixture, and test equipment design and equivalencies
  • Consumables equivalencies
  • Part equivalencies
  • Component maintenance manual improvements

Site Infrastructure

  • Six staged compressors, three receivers & two gas heaters supplying 1000 psi of air pressure at 1100 ºF
  • Vacuum pumps capable of simulating altitudes of 50,000 feet
  • Cooling tower
  • On-site electrical sub-station
  • Three phase power supplies

Component Test Cells

  • Simulated altitude cell
  • Main Fuel Control Unit cell
  • Engine Accessories cell
  • Auxiliary Power Unit cell
  • Air Turbine Starter cell
  • Turbine-Compressor, Air Cycle Machine and Driven Compressor cell
  • Electrical Generator cell
  • Heat exchanger cell
  • LM2500 Starter Air Compressor cell
  • Two pneumatic valve cells
  • Several workshop test benches

Quality and Regulatory Accreditations

  • Authorised Maintenance Organisation (DGTA-O-0014M)
  • AS9100 Rev C (CERT-0061764)
  • ISO 9001:2008 Certification (CERT-0061764)
  • CASA PT 145 AMO (1-RTGFI Issue 1)

Approved suppliers of

  • Royal Australian Air Force
  • Royal Australian Navy
  • Australian Army
  • Boeing Defence Australia
  • Qantas Airways
  • Airbus Group Australian Pacific Limited
  • Standard Aero
  • General Electric International
  • Sikorsky
  • Raytheon
  • BAE Systems