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Do Aircraft Come With A Warranty?  
User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3360 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4062 times:

When we go into a car show room we want to know that the product comes with a 3,5,10yr warranty on parts & labour, does this apply to Boeing or AirBus?
Do they offer any sort of guarantee with their product once it has been delivered?
Just a thought.  


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User currently offlinecf6ppe From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 352 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4010 times:

The simple answer is Yes...

Aircraft and their components have warranties usually spelled out in the purchase contracts GTA - General Terms Agreements. Such warranties are complicated enough that most air carriers have departments or groups who monitor the many parts/components covered by the warranties.

I'll stop here if this is a sufficient answer... ok..??


User currently offline26point2 From United States of America, joined Mar 2010, 856 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4006 times:

Bombardier corporate jets offer "Smart Parts", a 5 year nose-to-tail warranty, except for engines and APU which is under a pay-as-you-go insurance program.

User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3360 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3987 times:

Quoting cf6ppe (Reply 1):
I'll stop here if this is a sufficient answer... ok..??

Nice to know, I guess Qantas has been in touch with the warranty department a few times then,  



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User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21521 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3881 times:

Quoting readytotaxi (Reply 3):
Nice to know, I guess Qantas has been in touch with the warranty department a few times then,

I may be wrong there, but as far as I understand the pay for use agreement with Rolls Royce should already cover the engine warranty; Beyond that it's either RR or their insurers who'd be liable for the damage the rented engine did to the airframe.

I don't think Qantas would actually need to deal with their own warranty providers on this.


User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3828 times:

Suggest reading the following for more information on warranties:

http://www.warrantyweek.com/archive/ww20040302.html


User currently offline737tdi From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 933 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3494 times:
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474218: That's some good info. there. I know that when we replace non-tracked parts if we suspect the aircraft is still under warranty we return these parts tagged for warranty, these are parts we trash otherwise.

User currently offlineFly2HMO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3419 times:

Some light corporate jets and a majority of new GA piston planes come with warranty programs very similar to those found in cars. Some have offered free maintenance for 2 years or 250hrs. Mooney does a "spinner to tail warranty" and a longer "structural warranty".

http://www.mooney.com/images/pdfs/ai...20warranty%20rev%2029-may-2008.pdf


User currently offlineXFSUgimpLB41X From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 4229 posts, RR: 37
Reply 8, posted (3 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 3365 times:

Our new 737-700's and -800's all have big red "AIRCRAFT UNDER WARRANTY" stickers on their mx logbooks.

Yep. bleep bloop bleep.



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