MRO Introduction

Supporting Air Forces since 1955

With over 50 years of experience, SABCA offers a wide range of sustainment solutions to Air Forces all over the world. It includes maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrades of their aircraft and components, engineering services, spare parts management, AOG team field support, obsolescence management and much more.


Multiple platforms solution

Sabca offers its sustainment solutions to platforms which include fighters, trainers, helicopters and soon to strategic UAS. With 640 aircrafts assembled, over 2000 aircrafts and helicopters maintained, in-depth knowledge of hydraulics, generators, fuel systems, turbines, tanks and instrumentation, SABCA is at the forefront of the industry. 

SABCA Charleroi, a unique infrastructure dedicated to defence MRO&U

Factory - Hush House

Installed engine test hush house

Factory - Back shop

Canopy and Ejection seat back shop

Factory - Fuel Shed

Fuel Shed for 4 aircraft

Factory - Paint Booth

Paint Booth for 2 platforms

Factory - Hangar

18.500m² of hangars with direct access to runway

Factory - Plastic Media Blasting Cabin

Blasting Cabin - Plastic media blast cabin for mechanical paint removal

Factory - Back Shop Wiring

Wiring / harnesses manufacturing and repair back shop

Factory - Back Shop MRO

Aircraft component back shop

Factory - Training Centre

Training Center & shop floors to provide initial and continuous training to SABCA and third party technicians

Our services


SABCA is able to provide light, medium and heavy  maintenance services both from its Charleroi (Belgium) facility or at customer operating base worldwide.



SABCA provides a complete solution to any airframe and avionic upgrade or weapon system integration requirement, from the project definition till the system qualification. This includes prototype, customer training and technical support in our facilities or at customer base.


Components MRO&U

SABCA supports over 600 different types of equipment including hydraulics systems, fuel systems, generator, gearboxes, turbines, ...


Sustainment Solutions Offer


Airframe & component MRO

Spare parts management

System upgrade

Obsolescence management

Field support

Crew training

Engineering services

Fleet management

Aircraft regeneration

Phase out management

Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul in numbers


aircraft assembled


aircraft maintained


supported components


upgraded aircraft

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