With proven capability and experience in deep maintenance and through-life support (TLS) to large military fixed-wing aircraft, Airbus in Australia Pacific is the leading contractor for the Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of 12 C130J Hercules transports.


With the support of Airbus in Australia Pacific’s Team Aero members Lockheed Martin and StandardAero, the company inducted the first C130J for deeper maintenance at Richmond Air Base in November 2009.

Team Aero will undertake a five-year rolling contract with the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) through to life-of-type of the 12 C130Js to 2030.

Valued at $A292 million, the C130J TLS program is providing long-term employment opportunities in western Sydney across technical and professional disciplines.