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sws 10yrsIn May this year SWS celebrated 10 years of service to the Aircraft Interiors industry.

Since the company was founded back in 2004, SWS has had success in supporting and obtaining approvals for some of the industry's most innovative new products. Today our client base continues to grow and includes some of the leading names in the fixed wing and rotorcraft sectors.

Here are 10 highlights from our first 10 years...

  1. EASA awards SWS its EASA 21J DOA certificate.
  2. SWS provide certification support to Air New Zealand on its new Spaceseat™ for the B777-300ER.
  3. SWS support Virgin Atlantic on approvals for a full economy seat cushion change for the Boeing 747 and Airbus A340.
  4. SWS open new Static Test Facility in South Wales.
  5. The GCAA (UAE General Civil Aviation Authority) award SWS their DOA, Design Organisation Approval.
  6. SWS provide certification support leading to the approval of Air New Zealand’s innovative Skycouch™.
  7. SWS obtain STCs for the installation of Greenpoint Technologies’ Aeroloft®- an overhead passenger module, on the B747-8. 
  8. SWS’ expansion leads to a move to new premises at the Bristol & Bath Science Park.
  9. SWS works with ANZ and China Airlines to introduce Skycouch™ to further aircraft including the 777-200ER, 777-300 ER and the 787-9, and to successfully obtain STC approvals for the installations.
  10. SWS obtain STC approval for Virgin Atlantic for their Upper Class Suite operations on the Boeing 787-9.

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