COMAC AMM lists BLTU4 for use on ARJ21 aircraft


COMAC AMM now lists BLTU4 The COMAC AMM (Aircraft Maintenance Manual) for ARJ21 aircraft has been updated to specify MK Test’s BLTU4 tool as an approved loop resistance tester.   COMAC – a Chinese state-owned manufacturer of passenger aircraft – started production of the ARJ21 aircraft in 2015.  There are currently 100 of the planes…

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Jason Evans announced as Managing Director of MK Test Systems

Jason Evans MD

11th January 2023 – MK Test Systems, a leading global provider of automated electrical test solutions to the aerospace, defence and rail industries, is pleased to announce Jason Evans as its new Managing Director.   Jason Evans has been Sales Director and member of the senior leadership team at MK Test Systems for 20 years…

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RTS scores hat-trick win at 2022 Elektra Awards

MK Test Systems latest product RTS has won its third prize of the year at the 2022 Elektra Awards.  RTS is an innovative modular high speed wire harness test system.   RTS was awarded highly commended in the Test Product of the Year category at the Elektra Awards ceremony.  The awards ceremony was held in…

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British Airways purchase another ExLRT

British Airways have placed an order for an additional ExLRT from MK Test Systems. This latest unit to be purchased by the airline is destined for use at BA’s Heathrow maintenance hub.   British Airways are the UK’s 2nd largest carrier, operating a mix of Boeing wide-body aircraft, and Airbus narrow and wide-body aircraft.  They…

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RTS is double award winner

RTS, MK Test’s high speed harness test system, has become a double award winner, with prizes at two separate awards ceremonies on the same evening. Double award winner The E&T Innovation Awards awarded RTS silver place in the ‘Most Innovative Project for the Future of Manufacturing’ category at their London ceremony which was attended by…

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Boeing set to replace LRT with record-breaking order for 60 ExLRT

Boeing order 60 ExLRT

Boeing order 60 ExLRT loop resistance testers to replace LRT from BAE Systems The Boeing Company have placed a bulk order for 60 ExLRT loop resistance testers, confirming their intention to migrate completely from BAE Systems’ LRT tools.   ExLRT was designed and developed by MK Test Systems in partnership with Boeing, with the first…

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NATEP funding awarded to develop hybrid cable test system

hybrid cable test system

MK Test Systems and AVoptics awarded NATEP funding for a hybrid cable test system for electrical-optical cables MK Test Systems and AVoptics have been jointly awarded a NATEP funding grant by Innovate UK.  The grant will fund a joint R&D project developing a hybrid cable test system driven by MK Test’s MKAT software, with AVoptics being the…

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#FreebieFriday competition – September 23, 2022

Details and rules for this week’s #FreebieFriday competition We run a #FreebieFriday promotion on our LinkedIn business page every week. This usually means a useful download such as a ‘how to’ guide or brochure.  Occasionally, we run giveaways or prize draws – and this is one of those weeks! What’s the #FreebieFriday prize and how do I…

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‘AeroTech’ nomination for RTS at Tech South West Awards

The 2022 Tech South West Awards have announced MK Test’s high speed harness test system RTS as a finalist RTS has been shortlisted for the “AeroTech” category at the Tech South West Awards, which are due to take place on 10th November in Bristol.  The category celebrates innovation in the space, aviation and satellite sectors.…

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RTS is finalist for 2022 Elektra Awards ‘Test Product of the Year’

2022 Elektra Awards

RTS has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Test Product of the Year’ at the 2022 Elektra Awards MK Test Systems’ RTS product has been announced as a finalist for the 2022 Elektra Awards ‘Test Product of the Year’ category.  RTS – the company’s latest product – has been shortlisted alongside products from Keysight Technologies, Rohde & Schwarz,…

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