Founded in 2009 by Jason Mulcock, MPLANES Sàrl is a Swiss company that delivers high quality tailored services to clients & stakeholders in the world of private and commercial aviation.
With the arrival of Florent Feltrin in 2019, the company has expanded its footprint with a combined half a century of experience and knowledge in the aviation industry.
We are active in the client representation / aircraft management, sales and consulting fields.
Our commitment to clients is to deliver excellence with a personal touch. This is achieved by being responsive to our clients’ needs, accompanying them through each stage of a transaction or project and by adhering to key principles such as transparency and discretion.
Our industry and country-specific expertise combined with a partnership approach to business allows us to attract mandates from five continents.
MPLANES founder Jason Mulcock started his career at British Airways after having completed an Engineering Degree in the UK. Here he drove efficiency and cost reduction initiatives on the fleet of Boeing 747-400s and assisted in the introduction of the Boeing 777. With his team of 60 engineers he was responsible for the punctual operation of all long haul fleets including Concorde where he learned about the intricacies of supersonic flight. British Airways encouraged ‘thinking out of the box’ which is a trait Jason has used to great effect ever since in his managerial positions and in his daily life.
After eight years with the airline he subsequently turned his attention to business aviation and joined the commercial department of a Major Dassault Falcon Service Center in Geneva. Four years later in 2003 he became CEO to lead the company through a major restructuring to ensure its future profitability as an Authorised Dassault, Hawker Beechcraft and Pilatus Service & Sales Center. As Accountable Manager, he had to balance the requirements of aviation legislation with customer expectations and of company shareholders. The company was bought by RUAG in 2007 and is now Dassault owned.
MPLANES was founded in 2009 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland, one of the major business aviation hubs of the world.
Having obtained his Bachelor degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Perpignan, Florent Feltrin started his career as an avionics technician at Dassault Falcon Service followed by the position of Team Leader at IBM France managing their fleet of Falcon 2000s.
There followed a move to Switzerland where Florent joined Dassault Falcon Authorised Service Center TSA Transairco (RUAG from 2007) as Technical-Commercial Manager coordinating client requests and production on Falcon, Hawker Beechcraft, Citation, Learjet & Pilatus PC-12 aircraft.
His enthusiasm, drive and managerial skills earned him the post of Logistics and Technical Support Director, where he transformed the methodology of maintenance management and contributed to the successful turnaround of the company. Soon afterwards, he was given the added responsibility for maintenance sales. In 2010 Florent joined Jet Aviation as Regional Sales Director where he successfully generated over 60 million Euros worth of maintenance contracts for the company.
In 2015 Florent joined StandardAero responsible for airframe and engine maintenance sales for their global network.
Florent became a Partner at MPLANES in September 2019
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The simple, fast, cost effective, under wing, go no-go test kit for the detection of microbial contamination to aid airworthiness procedures.
For owners and repairers (MROs) of business and/or private jets, microbial contamination, commonly known as ‘jet fuel fungus’ is a big issue which needs to be kept under control.
Microbial contamination can grow, especially in hot and humid climates, in just a few weeks so from what was a ‘clean’ tank to a heavily contaminated tank could be much faster than you anticipated. Testing only on suspicion of contamination may be too late resulting in heavy costs and operational delays.
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Over 100,000 FUELSTAT® tests are used every year all over the globe in many highly regulated industries to monitor microbial contamination in middle distillate fuels. It is compliant with ASTM D8070 International Standard and is a listed product in many industry guidance documents such as IATA, JIG etc.
SIMPLE, RAPID ALTERNATIVE
FUELSTAT® offers the fuel supply chain a simple, rapid alternative to sending samples for testing off-site for days or even weeks and gets around the fact that often site conditions are not sterile with the risk of samples getting cross contaminated.
The importance of testing under the wing is emphasised by ASTM D6469 which highlights that if a sample cannot be tested on-site it should be transported on ice and tested within 4 and no more than 24hrs or the sample may no longer be a true representation of the environment from which it came.
FUELSTAT® has OEM listings from
Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, Fokker, amongst others
FUELSTAT® meets the ATSM International D8070-16 Standard
FUELSTAT® is listed as an approved product by Joint Inspection Group
FUELSTAT® is listed as an approved product by IATA & is a Strategic Partner with IATA.
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