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Exoskeleton Arm Assistant

Aircraft Availability | Applicability: Airbus fleet | Provided by: Airbus Services

Aircraft Family: A300 | A310A320 | A330 | A340 | A350 | A380

GSE Family: Operator Support

On all Airbus aircraft families, several LRUs are heavier than 10kg without dedicated GSE.

Some maintenance / inspection tasks also requires to a spend long time with arms raised.

Arm Assistant is a light-weight exoskeleton. It provides support in laborious jobs involving intensive use of arms, allows more efficiency with lower fatigue.

General Features

  • Non-powered exoskeleton work jacket
  • Adjustable to fit multiple users


  • Worktime capacity doubled
  • Mitigation of safety risk for the workforce:
  • Ergonomic solution
  • Reduction by 20% to 30% of the muscular activity 
  • Equivalent to a suppresion of a 10kg tool load


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