Repairs and servicing


AFE offer a wide range of repair and servicing services, including parachute re-pack, oxygen cylinder testing and refill and survival equipment inspection. All these services take place through AFE Oxford, for further details, please contact our Oxford office:

Tel: 01865 841441


Parachute repacking
AFE offer a full parachute repacking service using fully qualified parachute packers. Please allow a minimum of two weeks turnaround.


Oxygen refill and testing
AFE can recharge your oxygen cylinder at our Oxford workshop while you wait (please call ahead to confirm qualified staff availability), and also can also have your oxygen bottle serviced and tested.

Avionics and headset repairs
AFE can offer a repair service for a wide range of radios, glider avionics and headsets, please not that there is an inspection fee of £25 applicable, this will be credited against the cost of repair if authorised, but is payable if the repair is not authorised or if the item is beyond economic repair.

Liferaft and lifejacket servicing
Lifejackets and liferafts should be serviced at least once a year to maintain their effectiveness – after all they could be called on to save a life! We can have your lifejacket or liferaft serviced at an approved facility, please allow a minimum of four weeks turnaround.

An inspection fee of £25 may be if payable if a required repair is not authorised or if the item is beyond economic repair.


Barograph calibration
Our BGA-approved personnel can calibrate your barograph and gliding computer.

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