Taking our leather to the skies.
Tasman Leathers of New Zealand are proud to work alongside airlines and airline manufacturers to provide leather with exceptional durability and high physical properties. Working with the likes of Air New Zealand, Jetstar Australia and BE Aerospace, Tasman has manufactured personalised colour, textures and attributes specified by clients. The ability to personalise leather properties in terms of colour and finish is highly advantageous to manufacturers, exceeding their lofty expectations with a truly impressionable finish for projects.
Our products have been used by airlines, seat and airframe manufactures globally on both line and retrofit programmes.
Differing programmes have required a variety of tests and each time our product has demonstrated compliance.
Fire Test Standards we have demonstrated compliance with:
- Flame Resistant Horizontal - FAR23.853(a)
- 12 Second Vertical - FAR25.853(a) App F Part I(a)1(ii)
- 60 Second Vertical - FAR25.853(a) App F Part I(a)1(i)
- Combination Test - FAR25.853(c) App F Part II
- Heat Release – 14 CFR 25.853 (d) App F Part IV
- Smoke Emission – 14 CFR 25.853 (d) App F Part V
The choice for Air New Zealand
Our New Zealandness and our experience of the aviation process with Mount Cook Airlines gave Air New Zealand the confindence that we could meet the CAA and FAA standards.
Our soft and more supple leathers differentiated our leather from those seen in the US and Europe. We gave them the confidence in our top quality and at competitive prices.
We ensured we could meet all of Air New Zealand’s request throughout the process. From dying leather to their colour specifications to the get the perfect match for an exclusive colour.