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FACC received CAAC Part-145 maintenance organization approval

CAAC has granted FACC approval as a maintenance organization according to Part-145. This CAAC certification represents a further milestone for the Austrian aerospace group in its latest "Aftermarket Services" business segment. It joins the long list of certifications the company alrea...

Turkish Aerospace to display HÜRKUŞat Kuwait Aviation Show

Turkish Aerospace will participate in the Kuwait Aviation Show which will be held on 15-18 January 2020. Participating in the fair first time with the HÜRKUŞ Advanced Training Aircraft model, Turkish Aerospace is aimed to strength its cooperation in the Gulf Countries.  With p...

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Texas Turbine Awarded STC for Hartzell 5-Blade Props on CASA 212

Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller's high performance five-blade structural composite swept propellers for CASA 212 short takeoff and landing utility aircraft. "The modern five-blade props replace original equipment Hartzell four-blade aluminum propellers, providing weight savings and more ef...

Textron Aviation adds three company-owned Service Centers in APAC

To strengthen its Asia Pacific service offering, Textron Aviation acquired Premiair Aviation Maintenance, an Australian MRO service provider. Previously named an Authorized Service Facility, Premiair now joins the Textron Aviation company-owned global support network to service Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker products at service center locations strategically located throughout Australia. “...

CAAC certification granted to Magnetic MRO

Magnetic MRO received the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) certification, proving the company has qualifications and meet local regulatory requirements for the maintenance, repair and overhaul organizations.  Obtaining this certification allows the company to expand its capabilities and provide maintenance service on Chinese registered aircraft and its engines. ...

Aerotech Academy for engineering studies - Leonardo and the "Federico II" University

Leonardo has signed a collaboration agreement with the University of Naples "Federico II" to launch the Aerotech Academy, an advanced training course on leading engineering issues. The course will provide skills and operational competence that can be immediately used in advanced technology industrial sectors. The initiative is aimed at students selected with a special notice (l...

SAS entrusts new A320-NEO fleet Base Maintenance services to Magnetic MRO

Magnetic MRO and SAS has extended the Base Maintenance agreement for Base Maintenance service for the whole A320-NEO fleet. The original contract between two companies has been signed in December 2017 and recently has been prolonged until 2023 and consists of maintenance visits of 56 airplanes.   „SAS’ A320-NEO fleet is brand new and just came out of Airbus...

Scientific research on pilots - Head-Up Display Virtual-Reality training device

The FAA has ordered a Head-Up Display Virtual-Reality training device from Collins Aerospace Systems to be used in scientific research in areas such as pilot-HUD interface, pilot performance and crew workload.  The HUD VR trainer provides a unique out-of-the-window view of what a pilot would actually see when flying with a HUD that uses Collins Aerospace’s Head-up...

The first fully authorized Cirrus Service Center for Vision Jet SF50 in Europe - Air Service Basel

Congratulations Air Service Basel! They just became the first Authorized Service Center for EASA and FAA registered Cirrus aircraft in Europe, to support the Cirrus Vision Jet SF50 for Maintenance and CAMO+services. The company began by achieving the EASA Part-145 Approval for Full Line & Base Maintenance, including the FAA Repair Station Approval at the end of 2019, s...

Tailwind Adds Aerospace Welding Minneapolis and Aerospace Manufacturing to Portfolio

Tailwind Technologies has acquired Aerospace Welding Minneapolis and Aerospace Manufacturing, both headed by President Tom Heid, who will continue in that capacity for Tailwind. Tailwind Technologies is the parent company of Hartzell Propeller, Inc. and Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC. "President Tom Heid founded AWI-AMI in Eagan, Minn., more than 20 years ago. The operation is wel...

Rich on activity end of 2019 and positive outlook for 2020 - AMAC Aerospace

The end of 2019 was quite active for AMAC Aerospace - a successful re-delivery of a Boeing B737 and signing of new contracts for Airbus aircraft. AMAC Aerospace accomplished a project on a Boeing B737. The aircraft underwent a full cabin interior refurbishment and in addition a heavy base maintenance has been carried out by AMAC’s skilled technicians. AMAC could re-deliver the a...

Charles Wemaëre appointed Dassault Aviation Vice President, Worldwide Spares

Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet. He will report to Pierre Thielin, VP, Worldwide Customer Service, within Dassault’s Civil Aviation Department. Wemaëre previously served as Deputy Manager to Serge Elias, the former VP Worldwide Spares...

Airways Aviation Academy boasts the largest Diamond Aircraft Fleet in Europe

With seven first class academies located across France, the UK, Spain, Montenegro, and three in Australia, Airways Aviation today boasts the largest privately-owned group of multidisciplinary aviation academies of its kind having delivered professional education & training to in excess of 8,000 Airline Pilots, 12,000 Cabin Crew, 3,000 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and 10,000 Ground Handling s...

Flight Simulator Trader provides ATR42/72 Full Flight Simulator for EPA Training Center

EPA Training Center, Curitiba, Brazil acquires a FlightSafety ATR 42-500/42-300/72-200 Full Flight Simulator from FST – Flight Simulator Trader to develop its training portfolio for South American and overseas operators of ATR aircraft. Flight Simulator Trader is acting as general contractor on behalf of the seller and EPA Training Center thus completing sourcing of Full Flight Simulato...

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FACC received CAAC Part-145 maintenance organization approval

CAAC has granted FACC approval as a maintenance organization according to Part-145. This CAAC certification represents a further milestone for the Austrian aerospace group in its latest "Aft...

Special Davos event support by Dassault Aviation

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Texas Turbine Awarded STC for Hartzell 5-Blade Props on CASA 212

Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller's high performance five-blade structural composite swept propeller...

Turkish Aerospace to display HÜRKUŞat Kuwait Aviation Show

Turkish Aerospace will participate in the Kuwait Aviation Show which will be held on 15-18 January 2020. Participating in the fair first time with the HÜRKUŞ Advanced Training Aircraft ...

Textron Aviation adds three company-owned Service Centers in APAC

To strengthen its Asia Pacific service offering, Textron Aviation acquired Premiair Aviation Maintenance, an Australian MRO service provider. Previously named an Authorized Service Facility, Premiair...