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Helicopter MRO services - Covid-19 impact, attention to safety and flexibility

There‘s no denying that Covid-19 pandemic changed the aviation industry as a whole. According to IATA, in 2020 the aviation industry suffered a net loss of $118.5 billion. Aircraft were grounded, thousands of people found themselves unemployed, and the predictions for many areas of aviation in...

Welcome first ALSIM ALSR20 simulator in Germany

ALSIM is thrilled to announce the sale of an ALSR20 to IFR-Flugschule, based in Germany. Their ongoing cooperation with a Cirrus Training Center has led the ATO to choose the brand new ALSIM’s simulator. The ALSR20 is the latest device manufactured by ALSIM and is the exact replica of the C...

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Hartzell received Voyager Prop STC for Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft fleet

Hartzell has expanded the eligibility of its popular three-blade aluminum Voyager props. The Voyager is now STC approved for the large fleet of Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft, powered by Continental 520 and 550 engines. The Voyager, which has been well received by bush pilots, was previously approved for Cessna's A185E/F Skywagon and AgCarryall aircraft. "Inspired by enthusiastic...

BAA Training one of the first in Europe to implement Area 100 KSA

BAA Training is one of the first aviation training centers in Europe to start Ab Initio pilot training with integrated Area 100 KSA. The acronym stands for „Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes“ and represents a philosophy in initial pilot training focusing on competency-based training and assessment (CBTA) instead of factual knowledge training. While gaining particular importance...

Flyschool Air Academy renews its confidence in ALSIM with a second AL250

Flyschool Air Academy in Spain renews its confidence in ALSIM in acquiring a second AL250 simulator for its new base in Mallorca.The AL250 simulator addresses initial phase training needs (PPL, CPL, IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP re-configurable simulator certified as an EASA FNPT II. In addition, it offers both classic and glass cockpit instrumentation for each flight model at the simple flick of a s...

Magnetic Engines performs its first combustion chamber replacement on CFM56-7B engine

Magnetic Engines, a subsidiary of Magnetic MRO Total Technical Care provider for aircraft operators and lessors, has performed its firstcombustion chamber replacement on a CFM56-7B engine. Combustion chamber replacement is one of the new services added to the company’s capabilities list after the purchase of new tooling last year and one of the first projects since the new brand la...

MAAS Aviation opens new world-class aircraft paint shop at Kaunas Airport

MAAS Aviation, recognised experts in aircraft painting and exterior coatings, has opened a new purpose-built paint shop at Kaunas Airport (KUN).  The facility, which is the first of its kind in Lithuania, grows MAAS Aviation’s global footprint to eleven best-in-class paint shops and increases their overall MRO capacity in Europe by 40%. Designed to achieve the highest industry quality s...

Aerofutur in France chooses the ALSIM ALX

The ATO Aerofutur, located at the foot of the Pyrenees mountains in the South West of France, has recently purchased an ALSIM ALX simulator to enhance its training. The ALSIM ALX provides up to 4 classes of aircraft–from single engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine up to medium category twin jets (generic B737/A320). The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL, APS/MCC i...

MTU Aero Engines presented figures for 2020

MTU Aero Engines presented its preliminary figures for 2020: Revenue was €3,977 million, compared with €4,628 million in 2019. The operating profit1 was €416 million (2019: €757 million) and the EBIT margin was 10.5% (2019: 16.4%). Net income2 was €294 million in 2020, compared with €538 million in 2019. “Our swift and decisive action in the face of...

Next move - towards sustainability or supersonic flight?

Historically speaking, aviation has always been a gas-guzzling business. As the world demands a new and more sustainable approach to travel, industry, and everyday life, the aviation sector refuses to be left behind. While major aircraft companies like Airbus and Boeing focus on minimising fuel consumption, other start-ups see potential in supersonic flight. The question arises: what is next...

Bombardier expands service centre offerings for Challenger and Learjet customers in Biggin Hill & Berlin

Bombardier is bolstering its maintenance capabilities at its service facilities in Europe following a new agreement with StandardAero. The partnership will enhance the customer experience for Learjet and Challenger aircraft customers by providing enhanced engine and APU repair and overhaul capabilities at the Biggin Hill and Berlin service centres in addition to Bombardier...

Updated spectrum of interior upgrades and dedicated designer services for Gulfstream owners

Enhanced Gulfstream Aerospace aircraft redesign program. What it means, in details? It will offer multiple options intended to suit a wide range of owner needs and timelines. In as little as 30 business days, any Gulfstream aircraft can be redesigned with the assistance of a dedicated designer. Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Customer Support, stated: “No...

RUAG International to modernize of the Royal Thai Navy Dornier 228

RUAG MRO International is comprehensively modernizing Dornier 228 aircraft for the Royal Thai Navy. The upgrade includes the installation of glass cockpits and new mission equipment as well as the modernization of avionics systems. The Thai Navy uses its Dornier 228 to monitor the exclusive economic zone called the “200-mile zone”. The aircraft and their crews conduct ISR (in...

Dassault Falcon authorized service facility in Hong Kong - TAG Aviation

TAG Aviation Hong Kong maintenance facility has been appointed a Dassault Falcon Authorized Service Center for the Falcon 7X/8X large cabin trijets. The move effective January 1st, 2021, will make TAG Aviation Hong Kong a complement to Dassault Aviation’s other authorized service centres in the region and reinforces Dassault’s already strong OEM support footprint in the Great...

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Hartzell received Voyager Prop STC for Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft fleet

Hartzell has expanded the eligibility of its popular three-blade aluminum Voyager props. The Voyager is now STC approved for the large fleet of Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft, powered by Contine...

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15 years of growth and accomplishments - Constant Aviation

This year is special for Constant Aviation as it is marking the 15th anniversary of its founding at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). What started as a single-hangar operation w...

Helicopter MRO services - Covid-19 impact, attention to safety and flexibility

There‘s no denying that Covid-19 pandemic changed the aviation industry as a whole. According to IATA, in 2020 the aviation industry suffered a net loss of $118.5 billion. Aircraft were grounded...

Welcome first ALSIM ALSR20 simulator in Germany

ALSIM is thrilled to announce the sale of an ALSR20 to IFR-Flugschule, based in Germany. Their ongoing cooperation with a Cirrus Training Center has led the ATO to choose the brand new ALSIM’s s...

Hartzell received Voyager Prop STC for Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft fleet

Hartzell has expanded the eligibility of its popular three-blade aluminum Voyager props. The Voyager is now STC approved for the large fleet of Cessna 180/182/185/206 aircraft, powered by Contine...

BAA Training one of the first in Europe to implement Area 100 KSA

BAA Training is one of the first aviation training centers in Europe to start Ab Initio pilot training with integrated Area 100 KSA. The acronym stands for „Knowledge, Skills and Attit...