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Gediminas Ziemelis: Despite paying $164 M, Bombardier continues to risk human lives

On 10 of January Polish national carrier LOT flight LO 3924 crash-landed at Warsaw’s Chopin airport when Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 nose gear did not lock. It was the ninth similar happening with the same type of aircraft. In 2008, Canadian aircraft manufacturer managed to quench similar scandal b...

The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) grants airworthiness certification to SR Technics in Malaysia

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider is pleased to announce that in late November, its Malaysia operations received the airworthiness certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of China. With the certification, SR Technics Malaysia will be able to certify components for customers o...

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Swedish Stoflight Academy signs for an ALSIM AL42 Flight Simulator

ALSIM is very happy to announce the sale of an AL42 FNPT II flight simulator to the Stoflight Academy, based in Stockholm Vasteras Airport, Sweden. The simulator will be delivered at the beginning of this year. Stoflight’s Head of Training, Diako Rad says, "We have been looking for a capable simulator to meet our needs for a while now and after trying a few of them, we...

HNA General Aviation Invests in Future Generations of Aviators

China is set to become one of the largest General Aviation markets in the world after the release of new guidelines by the Chinese State Council promoting investment and easing technicalities for operators. In a country with 1.3 million people and the largest consumer market in the world, only 300 general aviation airports, 281 general aviation operators and 1,874 general aviation aircraft existed...

Czech Airlines Technics has implemented safety management system

  Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft repair and maintenance services, has decided to voluntarily implement a Safety Management System (SMS). The existing legislation governing aircraft maintenance providers in Europe[1] does not deem the SMS features implementation mandatory. CSAT management has decided to support the volunt...

RUAG chosen by AeroGeo for complex onsite aircraft repair events in Siberia

RUAG Aviation successfully resolved three separate and highly exacting aircraft maintenance and repair events on behalf of Russian operator AeroGeo Airlines, during 2017. The aircraft, two Pilatus PC-12 and one Cessna Caravan 208, remained at a standstill in Siberia and were in need of significant repair services before they could fly again. RUAG sent three teams to Siberia over the course of...

Business MRO in China – rise of trade in rotables

With an average fleet age of 8 years, most Chinese business aircraft operators are still covered by aircraft warranty. If, however, they find themselves in need of acquiring new parts, these tend to come from relatively young fleets. As these fleets are inevitably aging, in the near future the rotable aircraft parts market in China is expected to grow. With multiple booming industries and the...

Aviation Heaven GmbH unveils the first Aircraft Type Specified MRO Search Tool

Today, Aviation Heaven GmbH, an online network platform for Business Aviation Operators and Maintenance Facilities (MRO´s) announced the launch of the first Aircraft Type based MRO network for EASA, Isle of Man and San Marino registered Business Jets! After an extensive re-search and development time of nearly two years the worldwide MRO database is now available to all Business Jet Operator...

TAG Farnborough Airport launches Flying Scholarship 2018

TAG Farnborough Airport has today launched the TAG Flying Scholarship 2018. Each year, under the auspices of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots’ scholarship programme, TAG Farnborough Airport grants one young person a scholarship with the aim of supporting individuals who might otherwise not have the necessary resources to gain flying experience and ultimately achieve their&...

Magnetic MRO continues to grow with a new strategic investor

Magnetic MRO, a global Total Technical Care maintenance and asset management organisation, has announced change in its shareholder structure. Its major shareholder, a private equity firm BaltCap, together with minority shareholders, are selling 100% of the shares in Magnetic MRO to Guangzhou Hangxin Aviation Technology (“Hangxin”). Magnetic MRO has grown over the past 5 ye...

Flying Colours Corp. extends paint shop footprint as work begins on long-term agreement with MHI Canada Inc.

Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO business has commenced work fulfilling a long-term paint contract with MHI Canada Aerospace Inc., (MHICA), which is anticipated to last five years. Under the terms of the partnership, Flying Colours will paint over 40 center fuselage sections of the Bombardier Global 5000/6000 aircraft at the company’s Peterborough, Ontario facility each year. MHI...

Viking Twin Otter Series 400 Level “D” Full Flight Simulator Receives Qualification from Transport Canada

Viking Air Limited of Victoria, BC, announced that the Level “D” Full Flight Simulator for the Series 400 Twin Otter has received Transport Canada qualification on December 21st, 2017 through sister company Pacific Sky Aviation. Transport Canada’s Qualification process ensures that the Full Flight Simulator is an exact representation of the Twin Otter Series 400 Type Design wi...

FL Technics completes major aircraft modifications for the fifth Airbus A321

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced completing a major upgrade project for already the fifth Airbus A321 in 2017. “It is very uncommon for aircraft operators to entrust MROs with projects of such scope. They typically prefer to complete them at the manufacturer’s facilities. Therefore, the fact that one of o...

Egyptian Aviation Academy adds Beechcraft piston aircraft to modernize training fleet

Textron Aviation announced it has received an order for two Beechcraft Baron G58 and two Beechcraft Bonanza G36 aircraft from Egyptian Aviation Academy. These aircraft will join the academy’s exclusive Textron Aviation fleet as they continue to modernize their training platforms. “The Beechcraft Bonanza and Baron are proven platforms ideally suited to train stude...

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HNA General Aviation Invests in Future Generations of Aviators

China is set to become one of the largest General Aviation markets in the world after the release of new guidelines by the Chinese State Council promoting investment and easing technicalities for oper...

Business MRO in China – rise of trade in rotables

With an average fleet age of 8 years, most Chinese business aircraft operators are still covered by aircraft warranty. If, however, they find themselves in need of acquiring new parts, these tend to c...

Aviation Heaven GmbH unveils the first Aircraft Type Specified MRO Search Tool

Today, Aviation Heaven GmbH, an online network platform for Business Aviation Operators and Maintenance Facilities (MRO´s) announced the launch of the first Aircraft Type based MRO network for E...

TAG Farnborough Airport launches Flying Scholarship 2018

TAG Farnborough Airport has today launched the TAG Flying Scholarship 2018. Each year, under the auspices of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots’ scholarship programme, TAG Farnboroug...

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The Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) grants airworthiness certification to SR Technics in Malaysia

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider is pleased to announce that in late November, its Malaysia operations received the airworthiness certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of Ch...

SR Technics inaugurates new line station at Manchester Airport

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Manchester Line Station. The new operations, which are part of a larger growth strategy in Line Mainten...

Gediminas Ziemelis: Despite paying $164 M, Bombardier continues to risk human lives

On 10 of January Polish national carrier LOT flight LO 3924 crash-landed at Warsaw’s Chopin airport when Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 nose gear did not lock. It was the ninth similar happening with th...