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RUAG streamlines TPE331 engine shop

Brand new workstations – organised according to lean management principles – together with new processes, ensure that Honeywell TPE331 engine customers benefit from faster turnaround times and improved efficiency at RUAG Aviation. The engine shop in Stans, Switzerland, has reopen...

Frasca International sells Airbus H125 helicopter flight simulator to Aero Asahi Corporation

Frasca International has sold a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 AStar (350B3) single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC), Japan’s leading civil helicopter company. The new Frasca Level 5 FTD will be used by Aero Asahi for H125 pilot training as well as...

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StandardAero's European service centre receives EASA and FAA certifications for HTF7000 engine MRO services

StandardAero's European Service Center (ESC), located in Tilburg, the Netherlands, has received EASA and FAA certifications for Honeywell HTF7000 turbofan MRO services and is now authorized to support business aviation operators within the EMEA region. In March of 2016, StandardAero was authorized by Honeywell Aerospace as the industry's only independent MRO heavy maintenance provider f...

Etihad Airways Engineering And Diehl Sign Deal For First Commercial 3D-Printed Part Retrofit Project

Etihad Airways Engineering has signed an agreement with Diehl Aerosystems to jointly design, manufacture and install the first serial produced 3D-printed cabin plastic part on an aircraft for one of its customers. Additive manufacturing – commonly referred to as 3D-printing – reduces lead time in design, decreases production cost of and enables speedier manufacturing. Etihad Airw...

Iran unveils new military trainer

In a ceremony attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, Iran unveiled the latest domestically-made military products developed by the Defense Ministry, including the country's first homegrown jet trainer, dubbed Kowsar. In the ceremony, held at Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) in Tehran, President Rouhani unveiled Kowsar and defence minister Brigadier Ge...

ST Engineering’s Aerospace Arm Secures New Contracts Worth about S$1.11b in 1Q2017

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its aerospace arm, Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace), secured new contracts worth about S$1.11b in the first quarter (1Q) of 2017 for services ranging from line and heavy airframe maintenance to component repair and overhaul. The 1Q2017 contracts include performance-based logistics operation and support for...

Austro Engine AE330 receives EASA certificate for 1,800 hour TBO

Austro Engine is proud to announce that the 180hp AE330’s TBO (Time between Overhaul) has been increased to 1,800 hours just after two years of its introduction to the market. Jürgen Heinrich, Managing Director of Austro Engine and Diamond Aircraft Austria: “Austro Engine products have proven their outstanding capabilities in versatile operation profiles all over the globe, gen...

Completed ACJ319 to be redelivered

Lufthansa Technik is about to re-deliver a completed Airbus ACJ319 to its owner, an undisclosed VIP customer from the Greater China region. The completion has been performed by Lufthansa Technik's VIP & Special Mission Aircraft Services Division in exclusive cooperation with the bespoke division of Hermès, Paris, renowned for its expertise in made to measure design and upholstery....

Jet Aviation expanding G650, BBJ and ACJ maintenance capabilities across Asia

Jet Aviation’s MRO facilities in Asia have recently gained important approvals from the civil aviation authorities in Singapore (CAAS), Malaysia (DCA) and Taiwan (CAA) to support Gulfstream G650, Boeing B737 and Airbus ACJ A319/20/21 aircraft registered in Singapore, as well as Malaysia-registered Gulfstream G650 and Taiwan-registered Gulfstream G550/G650 aircraft. With these approva...

AMAC Aerospace ramps up wide-body maintenance at Basel

AMAC's four hangars are currently operating to full capacity with maintenance work packages on three Airbus A340s and one Boeing B777 and more wide-bodies as a B747-8i is expected to enter the hangar doors later this year. In addition, a new maintenance contract which includes a major C-Check package, a landing gear overhaul and interior refurbishment work such as the re-upholstery of the c...

HAECO PJS Invests In 3D Printing Capability

HAECO Group’s cabin completion specialist, HAECO Private Jet Solutions (“HAECO PJS”) has invested in three dimensional (“3D”) printing capability, enabling the company to provide customers with miniature 3D models of their unique cabin industrial designs to scale. HAECO PJS’ introduction of the new 3D printing capability builds on the exis...

Lufthansa Technik receives CAAC approval to perform heavy maintenance on Airbus ACJ319

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved Lufthansa Technik as maintenance station for Airbus A319 aircraft. This new approval enables the company to perform line and heavy maintenance services as well as cabin refurbishments on Chinese B-registered Airbus A319 aircraft. The approval has been obtained in line with the first A319ACJ base maintenance...

SR Technics Releases 200th Aircraft for easyJet out of Malta

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, recently completed the 200th aircraft for easyJet at its Malta facility. The landmark aircraft from easyJet departed from Malta International Airport for Geneva, Switzerland. “As our launch customer in Malta, the partnership with easyJet has been essential to our company’s success and development at our Mediterranean hub,&...

Bombardier BA & Tianjin Airport Economic Area Inaugurate Business Jet Service Centre in Tianjin

First maintenance inspection on customer aircraft is underway at the newly opened facility Facility represents a firm commitment to aviation in China Bombardier Business Aircraft’s products answer need for efficiency-enhancing corporate jets in the Chinese economy Bombardier Business Aircraft in collaboration with its partner the Tianjin Airport Economic Area (TAEA) are pleased t...

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RUAG streamlines TPE331 engine shop

Brand new workstations – organised according to lean management principles – together with new processes, ensure that Honeywell TPE331 engine customers benefit from faster turnaround times...

Lufthansa Technik presents "AVIATAR"

At MRO Americas 2017 Lufthansa Technik is presenting AVIATAR, the initial product of its newly created division Digital Fleet Solutions for the first time. AVIATAR is an innovative and holistic pla...

StandardAero's European service centre receives EASA and FAA certifications for HTF7000 engine MRO services

StandardAero's European Service Center (ESC), located in Tilburg, the Netherlands, has received EASA and FAA certifications for Honeywell HTF7000 turbofan MRO services and is now authorized to sup...

Etihad Airways Engineering And Diehl Sign Deal For First Commercial 3D-Printed Part Retrofit Project

Etihad Airways Engineering has signed an agreement with Diehl Aerosystems to jointly design, manufacture and install the first serial produced 3D-printed cabin plastic part on an aircraft for one of i...

Frasca International sells Airbus H125 helicopter flight simulator to Aero Asahi Corporation

Frasca International has sold a Level 5 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Airbus H125 AStar (350B3) single-engine helicopter to Aero Asahi Corporation (AAC), Japan’s leading civil helicopter...