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Airbus and THAI sign agreement to proceed with joint venture MRO

State-of-the art facility to be developed at U-Tapao International Airport Airbus and Thai Airways International (THAI) have signed an agreement to establish a new joint venture maintenance and overhaul (MRO) facility at U-Tapao International Airport near Bangkok. The accord was signed today a...

ADVENTURE AVIATION CHOOSES ALSIM AL250 SIMULATOR

ALSIM is pleased to announce the sale of an AL250 simulator to Adventure Aviation in Alberta, Canada. The AL250 will include a real Garmin GTN 650. It will complement the schools fleet of Cessna 172’s, including a 172S Nav III, as well as a Piper twin.   “We chose the AL250 for it...

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RUAG earns approval for helicopters and propeller aircraft with Russian civil registration

RUAG Aviation is now also approved for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of civil helicopters and propeller aircraft registered in Russia. This is an extension to the existing approvals RUAG holds for business jets issued by the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) in 2016 and includes helicopters and propeller aircraft within the standard RUAG type ratings portfolio at...

Jet Aviation receives EASA Part-145 approval for Bombardier Learjet 60 in Vienna

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna has recently received EASA Part-145 approval for the Bombardier Learjet 60 aircraft. The company began its first 120-month inspection on a Turkish-based Learjet 60 earlier this month. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna is authorized to support the Bombardier Learjet 60 with line and base maintenan...

Gulfstream deepens technical expertise with enhanced employee Training LAB

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that it recently enhanced its On-the-Job Training (OJT) Laboratory with two additional aircraft structures: an all-new Gulfstream G600 fuselage, main entry door and wing and an industry-leading Gulfstream G650 fuselage, door, interior and wing. The additions ensure Gulfstream technicians continue to provide aircraft owners and operators with...

Euramec at 2018 Farnborough International Airshow

CEO to outline international expansion into India, North America following successful CAFUC bid for 6 Sims to China’s top aviation university Visit Euramec at Farnborough International Airshow 2018, Hall 1 1395 Euramec, the European flight simulation manufacturer, will present its new range of flight training devices based on the Diamond DA-20, DA-40 and DA-42 series and will also intr...

RUAG accomplishes first overhaul of PW206 engine

For the first time, RUAG Aviation has overhauled a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206 engine. The maintenance of the engine that is used in the Airbus H135 and H135M helicopters was carried out in the engine maintenance shop in Stans. The fact that the PW206 engines can now be maintained in-house at RUAG Aviation will help to increase the availability of the Swiss Air Force’s helicopter f...

Airbus inaugurates the Space Academy in Toulouse

This new facility trains customers on the company’s spacecraft and systems Airbus has opened the company’s Space Academy in Toulouse, France to help train customers in the operation of satellites and space systems that are acquired from the company. When a spacecraft or system is purchased from Airbus, the future operator requires training – particularly for such first-time...

Korean university students see the future of aerospace with Airbus

Airbus participated in a get-to-know-you event organised by the Korea Aerospace University (KAU) in Seoul this month. Patterned after the naming structure used for introductory collegiate classes, the “Airbus 101” day provided an opportunity to introduce the company to undergraduates and brief them about global trends in the aerospace industry. Speakers included representatives from...

Czech Airlines Technics has five new line maintenance customers and new certifications

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft repair and maintenance services, has won five new line maintenance customers, including American Airlines, Cyprus Airways, Air Cairo and Go2Sky, all of which operate their flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague. CSAT mechanics will also provide line maintenance services for the Russian&rsq...

RUAG achieves Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter MRO approvals with reassembly capabilities

RUAG Aviation is named as one of the first helicopter services providers in Europe to earn OEM approvals for MRO on the new Bell Helicopter 505 (JRX). RUAG also holds reassembly capabilities. Fully qualified during the first Bell 505 technical courses at the Bell Helicopter Training Academy, the RUAG team provides these new services at their helicopters support facility in Sion. A Bell Author...

Republic Airways Selects Diamond DA40 NG and DA42-VI Fleet

Republics Airways Holdings announced Thursday, May 31st it will open Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy in Indianapolis, selecting the AUSTRO ENGINE jet-fuel piston engine-powered Diamond Aircraft DA40 NG and DA42-VI as the flight school’s fleet, along with Diamond Flight Simulation Devices. The 50 aircraft order represents the largest order for piston training aircraft by a...

TAG Aviation Announces Creation of Maintenance Control Centre in Portugal

TAG Aviation is creating a Maintenance Control Centre (MCC) at Lisbon/Cascais (LPCS) Aerodrome from June 2018. This will enhance TAG Aviation's current Mobile Repair Team (MRT) operations, with maintenance services support now available from eight locations throughout Europe. The MCC will simplify the centralised handling of all AOGs and MRT requests, with one Customer Services contact numb...

A330-200/300 and A340-200/300 added to SUMS family of Satcom STC’s

Having received the EASA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a Honeywell JetWave™ installation earlier this month for the A319, A320/A321 NEO & CEO series aircraft, EAD Aerospace, an Eclipse company, has now also achieved an EASA STC for the A330-200/300 and A340-200/300 families.  This STC­ - which is also an EASA AML-STC (Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificat...

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RUAG earns approval for helicopters and propeller aircraft with Russian civil registration

RUAG Aviation is now also approved for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of civil helicopters and propeller aircraft registered in Russia. This is an extension to the existing approvals RUAG...

Jet Aviation receives EASA Part-145 approval for Bombardier Learjet 60 in Vienna

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Vienna has recently received EASA Part-145 approval for the Bombardier Learjet 60 aircraft. The company began its first 120-month inspection on a Turk...

ADVENTURE AVIATION CHOOSES ALSIM AL250 SIMULATOR

ALSIM is pleased to announce the sale of an AL250 simulator to Adventure Aviation in Alberta, Canada. The AL250 will include a real Garmin GTN 650. It will complement the schools fleet of Cessna 172&r...

Airbus and THAI sign agreement to proceed with joint venture MRO

State-of-the art facility to be developed at U-Tapao International Airport Airbus and Thai Airways International (THAI) have signed an agreement to establish a new joint venture maintenance and ove...