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S7 Technics launch complex aircraft engine redelivery service

In the current situation with the worldwide spread of the virus, passenger traffic has significantly decreased and many airlines are have to return aircraft or leased engines. This often requires work on their long-term conservation, for the purpose of further storage. Kirill Khilevich, sales Dir...

First Lufthansa Technik agreement for technical and engineering support on an Airbus A380

Lufthansa Technik's new technical and engineering services for temporary operational changes from passenger to cargo aircraft have met with great interest in the aviation market. So far, the cabin modification experts of the company have received enquiries from more than 40 airlines. More than 1...


Collaboration on training opportunities: Centennial College and Diamond Aircraft

Centennial College and Diamond Aircraft Industries of London, Ontario have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on activities of mutual benefit, including program development, student work placements and research and innovation projects. As Ontario’s first public college, Centennial has a long history of educating aircraft and avionics technicians accredited by Transport Ca...

Rolls-Royce opens its Digital Academy for free training

Rolls-Royce is publishing, for free, its world-class digital skills training programme to help people and businesses around the world prepare for a potentially digital-centric recovery from COVID-19. Bringing together its trusted training partners and platforms, the first suite of courses includes introductions to data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, coding and digital cul...

Aviation Concepts Technical Services achieves 4A/4C Check on Gulfstream Fleet

Philippines based Aviation Concepts Technical Services announced recently upgraded 4A/4C capability from Federal Aviation Administration following the preliminary 1A/1C approval received in the middle of March. With a strong and experienced Gulfstream team, the ACTSI MRO is now capable to provide maintenance services for Gulfstream G450, G550, G650 & G650ER. ACTSI added the...

AvAir takes over Lufthansa Technik rotable spares inventory

AvAir and Lufthansa Technik have signed a long-term aftermarket sales agreement. AvAir has purchased the majority of Lufthansa Technik's overstock of rotable spares inventory. The Arizona-based company acquired 9,000 line items, comprising of components including IDGs (Integrated Drive Generator), FADECs (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) and Starters. The first components will be de...

Flight Training Adelaide Chooses Diamond Aircraft

Diamond Aircraft Industries Inc. and Flight Training Adelaide Pty recently announced their continued partnership by formalizing a 24 aircraft fleet sale to support FTA’s growing pilot programs in Australia. A total of twenty Diamond DA40 XLT single engine aircraft and four Diamond DA42-L360 twin engine aircraft will be supporting the new Qantas Group Pilot Academy, operated by...

GA Telesis MRO Services Group Receives Chinese CAAC Landing Gear Certification

GA Telesis announced its MRO Services Group received approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China ("CAAC") for its Miami-based landing gear operation. This new rating allows GA Telesis MRO Services to repair and overhaul CRJ900 landing gears for China Express Airlines ("China Express"). In 2019, the Company entered into a long-term agreement to overhaul la...

What happens to airBaltic aircraft during downtime

Currently most of airBaltic’s Airbus A220-300 aircraft are parked wing by wing at Riga International Airport, waiting for the moment they can take off above the clouds again. Only some of them continue operating special flights to bring home the inhabitants of the Baltic States and transport face masks and respirators for medical needs. Meanwhile technical department continues work...

Pax to Cargo Conversions for medical supplies

Lufthansa Technik has obtained Engineering Order Specific Tailsign approvals from the German Federal Aviation Authority for four Lufthansa passenger aircraft. They will from now on transport medical goods to meet the growing demand for airfreight during the coronavirus crisis. Within 36 hours, the Airbus A330-300 aircraft were modified for cargo transport. The prerequisite for such a conversion fr...

COVID-19 outbreak brings significant growth in business aviation

The current situation in the world regarding COVID-19 has seen private aviation companies report an increase of 400% in queries and bookings. The massive explosion in the aforementioned sector can be attributed to travel restrictions and social distancing recommended by health officials. Why choose business jet? Health Services around the globe currently recommend practicing social dista...

FAA approval grated to Aviation Concepts Technical Services

Philippines based Aviation Concepts Technical Services, Inc. (ACTSI) is pleased to announce of recently received Repair Station Certificate approval from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) services.  With the recognition from the FAA, we are capable to provide 1A/1C checks for Gulfstream aircraft, including G450/G550/G650 &a...

HAECO Cabin Solutions launches passenger aircraft interior stowage devices

HAECO Cabin Solutions has launched new, certifiable devices to allow package stowage in the main passenger cabin.  As the COVID-19 environment developed, the company noted that airlines were beginning to use passenger flights strictly for cargo. At the same time, social distancing directives were being instituted nationwide. HAECO quickly developed solutions to allow airlines to carry ca...

HAECO Composite Services Adds GE90 Fan Case Repair Capability

HAECO Composite Services, a member of the HAECO Group, has added capability for preventive maintenance inspections and associated repairs on fan stator modules for GE90 engines on Boeing 777 aircraft. Established in 2009 and located in Jinjiang, Fujian province, Mainland China, HAECO Composite Services is a dedicated composite maintenance, repair and overhaul  facility for aircraft nacel...

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Facility optimization for customers - Gulfstream

Gulfstream is streamlining and modernizing its customer service and support experiences by leveraging new and expanded facilities throughout its network. This facility optimization is the next st...

Textron Aviation expands service offering to include repair of Citation CJ series landing gear

Textron Aviation is expanding service offerings to provide customers with a new standard repair process for Cessna Citation CJ series aircraft main landing gear (MLG). This innovative solution, w...

Convertible ALSIM AL40/42 simulator now available

ALSIM announced the launch of the convertible simulator AL40/42. It combines two popular Diamond aircrafts, DA40 & DA42, in one device, bringing flexibility to flight schools. The device...

Adapting to the collapse of the aircraft parts logistics supply chain

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of daily flights across all sectors of the industry has significantly decreased and with that, like any other business in the industry, Jet Mai...

One more Magnetic MRO step towards digitalization

Magnetic MRO announced they have recently signed the extended Managed IT and Cloud services agreement with BTT Cloud. BTT Cloud is a managed IT services provider with Lithuanian capital that...

To support expansion Flying Colours switches on digital training

Flying Colours Corp. has introduced a new digital training program to support the company’s continuous improvement policy. The in-house eLearning platform is designed to deliver a long-term...

Euramec cost-saving A320 Cockpit Refurbishing Program for New Era in Aviation

Euramec, the European flight simulation solution providers today accepted their first Airbus A320 Cockpit from aerospace upcycling specialists AeroCircular to pave a smart way forward for highly cost-...