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Virtual classrooms: Magnetic MRO Training receives Part-147 Online Training Approval

Magnetic MRO Training has received Part-147 Online Training Approval from ECAA and is already performing its first Synchronous Distance Learning in Airbus A320 Type Training. Synchronous Distance Learning means that the theoretical part is done virtually; meanwhile, examination and Practical Tr...

Time to Apply for IADA Biz Aviation Scholarships

The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications for the organization's Business Aviation Scholarships through Oct. 1. The scholarships, funded by the IADA Foundation, will be from $1,000 to $5,000. In the past year, the IADA Foundation, a tax-exempt 501 (c) (...


JF Service expands its Gulfstream portfolio in Riga

Jet Flight Service received EASA Part 145 certification covering almost all types of Gulfstream aircraft, including G450, G550 and G650, as it continues to expand its maintenance services in FBO RIGA based MRO station. The certification was carried out by the Civil Aviation Agency of Latvia. JF Service is already supporting a number of European and Russian operators of Gulfstre...

New Spain Pilot Training Centre welcomes Boeing 737 MAX 8 Full Flight Simulator

BAA Training is going forward with expansion in Spain. A global aviation training provider is establishing  a 5300-square-meter training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. Notably, the new facility will become a home to Boeing 737 NG, Airbus A320ceo/neo and a new type for the company – Boeing 737 MAX 8 full flight simulator. The COVID-19 c...

Pratt & Whitney and JetBlue sign long-term service agreement for 230 V2500 engines

JetBlue Airways and Pratt & Whitney announced that the airline has signed a 13-year EngineWise fixed-price agreement for 230 V2500 engines that power the airline's A320ceo family fleet.  "The V2500 engine has been the workhorse of the JetBlue fleet since the airline's inception," said Steve Priest, Chief Financial Officer at JetBlue. "This agreem...

S7 Technics has started production of tactile stickers in Braille for aircraft interiors

S7 Technics specialists were the first in Russia who have released sets of stickers in Braille, which will be used to equip the cabins of aircraft of Russian airlines. In accordance with the Order of the Ministry of Transport No. 290 dated 02.08.2018, which sets out the requirements of the Rosaviatsia for aircraft purchased on the basis of contracts concluded after January 1, 2020 by operators...

Metrojet HK MRO excels in engine change and aircraft disinfection during corona crisis

Metrojet Limited has been busy with engine changes, base maintenance, modification programs and aircraft disinfection projects throughout these CoVID-19 pandemic times.From January through to July this year, our Rolls-Royce-exclusively-certified MRO has completed multiple engine changes on BR725/710 and Tay 611-8C for various types of Gulfstream aircraft, alongside scheduled maintenance inspe...

Sabena technics & Singapore Component Solutions became Honeywell global channel partners

Sabena technics and Singapore Component Solutions will provide repair and upgrades for Honeywell’s Air Cycle Machine on ATR 42 and 72 platforms. Honeywell has appointed Sabena technics, a leader in the aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul sector, and Singapore Component Solutions, a joint venture between Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Sabena technics,&...

New London-area Gulfstream Farnborough service center is open

Welcome new Gulfstream Customer Support service center at the U.K.’s Farnborough Airport has opened for business. The facility’s first aircraft is a Middle East-based Gulfstream G450™ arriving for scheduled maintenance. The all-new 225,000-square-foot/20,903-square-meter facility can easily accommodate up to 13 large-cabin aircraft, including the Gulfstream G650™, G650...

Embraer boosts Phenom maintenance to 800 flight hours

Embraer announced a revision to the Scheduled Maintenance Requirements (SMR) for the Phenom family of jets. The revision extends the intervals between stops from 600 flight hours and/or 12 months and multiples to 800 flight hours or 12 months and multiples. Most of the tasks with double intervals were also optimized to the longest period. This is a 33%...

Etihad and Boeing strengthen strategic partnership with maintenance support for Boeing 787 fleet

 Etihad Airways has signed agreements with Boeing Global Services for the provision of maintenance support on its fleet of Boeing 787s. These agreements are part of the strategic partnership between Etihad and Boeing signed in November 2019, in line with Etihad’s ongoing commitment to achieve excellence in all aspects of operational reliability, maintenance, and on-board exper...

Flying Colours Corp. continues taking on the Challengers with trio of heavy maintenance checks

Flying Colours Corp. continues to satisfy market demand for 192-month inspections as heavy maintenance checks on a trio of Bombardier Challenger-family aircraft continue at its St. Louis, MO. facility.   The work highlights the North American MRO’s expertise in supporting the ongoing maintenance requirements of the international Bombardier Challenger fleet. &nbs...

airBaltic Pilot Academy Receives Eighth Diamond Aircraft

Last week airBaltic Training has accepted already its eighth Diamond Aircraft training aircraft for airBaltic Pilot Academy. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic Chief Operations Officer: “Our Pilot Academy has managed to gain significant track record and continue its expansion. We have worked hard to offer opportunities for students to benefit greatly while learning from the first-hand experience...

Diamond Aircraft Authorized Service Centre established by airBaltic Training

Diamond Aircraft Industries continues to expand its technical support network in Europe.  airBaltic Training has received certification to establish an Authorized Service Centre for Diamond Aircraft at its base in Liepaja International Airport, Latvia. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic Chief Operations Officer: “Our state-of-the-art Diamond Aircraft&nbs...

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Pipistrel hosted a seminar on certified electric aircraft maintenance for aircraft mechanics

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