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Metrojet completed G650ER 4C inspection during Covid-19

The MRO station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited completed a 4C inspection on a Gulfstream G650ER in the midst of our battle against COVID-19 and working within all of the unprecedented aviation safety constrains and measures. “Although the COVID-19 pandemic has taken us...

Air Service Basel closes maintenance department

In light of economic pressures and the recent global pandemic, the Basel-based FBO has announced that it will close its Maintenance department by latest August 1st 2020.  CEO Claudio Lasagni reports: “Business aviation has undoubtedly been facing challenges for a while no...


S7 Technics extended the scope of EASA Part-21 J certificate

S7 Technics Design Organisation Approval developing technical documentation for repairs and modifications of water and waste systems installed on aircraft. The scope of works during aircraft base maintenance visit includes repair of various systems, which is carried out in accordance with documentation of the aircraft manufacturing companies (AMM, SRM etc). However, there are som...

MTU Maintenance and Aerologic extend exclusive GE90-110B contract

MTU Maintenance and Aerologic GmbH have renewed their exclusive GE90-110B contract by a further twelve years. The contract encompasses multiple aspects of MTU Maintenance’s PERFORMPlus offering, including engine trend monitoring, fleet management and on-site support as well as spare engine provision.  Aerologic is a 50/50 joint venture between DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo bas...

Certified and ready for the global market: M-345 - Leonardo new jet trainer

The Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness, the Italian Ministry of Defence’s Certification Authority, has issued the "Initial Certification" for Leonardo's new M-345 training aircraft. This important achievement for the M-345 programme is the result of intense activities with two hundred dedicated flights logged alongside the critical support of th...

Aeroclub de Versailles has chosen the Sonaca 200

As part of its fleet renewal, the Aeroclub de Versailles, which is located at the Saint-Cyr-L'école (LFPZ) aerodrome, has selected the Sonaca 200. Following a comparative study, the Aeroclub chose Sonaca Aircraft's two-seater single-engine aircraft. "We were looking for a sound, robust and demonstrative aircraft to train our pilots. The aircraft’s technical specificati...

Bell Training Academy continues to complete customer training in challenging environment

Even with limited travel options, the Bell Training Academy remains open and training customers. Barring any travel restrictions by the U.S. State Department on entry into the country, our pilots and instructors continue to offer hands-on flight and maintenance courses that enrich our customers knowledge of flight. To adapt to the current environment, our dedicated team has taken numerous proactiv...

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 Director of S7 Technics aircraft engine repair services, thinks that this service has quite high demand...

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 15 projects for different aircraft types are already in the implementation phase. A special highlight...

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...

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MTU Maintenance Zhuhai and Pratt & Whitney sign PW1100G-JM network agreement

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai and Pratt & Whitney have signed a network agreement that covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1100G-JM engines at the facility in Ch...

Piper Aircraft opens application for 2021 Apprenticeship Program

Piper Aircraft announced that it has opened the application period for the 2021 Apprenticeship Program. The 2021 group, which will begin in August, will be the third apprenticeship class to...

AMAC Aerospace - new maintenance projects on Boeing, Bombardier, Gulfstream and Airbus

Several new maintenance project are starting at AMAC Aerospace. A privately-owned Gulfstream IV will undergo multiple C-checks and a minor update of the interior cabin. On a privately-owned Bombardier...

New Safety Manager e-Training is launched by Baldwin Safety & Compliance

Baldwin Safety and Compliance has introduced a new e-Training program for Safety Managers. The self-paced virtual program covers key safety management system (SMS) topics and results in a certificatio...

French success story - ALSIM & the milestone of 100th ALX simulator

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Industry First 4-axis autopilot Flight Test for Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters

Thales and StandardAero announced the successful first flight test of a revolutionary compact autopilot system that will bring Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters into a new era of performance and safet...