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Lufthansa Technik cleans up with perch for travelling falcons

Owners of hunting falcons across the Middle East will find transporting their classic birds of prey on VIP jets and commercial aircraft has become a little bit easier thanks to a new product from Lufthansa Technik.  “They can make a bit of a mess during flight and of course transportin...

Smart damage prevention: Lufthansa Technik develops Logo Light Protector

Lufthansa Technik AG has developed another smart solution to avoid unscheduled maintenance actions. It’s called the Logo Light Protector. The light protector avoids damage that can occur while removing a logo light located in the horizontal stabilizer of the Boeing 777. Unt...


MRO Middle East: Revima adds 'On Wing' to its landing gear offer

French-based landing gear MRO specialist Revima has made the journey to Dubai to launch its dedicated “On Wing Services” team to the Middle East. Speaking at the MRO Middle East show which opened in Dubai this morning, Revima’s vie president for landing gear centres of excellence, Cyrille Pillet said: “As a world class service provider, it is paramount that we continuously...

Jet Aviation St. Louis Upgrades Aircraft Paint Shop

Jet Aviation St. Louis recently upgraded the controls for climate, air quality and final finish at its paint shop. It also acquired devices that analyze paint color tint, inspect pearl and metallic paints, measure the smoothness of the paint finish and assess the level of paint gloss. “Our new computerized and automated climate-control system, painter decontamination chambers, and pa...

Sabena alliance takes the Congo MROs to a new level

Belgian MRO specialist Sabena Aerospace has linked up with Equatorial Congo Air (ECAir) to create a central African MRO centre. As Alan Dron discovered, this will help instil an aviation culture in a new generation of local technicians. The signing, in July 2014, of the agreement to set up a new MRO facility at the Republic of the Congo’s Maya Maya International Airport in Brazzaville w...

CAE announces commercial and business aviation training contracts valued at more than C$350 million

CAE has underscored its position as training partner of choice with the announcement of a series of contracts, including the sale of nine full-flight simulators to airlines globally, as well as commercial and business aviation training programs with more than 10 operators. These agreements, valued at more than C$350 million, cover a broad range of CAE's training equipment and programs, from co...

FL Technics signs an exclusive global representation contract with SVD-Promtent

FL Technics, is delighted to announce the start of a new strategic partnership with SVD-Promtent, the leading supplier of storage, insulation hangars and protective covers. FL Technics will offer the inventory to its current and future clients around the globe, excluding the Russian market. According to the freshly inked 2 year-long partnership contract, FL Technics has been selected to act as...

Diehl partners with Regent on aircraft cabin retrofit and refurbishments

Diehl Aerosystems, a first-tier supplier and partner for avionics and cabin integration to the big aircraft manufacturers and a retrofitting specialist for aircraft operators, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing a partnership with Regent Aerospace, Valencia/USA. The partnership aims at joining forces for the aircraft cabin retrofit and refurbishment markets in order to...

MAEL: Line Maintenance for Norwegian

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, has signed a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Norwegian. The agreement, which commenced on 11th January 2016 will see MAEL’s highly experienced engineering team provide a full suite of line maintenance services for the low-cost airline’s Boeing 737NG operation. The ongoing c...

Dublin Aerospace appoints Michael Tyrrell as the Chief Executive Officer

Dublin Aerospace is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Tyrrell as the Chief Executive Officer. With over 20 years’ experience in airline MRO Michael joins us from Vector Aerospace where he has been the Managing Director of the UK division since 2011. He started his career in the construction industry with Kentz UK, working on various projects in the London area as he...

LUFTHANSA And UFO Enter Period Of Arbitration & Expect Long Term Labor Agreement

Late last week, Lufthansa announced that it had agreed to enter arbitration with UFO.    For those of you not familiar with UFO, they are the union that represents Lufthansa’s cabin crews. The new agreement promises labor peace between UFO and LH until June 30th at which point this arbitration agreement is set expire.    This latest agreement for arbitration is importa...

Textron Aviation Acquires Able Engineering

Textron Aviation has expanded its component repair capabilities with the acquisition of Mesa, Ariz.-based Able Engineering & Components Service and Able Aerospace. Founded in 1982, Able provides component repairs, exchanges and replacement parts for both fixed-wing and commercial rotorcraft. The company has developed more than 2,800 proprietary FAA-approved component repairs. It...

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow To Set Up A Company-Based Aviation Training Center

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM) one of the lead players on Russia market of western aircraft maintenance and repair services is set to establish a Company-based Aviation Training Center located within the Moscow Aviation Cluster. EASA Part-147 Certificate granted by the European Aviation Safety Agency authorizes the Company to provide classroom and hands-on training of engineering and...

PEMCO Delivers Third B737-400 Combi Conversion To First Air

PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has announced the redelivery of a 737-400 Combi aircraft, MSN27232 registration C-FFNC, to First Air, Canada’s foremost Arctic and remote region air carrier. Previously PEMCO converted two 737 Combi’s for First Air, which underlines the strength of the relationship and the reliability of PEMCO’s conversions. As the third con...

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AMAC Aerospace - busy July - Pre-Purchase Inspection, AOG support and re-deliveries

A privately-owned Boeing B737 came to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland to undergo a Pre-Purchase Inspection (‘PPI’). A 144-month check, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directi...

Piper Aircraft expands Brand Ambassador Program to include the L3Harris Flight Academy

Piper Aircraft announced the expansion of their Brand Ambassador program to include the L3Harris Flight Academy in Sanford, Florida. The L3Harris Flight Academy is Piper Aircraft’s fir...

Grand Opening - DC Aviation new spacious 6,400 m2 Hangar at Munich/Oberpfaffenhofen Airport

DC Aviation presented its new hangar at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport in a ceremonial atmosphere last Wednesday. At an exclusive reception, approximately 130 invited guests were able to visit the 400-squar...

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AMAC Aerospace - busy July - Pre-Purchase Inspection, AOG support and re-deliveries

A privately-owned Boeing B737 came to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland to undergo a Pre-Purchase Inspection (‘PPI’). A 144-month check, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directi...

All In Aviation purchases the ALSIM SR FTD

The sale of ALSIM ALSR FTD was concluded on display at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022. All In Aviation became the first independent flight school in America to acquire an ALSIM SR FTD....

J&C Aero produces Greece Men National Basketball Team livery for Aegean Airlines

J&C Aero has recently completed a special-purpose aircraft branding project for the flag carrier of Greece Aegean Airlines that dedicated one of its brand-new Airbus Α320neo to the men&rsquo...

JETMS Completions receives FAA approval for Embraer 505 seat maintenance and modification

JETMS Completions has received the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval for the Embraer 505 Phenom 300 maintenance and modification. JETMS Completions now holds capabilities for all thre...

Clay Lacy Completes 10th Garmin G1000 NXi Upgrade on Embraer Phenom

Clay Lacy Aviation provides comprehensive maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, including full-suite avionics installations, system upgrades and modifications. The company recently completed its...

Falcon gained industry first post-Brexit UK CAA approval with Aerodynamics Academy

The Falcon Flight Training Academy become the first UK ATO in the post-Brexit era to gain UK CAA approval to operate in Europe. It will work in partnership with Spanish flight school Aerodynamics...

Honda Aircraft Company expands customer service capability as fleet grows

Honda Aircraft Company is adding four new full-service Authorized Service Centers in the United States and global regions, expanding the HondaJet service network to 21 locations worldwi...