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Air Arabia selects TRU Simulation + Training to Produce A320 Full Flight Simulator

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low cost carrier announced today during the Bahrain International Airshow the signing of a new deal with TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. company, to produce an A320 FFS X™ Level D full mot...

Comlux America launches new VIP Service Center in the Middle East with Texel Air

Comlux The Aviation Group is pleased to announce the signing of a cooperation agreement with Texel Air, in order to provide its Middle East customers with dedicated MRO line Maintenance and cabin upgrades & refurbishments on their VIP aircraft. While Texel Air will provide...


Philippine Airlines and Lufthansa Technik sign Total component maintenance contract

Philippine Airlines and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a five-year Total Component Maintenance (TCM) contract for the Airline’s Airbus  A320 and A340 Fleet. The services will be extended end of 2016 to support additional Airbus 320s operated by Philippine Airlines. Lufthansa Technik will support Philippine Airlines at its main base in Manila, the Component Service o...

Aviastar-SP to upgrade three An-124 Ruslan transport aircraft

Russian aircraft manufacturer Aviastar-SP, based in Ulyanovsk, will upgrade three Antonov An-124 Ruslan (NATO reporting name: Condor) heavy transport planes, the manufacturer’s press office told TASS on Tuesday in a message. "Under a government contract, Aviastar-SP JSC will modernize three An-124 planes - one in 2016 and two in 2017," the message says. According to the press...

ST Aerospace wins $415m of new contracts in Q4 2015

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Aerospace) said it secured contracts worth S$415m ($285m) in the fourth quarter of 2015, rising from S$310m ($216m) in Q4 2014. In its quarterly report released today (January 19), ST Aerospace said some of the contracts included line and heavy maintenance agreements for customers supporting Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas aircraft types, as well as c...

Academy 147 receives GCAA CAR 147 approval

On December 8th 2015, Academy 147 Limited, a training organisation based in Malta received CAR 147 maintenance training organisation approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the United Arab Emirates. Academy 147 made its initial plunge into the Middle East's rapidly growing market for maintenance training in 2015 and has pursued the GCAA approval in order to further establi...

Moscow, Belgrade sign protocol on establishing center for servicing helicopters in Serbia

Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic and First Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Tecnhincal Cooperation Andrey Boitsov signed a protocol on establishing a regional center on servicing Russian-made helicopters in Serbia, the Serbian Defense Ministry’s press service said on Wednesday. The defense ministry reminded that the project was initiated during S...

FlightySafety International adds Gulfstream G650 CPDLC to eLearning Courses

FlightSafety International has added Gulfstream G650 Controller Pilot Data Link Communication to its extensive series of eLearning courses and CPDLC iFlightDECK subscription-based application. The three-hour eLearning CPDLC scenario-based course is designed to familiarize pilots with CPDLC/ADS-C operations in normal and abnormal situations. The course will take them through a flight planning ph...

Opinion: The Aviation Trends Of Tomorrow

As industry technologies continue evolving, Graham Grose, IFS aerospace & defense center of excellence industry director, shares his forecast for future industry trends. The civil aviation sector is already a huge trend-setter in the adoption of additive manufacturing (3D Printing), contributing 12% to the industry’s global revenue in 2013, and all indications are that this...

Boeing, Engineers Reach Tentative Contract Deal

Boeing and its engineering union have reached a tentative agreement to extend the contracts of more than 20,000 workers. The union said workers would soon receive ballots to vote on the six-year extensions for engineers and technical workers. The agreements provide "market-leading wages, continued retirement benefit growth, a choice of comprehensive medical plans and enhanced job securi...

Rolls-Royce launches new SelectCare™ Service

Rolls-Royce has launched a new engine service, SelectCareTM, continuing its reputation for service innovation and expanding the customers’ choice of competitive, capable and flexible services across the engine lifecycle. SelectCare fits between Rolls-Royce’s fully comprehensive TotalCare® service, which maximises engine time on wing in addition to giving long-term cost certainty...

Ameco Completes Five Boeing 757-200 Conversions

Up to January 2016, Ameco has completed freighter conversion on five Boeing 757-200s in its Chengdu Branch, located in Shuangliu International Airport. The fifth freighter was finished in last December, and it was also the third aircraft from SF Airlines, a subsidiary of SF Express. The converted freighter shows a good performance in flight test. It is reported that China air express market wil...

Premier Aviation Completes Purchase of Discovery Air Technical Services

Premier Aviation Overhaul Centre Inc. (“Premier”) and Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. (“DATS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc. (TSXDA.A), announced that Premier has now completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of DATS on January 8, 2016. The parties previously announced Premier’s offer to purchaseDATS on June 2...

Honeywell forecasts growth in spares market

The overall air transport surplus parts market, currently estimated at between US $3 billion –US $4 billion a year, is set for annual average growth of around 5%-6%, according to Honeywell Aerospace Trading (HAT). In a White Paper just released, HAT predicts the highest growth will come from the Asia Pacific region, which is starting from a smaller volume base than the more mature North A...

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

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

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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...