50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Maintenance / Trainings news

Latest on MRO and Trainings

Latest Maintenance / Trainings news

Lufthansa Technik delivers second VVIP Boeing 747-8

The Lufthansa Technik completion center has finished the VVIP cabin conversion of the second Boeing 747-8 in Hamburg. The aircraft has now been delivered to an undisclosed customer. Another aircraft of this type is currently undergoing completion. In the past the company equipped fourteen aircraf...

Temasek Aviation Academy takes off under Singapore's SkillsFuture movement

The first two batches of trainees under the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) for the Aerospace Engineering Sector received their course completion certificates at the official launch of the Temasek Aviation Academy on Friday (Jan 8).  The 12-month programme targets fresh graduates...


Associated Air Center Completes FAA STC Certification for Installation of CPDLC/FANS System on BBJ

Associated Air Center , through its in-house Organization Designation Authorization delegation, has obtained a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of a Controller-Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC) System — as part of the requirements for Future Air Navigation System (FANS) — on a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) VIP ...

EASA Cautions On Organic Salt Deicing Fluid

As the Northern Hemisphere’s winter season sets in, Europe’s regulator is cautioning industry about the harmful effects of organic, salt-based, aircraft-deicing fluids. In a recent Safety Information Bulletin (SIB), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) notes that although the fluid is not prevalent—it knows of no European airports that use it for aircraft—oper...

ISAQ Aviation UK to launch Egyptian branch to train pilots

ISAQ Aviation UK intends to open a branch in Egypt for flight training, according to ISAQ Aviation Egypt Chairperson Ali Baiyoumi. The branch aims to train approximately 200 people annually through seven aviation companies in Europe and Asia contracting with ISAQ UK. According to Baiyoumi, the flight training costs $55,000 for each pilot and will range between eight months to two years and will...

Sabena technics wins its first B777 cabin modification

The French MRO provider, Sabena technics, has recently welcomed its first Boeing 777 for airframe modifications since obtaining its rating approval. According to the agreement, Sabena technics will perform cabin & systems modifications on two Boeing 777 aircraft from Air France in their dedicated maintenance facilities in Bordeaux (France). Modifications will include the integrati...

FL Technics extends Enter Air cooperation and signs new wheels & brakes pool agreement

FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, and Enter Air, the leading charter airline in Poland operating a fleet of 17 Boeing 737-400 and 737-800 aircraft, is further developing the business relationship. The parties have recently agreed upon extending two of the existing PBH agreements as well as signed a brand new wheels & brakes suppor...

Jet AirWerks Awarded Repair Station Certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China

 Jet AirWerks, LLC (JAW), a Kansas-based turbine jet engine component repair station, has been awarded certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for the performance of repair and overhaul services for commercial turbine jet engine and airframe components. The CAAC certification allows Jet AirWerks to expand its market footprint and enhance its curr...

StandardAero Certifies Latest Rockwell Collins TCAS 7.1 Solution

Working in conjunction with Rockwell Collins, StandardAero’s Springfield, Illinois business aviation MRO facility, has completed its first Rockwell Collins TTR-4100 TCAS 7.1 Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a Falcon 50EX aircraft.  This new TTR-4100 TCAS processor replaces the aircraft’s existing TTR-920 processor and incorporates new 7.1 logic required to meet the Euroc...

Dnata receives seventh certification for IATA's Safety Audit for Ground Operations

Dnata's continual focus on safety and security has been achieved with the air services provider's Sydney headquarters and station receiving registration for IATA's Safety Audit of Ground Operations (ISAGO) in December. This is the seventh key station in dnata’s ground handling operations to receive this prestigious certification. The other ground operations which are also ISAG...

Volga-Dnepr Gulf Performs The First С-Check Maintenance For Avia Traffic Company.

Volga-Dnepr Gulf, a division of Volga-Dnepr Technics (an aircraft MRO branch of Volga-Dnepr Group in the Middle East region) completed the first C-check maintenance service for a B737-300 operated by Kyrgyzstan-based Avia Traffic Company, at its hangar facility in Sharjah, UAE. Avia Traffic aircraft was subjected to the full maintenance workscope including C2+C1, AD/SB + A1 + A2...

Sherwin-Williams Announces New 2016 Aerospace Coatings Training Program

Sherwin-Williams announced its new 2016 aerospace coatings training program schedule to further provide today’s aerospace coatings painting professionals with the continuous training required to stay current on the most up-to-date aviation coatings products and application methods available. Designed for both MRO and OEM instruction, this handson and classroom training includes applying new...

Monarch Aircraft Engineering: Line Maintenance for Austrian

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, announces a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Austrian Airlines. The agreement, which commenced on 15th December 2015 is to provide call out support to the Austrian operator’s Airbus A320 and Embraer E195 flying program into Manchester Airport. Commenting on this agreement, Neil...

Spirit Aeronautics Teams with Manion Aviation

Manion Aviation has joined the Spirit Aeronautics sales team and now represents Spirit Aeronautics for MROservice sales on a variety of business aircraft. Manion Aviation provides front-end technical sales representation across North America, South America, Europe and Asia. “Spirit Aeronautics is on the fast track, and we are excited to be a part of its growth plan,” said...

Upcoming events

HELITECH EXPO 2022

07/09/2022 - 09/09/2022
United Kingdom, London

MACE 2022

05/10/2022 - 06/10/2022
Malta, St. Julian

Essential news

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...

The drones news

Top of the week

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...