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Russia’s Technodinamika to Open Component Repair Center

Russia’s Technodinamika, part of state-owned Rostec, plans to open a component maintenance center near Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport,ATW reported. The company expects to gain EASA Part 145 and Russia’s FAP 145 certificates in February 2016. The space...

mba Provides Maintenance Cash Flow Forecast for CLAS US$713 Million ABS Deal

Morten Beyer & Agnew (mba) provided Castlelake, L.P. with Maintenance Cash Flow Forecast and General Market Analysis for their Aircraft Securitization Trust (“CLAS 2015-1”) consisting of fifty-four (54) aircraft and six (6) engines (the “Portfolio”), subject to twenty-thr...


StandardAero LAX completes first Embraer Legacy 650 ADS-B Installation

StandardAero recently completed its first certified ADS-B solution for an Embraer Legacy 650 aircraft at the company's Los Angeles International Airport MRO facility. Along with the ADS-B installation, StandardAero also completed a full Wide Area Augmentation System GPS upgrade. Both upgrades were performed through Embraer Service Bulletins. "We continue to see an increasing nu...

Northrop Grumman completes B-2 Bomber maintenance in record time

Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered on a commitment to the U.S. Air Force to increase the availability of the B-2 stealth bomber fleet by completing a periodic "wingtip-to-wingtip" overhaul of the jet in a record 359 days. The company returned B-2 Spirit of Kitty Hawk to the bomber's operational home at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, on Sept. 23. The shorter cycle for p...

AMAC Aerospace Switzerland: Two BBJ heavy base maintenance contracts have been awarded to the facility in Basel

AMAC Aerospace Switzerland AG is proud to announce that two BBJ heavy base maintenance contracts have been awarded to the facility in Basel, Switzerland. A privately owned BBJ 3 will be inducted in the first quarter of 2016 for a major C-Check and a partial removal of the VIP cabin interior to be performed by AMAC Aerospace Switzerland AG. Another...

Pan Am International Flight Training Center- Thailand Announces Wet Training on A-320 and B737NG

Pan Am International Flight Training Center – Thailand has begun offering pilot training instruction in their A-320 and B-737NG full-motion Level-D simulators located at their Bangkok training center. Previously, these simulators were available for ‘dry’ lease only—where airline customers provided their own instructors. Pan Am is now offering “wet” training f...

SR Technics will provide MRO services for Airbus family CFM56 engines till 2024

SR Technics, one of the world’s leading providers of technical services to airlines, and airberlin, Germany’s second largest carrier, announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide ongoing Engine Services. The MOU confirms that SR Technics will maintain, repair and overhaul both airberlin's Airbus A330 PW4000-100" (PW4168)...

200 pilots and air navigators of Western MD Aviation upgrade their skill category

More than 200 pilots of the operational-tactical, transport and army aviation of the Western MD have upgraded their skill category. Six pilots and air navigators have reached the “pilot (air navigator) sniper”, 68 – “first class pilot”, others – “second and third class pilot” skill categories.  During the qualifying standard tests, officers p...

Eighty Emirati pilots graduate as Emirates keeps expanding

Emirates airline is optimistic about meeting its rising demand for pilots after 80 Emirati pilots graduated from its national cadet pilot programme. It was the largest graduating class in the programme’s 23-year history. Emirates also said that it would open the Emirates Flight Training Academy by the end of next year. The Dubai airline, which aggressively keeps on adding routes and fr...

SaxonAir enhances health training for crew

SaxonAir Charter has invested in enhanced training for their crew on in-flight health and safety. The training ensures all staff on board are able to better deal with any illness or injuries that may arise mid-flight, in addition to their standard crew training. The course was held by MedAire and the crew qualified after a period of training at Inflite Jet Centre, Stansted Airport. “I...

Piper Aircraft, Inc. Announces First Scandinavian Diesel Archer to Danish Flight School

Piper Aircraft, Inc.  has announced the first sale of a factory new diesel engine Archer DX into Scandinavia. Billund Air Center (BAC), a leading flight school in Denmark, took possession of the aircraft last week. "The Archer DX's technology and excellent fuel economy is absolutely perfect for flying schools," said Bjarne Jorsal, owner and operator of European Aircraft Sales...

Aviation Water Survival Training Center prepares pilots for worst-case scenarios

Instructors circle the pool keeping a close eye on the students in the water. The students swim to the deep end of the pool and float, waiting for instructions. “INFLATE! INFLATE!” the instructors yell. The students fumble in the water, trying to insert the mouth piece and blow up the orally- inflatable back-up equipment around their necks under the pressure. One student start...

New RAAF pilot training contract signed

Formal contract arrangements have been signed between the federal government and Lockheed Martin Australia to provide and support the Australian Defence Force’s new pilot training system, after the company was named as the preferred tenderer the AIR-5428 project in September. Under the acquisition and services contracts, which are worth $1.2 billion, Lockheed Martin will deliver 49 Pilatu...

Expansion of Airbus A350 logistics Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services GmbH

Lufthansa Technik AG is stepping up its capacities for the support of the Airbus A350: a symbolic groundbreaking marked the beginning of the expansion of a highly modern warehouse for the spare parts supply at the Munich location. The ceremony took place on December 8, 2015, in the presence of Dr. Thomas Stüger, member of the executive board of Lufthansa Technik, D...

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LOT Polish Airlines entrusts Lufthansa Technik's engine competence

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Delta State University chooses the ALSIM ALSR20 simulator

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