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AMAC Aerospace sees continuous demand for onboard connectivity

AMAC Aerospace announced that a wide-body aircraft of an esteemed client has recently entered AMAC’s facility. The technicians of AMAC will install an onboard connectivity system on the aircraft. In addition, a Boeing BBJ737 will be equipped with a Ka-band antenna and will undergo a due mainte...

Pratt & Whitney adds OGMA to its GTF MRO Network

Pratt & Whitney will expand its global network of providers that maintain the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to include OGMA – Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal S.A., an Embraer Group company. OGMA will provide engine maintenance for the PW1100G-JM engin...


EME Aero has completed the first series of Pratt & Whitney GTF shop visits

EME Aero has recently completed the first regular maintenance visits of Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM Geared Turbo Fan engines. Since January, when the first engine arrived in line with Pratt & Whitney’s low pressure turbine retrofit program, a total of 21 engines were successfully delivered back to different customers. Moreover, EME Aero has now become an official member...

FL Technics Engine Services quick turn activities gain momentum

FL Technics Engine Services has just announced about receiving Part-145 approval from the Transport Competency Agency of Republic of Lithuania (TCA) approved by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its engine MRO quick turn activities and are already welcoming their first clients. FL Technics Engine Services quick turn activities’ shop offers airlines, lessors and a...

CAE 2020-2029 Pilot Demand Outlook

CAE released its 2020-2029 CAE Pilot Demand Outlook. The renewed 10-year view offers fleet operators key insights on the future need for professional pilots in both commercial and business aviation, building on the markets' key drivers, variables, and trends. This is the third edition of the CAE Pilot Demand Outlook and it is released as part of CAE's participation in Air Tr...

Sanad and GE Aviation celebrate the 100th GEnx engine maintenance milestone

Sanad has successfully completed the maintenance of 100 GEnx engines on behalf of GE Aviation.Sanad was the first MRO partner within GE Aviation’s global services network to obtain MRO certification for the GEnx engine and remains the only certified GEnx MRO partner in the Middle East and North Africa region. In 2021, when the GEnx reaches 10 years of operation, Sanad will expand i...

Magnetic MRO new CAMO agreement with TrueNoord

Magnetic MRO has recently signed CAMO service agreement with regional aircraft leasing company TrueNoord. The agreement includes there-delivery of 2 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries CRJ900 NextGen (previously Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen series) type aircraft from a previous operator and all engineering services related to maintaining the aircraft in an airworthy and controlled environment....

Time to celebrate - Bombardier Aviation Apprenticeship Program

Bombardier announced that its apprenticeship training program in association with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Red Oak, Texas, has received official registration by the U.S. Department of Labor. With this important designation, Bombardier can expand its search for talented individuals from across the U.S. to maximize its talent pool and drive regional aerospace growth for the manufactur...

PC-12 NGX flight training device for Pilot Training is certified

An all-new Level 6 Flight Training Device for Pilatus’ PC-12 NGX has received the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) National Simulator Programme approval for training flight crews of Pilatus’ latest iteration of its popular single-engine turboprop. It is now in place and operational at the SIMCOM training facility in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Built by Frasca Internationa...

Testia & Joramco launch a new version of the SMARTUE1

As Testia constantly strives to improve its digital solutions through automation, and as Joramco is always looking for opportunities to foster excellence and gain efficiency, the two players collaborated on inspection technologies introduction. Since their past agreement during MRO Europe 2019, the two partners have introduced inspection tools in order to bring operational benefits in terms of eff...

New Bombardier Customer Support Service Centre in Melbourne

Bombardier announced the development of a new service centre at Essendon Fields Airport in Melbourne, Australia, building on its commitment to the Australian market and establishing the next key building block in its growing global customer support network. The new OEM-operated Melbourne Service Centre will employ some 50 people, including more than 40 highly skilled technicians and boost Bom...

High maintenance season: Two Head of State aircraft and several awarded projects for AMAC Aerospace

AMAC Aerospace announced that two Head of State aircraft has been arrived in October in Basel, Switzerland. Furthermore, AMAC has been selected to carry out maintenance checks on several Airbus, Bombardier and Boeing aircraft and offers cabin disinfection services for any aircraft type. AMAC Aerospace were pleased to recently welcome a Head of State McDonnell Douglas MD-87 in its headquart...

Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology expands fleet with purchase of 32 new Piper Trainers

Piper Aircraft and Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology announced the expansion of its aircraft fleet with the purchase of 32 new Piper trainers to meet the future demand for certified pilots in the United States. State and local officials joined Spartan College and Piper Aircraft leaders for the historic delivery of the 5000th Piper Archer at Spartan College's flight facility at...

First install at new Tamarack European Installation Center

Tamarack Aerospace announced the first series of Active Winglet installations on three Cessna Citation Jets at the new Tamarack European Installation Centre based at the London-Oxford Airport, United Kingdom. These installations mark the beginning of the company’s long held expansion goals and signals yet another exciting phase of growth for Tamarack after increasing the number of servi...

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New customer service centre - Rolls-Royce strenghthens Gulfstream on-site support

The latest Rolls-Royce customer support facility in Savannah is officially opened! The new 62,000 sqft (5,800 m²) Savannah Customer Service Centre is adjacent to the new Gulfs...

TAG Maintenance Services appointed as Authorised Service Centre for PC-24

Pilatus has appointed TAG Maintenance Services to support the Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet for comprehensive base and line maintenance in Geneva, Switzerland. TAG Maintenance Services also offers...

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New customer service centre - Rolls-Royce strenghthens Gulfstream on-site support

The latest Rolls-Royce customer support facility in Savannah is officially opened! The new 62,000 sqft (5,800 m²) Savannah Customer Service Centre is adjacent to the new Gulfs...

CAE to acquire TRU Simulation + Training Canada Inc

CAE concluded a conditional agreement with Textron to acquire TRU Simulation + Training Canada Inc. for a cash consideration of approximately US$40 million, excluding post-closing adjus...

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai to establish additional facility in Jinwan district

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a joint venture between MTU Aero Engines and China Southern Airline Company limited, announces plans to establish a second facility in the neighboring Jinwan district. The faci...

Aero Locarno signed for five additional Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro aircraft

Back In March 2020,  Swiss Aero Locarno has signed for 5 Sonaca 200 Trainer Pros. The Approved-Training-Organisation has just decided to double the initial order bringing the revis...

CDB Aviation brings next generation A330 P2F Freighter to market

CDB Aviation entered a new partnership with Germany-based EFW GmbH to conduct the Passenger-to-Freighter conversion of two Airbus A330-300 aircraft in 2021, which will be available for...

Aircraft painting company MAAS Aviation will soon start operating at Kaunas Airport

The aircraft painting company MAAS Aviation, registered in Ireland, will soon start operating at Kaunas Airport. The new 7,000-square-meter hangars will be capable of painting two aircrafts at a time,...

New top-notch engine stand tracking - EngineStands24

EngineStands24, Magnetic MRO, has announced they have recently upgraded the engine stands tracking system, adding new tracking devices to the current stand pool.  As the company promise the to...