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Rubb Group collaboration for Turkish Airlines takes off

Turkish Airlines is celebrating the opening of a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Centre at the new $12 billion Istanbul Airport in Turkey. The new airport in Istanbul, Turkey, is on track to be the largest in the world. It is expected to hit its 90-million capacity by 2021, with an annual 150 mi...

CAE to train more than 1,000 new easyJet pilots

CAE has signed a long-term exclusive training agreement with easyJet to train 1,000 new easyJet cadet pilots on a Multi-Crew Pilot licence (MPL) programme. CAE will also provide Airbus 320 type rating training and place graduates of CAE’s Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL)...


Region First Approval to 3D Printed Aircraft Parts - Etihad Engineering

Etihad Engineering has collaborated with EOS and BigRep to open the region’s first additive manufacturing facility with Design and Production Approval from EASA. The laboratory, located at the Etihad Engineering facility adjacent to Abu Dhabi International Airport, features two approved industrial 3D printers. The laboratory’s primary machine is the powder-bed fusion techn...

China Southern Airlines and GE Aviation 12-year Systems TrueChoice services and support contract

GE Aviation announced a 12-year TrueChoiceTM services agreement with China Southern Airlines for systems support across their Boeing 787 fleet. The agreement includes GE Aviation’s Avionics Systems content and capabilities with the signing taking place at the China International Import Expo with Matt Dillhoff, general manager of Systems Global Services Sales for GE Aviation and Mr. Li Z...

Sabena technics performed its first B787 C-Check

Air Europa, the Spanish airline, has trusted Sabena technics to perform base maintenance operations on two of their Boeing 787-8. The first aircraft has left the MRO’s facility on-time after a successful C-Check.  The second aircraft is already at Sabena technics’ premises in Bordeaux (France). “ Our teams handled this project with great enthusiasm, hard work and...

Rolls-Royce to expand global engine overhaul network

Rolls-Royce announced plans to expand our global network of engine overhaul services to support growth in our fleet of large aero engines. With our fleet of in-service engines forecast to grow from more than 4,000 today to approximately 6,500 in the mid-term – and even further beyond that – we expect demand for overhaul services to increase over the coming years. This planned e...

Looking for a scholarship, Use your chance!

Thousands of dollars in scholarships will be awarded at WAI’s 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, and the time to apply is now. To qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be a current WAI member and submit the application by November 12, 2019. More than 100 individual scholarships are available in areas ranging from aerospace to engineering, from maintenance to f...

Plus Istanbul Flight Academy chose Alsim AL250

Alsim announced the sale of an AL 250 to Istanbul Flight Academy, a flight school located in Istanbul, Turkey. The ATO is a Zero to ATPL training specialist. The Alsim AL250 is a generic and compact simulator for single & multi engine piston (SEP/MEP reconfigurable) PPL, CPL & IR training. The device meets all current regulatory standards and responds to training requirements...

The endurance of future Bye Aerospace eAircraft to be increased

A 12-month collaborative programme, announced in late July  is began by OXIS Energy and Bye Aerospace. The programme seeks to achieve a 50% to 100% increase in flight time from a single charge on future Bye Aerospace eAircraft. An innovative Lithium Sulfur (Li-S) battery technology, developed by OXIS,offers significant benefits to aviation markets. Compared to existing Li-ion bat...

World’s First Airbus A220-300 C Check performed by airBaltic

Latvian airline airBaltic has successfully completed its first scheduled C check on an Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Two months ago, airBaltic became the first airline entitled to provide a full scope of maintenance for Airbus A220-300 aircraft type. Andris Vaivads, SVP Technical Operations of airBaltic: “After carrying more than 400 000 passe...

FST sells HOP! ATR42/72 Full Flight Simulator to South America

Flight Simulator Trader acquired a Flight Safety ATR42/72-500 Full Flight Simulator from HOP!-Training, France to develop of its training portfolio for South American and overseas operators of ATR aircraft. Flight Simulator Trader was acting as general contractor on behalf of HOP!-Training as former operator of the device and the new owner. FST sourced the Full Flight Simulator, evaluated, u...

Magnetic MRO presents a full ‘ready-to-GO’ B737 NG Flight Control Kit

Magnetic MRO presented a new component supply program for Boeing 737 NG operators, owners and maintenance organizations – Full Flight Control Kit. The kit includes a complete ‘ready-to-GO’ list of primary and secondary flight controls that are available for worldwide delivery. Magnetic MRO prepared a complete Serviceable Boeing...

The Launch of Revolutionary New ‘Foam Wash’ Engine Cleaning System

Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to use the ‘GE360 Foam Wash’ system after partnering with GE on a three-year trial of the innovative enhanced engine cleaning technology. As announced by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, during the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Qatar Science and Technology Park on Monday 21 Oc...

Volotea selects Airbus Services for A319 Family pilot training

Volotea has chosen Airbus to train all its pilots following the signature of an exclusive five-year contract. The training, which will commence in January 2020, includes Type-Rating* as well as long-term Recurrent** training linked to Volotea's growing fleet of Airbus A319s – which will exceed 50 aircraft in 2023. The organization of the training plan is currently on-going, paving t...

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FACC received CAAC Part-145 maintenance organization approval

CAAC has granted FACC approval as a maintenance organization according to Part-145. This CAAC certification represents a further milestone for the Austrian aerospace group in its latest "Aft...

Texas Turbine Awarded STC for Hartzell 5-Blade Props on CASA 212

Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller's high performance five-blade structural composite swept propeller...

Turkish Aerospace to display HÜRKUŞat Kuwait Aviation Show

Turkish Aerospace will participate in the Kuwait Aviation Show which will be held on 15-18 January 2020. Participating in the fair first time with the HÜRKUŞ Advanced Training Aircraft ...

Special Davos event support by Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation elite team of service specialists, equipment and rapid response aircraft will be positionned at airports near Davos the week of January 20th.  Dassault Aviation makes globa...