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Safran signs by-the-hour support contract with State Grid General Aviation Company

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour contract with State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC), covering their H215 and H225 fleets. This contract formalizes a long-term Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul and service agreement supporting a total of 4 Makila engines. This co...

Piper Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft - FAA type certification and first delivery

Congratulations! Piper Pilot 100i trainer aircraf has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration! The Pilot 100, which was announced during Sun-n-Fun in 2019, is the value priced addition to Piper’s trainer-class line. Following certification, Piper began de...


Bamboo Airways selects AFI KLM E&M for components support as 21st 787 Operators Community customer

AFI KLM E&M welcomes Bamboo Airways into its community of customers for 787 component support. The fast growing Vietnamese airline has opted for a long-term partnership, and will enjoy access to high-performance services in component repair, logistics and spare parts access through an on-site stock based in Hanoi and several AFI KLM E&M pools located across the world. Strong expertise a...

Liebherr to overhaul landing gears for Austrian Airlines

Liebherr-Aerospace has been selected by Austrian Airlines to overhaul the landing gears of the airline’s 17 Embraer E-Jet E195 aircraft. The first landing gear is expected to arrive end of December 2020, at Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH in Lindenberg (Germany), where the overhaul activities will be performed.This major landing gear overhaul contract with Austrian Airlines is proof of th...

New partnership featuring Flightdocs and Aviation Hub - ATP & Epic Aircraft

ATP and Epic Aircraft announced a new partnership for maintenance tracking and technical publication distribution. Epic Aircraft will utilize ATP’s Flightdocs for maintenance tracking and electronic logbooks across their fleet of E1000 GX aircraft, and will leverage the ATP Aviation Hub to distribute technical publications, including maintenance manuals, wiring diagrams, and IPCs....

First Honeywell JetWave Ka-band installed by Clay Lacy on a Bombardier Global 6000

Clay Lacy Aviation, an authorized Honeywell dealer, has installed a Honeywell JetWave Ka-band connectivity hardware system on a Bombardier Global 6000 ultra-long-range jet. The advanced, multi-component JetWave system is the only solution that enables business jets to connect to Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band network for fast, seamless internet service at any altitude, almost everywhere in...

Jung Sky moves towards establishing its own aircraft maintenance

Following its record-achieving Q3 and fleet expansion aspirations, Croatian business aviation operator Jung Sky looks to put another vital strategy into motion in 2021. The company boosted its team with significant managerial experience by hiring Davor Bujan as its technical director, thus steering the airline into setting up its own aircraft maintenance.  Bujan joined Jung Sky after spend...

Honeywell appoints EPCOR as global & sole licensed repair shop for 331-350 Series APUs

Honeywell has appointed European Pneumatic Component Overhaul and Repair - B.V. (EPCOR) as the global and sole licensed repair shop for its 331-350 Series Auxiliary Power Units. EPCOR is a fully owned subsidiary of Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance, part of the Air France KLM Group, responsible for repair and overhaul activity for APU and mechanical components. EPCOR...

Welcome new ALSIM ALSR20 flight training device

ALSIM expands its range of products with the launch of their brand new ALSR20, an exact replica of the Cirrus SR20 aircraft. The device reproduces the latest Cirrus SR20 specific interior cockpit and flight deck including a real Garmin GDU 1050A and GFC 700 Autopilot. The ALSR20 is further equipped with a Garmin GMA 350C – All digital Audio Panel and a Garmin GCU 479...

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai and Pratt & Whitney sign PW1100G-JM network agreement

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai and Pratt & Whitney have signed a network agreement that covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1100G-JM engines at the facility in China. The facility will begin introduction of PW1100G-JM capabilities immediately and expects to be able to carry out MRO work from mid-2021. MTU Maintenance Zhuhai estimates a volume of 1,000 shop vis...

Piper Aircraft opens application for 2021 Apprenticeship Program

Piper Aircraft announced that it has opened the application period for the 2021 Apprenticeship Program. The 2021 group, which will begin in August, will be the third apprenticeship class to begin at Piper Aircraft’s world headquarters in Vero Beach, FL. The two-year program includes a combination of on-the-job training as well as classroom instruction designed to qualify the partic...

AMAC Aerospace - new maintenance projects on Boeing, Bombardier, Gulfstream and Airbus

Several new maintenance project are starting at AMAC Aerospace. A privately-owned Gulfstream IV will undergo multiple C-checks and a minor update of the interior cabin. On a privately-owned Bombardier Global 6000, a Ka-band system will be installed. AMAC Aerospace recently welcomed a Gulfstream IV in Basel, Switzerland. The privately-owned aircraft will undergo multiple C-checks. Furthermo...

New Safety Manager e-Training is launched by Baldwin Safety & Compliance

Baldwin Safety and Compliance has introduced a new e-Training program for Safety Managers. The self-paced virtual program covers key safety management system (SMS) topics and results in a certification for the Safety Manager with an on-going recurrent component available.  Jason Starke, “Our goal was to not only provide the ‘what’ portion of the Safety Manager’s res...

Industry First 4-axis autopilot Flight Test for Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters

Thales and StandardAero announced the successful first flight test of a revolutionary compact autopilot system that will bring Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters into a new era of performance and safety.  The achievement of this key milestone lays the groundwork for this important phase of the Supplemental Type Certification (STC) process and the launch of an unparalleled autopilot solution to...

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FAA Certified Piper 100i on display for the first time at Sun-n-Fun

Piper Aircraft announced that for the first time a FAA certified Pilot 100i will be on display at Sun-n-Fun. The Pilot 100i received type certification from the Federal Aviation Adminis...

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Gary Jet Center becomes Cirrus Aircraft authorized service center

Gary Jet Center (GJC) is proud to announce today that it entered into an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft to be an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for the aircraft manufacturer and its growing base of c...

4 additional firm orders for 737-800 freighter conversions - GA Telesis & Aeronautical Engineers

GA Telesis announced four additional firm orders for 737-800SF freighter conversions with Aeronautical Engineers. The contract was executed by GAT’s LIFT (Leasing, Investments, Finance & Tra...

Canada Training Solutions acquires ALSIM AL250 simulator

ALSIM announced the sale of an AL250 to Canada Training Solutions (CTS) based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This will be CTS’ first ALSIM simulator. Their AL250 can be reconfigured to repres...

Constant Aviation got FAA Safety Management System Certification

Constant Aviation announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has accepted its fully functional SMS as being in “Active Conformance” with the FAA’s Part 5 Voluntary...

FAA Certified Piper 100i on display for the first time at Sun-n-Fun

Piper Aircraft announced that for the first time a FAA certified Pilot 100i will be on display at Sun-n-Fun. The Pilot 100i received type certification from the Federal Aviation Adminis...