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Snecma kicks off construction of new world-class engine test stand in southern France

Snecma (Safran) officially started the construction of a second open-air engine test stand at its facility located at French air force base 125 in Istres, southern France. The new installation, comprising a test stand featuring a design that is unique in Europe and a building housing all control...

HAECO Group completes Boeing 787-8 C-check

HAECO Group announced today that it has completed its first C-check on a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and redelivered the aircraft to a leading international airline in September. This marks HAECO as one of the first independent Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service providers to perfor...


Lockheed Martin and Roketsan to Develop Mid-Range Cruise Missile for the F-35

Lockheed Martin and Turkish company Roketsan signed a contract to cooperatively develop the SOM-J missile for integration into the F-35 internal weapons bay. SOM-J is a new generation air-to-surface standoff cruise missile. The contract enables the companies to move forward with their Technical Assistance Agreement, making the SOM-J missile available to international customers. SOM-J integratio...

Duncan Aviation Calibration Services Earn International Accreditation

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce the accreditation of its calibration services lab with the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), certificate #3908.01, to the international standard of ISO/IEC 17025. This accreditation recognizes Duncan Aviation’s commitment to quality and its competency in the field of calibration.  The application process was arduous,...

Jet Aviation Singapore receives Part 145 CAAC maintenance approval certificate

Jet Aviation Singapore has recently secured aircraft maintenance approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has granted Part 145 maintenance facility approval to Jet Aviation Singapore, expanding the company’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities to support Chinese operators of Bombardier and Gulfstream...

FL Technics introduces technical asset management for aircraft owners and investors

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is pleased to announce the recent launch of technical asset management services. The company shall provide comprehensive technical support and consulting for aircraft buyers, owners and investors with little or no knowledge in technical aspects of aircraft operation. With the introduction of tec...

Ameco Completes Integration with Air China Technics

On Sep. 16, Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Corporation, Beijing (Ameco Beijing) participates in Aviation Expo China 2015 in Beijing, which is its first show after the integration with Air China Technics in the end of May, 2015. The present Ameco is established via the merger of Air China's in-house MRO arm Air China Technics and the former Ameco that is an MRO JV company b...

AR-145 Certificate Extends Amtes Gmbh Capabilities In An-124 Maintenance

Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) issued the certificate of conformance with IAC Aviation Rules, Part 145 (AR-145) to AMTES GmbH (a member of Volga-Dnepr Technics Subgroup). This certificate extends company’s capabilities in AN-124 aircraft maintenance and repair. The document was handed to Ildar Ilyasov, Managing Director, AMTES by Sergey Instrumentov, Man...

MAEL to provide line maintenance for GainJet

  Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) has signed a contract with Greek charter airline GainJet Aviation to provide line maintenance support for its 757-200 aircraft. MAEL will carry out the work at Birmingham Airport and the agreement marks the first time GainJet has worked with the UK-based MRO. Athens-headquartered GainJet currently operates a fleet of eight aircraft, which al...

ExecuJet Champions Aircraft Maintenance Standards with FAA Certification in Dubai

ExecuJet Aviation Group has been awarded certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) having demonstrated regulatory compliance of its Dubai Repair Station under Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 145. The industry-leading certificate is awarded when a repair station complies with the safety standards necessary to inspect and maintain aircraft and aircraft parts, thus ensuring the...

Baltic Aviation Academy changes name to BAA Training

JSC Baltic Aviation Academy, aviation training centre, successfully operating in Europe, CIS and Asia regions, announced the change of its name to BAA Training Aviation Academy (BAA Training). BAA Training headquartered in Vilnius (Lithuania) counts more than 20 years of experience in aviation training business. Starting from the Pilot and Cabin Crew training, today training academy is offering fu...

ARJ21-700 Conducts Last Demonstration Flight Before Delivery

China's first regional commercial jet, the ARJ21-700 took off from Nantong at 11:30 a.m. and arrived in Nanjing after a 30-minute flight on Saturday, completing its last demonstration flight before delivery.  Chengdu Airlines (EU) will take delivery of two home-made ARJ21-700 aircraft in the year end and put them into commercial operation in Feb. 2016. There are...

Mubadala and BAE Systems sign cooperative agreement to develop future Emirati talent

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala) and development company, and BAE Systems, the UK defence, aerospace, and security company, has announced the signing of a Student Cooperative Agreement (SCA). The agreement will see the two companies set up an international internship programme for Emirati students, and an outreach programme for school children in the UAE.  Beginning September 201...

Chengdu to Establish Asia's Largest Aircraft Engine Maintenance Base

Sichuan International Aero Engine Maintenance Company will be set up in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, which will be Asia's largest aircraft engine maintenance base after completion of the project.  According to the project plan, the first phase of the project is expected to complete by the end of 2016, when the base will be capable of handling the maintenance work of three...

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