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SAMCO Receives Authorized Maintenance Organization Approval for Bombardier C Series Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced  that its Authorized Service Facility (ASF), SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance B.V. has received its C Series aircraft Part 145 base maintenance approval from the Civil Aviation Authority, The Netherlands. This approval recognizes SAMCO as the first Part 145 Ai...

Vector Aerospace completes first successful PT6A-140 engine test at South African facility

Vector Aerospace a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its first full engine test on the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 turboprop at its facility in South Africa. The PT6A-1...


CAE awarded contracts by UAE Armed Forces valued at approximately C$145 million

CAE announced it has been awarded contracts by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces valued at approximately C$145 million. The contracts are for CAE to design and develop a comprehensive Naval Training Centre (NTC) for the UAE Navy and to provide the UAE Joint Aviation Command (JAC) with a suite of helicopter simulators and training devices for the NorthSta...

Lufthansa Technik cooperates with Starburst Accelerator

Lufthansa Technik AG has chosen Starburst to develop and strengthen ties with innovative start-ups in the aerospace sector. Having access to a start-up pool with aerospace focus of at least 150 start-ups in Europe as well as 100 start-ups in the US, Starburst covers a wide range of potential future collaborations with start-ups. In addition to its established partnerships wi...

STS Expands its Aircraft Engineering Services With Strategic New Hire

STS Engineering Solutions (STSES), a division of STS Aviation Group and the leading provider of aircraft engineering services throughout much of the United States and Latin America, hires Brian Fasano, PE, DER, as its Senior Director of Maintenance Programs and Reliability. This is a new position for STS, one that allows the company to significantly expand its already impr...

Czech Airlines Technics to Provide Aircraft Maintenance for China Eastern Airlines

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group, which provides aircraft maintenance services, entered into an Agreement with another Chinese air carrier, China Eastern Airlines. CSAT will thus provide line maintenance for aircraft servicing the new Prague – Shanghai route. Since September 2015, CSAT has been providing line maintenance fo...

UK CAA to open EASA Part 66 exam centre in Istanbul

On behalf of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi) is set to open a brand new EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) electronic examination centre in Istanbul, Turkey. The first exams will be delivered on Thursday 22nd September 2016 at British Side Language School, in Besiktas, Istanbul. This new exam service will give aircraft maintenance engineers in...

ST Engineering's Aerospace Arm Establishes New Site For Components Manufacturing

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd’s (ST Engineering) aerospace arm Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) today announced that its subsidiary Elbe Flugzeugwerke GmbH (EFW) will be setting up a new subsidiary in Kodersdorf, Germany, with a planned equity of €5.5m (approximately S$8.5m). The new company will be responsible for the production of lightweight components,...

Helicentre Aviation Academy launches 2017 scholarship programme

With just over three months remaining until Helicentre Aviation Academy’s 2016 Scholarship applications close, the company has announced that its scholarship program will run for a fifth year. Since the program started in 2012, 11 pilots have been awarded professional training scholarships totaling over £300,000 (approximately US$439,710), with two more awards due to be made towards th...

RUAG completes 96 month check on Russian registered Challenger 850

RUAG Aviation completed a 96 month check on a Russian registered Bombardier Challenger 850 fully on schedule and to complete customer satisfaction. The customer experienced maximum transparency and RUAG Aviation’s one-stop shop expertise which were both key contributors to the overall success of the project. The MRO service provider also cites the recently achieved, unlimited approvals from...

Lufthansa Technik: New strategic partnership with FLYdocs

Lufthansa Technik AG enters into a strategic partnership with the aviation data and records management software provider FLYdocs. As part of this agreement, Lufthansa Technik has become shareholder in the FLYdocs business, replacing the Private Equity partner GCP. FLYdocs will remain an independent entity that continues to drive the digitalization of paper-based processes under the current...

Flying Colours Awarded Bermuda DCA Maintenance Approval

Flying Colours Corp. Peterborough, the Canadian MRO, completions, and refurbishment company has received approval from the Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation to carry out maintenance work on business aircraft listed on the popular Bermudan registry. The approval, which was awarded in late May, enables Flying Colours to undertake heavy and line maintenance work on a full range of Bermuda regis...

Embraer Executive Jets delivers first Phenom 100E to Etihad Flight College

Embraer Executive Jets has delivered the first Phenom 100E to Etihad Flight College, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. The aircraft arrived yesterday in the city of Al Ain, base of the flight school established to train ab-initio pilots for the airline’s rapidly expanding fleet. “Designed for high utilization with a pilot-...

Viking Announces 1st Factory Endorsed Service Center for Twin Otter Aircraft in Russia

Viking Air Limited of Victoria, BC, Canada has appointed AeroGeo of Krasnoyarsk, Russia as the first Russian-based Factory Endorsed Service Center (“FESC”) to join the Twin Otter Series 400 and legacy de Havilland support network.  AeroGeo’s central location in Krasnoyarsk, combined with their extensive turbo-prop experience, makes them the ideal choice for a Viking-certifie...

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S7 Technics extended the scope of EASA Part-21 J certificate

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Air Service Basel closes maintenance department

In light of economic pressures and the recent global pandemic, the Basel-based FBO has announced that it will close its Maintenance department by latest August 1st 2020.  CEO Cla...