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STTS launch paint hangar at Dubai South

STTS, a specialist in painting & sealing of airline, military and VIP aircraft, belonging to the French group Finaero, has launched a purpose built paint hangar at Dubai South. In order to offer its customers greater proximity, STTS is investing in a 34 million USD project that will accommoda...

Aviation maintenance program to provide skilled workers

The inner workings of aircraft have always fascinated Michael Cook. So much so, the 18-year-old wants to work on airplanes for a living. The Booker T. Washington High senior wants to become one of the first graduates of George Stone Technical Center's new aviation maintenance program schedule...


ADA Millennium Seals Major Canadian MRO Deal

The newly-established ADA Millennium – the management consultancy joint venture between Abu Dhabi Aviation and the UK's jcba – says it has secured a major restructure and performance improvement contract for a leading Canadian MRO and that its business pipeline includes projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Europe. “We are in the early stages but the synergies between...

TrainingPort Keeps Aviation Personnel Current

Canadian online business aviation training companyTrainingPortis at the NBAA show (Booth N924) to acquaint flight managers with its online source for customized safety training. Based near Vancouver, the company was founded in 2005 by Scott Macpherson, a 25-year corporate aviation pilot and manager. TrainingPort was designed to meet operators’ needs for a straightforward, onli...

A Flight Simulator with Sea Legs

How do you “back up” in a flight simulator? Visual system engineers at Textron’s TRU Simulation + Training (Booth N3032) in Montreal are working on that dilemma in the development of the world’s first level-D seaplane flight simulator. When docking a float-equipped Twin Otter, pilots often reverse the aircraft, somewhat like parallel parking your auto...

Jet Aviation Dubai receives FAA approval for non-destructive testing shop

Jet Aviation Dubai recently added a Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) shop for which it has now received FAA approval. The company will extend its maintenance services to include non-destructive testing with immediate effect.  With this approval, Jet Aviation Dubai expands its maintenance capabilities to include florescent penetrant testing (FT), ultrasonic testing (UT) and eddy current tes...

Aeromexico Inaugurates The New Boeing 787 Simulator

Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT), presented its new Boeing 787 flight simulator yesterday at the Aeromexico Training facility. This device will allow Aeromexico’s pilots to train under highly realistic operating conditions. With the arrival of the new simulator, Aeromexico can optimize scheduling and con...

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine adds power to training programme for Emirates engineers

Emirates Engineering apprentices and personnel can now familiarise themselves first-hand with the mechanics and operations of the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 Engine. The engine was gifted to Emirates Engineering by Rolls-Royce during the Dubai Air Show, and comes almost a year before the Trent 900 will be put into regular passenger service on 50 of Emirates’ A380s. The engine, wh...

Jetstar Pacific signs engine maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik AG and the low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific, which is headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, have signed a comprehensive engine maintenance agreement. Under the terms of the contract, Lufthansa Technik will overhaul the V2500 engines in Jetstar Pacific’s fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract covers a term of three years, during which a to...

TRU ProFlight Opens Florida Training Center

TRU Simulation + Training officially opened its new ProFlight satellite pilot training center in Lutz, Fla., on September 28, marking the Textron subsidiary’s major push into the business aircraft training arena. Textron formed TRU in 2013 and in July last year acquired ProFlight, a Cessna CitationJet and Conquest training provider based in Carlsbad, Calif. Going forward, ...

Comair renews component support contract with AFI KLM E&M

AFI KLM E&M renews its contract with Johannesburg based airline operator, Comair Limited. AFI KLM E&M has been maintaining Comair’s fleet for a number of years and the long-term renewal of the contract covers component repair, the supply of a main base kit, and access to the AFI KLM E&M spares pool.Comair currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of 737 Classic a...

Royal Air Maroc selects GE’s OnPoint solution for CF6 engine maintenance

Royal Air Maroc selected GE Aviation for a five-year exclusive OnPointSM solution agreement for the time and material to maintain, repair and overhaul its CF6-80C2 engines that power its four Boeing 767 aircraft. “With an OnPoint solution agreement, Royal Air Maroc is ensuring its engines will utilize OEM quality material in the maintenance and repair of its CF6-80C2 engine fleet for...

BAA Training to extend A320 cabin crew training availability

Global aviation training solutions provider BAA Training announces new capabilities for Airbus A320 cabin crew personnel training. Training academy is ready to provide clients with full package training at one location for Airbus A320 operators. Adding new facilities and training equipment to the existing ones, BAA Training is able to cover full range of Airbus A320 cabin training such as Cabin...

FL Technics to open a representative office in the USA

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced the expansion of its presence in North America by establishing a representative office in Miami, Florida. The new office will facilitate direct communication with the company’s US-based suppliers thus optimizing the price of its services and enhancing the development of new produ...

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Innovative Drone Technology for Austrian Airlines Aircraft Inspections

Since the middle of the year, Austrian Airlines has been testing a completely new technology for the purpose of carrying out technical inspections of its aircraft fleet. The aircraft are checked for p...

Rebranded, new name, still well known quality of services - TAG Maintenance Services

We've already reported the aquisition of  TAG Aviation's Maintenance by Dassault Aviation earlier. From  September 2 it is effective, it is done, allowing Dassault Avia...

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Earn While Learning - check out Piper Aircraft Apprenticeship Program

The first group of apprentices has begun their two year-program at Piper Aircraft. The first nine apprentices, who started work in August, shadow skilled aircraft assembly workers and learn all aspect...

Future with Bell - STEP for Students

Future of aviation? Where from you have high qualified professionals to assure the next generation of aviators? Each manufacturer has to act today in order to have these professionals of tommorow on b...

Gulfstream East Campus at Savannah is now open

A ribbon was cuted during the opening ceremony at new Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. MRO facility at company headquarters in Savannah. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate...

Australia got new Textron Aviation parts facility

New Textron Aviation aircraft parts warehouse is opened in Australia!  This allows to assure the support of business jets, turboprops and piston aircraft fleet. The parts warehouse...