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Boeing Said to Study First China Plant for Work on 737 Jetliner

Boeing Co. is exploring whether to open a factory in China to complete work on its top-selling 737-model jetliners, the first facility of its kind outside the U.S., according to a person familiar with the plans. The facility would perform tasks such as painting aircraft built at Boeing's sing...

Jet Aviation Singapore receives Part 145 CAAC approval

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...


Bombardier Says CSeries Ready for Function and Reliability Tests

The first production CS100 aircraft will soon commence function and reliability testing, marking the start of the final flight testing phase, Bombardier said in a statement on Thursday. A Bombardier CS100 aircraft, which was painted in the livery of launch customer SWISS, Thursday made its Toronto debut to perform demonstration flight for employees and local stakeholders including Tor...

Jetstream Aviation receive renewal of approval from GCAA

Jetstream Aviation has received the renewal of its approval by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) after the completion of a recent audit. The GCAA completed the scheduled audit of Jetstream at the end of August, where they thoroughly examined the company’s training centres and facilities, procedures both administrative and organizational, personnel, training fleet and aids....

FL Technics completes equipment upgrade worth nearly EUR 6 million

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to share that it has successfully finished a two-year long business development project. Over the period of project implementation the company invested almost EUR 6 million into high tech maintenance equipment and creating more than 200 new jobs in the company’s MRO ...

Triumph Group selected to provide MRO for Airbus

Triumph Group, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Triumph Aviation Services Asia, Ltd., has signed a five year contract with Airbus S.A.S. to provide inspection, test, repair and modification of Airbus Proprietary Parts (APP) for the A320 and A330/340 programs. For the duration of the long term contract, the company will provide maintenance and repair services of rudders, elevators,...

Beijing Capital Helicopter Appointed Airbus Helicopters' Service Center in China

Beijing Capital Helicopter (BCH), a subsidiary of Hainan Airlines Group, has been appointed as Airbus Helicopters' service center in China. It will carry out maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) work on the H125 and H135 - two of the most popular light helicopters operating in the country today. Already a customer of Airbus Helicopters owning a fleet of 4 H125 and 3 H135, t...

Egypt signs up to Middle East air space programme

Egypt has become the latest country to sign the Memorandum of Agreement for the ICAO Middle East Airspace Management Enhancement Programme (MAEP) joining founder members the United Arab Emirates and Sudan. And Ahmed Ibrahim Al Jallaf, Assistant Director General, Air Navigation Services Provider of the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) who chairs the MAEP Board says another two...

AAR signs MOU with KAI to help develop commercial MRO in South Korea

AAR a leader in airframe maintenance and supply chain solutions, and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), the largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for military aerospace customers in Korea, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to establish a commercial aircraft MRO facility in South Korea. AAR’s 1MRO Networ...

Lockheed Martin plans C-130J/LM-100J training center

Lockheed Martin  is meeting the increasing global demand for C-130J military and LM-100J commercial flight training with a new International Training Center (ITC) to be located at the corporation’s Marietta, Georgia site. Featuring academic classroom space and simulator facilities to support the full spectrum of aircrew training, the center will support training n...

Vistara Signs V2500® Engine V-Services Agreement

Vistara, a TATA SIA JV and India's fastest growing full service carrier, has signed a V-Services agreement to maintain its fleet of 26 V2500® engines. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines AG, a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney (NYSE: UTX), Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH, Ja...

Skymark Sheds A380 Training System

Japanese carrier Skymark Airlines, which is undergoing civil rehabilitation proceedings, has sold a flight simulator for the Airbus A380, the superjumbo jet at the root of its bankruptcy filing. The simulator's buyer and price were not revealed, but it appears to have been sold for several hundred million yen to a Middle Eastern airline. The sale is part of a move by Skymark, which has...

New International Training Center Will Respond to Global Pilot Demand

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is meeting the increasing global demand for C-130J military and LM-100J commercial flight training with a new International Training Center (ITC) to be located at the corporation's Marietta, Georgia, Aeronautics facility. Featuring academic classroom space and simulator facilities to support the full spectrum of aircrew training...

New entrol H01 FNPT II delivered to United Arab Emirates

Horizon International Flight Academy is now operating an H01 entrol simulator, based on the Bell 206 and certified as FNPT II. The H01 simulator was installed by entrol in June at Horizon's base in Al Ain (UAE). It will be used in their initial courses and additional training for the Bell 206. As Patrice Bredemus, Horizon's head of training, explains: "while we were researching the ma...

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