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Rolls-Royce launches new SelectCare™ Service

Rolls-Royce has launched a new engine service, SelectCareTM, continuing its reputation for service innovation and expanding the customers’ choice of competitive, capable and flexible services across the engine lifecycle. SelectCare fits between Rolls-Royce’s fully comprehensive TotalC...

Ameco Completes Five Boeing 757-200 Conversions

Up to January 2016, Ameco has completed freighter conversion on five Boeing 757-200s in its Chengdu Branch, located in Shuangliu International Airport. The fifth freighter was finished in last December, and it was also the third aircraft from SF Airlines, a subsidiary of SF Express. The converted fr...


Premier Aviation Completes Purchase of Discovery Air Technical Services

Premier Aviation Overhaul Centre Inc. (“Premier”) and Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. (“DATS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc. (TSXDA.A), announced that Premier has now completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of DATS on January 8, 2016. The parties previously announced Premier’s offer to purchaseDATS on June 2...

Honeywell forecasts growth in spares market

The overall air transport surplus parts market, currently estimated at between US $3 billion –US $4 billion a year, is set for annual average growth of around 5%-6%, according to Honeywell Aerospace Trading (HAT). In a White Paper just released, HAT predicts the highest growth will come from the Asia Pacific region, which is starting from a smaller volume base than the more mature North A...

Flight instructor blamed for Do-228 belly landing

Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council (ASC) has concluded that the incompetence of a flight instructor was the main cause behind a Daily Air Dornier Do-228 belly landing in December 2014. Registered B-55565, the aircraft took off from Taitung airport for a training mission at the nearby Green Island. The Council found that both the instructor pilot and the training captain did not...

Lufthansa Technik delivers second VVIP Boeing 747-8

The Lufthansa Technik completion center has finished the VVIP cabin conversion of the second Boeing 747-8 in Hamburg. The aircraft has now been delivered to an undisclosed customer. Another aircraft of this type is currently undergoing completion. In the past the company equipped fourteen aircraft of the predecessors to the current Boeing 747-8 and is the leading provider for this aircraft type...

Temasek Aviation Academy takes off under Singapore's SkillsFuture movement

The first two batches of trainees under the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) for the Aerospace Engineering Sector received their course completion certificates at the official launch of the Temasek Aviation Academy on Friday (Jan 8).  The 12-month programme targets fresh graduates from the polytechnics and Institutes of Technical Education, and aims to offer them an accelerated...

Associated Air Center Completes FAA STC Certification for Installation of CPDLC/FANS System on BBJ

Associated Air Center , through its in-house Organization Designation Authorization delegation, has obtained a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of a Controller-Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC) System — as part of the requirements for Future Air Navigation System (FANS) — on a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) VIP ...

EASA Cautions On Organic Salt Deicing Fluid

As the Northern Hemisphere’s winter season sets in, Europe’s regulator is cautioning industry about the harmful effects of organic, salt-based, aircraft-deicing fluids. In a recent Safety Information Bulletin (SIB), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) notes that although the fluid is not prevalent—it knows of no European airports that use it for aircraft—oper...

ISAQ Aviation UK to launch Egyptian branch to train pilots

ISAQ Aviation UK intends to open a branch in Egypt for flight training, according to ISAQ Aviation Egypt Chairperson Ali Baiyoumi. The branch aims to train approximately 200 people annually through seven aviation companies in Europe and Asia contracting with ISAQ UK. According to Baiyoumi, the flight training costs $55,000 for each pilot and will range between eight months to two years and will...

Sabena technics wins its first B777 cabin modification

The French MRO provider, Sabena technics, has recently welcomed its first Boeing 777 for airframe modifications since obtaining its rating approval. According to the agreement, Sabena technics will perform cabin & systems modifications on two Boeing 777 aircraft from Air France in their dedicated maintenance facilities in Bordeaux (France). Modifications will include the integrati...

FL Technics extends Enter Air cooperation and signs new wheels & brakes pool agreement

FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, and Enter Air, the leading charter airline in Poland operating a fleet of 17 Boeing 737-400 and 737-800 aircraft, is further developing the business relationship. The parties have recently agreed upon extending two of the existing PBH agreements as well as signed a brand new wheels & brakes suppor...

Jet AirWerks Awarded Repair Station Certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China

 Jet AirWerks, LLC (JAW), a Kansas-based turbine jet engine component repair station, has been awarded certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for the performance of repair and overhaul services for commercial turbine jet engine and airframe components. The CAAC certification allows Jet AirWerks to expand its market footprint and enhance its curr...

StandardAero Certifies Latest Rockwell Collins TCAS 7.1 Solution

Working in conjunction with Rockwell Collins, StandardAero’s Springfield, Illinois business aviation MRO facility, has completed its first Rockwell Collins TTR-4100 TCAS 7.1 Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a Falcon 50EX aircraft.  This new TTR-4100 TCAS processor replaces the aircraft’s existing TTR-920 processor and incorporates new 7.1 logic required to meet the Euroc...

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Happy 40th anniversary - MTU Maintenance

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New maintenance agreement: Czech Airlines Technics & Jet2

Czech Airlines Technics entered into a Base Maintenance Agreement with leading leisure airline Jet2.com. Under the contract, employees of CSAT provide Boeing 737NG aircraft base maintenance checks for...

Gulfstream Van Nuys officially opened

Gulfstream has officially opened its second company-owned MRO facility in Southern California. The new service center at Van Nuys Airport has customer resources that include sustainable avia...

Air Partner acquires leading global aviation security solutions and training company

Air Partner announced that it has acquired the entire issued share capital of Redline Worldwide Limited, trading as Redline Assured Security, a leading global aviation security solutions and trai...

New Facility inaugurated by Pratt & Whitney & Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços

Pratt & Whitney and Brazil’s Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços officially opened their new overhaul centre in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for PT6A and PW200 engine famili...

Embraer Phenom Owners Turn to Clay Lacy for Mandatory 10-Year Inspections

Clay Lacy Aviation is performing 10-year inspections for Embraer Phenom aircraft at the company’s Embraer Authorized Service Centers at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) and McClellan-Palomar Airport (KCR...

FAI Technik completes ADS-B and FANS installations on Bombardier Challenger 604s

FAI Technik has completed two FANS installations on two Bombardier Challenger 604s (D-AFAA and D-AFAG) during October/November.  It has also just commenced a further installation, sched...

CAE and Emirates extend partnership on Boeing 777X training suites

Following the 2019 Dubai Airshow, CAE and Emirates announced the sale of two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators and associated training suites of the CAE XR Series models. The carrier also has op...