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Gulfstream service centers earn maintenance approvals from Aruba, Bermuda and Cayman Islands

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that its company-owned service center in Brunswick, Georgia, recently received approved maintenance organization (AMO) designations from Bermuda and the Cayman Islands. The company also announced that its service center in Las Vegas recently earned...

VD Gulf & UTair – the beginning of cooperation

After a thorough and detailed tender evaluation process UTair, the prominent Russian based airline, selected Volga-Dnepr Gulf to perform maintenance work on UTair’s Boeing 737-400 aircraft. The work scope includes ship set landing gear change, multiple A-checks and AD/SB accomplishment. Thi...


Tarmac Aerosave Obtains Part-147 Approval

TARMAC AEROSAVE, the European aircraft storage and recycling company, based in Tarbes (France) and Teruel (Spain), has obtained part-147 approval means that TARMAC AEROSAVE is now a maintenance training organisation. With Part-147 approval, TARMAC AEROSAVE has become a maintenance training organisation for all its sites. This means that it can deliver type rat...

Vector Aerospace signs exclusive PT6A service agreements with multiple Australian operators

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that it has entered into exclusive Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A engine service agreements with four leading agricultural aviation and aerial firefighting operators in Australia. The four affiliated operators entrusting Vector with their PT6A support a...

RUAG delivers first overhauled ATR landing gear shipset

RUAG Aviation announces the successful delivery of an overhauled ATR landing gear shipset after 35 days. This announcement marks a company first for RUAG Aviation. The competitive turnaround time is significantly faster than average and proves the company’s established competency in landing gear maintenance. This event secures the expansion of the RUAG Aviation service portfolio to include t...

PEMCO Celebrates 100th B737-300 Freighter Conversion

Global leading cargo conversion company, Pemco World Air Services (PEMCO), has announced the redelivery of its 100th B737-300 converted aircraft, which was modified for SF Airlines, the air cargo division of S.F. Express. The 100th B737-300 conversion marks the 16th -300/-400 PEMCO-converted aircraft (MSN 29068) for SF Airlines with three more planned in 2016. VP of SF Airlines Liang...

STS Line Maintenance Opens New Station in Nassau

STS Line Maintenance (STSLM), a division of STS Aviation Group, announces that is has opened a new line maintenance station in Nassau and will now provide on-call and scheduled aircraft services to all commercial and regional carriers at every airport throughout the Bahamas. The new line maintenance station is powered by a highly trained Bahamian staff, all of whom are certified...

Alaska Airlines moves forward with new $40 million maintenance facility in Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Airlines announced plans to build a new $40 million airplane maintenance facility at the site of the current Signature Flight Support building on Old International Airport Road. Located on the east side of the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, the new hangar is located about a half mile from Alaska’s existing 37,500-square-foot facility. The company has hired local architec...

Dornier 228 proves best link for island communities – RUAG takes new order for 2 aircraft

RUAG Aviation has secured a new agreement for the sale of 2 new production Dornier 228 aircraft. The versatile aircraft will serve island communities in passenger and cargo operations, providing a reliable and cost-effective link to the mainland. The agreement was signed at the Farnborough International Airshow on 13 July 2016. This latest order for 2 new production Dornier 228 aircraft em...

SR Technics successfully completes the cabin modification project for SAS

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, is pleased to announce the successful delivery of the cabin modification project of 12 wide-body aircraft for its partner Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). In late 2014, SR Technics teamed with SAS to enhance the cabin experience of SAS’s Airbus A330-300 and A340-300 aircraft, and the two companies have just completed this...

Aircraft cabin: Laser combines real and virtual world

Lufthansa Technik AG has launched a laser-based system for installation support (Augmented Reality) when equipping VIP aircraft cabins in the framework of its research and innovation projects. The mobile projection system can be adapted to suit every installation situation. It can be positioned and aligned flexibly and robustly in the aircraft fuselage. Components can therefore be installed with h...

Eirtech Aviation Launches New Composites Training Programme

Eirtech Aviation announced an expansion in its services with the launch of a series of training courses covering key areas of Advanced Composites Technologies. The first in the series of courses ‘An Introduction to Composites in Aviation’ has been specifically designed for personnel working within the aviation industry who need to be familiar with composites materials and their...

AEI Announces Order For Fourth Md-80SF Series Freighter Conversion

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) announced  the fourth order for an MD-82SF freighter conversion from Aeronaves T.S.M. (TSM). The aircraft (MSN 49990) will commence modification at the end of August and will be re-delivered to TSM in early 2017 to fly for the DHL network in Mexico. Commercial Jet’s Miami, Florida facility will perform the modification and main...

Boeing Partners with Emirates Flight Training Academy to Address Growing Pilot Demand

Boeing  announced a partnership with the Emirates Flight Training Academy, a division of Emirates Airline, to collaborate on a comprehensive training curriculum and software infrastructure to help train pilot cadets. “We are leveraging Boeing’s expertise in airline pilot training to identify opportunities to enhance the Academy’s curriculum” said Captain Alan S...

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Jet Flight Service performed 192-Month inspection on the Legacy 600

Jet Flight Service Riga based maintenance service center has recently achieved two milestones by completing 192-month/16-year inspection on the Embraer Legacy 600 this summer and at the same...

EASA approves Airbus maintenance Synchronous Distance Learning

To support Airbus customers and offer them the opportunity to optimise this period of travel restrictions, Airbus Training Services has set up and obtained EASA-approval for a “Synchronous...

Focus on Chinese market: ALSIM cements its relationship with the CAFUC

Alsim is extremely pleased to announce the consolidation of its ongoing partnership with the CAFUC. Alsim has been awarded the recent tender for supply of 4 AL42 simulators sold to CAFUC (Civil Aviati...

Time to Apply for IADA Biz Aviation Scholarships

The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications for the organization's Business Aviation Scholarships through Oct. 1. The scholarships, funded by the IADA Foundatio...

DC Aviation Group - successful upgrade of a Global 5000 with the Gogo SCS Elite

The DC Aviation Group has completed the successful upgrade of a Global 5000 with the Gogo Elite Smart Cabin System. The aircraft was also equipped with an Inmarsat SwiftBroadband High Data Rate Servic...

Preparing the way for return to global operations - Airbus Flight Training COVID taskforce

Airbus Flight Training dedicated COVID taskforce is proactively implementing measures to guide its customers and stakeholders through the crisis and to prepare them for the resumption of normal o...

Virtual classrooms: Magnetic MRO Training receives Part-147 Online Training Approval

Magnetic MRO Training has received Part-147 Online Training Approval from ECAA and is already performing its first Synchronous Distance Learning in Airbus A320 Type Training. Synchronous Distance...