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Universal Avionics Unveils UniLink® Desktop Training Software for FANS

Universal Avionics is set to unveil the UniLink Desktop Training Software for Future Air Navigation System (FANS) environment familiarization during the NBAA2015 – Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition. The new software, allowing operators to walk through a series of scenarios simulat...

Alcoa Opens Advanced Jet Engine Parts Facility in Indiana

Lightweight metals leader Alcoa today officially opened its state-of-the-art jet engine parts facility in La Porte, Indiana. The facility doubles Alcoa’s capacity in La Porte and provides new capabilities that broaden its reach in engines for large commercial aircraft. The new plant will...


PEMCO Executes MOU for Four B737-400 Conversions

PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with an undisclosed customer for four (4) B737-400 conversions. The work is scheduled to begin November 2015, with all conversions completed during 2016. “PEMCO is pleased to announce this program with a new North American customer,” said Director of Cargo Conversions, Mike Andrews. &l...

AJW to assist on a technical centre in Russia for SSJ and MC-21 aircraft parts

AJW Group is to help TECHNIC ONE, the Russian repair and spare components business, to set up a spare parts pool for Sukhoi Super Jet (SSJ) and MS- 21 aircraft and a spare parts centre for CFM56 engines. The new technical/maintenance facility will be established in in the special economic zone in Ulyanovsk Vostochny in Russia. On the AJW booth at the MRO Europe conference and exhib...

CAMCOPTER continues trial success

CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned air system (UAS) has completed successful shipboard trials when demonstrating its compatibilities to the South African Navy. The S-100 continued its trials last week, at False Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.   The S-100 has the ability to extend the eyes and ears of maritime commander beyond the range of on-board sensors.   The unmanned helicopt...

Rolls-Royce names Delta TechOps as approved maintenance center

Delta TechOps, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business of Delta Air Lines, and Rolls-Royce are teaming up, bringing advanced jet engines from Rolls-Royce to a 100,000-ft² expanded engine shop at Delta’s Technical Operations Center in Atlanta. Rolls-Royce has named Delta TechOps an approved maintenance center for Trent civil aircraft engines to better serve jet engine cust...

FL Technics Training signs a Boeing 737 NG training deal with SIA Engineering Philippines

FL Technics Training, a global provider of aviation technical training services, continues expanding its already extensive list of clients from the rapidly emerging Southeast Asia. The company has signed a contract with SIA Engineering (Philippines), an MRO company with over 15 000 sq. m. of modern hangars in the Philippines. Under the reached agreement, SIAEP engineers have undergone...

Government to develop new security training program for regional airports

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss says the government plans to release a new training program designed to assist regional airports better manage their security processes. Slated to begin in 2016, the new regional aviation security awareness training package would be available to the 150-odd security controlled airports in small, lower ri...

New refurb house Latitude Aero gives IFE vendors more control

Providers of inflight entertainment solutions work hard to innovate and develop products that will enhance the passenger experience in every class. Even so, passengers often lament that the systems they encounter on board are outdated or that their seatback is missing IFE altogether. Part of the reason for this “tech disconnect” is simply that the path to market for new...

Stevens To Consolidate S.C. MRO Activity at Donaldson

Following the recent decision by the Greenville-Spartanburg (S.C.) International Airport (GSP) Commission to take over control of the lone FBO on the field when incumbent operator Stevens Aviation’s lease expires at the end of next year, the aviation services provider announced that it plans to move its MRO business from GSP as well. That would signal an en...

Turbomeca offers Poland best-in-class engine solution

In support of the H225M Caracal acquisition by the Polish Armed Forces, Turbomeca (Safran) is delivering an optimum engine solution and comprehensive industrial benefits for the nation’s manufacturing sector. Turbomeca, a company founded by Joseph Szydlowski, a Polish engineer, is the world leader in helicopter engines. The H225M is powered by the Turbomeca Makila 2. This 2,100-shp turbos...

Triumph Group announces acquisition of Fairchild Controls Corporation

Triumph Group, Inc. announced the acquisition of Fairchild Controls Corporation, a leading provider of proprietary thermal management systems, auxiliary power generation systems and related aftermarket spares and repairs, from Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. The acquired business, which is based in Frederick, Maryland, will operate as Triumph Thermal Systems -Maryland and be included in t...

Jet Aviation Basel receives maintenance organization certificate from ANAC in Brazil

Jet Aviation Basel has received its maintenance organization certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority of Brazil, Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC). The certificate authorizes the MRO facility to support all Brazilian-registered aircraft within its capabilities. With this approval, Jet Aviation Basel is authorized to provide line and base maintenance to...

A “boomerang”-UAV developed by Samara State Aerospace University was showcased at the “Innovation day” held in Yekaterinburg

The multi-role UAV, which is able to return to its starting point in case of navigation system failure, was showcased at the “Innovation day of the Central Military District” held in Yekaterinburg, TASS reports. “The UAV’s weight is just 4 kg, it is made of fiberglass. One of its major features is the fact that it cannot get lost. Even in case of failure or loss of conne...

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CAE and LATAM Airlines Group extend training agreement

CAE and LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM) announced another extension of their existing training agreement, adding six years to this longstanding training partnership. Over the terms of this renewed agreem...

Magnetic MRO - a record number of interior details for Finnair’s ATR fleet

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New PT6A and PW200 Engine Overhaul Centre in Belo Horizonte

Pratt & Whitney announced the collaboration with Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços (IAS) to open a new overhaul facility in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for PT6A and PW200 engin...

Lufthansa Technik Malta receives approval for A350-1000 overhauls

Recent certification by the German Federal Aviation Office First three A350 customers expected until the end of this year Lufthansa Technik Malta is now officially prepared to carry out all over...