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Saab CEO says trainer bid could spur co-operation with Boeing

Sweden's Saab (SAABb.ST) is confident of selling training jets to the U.S. Air Force, but believes its bidding partnership with Boeing (BA.N) could lead to further co-operation whoever wins the $11 billion contest, its chief executive said. Boeing and Saab are among conten...

NBAA Supports VA Flight Training, Voices Concerns About Benefit Caps

NBAA on Sept. 16 reaffirmed its support for post-9/11 GI Bill flight-training benefits, and expressed concern about the consequences to veterans and the aviation industry if discriminatory proposals to impose a severe cap or impose other restrictions on those benefits are adopted. NBAA submit...


Aeris Aviation names C2 Aviation as new service centre for Eclipse jets

One Aviation has named C2 Aviation based at The Cotswold Airport as a new Gold international service centre for Eclipse 500, Eclipse SE, and Eclipse 550 twin-engine jets. C2 Aviation is the fourth European Gold service centre for Aeris and the first in the UK. C2 Aviation will provide maintenance, inspections, parts and warranty support, as well as AOG services for Eclipse aircraft. &...

GE Aviation to Create European Turboprop Center of Excellence

GE Aviation will create a turboprop engine development, test and production operation in Europe. This will represent an investment exceeding $400 million and ultimately support 500 – 1,000 jobs. The turboprop industry is highly global and comprised of many small aircraft operators. Among the factors driving GE Aviation to pursue the new operation in Europe is the need to support these and...

Snecma kicks off construction of new world-class engine test stand in southern France

Snecma (Safran) officially started the construction of a second open-air engine test stand at its facility located at French air force base 125 in Istres, southern France. The new installation, comprising a test stand featuring a design that is unique in Europe and a building housing all control systems, is on a par with the best engine test facilities in the world. It will be up and running in...

HAECO Group completes Boeing 787-8 C-check

HAECO Group announced today that it has completed its first C-check on a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner and redelivered the aircraft to a leading international airline in September. This marks HAECO as one of the first independent Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service providers to perform a C-check on this new generation of aircraft. Augustus Tang, HAECO Group’s Chief Executiv...

Lockheed Martin and Roketsan to Develop Mid-Range Cruise Missile for the F-35

Lockheed Martin and Turkish company Roketsan signed a contract to cooperatively develop the SOM-J missile for integration into the F-35 internal weapons bay. SOM-J is a new generation air-to-surface standoff cruise missile. The contract enables the companies to move forward with their Technical Assistance Agreement, making the SOM-J missile available to international customers. SOM-J integratio...

Duncan Aviation Calibration Services Earn International Accreditation

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce the accreditation of its calibration services lab with the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), certificate #3908.01, to the international standard of ISO/IEC 17025. This accreditation recognizes Duncan Aviation’s commitment to quality and its competency in the field of calibration.  The application process was arduous,...

Jet Aviation Singapore receives Part 145 CAAC maintenance approval certificate

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 maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities to support Chinese operators of Bombardier and Gulfstream...

FL Technics introduces technical asset management for aircraft owners and investors

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is pleased to announce the recent launch of technical asset management services. The company shall provide comprehensive technical support and consulting for aircraft buyers, owners and investors with little or no knowledge in technical aspects of aircraft operation. With the introduction of tec...

Ameco Completes Integration with Air China Technics

On Sep. 16, Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Corporation, Beijing (Ameco Beijing) participates in Aviation Expo China 2015 in Beijing, which is its first show after the integration with Air China Technics in the end of May, 2015. The present Ameco is established via the merger of Air China's in-house MRO arm Air China Technics and the former Ameco that is an MRO JV company b...

AR-145 Certificate Extends Amtes Gmbh Capabilities In An-124 Maintenance

Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) issued the certificate of conformance with IAC Aviation Rules, Part 145 (AR-145) to AMTES GmbH (a member of Volga-Dnepr Technics Subgroup). This certificate extends company’s capabilities in AN-124 aircraft maintenance and repair. The document was handed to Ildar Ilyasov, Managing Director, AMTES by Sergey Instrumentov, Man...

MAEL to provide line maintenance for GainJet

  Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) has signed a contract with Greek charter airline GainJet Aviation to provide line maintenance support for its 757-200 aircraft. MAEL will carry out the work at Birmingham Airport and the agreement marks the first time GainJet has worked with the UK-based MRO. Athens-headquartered GainJet currently operates a fleet of eight aircraft, which al...

ExecuJet Champions Aircraft Maintenance Standards with FAA Certification in Dubai

ExecuJet Aviation Group has been awarded certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) having demonstrated regulatory compliance of its Dubai Repair Station under Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 145. The industry-leading certificate is awarded when a repair station complies with the safety standards necessary to inspect and maintain aircraft and aircraft parts, thus ensuring the...

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