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Jet Aviation completes first Honeywell Primus ELITE DU-875 Upgrade in Geneva

Jet Aviation celebrates another milestone in Geneva, where its maintenance center has recently completed its first Honeywell DU-875 ELITE cockpit display upgrade  in combination with a 120-month heavy check on a Global Express XRS. Jet Aviation’s MRO facility in Geneva recent...

Women in Corporate Aviation Announces Inaugural TAG Aviation Scholarships

To celebrate its 10-year anniversary of providing global pilot and cabin crew training, TAG Aviation has selected Women in Corporate Aviation’s scholarship program (WCA-intl.org) as a means to launch two inaugural scholarships. Current WCA members – age 18 and older – are encourage...


Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training meet milestones marking BTA-Valencia completion

Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training Inc., both Textron Inc. companies, announced that the Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) in Valencia, Spain, along with its Bell 429 full flight simulator (FFS), have been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). These certification milestones mark the official completion of the training facility. BTA-Valencia was designed to ser...

Airbus signs MoU with Taiwan’s China Airlines to develop its Maintenance, Engineering and Training capabilities

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Airlines (CAL) to support the development of the airline’s maintenance, engineering and technical training capabilities in Taiwan. Under the MoU, Airbus and CAL will evaluate technical and business solutions to develop the carrier’s services for all Airbus aircraft types currently operated by the airline, which include th...

RUAG names new Dornier 228 Authorised Service Centre in Bern-Belp, Switzerland

Dornier 228 aircraft are now able to take advantage of full Authorised Service Centre (ASC) services and capabilities at the RUAG Aviation location in Bern-Belp, Switzerland. The announcement, by original equipment manufacturer (OEM) RUAG Aviation, confirms the availability of full services in support of Dornier 228 aircraft owners and operators and their requirements for maintenance, repair and o...

Strata reinforces the “Made in UAE” brand with its 51% Emirati workforce

The latest batch of talented graduates from Strata’s Aerostructures Training Program now means that over half of its employees are UAE National talent, supporting the national ambition of building a global aerospace hub in Abu Dhabi’s eastern city of Al Ain. The milestone was announced during a graduation ceremony held at the UAE University campus in Al Ain for t...

First Time at EL AL – Boeing 737 Simulator To be Used for Pilot Training and Practice

EL AL CEO and President David Maimon announced: “After many long years during which EL AL used simulators overseas, today we are proud to join the list of airlines that own simulators for training pilots, saving us a lot in resources and in the pilots’ precious time spent on practicing overseas. I would like to thank the project managers, Captain Danny Levitt, Captain Mike Ta...

328 Support Services GmbH and Duncan Aviation partner to deliver and certify full cabin completion on Bombardier Challenger 604

328 Support Services GmbH (328), has recently partnered with USA-based Duncan Aviation to deliver and certify a full cabin completion on a Finnish registered, Bombardier Challenger 604 aircraft. Following 328’s work on the EASA certification, the aircraft was delivered to the customer on time, last month. 328 Support Services was responsible for verifying all the engineering data involved in...

What Do Aerospace Engineers Do - Aerospace Engineering Scope

One of the most challenging engineering field these days is aerospace engineering. Aerospace Engineers are supposed to take part in the development, and they bring innovations in the discipline of aviation and air defense system. They evaluate and examine whether the designed products meet the engineering principle and how much safe it is. Manufacturing of Aircraft, space crafts, passenger airplan...

Aero-Dienst has received the Bombardier Business Aircraft Excellence Award for the second year running

Spirits are high at Aero-Dienst on the occasion of the sixth Annual Bombardier Business Aircraft Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Awards! After already having emerged as the winner of the prestigious comparison last year, Aero-Dienst was once again crowned the number one ASF in the Worldwide and Europe categories in 2016. “This success is a great incentive for continued excellent...

TS&S Aerospace awarded with contract to service Trent 700 from SriLankan Airlines

Aerospace Turbine Services & Solutions LLC (TS&S Aerospace), a leading maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for aircraft engines in the Middle East, has been selected by SriLankan Airlines to service the Trent 700 engine. TS&S Aerospace is the first independent aviation provider to overhaul a Trent 700 engine, offering SriLankan Airlines a bespoke shop visit struct...

Jet Aviation’s Maintenance Center performs first maintenance on a BBJ-777

Jet Aviation’s MRO facility in Basel recently signed its first agreement to perform maintenance on a Boeing Business Jet 777-200 for an undisclosed client in the Middle East. The wide-body aircraft is to be redelivered to the client on December 25, 2016. Despite the short turnaround time, the Basel Maintenance Center welcomes the opportunity to do maintenance on a B777-200 aircraft a...

New ANSAT in "Barvikha" Helipark

"Russian Helicopter Systems" fleet got the latest domestic helicopter ANSAT and became its first non-state operator. As part of this event in Helipark "Barvikha" I attended the presentation and demonstration flights of the new helicopter. A few words about the hero  ... Light twin-engine multipurpose ANSAT helicopter ( translating from the Tatar "easy&q...

Jet Aviation completes first 192-month check on a Gulfstream V in Geneva

Jet Aviation’s maintenance center in Geneva has recently completed its first 192-month, ultra-heavy maintenance check on a Gulfstream V. The Geneva maintenance facility’s first 192-month inspection on a Gulfstream V was performed together with a number of service bulletins (SBs) and a Water Line Ribbon Heater Upgrade. Extensive overhauls of all major aircraft systems and struct...

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New, single-point-of-contact organization for European MRO Sales Network - Dassault

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CARIBAVIA Vision - conclusions and the impact

As promised, we are back for Episode 3 of the interview with Cdr. Bud Slabbaert. Once again, we are discussing the full concept and vision for Caribbean Airlift.  Q. We've discussed alread...

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New, single-point-of-contact organization for European MRO Sales Network - Dassault

The new sales organization, headed by Thierry Salaün, brings together the MRO sales operations of Dassault’s wholly owned Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) affiliate with those of&nbs...

MTU Maintenance signs exclusive contract with new airline Air Sial

MTU Maintenance and start-up airline from Pakistan, Air Sial, have signed an exclusive five-year contract for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Air Sial’s six V2500 engines. Beyond MR...

A historical partnership - Etihad Aviation training and Israir Airlines

Etihad Aviation Training (EAT) has signed a contract with Israir Airlines to offer Full-Flight Simulator pilot training for Israir Airlines’ Airbus A320 pilots. As part of the agreement, Isra...

Metrojet Hong Kong MRO installs first bizjet mobile system on Bombardier Global

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited is the first MRO to have completed the installation of the Bizjet Mobile System on a Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft.  The Bizjet Mobile System provides...

AvAir Acquires HAECO A320 Rotable Pool

AvAir has acquired Airbus A320 rotable pool from HAECO ITM Limited, a member of the HAECO Group. The HAECO Group is one of the world's leading aircraft engineering and maintenance servic...

ST Engineering appointed MRO Licensee for Honeywell Components in LEAP-Series engines

ST Engineering announced that it has entered into a 10-year agreement with Honeywell Aerospace that will see the Group appointed as the only licensed MRO service provider based in Asia Pacific fo...