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Gulfstream Opens Paint Facility In Savannah For Product Support

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has opened a paint facility in Savannah specifically for in-service aircraft. The state-of-the art building is expected to create 100 new jobs; approximately 80 of which have already been filled. Paint technicians will induct the facility’s first c...

FL Technics receives EASA Part 145 certificate for Sukhoi Superjet 100-95

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to announce the extension of its EASA Part 145 certificate by addingSukhoi Superjet 100-95 aircraft type to its capabilities. From the 31st of August, 2015 onwards, FL Technics enginee...


StandardAero Signs Long-Term APU Maintenance Agreement with Mandarin Airlines

StandardAero signed a six-year contract with Mandarin Airlines to perform customized maintenance, repair and overhaul services for APS2300 auxiliary power units (APUs) on its fleet of Embraer ERJ190 regional aircraft. The contract is StandardAero’s first APU program in Republic of China (Taiwan) and the new contract is expected to continue until December 31, 2021, when Mandarin ant...

New Managing Director at Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services Dr. Christian Langer Takes on New Role

Dr. Christian Langer (44) has been appointed as Managing Director of Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services (LTLS) with effect from September 1, 2015. He takes over this role from Andreas Meisel, who moved from this position after more than four years to join Ameco Beijing as Chief MRO Operation Officer of the Executive Management. Dr. Christian Langer has been employed at Lufthansa Technik since...

Segmen Flight Academy receive Light Turboprop ALX

Alsim announced Guneydogu Aviation (GDH) school has acquired a Light Turboprop ALX for the Segmen Flight Academy.  The ALX will benefit Segmen Flight Academy as it can be used for many phases of flight training and is compatible with the types of aircraft used at the academy and can simulate all emergency situations.  The ALX also offers its user the ability to change the type of a...

Nasmyth Technologies Coventry - Chinn Ltd Receives IQS Gold Award From AgustaWestland

Nasmyth Group, a leading global supplier of precision engineering products and services, is delighted to announce that one of its subsidiary businesses, Nasmyth Technologies Coventry - Chinn Ltd, has received an IQS Gold Award from AgustaWestland, one of the world’s leading helicopter companies. Nasmyth Technologies Coventry - Chinn Ltd was one of just 18 suppliers selected from the Agust...

Asian Pilot Demand Lifts Flight Schools

The outback Australian airstrips of Glenn Innes and Mangalore were built to repel potential Japanese invaders during World War II. Now, these runways and some near California's wine country and in Arizona are looking to welcome droves of Asia's student pilots. These schools -- some planned and some already operating -- are aiming to tap the boom in commercial aviation in Asia, where a g...

ARSA Playing Aviation Career Matchmaker through AeroJobs.org

Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) announced the launch of AeroJobs.org, a web-based recruitment tool that will help the aviation community find technically skilled applicants to keep the world safely in flight. The site is the product of a new partnership between ARSA and RealMatch, an online-recruiting services provider. Through TheJobNetwork™, North America&r...

ADEPT SWiPE from Acumen Aviation

Acumen Aviation has launched a new mobile application – SWiPE for the users ofADEPT – the smart and secured records management platform from Acumen Aviation. Through this intuitive app, users will be able to manage the records of all their assets in ADEPT on the go using their mobile devices. Some of the key features of the app are: Secure access to ADEPT s...

HAITEC Successfully Completes First D-Check on Boeing 747-400

HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance recently performed its first D-Check on a Boeing 747-400. "A D-Check is by far the most comprehensive and demanding check for an aircraft. The aircraft is basically taken apart completely, each part is checked thoroughly. Any material fatigue, hair cracks or any other damages are detected and repaired”, explains Frank Rott, CEO at HAITEC. Completing such a...

Boeing, Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries and Alsalam Aircraft Company to Establish Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has signed an agreement with Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) and Alsalam Aircraft Company to create the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The joint venture will have locations in Riyadh and Jeddah providing comprehensive, in-country maintenance repair and overhaul support for Saudi Arabia’s diverse rotorcraft fleet. “Boe...

Australian Minchan Aviation to provide structure components for MQ-4C Triton UAS

Northrop Grumman Corporation has awarded a second Australian supplier contract to Mincham Aviation for the U.S. Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) initial production lot. South Australia-based Mincham Aviation will manufacture aircraft structure components for the first low-rate production lot of four Triton air vehicles. This second supplier contract follows one awarded in...

AAR reaches 60-year milestone in aviation

AAR announces it has reached a significant milestone – 60 years in the aviation industry. On this date in 1955, AAR’s founder Ira A. Eichner incorporated his start-up aircraft radio and equipment supply business in downtown Chicago. What began as a one-man operation is now an industry-leading provider of aviation services to commercial airlines, OEMs and governments around the...

Spirit Aeronautics gains FAA Turbine engine service ratings

Spirit Aeronautics has expanded their FAA Approved Capabilities List to include additional service ratings for turbine powered (jet) engines. “Our customers are always looking for ways to minimise downtime and enhance the value of the services they receive from a provider like Spirit Aeronautics.” Tony Bailey, president & COO of Spirit Aeronautics said: “Our custome...

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