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CAE launches year of celebrations for 70th anniversary

- Starting with 18 employees in a vacant hangar in the suburbs of Montreal, CAE is now an 8,000-people strong global company focused on training - Unique public company with over $5 billion equity market capitalization Founded on Saint Patrick's Day in 1947, CAE is launching today a ye...

Jet Aviation performs its first BBJ Split Scimitar™ Winglets retrofit in Basel

Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that its maintenance facility in Basel has successfully concluded its first retrofit installation of Split Scimitar Winglets (SSWs) on a BBJ1. The SSW retrofit was completed with EASA-approved Supplemental Type Certification (STC). Split Scimitar Winglets...


DC Aviation successfully completed the ADS-B Out modification for a UAE business jet

 DC Aviation successfully completed the first ADS-B Out modification for a Bombardier Global Express XRS business jet registered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to the Implementing Regulation “SPI IR”, all aircraft with a maximum take-off mass in excess of 5.700 kg or a maximum cruising true air speed greater than 250 kts will have to comply with “ADS-B Out&rdqu...

RUAG receives EASA STC for Garmin GTN 750 cockpit solution on Piaggio P180 Avanti

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued RUAG Aviation with a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of the Garmin GTN 750 advanced touchscreen solution in Piaggio P180 Avanti cockpits. This upgrade solution allows RUAG Aviation customers to significantly improve safety while modernising aircraft avionics. “This new STC enables Piaggio P180 Avanti opera...

CAE-Líder joint venture strengthen its training partnership with Leonardo

CAE-Líder, the joint venture between CAE and Líder Aviação, and Leonardo announced at the 2017 Heli Expo the signature of an agreement to designate CAE-Líder as the Recognised Flight Simulation Centre (RFSC) for the delivery of OEM quality AgustaWestland AW139 flight simulator hours supporting training i...

Airbus Helicopters’ Power Line Maintenance Mission Fit for RTE

Airbus Helicopters’ UK design team has been contracted to deliver a power line maintenance customisation kit for H135s operated by RTE-STH, the helicopter division of French public utility company RTE. The contract also requires customisation of an H135 allowing it to conduct the low-level, precision flying required for powerline surveillance and maintenance operations. The EASA-certified ki...

Airbus and THAI to evaluate new MRO business

Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thai Airways International (THAI) to evaluate the development of a major new maintenance and overhaul (MRO) facility at U-Tapao International Airport near Bangkok. The MoU was signed in Bangkok today by Usanee Sangsingkeo, Acting President, Thai Airways International and Fabrice Brégier, President, Airbus Commercial Aircraft. The...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Establishes Five Line Maintenance Stations in Europe

Facilities are operational effective immediately as Bombardier Business Aircraft Line Maintenance Stations All stations serve Learjet, Challenger and Global business aircraft Bombardier Business Aircraft is pleased to announce its establishment of five new line maintenance stations across Europe. The facilities provide line maintenance support to Bombardier Busin...

Jet Aviation appoints new managing director for its MRO and FBO facility in Vienna

Jet Aviation is pleased to announce the appointment of Hakan Tin as managing director of its Vienna operation, effective March 1, 2017. Tin has served as Sales Director in Vienna since September 2015.  In his new role with the company, Tin is responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in Vienna, and reports directly to Stefan Benz, Jet Aviation’s senior vice...

QinetiQ signs for four H125 for Empire Test Pilots’ School

QinetiQ has signed a deal for four Airbus H125 helicopters as part of its modernisation of the Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS), which it manages alongside the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MOD). Worth approximately £15 million, the deal will see Airbus Helicopters’ UK design team upgrade the Garmin G500-equipped aircraft with, among other capabilities, a 3-axis autopilot,...

Jet Aviation receives EASA Part-145 approval for the G650 in Hong Kong

Jet Aviation recently received EASA Part-145 approval for its MRO facility in Hong Kong, permitting the company to provide line maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft. Jet Aviation has recently been authorized by EASA to offer line maintenance support to Gulfstream G650 business jets in Hong Kong. “We strive to anticipate our customers’ global requirements so we can me...

AFI KLM E&M Sets Up China Joint Venture With Beijing General Aviation Co., Ltd

AFI KLM E&M and Beijing General Aviation Co Ltd (BGAC) today held an opening ceremony to celebrate the creation of AFI KLM E&M-BGAC Line Maintenance Co. Ltd, an aircraft maintenance joint venture who is benefitting from the new open policy of Chinese government to welcome and promote foreign initiatives to partner with Chinese companies. Launching in line m...

Dassault announces 2017 Falcon Regional M&O Seminar schedule

Dassault’s 2017 Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) Seminars will kick off April 11th in West Palm Beach, Florida. The seminars will make their way to eight cities around the world before concluding in Mahwah, New Jersey, on May 18th. This year, for the first time, the Seminar Series was preceded by a special forum tailored to the needs of operators of older, out-of-production m...

Russian Helicopters expanding after-sales services in the Near East and Africa

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, is implementing a number of after-sales service projects in the African and Near Eastern countries. Based on 2016 numbers, 43.5% of all after-sales services and aviation inventory provided by Russian Helicopters to foreign customers fell onto these regions, based on fulfilled contracts.   Russian Helicopters is implementing advanc...

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New AMAC Aerospace hangar meets high demand of MRO Services

The new hangar 5 at the headquarters of AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland, dedicated to mid-size jets, meets the high demand for MRO services. The Swiss MRO and Completion experts won several new m...

Flying Colours completes ten-year inspection on a Bombardier Global XRS for a European customer

Flying Colours Corp.has completed a 120-month heavy maintenance inspection for a Bombardier Global XRS aircraft. In addition to the airframe inspection and maintenance strip down, the aircraft un...

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Future Aircrew Training Program - Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada join forces

Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada are pleased to announce that they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to jointly pursue Canada’s Future Aircrew Training Program (FAcT) and to create a Canadi...

Leading Edge Aviation now also trains with Diamond simulator

Leading Edge Aviation, a commercial pilot training company, based at Oxford Airport, UK, took delivery of one brand-new DA42 FNPT II simulator. The installation of the new Diamond simulator is th...

BAA Training is the first ATO to launch Pilot Peer Support Program

BAA Training is the first ATO to launch a PPSP that became mandatory for European operators on 14 February 2021. The regulation is restricted to airlines and does not extend to training providers. How...

Australian service centers now able to service and support all in-country Cessna, Beechcraft & Hawker turbine aircraft models

Great news - Textron Aviation Australian company-owned Premiair Aviation service centers can now service and support all in-country Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker turbine aircraft models...

MTU Maintenance delivers 500th CF34-10E engine to Kenya Airways

MTU Maintenance, global leader in customized aero engine solutions handed over its of 500th overhauled CF34-10E to valued customer Kenya Airways in a virtual ceremony yesterday. MTU Maintenance h...

To capture strong demand for dedicated freighter aircraft ST Engineering and Temasek to set up JV

ST Engineering announced that its wholly-owned aviation asset management unit has entered into an agreement with Temasek to set up a 50-50 joint venture  for freighter aircraft leasing. The...

Constant Aviation invests in enhanced aircraft painting facility at Orlando Sanford Airport

Constant Aviation, one of the country’s largest maintenance, repair and overhaul businesses (MROs), today announced major improvements at its aircraft painting operation at Orlando Sanford...