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Hawaii Barbers Point Flight School acquired AL172 simulator

Barbers Point Flight School, Hawaii’s premier flight school, located on Kalaeloa, Oahu, at John Rodgers Airfield, recently acquired a high fidelity ALSIM AL172 simulator. Joining the growing list of AL172 customers in America, it is ALSIM’s first simulator based in Hawaii. &nb...

Multiple NBAA Safety Awards went to Metrojet team

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited (www.metrojet.com) and its team members have recently been awarded multiple Safety Awards by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). These awards serve as testimony to the exemplary safety standards that Metrojet upholds and pay tribute to t...


GA Telesis distribution agreement with WiN MS to supply wire network maintenance & monitoring equipment

GA Telesis signed an agreement with Paris-based WiN MS to be a global distributor of wire network maintenance and monitoring equipment. The equipment provides testing equipment for troubleshooting aircraft electrical wiring, HF/RF cable, and fiber optic systems. The addition of WiN MS Aero Smart-R, Aero HD, and Aer’Optic maintenance kits makes wire troubleshooting quick a...

Flying Colours verified as IADA products and services member

Flying Colours Corp., the global aviation services company with facilities in Canada, the USA and Singapore, has been verified as a Products and Services member of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA).  The international company, headquartered in Canada, performs green completions, interior refurbishments and modifications, heavy maintenance, exterior paint, special missio...

Bombardier launches App for Smart Link Plus connected aircraft program

Bombardier announced the launch of its new myMaintenance App, an exclusive tool to support customers subscribed to the Smart Link Plus connected aircraft program. Smart Link Plus subscribers now have the unique ability to make real-time in-flight data-driven decisions to effectively track, troubleshoot, and manage their aircraft service needs.  Thanks to the new, u...

A small jet engine accident, a big bill

As with almost everything in aviation, engine maintenance is an expensive, but necessary procedure, and one that must be carried out regularly. While it is easy to account for downtime and costs when it comes to planned maintenance, repairs after engine accidents (which include oil leaks, fan blade cracks, damage caused by volcanic ash, debris, bird or drone strikes) are far harder to forecast. Fo...

flyGATEWAY Aviation Institute places order for 20 Piper Pilot 100i

Piper Aircraft has announced an order for twenty Pilot 100i single-engine trainers from Pennsylvania and Delaware based flyGATEWAY Aviation Institute. The order was received on the third day of EAA AirVenture 2021.  flyGATEWAY, a Liberty University Flight Training Affiliate, will begin taking delivery of their first fourteen aircraft in January of 2022. The remaining six (6) aircraf...

FAA approves Nextant Aerospace Challenger 604 Fusion Software Version 2 upgrade

 Nextant Aerospace announced that it has received Federal Aviation Administration approval of an upgraded software Supplemental Type Certificate for Challenger 604 aircraft with Pro Line Fusion Avionics. The long-awaited software upgrade provides added avionics capabilities to enhance safety and awareness while also helping pilots and operators save time. Nextant is making the upgra...

Direct Maintenance providing line maintenance services for China Southern Airlines in Africa

Direct Maintenance, a certified line maintenance service provider, part of Magnetic MRO, announced the recent expansion of their partnership agreement with China Southern Airlines, one of Asia’s leading airlines and taking over full technical handling of the operator’s fleet line maintenance services in Nairobi, Kenya. „This is the first time a Chinese aircraft has been fully...

ALSIM stronger in Poland thanks to the sale of an ALSIM AL250 simulator to GoldWings Flight Academy

ALSIM is thrilled to announce the sale of an AL250 to GoldWings Flight Academy based in Warsaw and Krakow, Poland. The AL250 simulator addresses initial phase training needs (PPL, CPL, IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP re-configurable simulator certified as an EASA FNPT II. In addition, it offers both classic and glass cockpit instrumentation for each flight model at the simple flick of a switch. This devi...

Celebrating World Helicopter Day – 3 unbelievable stories from helicopter history

Helicopters can do amazing things. It’s a fact. That’s why every year in mid-August World Helicopter Day (August 15) celebrates one of history’s and man’s greatest aviation and engineering achievements.  World Helicopter Day is dedicated to highlighting the impact that helicopters have on society while celebrating the people who fly, design, repair, and support thei...

IAI and GECAS begin first Boeing 777-300ERSF passenger to freighter conversion

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has begun the structural modification phase in the conversion of the first Boeing 777-300ERSF, in partnership with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). The beginning of the conversion marks the end of the development process and the start of the structural and systems modification phase. The conversion process will take approximately 130 days, at the end of...

ST Engineering secures engine MRO contracts from airline customers

 ST Engineering announced that the Group has secured two CFM56-7B engine Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) contracts. The first is an exclusive five-year contract from Alaska Airlines. Under the agreement, which is an extension of an existing contract that expires at the end of this year, ST Engineering will provide engine heavy maintenance to the airline’s fleet of 14 Boeing 73...

Netherlands F135 engine heavy maintenance facility achieves Initial Depot Capability

StandardAero announced that it has successfully achieved all Initial Depot Capability (IDC) requirements for the repair and overhaul of the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, which powers all three variants of the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. With this achievement, StandardAero’s F135 Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) facility, or depot, in the Ne...

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