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Metrojet HK MRO excels in engine change and aircraft disinfection during corona crisis

Metrojet Limited has been busy with engine changes, base maintenance, modification programs and aircraft disinfection projects throughout these CoVID-19 pandemic times.From January through to July this year, our Rolls-Royce-exclusively-certified MRO has completed multiple engine changes on BR72...

Sabena technics & Singapore Component Solutions became Honeywell global channel partners

Sabena technics and Singapore Component Solutions will provide repair and upgrades for Honeywell’s Air Cycle Machine on ATR 42 and 72 platforms. Honeywell has appointed Sabena technics, a leader in the aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul sector, and Singapore Component Solutions, a...


New London-area Gulfstream Farnborough service center is open

Welcome new Gulfstream Customer Support service center at the U.K.’s Farnborough Airport has opened for business. The facility’s first aircraft is a Middle East-based Gulfstream G450™ arriving for scheduled maintenance. The all-new 225,000-square-foot/20,903-square-meter facility can easily accommodate up to 13 large-cabin aircraft, including the Gulfstream G650™, G650...

Embraer boosts Phenom maintenance to 800 flight hours

Embraer announced a revision to the Scheduled Maintenance Requirements (SMR) for the Phenom family of jets. The revision extends the intervals between stops from 600 flight hours and/or 12 months and multiples to 800 flight hours or 12 months and multiples. Most of the tasks with double intervals were also optimized to the longest period. This is a 33%...

Etihad and Boeing strengthen strategic partnership with maintenance support for Boeing 787 fleet

 Etihad Airways has signed agreements with Boeing Global Services for the provision of maintenance support on its fleet of Boeing 787s. These agreements are part of the strategic partnership between Etihad and Boeing signed in November 2019, in line with Etihad’s ongoing commitment to achieve excellence in all aspects of operational reliability, maintenance, and on-board exper...

Flying Colours Corp. continues taking on the Challengers with trio of heavy maintenance checks

Flying Colours Corp. continues to satisfy market demand for 192-month inspections as heavy maintenance checks on a trio of Bombardier Challenger-family aircraft continue at its St. Louis, MO. facility.   The work highlights the North American MRO’s expertise in supporting the ongoing maintenance requirements of the international Bombardier Challenger fleet. &nbs...

airBaltic Pilot Academy Receives Eighth Diamond Aircraft

Last week airBaltic Training has accepted already its eighth Diamond Aircraft training aircraft for airBaltic Pilot Academy. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic Chief Operations Officer: “Our Pilot Academy has managed to gain significant track record and continue its expansion. We have worked hard to offer opportunities for students to benefit greatly while learning from the first-hand experience...

Diamond Aircraft Authorized Service Centre established by airBaltic Training

Diamond Aircraft Industries continues to expand its technical support network in Europe.  airBaltic Training has received certification to establish an Authorized Service Centre for Diamond Aircraft at its base in Liepaja International Airport, Latvia. Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic Chief Operations Officer: “Our state-of-the-art Diamond Aircraft&nbs...

RUAG MRO International commissions new paint shop

RUAG MRO International has made a sustainable investment in the future of the Oberpfaffenhofen site by commissioning a new combined painting and drying shop for aircraft components. Customers benefit from the highest quality and reduced throughput times. The aircraft painting facility in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich has recently been equipped with a new combined painting and drying shop....

Workhorse of the Industry - V2500 Engine & Enhanced Service Options

The V2500 engine remains the quietest, most fuel efficient engine for the Airbus A320ceo family, with the lowest emissions and greatest advantage in aircraft payload and range. At the same time, Pratt & Whitney is working with V2500 operators to offer custom aftermarket solutions for passenger and freighter operations alike. Although the average age of the V2500 engine fleet is less than 11 ye...

Six Piper Archers received and purchase agreement for 100 Piper Trainers: ATP Flight School

ATP Flight School accepted delivery of six new Piper Archer TXs and renewed a 100-aircraft order with Piper Aircraft. ATP operates the largest fleet of 402 flight training aircraft, the majority of which are Pipers. Despite the setback from COVID-19, the airline industry anticipates a recovery and strong long-term demand for airline pilots. Over 80,000 U.S. airline pilots will be forced to re...

Successful 48-month check on a Challenger 605 - DC Aviation Group

DC Aviation Maintenance team at Stuttgart Airport has successfully completed a 48-month check on a Challenger 605. The comprehensive maintenance work included a full cabin refurbishment using the latest materials and painting work. In addition, an extended upgrade of the Proline 21 avionics system was implemented. This includes the installation of ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broad...

Bell established New Service Center in China

Bell Textron is strengthening its customer service and support offerings with the acquisition of Zhenjiang Aerochine Aviation Limited to increase Bell’s helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities in China. Previously appointed as an Authorized Maintenance Center, the acquired Zhenjiang Aerochine – now Zhenjiang Bell Textron Aviation Service Co. Ltd (Zhenjiang Bell)...

New Tamarack European Installation Centre opened

Tamarack Aerospace announced the new Tamarack European Installation Centre based at the London-Oxford Airport, in the United Kingdom. The Tamarack European Installation Centre will function seven days per week to expedite Active Winglet installations and reduced supply-chain lead times, as well as supplement sales and marketing efforts in collaboration with existing Tamarack Authorized D...

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French success story - ALSIM & the milestone of 100th ALX simulator

Cogratulations ALSIM, time to celebrate the milestone of its 100th ALX simulator sale!  It was in 2008 that we presented a new and innovative training concept that combined various aircraft types...

New customer service centre - Rolls-Royce strenghthens Gulfstream on-site support

The latest Rolls-Royce customer support facility in Savannah is officially opened! The new 62,000 sqft (5,800 m²) Savannah Customer Service Centre is adjacent to the new Gulfs...

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French success story - ALSIM & the milestone of 100th ALX simulator

Cogratulations ALSIM, time to celebrate the milestone of its 100th ALX simulator sale!  It was in 2008 that we presented a new and innovative training concept that combined various aircraft types...

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai completes expansion and celebrates 3,000 shop visits

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a joint venture between MTU Aero Engines and China Southern Airlines Company Limited, has completed its facility expansion to increase existing capacity by 50 percent to 450 sh...

New customer service centre - Rolls-Royce strenghthens Gulfstream on-site support

The latest Rolls-Royce customer support facility in Savannah is officially opened! The new 62,000 sqft (5,800 m²) Savannah Customer Service Centre is adjacent to the new Gulfs...

CAE to acquire TRU Simulation + Training Canada Inc

CAE concluded a conditional agreement with Textron to acquire TRU Simulation + Training Canada Inc. for a cash consideration of approximately US$40 million, excluding post-closing adjus...

Aero Locarno signed for five additional Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro aircraft

Back In March 2020,  Swiss Aero Locarno has signed for 5 Sonaca 200 Trainer Pros. The Approved-Training-Organisation has just decided to double the initial order bringing the revis...

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai to establish additional facility in Jinwan district

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a joint venture between MTU Aero Engines and China Southern Airline Company limited, announces plans to establish a second facility in the neighboring Jinwan district. The faci...

CDB Aviation brings next generation A330 P2F Freighter to market

CDB Aviation entered a new partnership with Germany-based EFW GmbH to conduct the Passenger-to-Freighter conversion of two Airbus A330-300 aircraft in 2021, which will be available for...