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Duncan Aviation authorized to service Rockwell Collins TDR-94/TDR-94D transponders

Rockwell Collins recently approved Duncan Aviation as an authorized service provider for repair, service and modification of its TDR-94 and TDR-94D transponders. The Rockwell Collins TDR-94D transponder is a solid-state, crystal-controlled receiver/transmitter specifically designed for TCAS-II-equip...

Magellan Aerospace Secures Multi-Year Airbus Contracts

Magellan Aerospace (“Magellan”) announced a contract extension between Magellan Aerospace (UK) Limited (“Magellan UK”) and Airbus for the supply of aluminium and titanium structural wing components from Magellan UK’s facilities located throughout Europe and its joi...


Tamarack Aerospace Group announces installation of world's first active winglets

Following EASA certification, the first set of Tamarack Active Winglets were installed on a Cessna 525 in Europe. The installation occurred in Zurich Switzerland on April 29th, 2016. The first ever customer installation of Tamarack Aerospace's ATLAS™ Active Winglet system concluded on April 29th, 2016, on a Cessna Citation CJ aircraft operated by private hire company JetPingu. Th...

Lufthansa Technik gears up with original equipment innovation

Lufthansa Technik might have lost out in the Cabin Systems category at the Crystal Cabin Awards this year in Hamburg, but there’s no lack of passenger experience innovation coming from the company best known for its global MRO operations. “Original equipment innovation is one of the seven product divisions within Lufthansa Technik,” Andrew Muirhead, vice president of that prod...

Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (ENAC) selects RocketRoute as primary flight planning solution

The prestigious Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile  (ENAC) has selected RocketRoute as their primary flight planning solution. ENAC was founded in 1949 in Paris-Orly, moving to Toulouse in 1968 and merging with the SEFA (Service d’Exploitation de la Formation Aéronautique) on January 1, 2011. The Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (ENAC) is a unique example : i...

A350 XWB full-flight simulator installed at Airbus Training Center in Miami

Airbus Training Center (ATC) in Miami – part of the growing worldwide network of Training by Airbus* facilities – has installed its first A350 XWB full-flight simulator. The A350 XWB simulator has received Level-D** qualification from both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).  This is the first A350 XWB full-flight...

Ansett Aviation and Universal Training partner to offer RFDS Qld King Air flight training

The Royal Australian Flying Doctor Service Queensland Section (RFDS Qld) will train its Beechcraft King Air pilots at a flight simulator facility on the Sunshine Coast. The Beechcraft King Air 350i flight simulator, which is convertible to a B200 full flight simulator, is a partnership between Universal Training Systems (UTS) and Ansett Aviation Training Australasia and is expected to be fully...

Airbus, Singapore Airlines open pilot training joint-venture

Airbus and Singapore Airlines have officially opened a new joint-venture pilot training centre that when fully operational will train up to 10,000 pilots a year. The Airbus Asia Training Centre, which already numbers Qantas and Virgin Australia among its 17 airline customers, began operations at a brand new 9,250sq m site at Singapore’s Seletar Aerospace Park earlier in April, and was off...

EgyptAir Training Center passes EASA inspection

EgyptAir Training Center has passed the European Agency for Safety and Aviation (EASA) inspection. EASA reviewed the training programs on offer, the quality of standards and the administrative structure of the instructors, engineers and the training centre to assess if they conformed to EASA specifications and requirements.   A delegation from EASA performed the inspection, assessing...

MTU Maintenance signs contract with Mexican VivaAerobus for V2500 overhaul

MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s leading engine maintenance providers, has signed an exclusive 5-year contract with the Mexican low cost carrier VivaAerobus for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the airline’s seven leased V2500-A5-powered aircraft. The German-based service provider for commercial aero engines has already performed more than 4,000 shop visits for the V2500 e...

Honeywell and Vibratech Expand HUMS Network

Honeywell Aerospace (Booth P122) has signed a distribution agreement with Vibratech International, which is already a Honeywell-licensed maintenance services and technical support provider, to expand the distribution network for Honeywell’s health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS). The link-up will help provide better support for helicopter operators in China, the companies said....

Frasca to provide EC135 simulator for TKK in Tokyo

Frasca International Inc. has received an order for a Level 5 flight training device (FTD) for the Airbus Helicopters EC135 from Tokyo Aircraft Instrument Co., Ltd. (TKK). The FTD will feature a three-channel flat screen visual system, single pilot instrumentation and controls, Garmin GPS and electric control loading.  TKK is a repeat customer of Frasca's, currently using a model 3...

FAA awards Jet Aviation Singapore approval for Gulfstream G280

Jet Aviation Singapore has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to maintain the Gulfstream G280 business aircraft. The company also obtained approval from the Thai civil aviation authority to add the G280 to its certificate. As a factory authorised service centre and warranty repair facility for the Gulfstream series, the company is now able to support G280 aircraft...

Ameco Bejing Upgrades Completions and Service Capabilities

Ameco Beijing (Booth P242) is here at ABACE promoting upgrades to its large-cabin business jet completions and maintenance capabilities, which have resulted from last year’s integration of Air China Technics, the MROdivision of Air China, The company now offers an independent hangar that can accommodate bizliners such as Boeing BBJs or AirbusACJ, as well as two in...

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S7 Technics has started production of tactile stickers in Braille for aircraft interiors

S7 Technics specialists were the first in Russia who have released sets of stickers in Braille, which will be used to equip the cabins of aircraft of Russian airlines. In accordance with the Order...

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...

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Airbus Flight Training dedicated COVID taskforce is proactively implementing measures to guide its customers and stakeholders through the crisis and to prepare them for the resumption of normal o...

Focus on Chinese market: ALSIM cements its relationship with the CAFUC

Alsim is extremely pleased to announce the consolidation of its ongoing partnership with the CAFUC. Alsim has been awarded the recent tender for supply of 4 AL42 simulators sold to CAFUC (Civil Aviati...

Time to Apply for IADA Biz Aviation Scholarships

The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) is accepting applications for the organization's Business Aviation Scholarships through Oct. 1. The scholarships, funded by the IADA Foundatio...

DC Aviation Group - successful upgrade of a Global 5000 with the Gogo SCS Elite

The DC Aviation Group has completed the successful upgrade of a Global 5000 with the Gogo Elite Smart Cabin System. The aircraft was also equipped with an Inmarsat SwiftBroadband High Data Rate Servic...

Virtual classrooms: Magnetic MRO Training receives Part-147 Online Training Approval

Magnetic MRO Training has received Part-147 Online Training Approval from ECAA and is already performing its first Synchronous Distance Learning in Airbus A320 Type Training. Synchronous Distance...

JF Service expands its Gulfstream portfolio in Riga

Jet Flight Service received EASA Part 145 certification covering almost all types of Gulfstream aircraft, including G450, G550 and G650, as it continues to expand its maintenance services in FBO...

New Spain Pilot Training Centre welcomes Boeing 737 MAX 8 Full Flight Simulator

BAA Training is going forward with expansion in Spain. A global aviation training provider is establishing  a 5300-square-meter training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep T...