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FL Technics extends Enter Air cooperation and signs new wheels & brakes pool agreement

FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, and Enter Air, the leading charter airline in Poland operating a fleet of 17 Boeing 737-400 and 737-800 aircraft, is further developing the business relationship. The parties have recently agreed upon e...

Jet AirWerks Awarded Repair Station Certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China

 Jet AirWerks, LLC (JAW), a Kansas-based turbine jet engine component repair station, has been awarded certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for the performance of repair and overhaul services for commercial turbine jet engine and airframe components. The&...


StandardAero Certifies Latest Rockwell Collins TCAS 7.1 Solution

Working in conjunction with Rockwell Collins, StandardAero’s Springfield, Illinois business aviation MRO facility, has completed its first Rockwell Collins TTR-4100 TCAS 7.1 Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a Falcon 50EX aircraft.  This new TTR-4100 TCAS processor replaces the aircraft’s existing TTR-920 processor and incorporates new 7.1 logic required to meet the Euroc...

Dnata receives seventh certification for IATA's Safety Audit for Ground Operations

Dnata's continual focus on safety and security has been achieved with the air services provider's Sydney headquarters and station receiving registration for IATA's Safety Audit of Ground Operations (ISAGO) in December. This is the seventh key station in dnata’s ground handling operations to receive this prestigious certification. The other ground operations which are also ISAG...

Volga-Dnepr Gulf Performs The First С-Check Maintenance For Avia Traffic Company.

Volga-Dnepr Gulf, a division of Volga-Dnepr Technics (an aircraft MRO branch of Volga-Dnepr Group in the Middle East region) completed the first C-check maintenance service for a B737-300 operated by Kyrgyzstan-based Avia Traffic Company, at its hangar facility in Sharjah, UAE. Avia Traffic aircraft was subjected to the full maintenance workscope including C2+C1, AD/SB + A1 + A2...

Sherwin-Williams Announces New 2016 Aerospace Coatings Training Program

Sherwin-Williams announced its new 2016 aerospace coatings training program schedule to further provide today’s aerospace coatings painting professionals with the continuous training required to stay current on the most up-to-date aviation coatings products and application methods available. Designed for both MRO and OEM instruction, this handson and classroom training includes applying new...

Monarch Aircraft Engineering: Line Maintenance for Austrian

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of The Monarch Group, announces a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Austrian Airlines. The agreement, which commenced on 15th December 2015 is to provide call out support to the Austrian operator’s Airbus A320 and Embraer E195 flying program into Manchester Airport. Commenting on this agreement, Neil...

Spirit Aeronautics Teams with Manion Aviation

Manion Aviation has joined the Spirit Aeronautics sales team and now represents Spirit Aeronautics for MROservice sales on a variety of business aircraft. Manion Aviation provides front-end technical sales representation across North America, South America, Europe and Asia. “Spirit Aeronautics is on the fast track, and we are excited to be a part of its growth plan,” said...

StandardAero Launches PT6A FASTLANETM Engine Maintenance Program

StandardAero has launched a new, customized accelerated response program to support PT6A turboprop engine operators with hot section inspections, repairs and on-site field services. This new program — “PT6A FASTLANE™” — includes but is not limited to, on-wing inspections by a certified StandardAero Field Service Representative (FSR), Service Center support and ...

Magnetic MRO to Launch a New Dedicated Painting Hangar in Tallinn Airport

Magnetic MRO, a total technical care provider headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia is to launch its second painting hangar in 2017. The new dedicated painting hangar will be built in co-operation with Tallinn Airport, in response to growing demand for painting services from Magnetic MRO customers. A Letter of Intent has been signed and preparations have started to build the 2000...

CAE awarded commercial aviation training solution contracts valued at more than C$100 million

CAE announced today a series of training solution contracts valued at more than C$100 million with five airlines. The diversity of these agreements highlights the span of CAE’s full range of training programs that cover the entire career life cycle of professional pilots and CAE’s leadership in developing training equipment solutions for next generation aircraft types. They includ...

MTU Maintenance Canada Looks Back at Successful Accessory Repair Ramp-up

Three years after the opening of the Accessory Repair Center (A.R.C.), MTU Maintenance Canada, is satisfied with the development of its business for accessory repair and Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) management. The company, an affiliate of one of the world’s leading engine mainte-nance providers, has managed to increase revenues by 48 percent to 40 million US dollars since 2012 and has won a...

Introducing AirCorps Aviation Reverse Engineering

AirCorps Aviation is redefining WWII Aircraft Restoration & Maintenance to allow aircraft built in the 20th Century to fly through the 21st Century.  The renowned Bemidji, MN based vintage aviation company, has introduced a new service for its clients called AirCorps Aviation Reverse Engineering  which uses state-of-the-art technology that allows for accurate scans of parts, both big...

Vector Aerospace certified for Airbus Helicopters H130/EC130 tail rotor gearbox repair and overhaul

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, added the Airbus Helicopters H130 (formerly EC130 T2) and EC130 B4 tail rotor gearbox (TGB) to its existing range of rotorcraft repair and overhaul (R&O) capabilities. Vector will offer this expanded support for the H130/EC130 from its facilities in Langley and Richmond, BC, Canada,...

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It is with great pleasure that we announce EuroPilot Center (EPC), now part of the International Pilot Center Alliance (ICPA), has chosen Alsim to deliver an ALX Simulator at their soon-to-be upgraded...

Dramatic expansion & branding of newly created flight solutions group: GA Telesis

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New Diamond Aircraft service center in Texas

In a conscious effort to improve the service network, Diamond is actively recruiting service centers to serve new and existing Diamond Operators across the nation. The latest addition to the network i...

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Dassault Falcon Service recently completed the conversion of a Falcon 900B from passenger configuration to full cargo in record time. The conversion, involving a company-owned aircraft, took ei...

Newly created MHI RJ Aviation Group begins operations

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, MHI RJ Aviation Group (MHIRJ) is launching as a newly created group of entities providing a holistic service and support solution for the global regional...