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Rolls-Royce names Delta TechOps as approved maintenance center

Delta TechOps, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business of Delta Air Lines, and Rolls-Royce are teaming up, bringing advanced jet engines from Rolls-Royce to a 100,000-ft² expanded engine shop at Delta’s Technical Operations Center in Atlanta. Rolls-Royce has named Delta Tec...

FL Technics Training signs a Boeing 737 NG training deal with SIA Engineering Philippines

FL Technics Training, a global provider of aviation technical training services, continues expanding its already extensive list of clients from the rapidly emerging Southeast Asia. The company has signed a contract with SIA Engineering (Philippines), an MRO company with over 15 000 sq. m....


Government to develop new security training program for regional airports

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss says the government plans to release a new training program designed to assist regional airports better manage their security processes. Slated to begin in 2016, the new regional aviation security awareness training package would be available to the 150-odd security controlled airports in small, lower ri...

New refurb house Latitude Aero gives IFE vendors more control

Providers of inflight entertainment solutions work hard to innovate and develop products that will enhance the passenger experience in every class. Even so, passengers often lament that the systems they encounter on board are outdated or that their seatback is missing IFE altogether. Part of the reason for this “tech disconnect” is simply that the path to market for new...

Stevens To Consolidate S.C. MRO Activity at Donaldson

Following the recent decision by the Greenville-Spartanburg (S.C.) International Airport (GSP) Commission to take over control of the lone FBO on the field when incumbent operator Stevens Aviation’s lease expires at the end of next year, the aviation services provider announced that it plans to move its MRO business from GSP as well. That would signal an en...

Turbomeca offers Poland best-in-class engine solution

In support of the H225M Caracal acquisition by the Polish Armed Forces, Turbomeca (Safran) is delivering an optimum engine solution and comprehensive industrial benefits for the nation’s manufacturing sector. Turbomeca, a company founded by Joseph Szydlowski, a Polish engineer, is the world leader in helicopter engines. The H225M is powered by the Turbomeca Makila 2. This 2,100-shp turbos...

Triumph Group announces acquisition of Fairchild Controls Corporation

Triumph Group, Inc. announced the acquisition of Fairchild Controls Corporation, a leading provider of proprietary thermal management systems, auxiliary power generation systems and related aftermarket spares and repairs, from Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. The acquired business, which is based in Frederick, Maryland, will operate as Triumph Thermal Systems -Maryland and be included in t...

Jet Aviation Basel receives maintenance organization certificate from ANAC in Brazil

Jet Aviation Basel has received its maintenance organization certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority of Brazil, Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC). The certificate authorizes the MRO facility to support all Brazilian-registered aircraft within its capabilities. With this approval, Jet Aviation Basel is authorized to provide line and base maintenance to...

A “boomerang”-UAV developed by Samara State Aerospace University was showcased at the “Innovation day” held in Yekaterinburg

The multi-role UAV, which is able to return to its starting point in case of navigation system failure, was showcased at the “Innovation day of the Central Military District” held in Yekaterinburg, TASS reports. “The UAV’s weight is just 4 kg, it is made of fiberglass. One of its major features is the fact that it cannot get lost. Even in case of failure or loss of conne...

Russian Helicopters Continue Maintaining Kamov Ka-32s in South Korea

South Korea and Russian Helicopters have extended the Ka-32 engine maintenance certificate. Prior to this, representatives from the Korean Office of Civil Aviation and HELIKOREA paid an official visit to the Aircraft Repair Facility No. 150, a part of the Russian holding. Russian Helicopters will continue the repairs of the TV3-117 engines, VR-252 gearboxes, AI-9 APUs, and other Ka-32...

ACS Aero Management Ltd. selects AerData’s CMS software

AerData, the provider of lease management, records management and engine fleet planning software, announced today at MRO Europe that ACSAero Management Ltd. (Subsidiary of Aero Capital Solutions, Inc.), has chosen AerData’s Corporate Management System (CMS) software to support technical records management and technical audit and inspection data management. AerData CMS&...

Air Europa awards SR Technics major cabin refurbishment contract

October 14, 2015 – Zurich, Switzerland: SR Technics, one of the world’s leading providers of technical solutions to airlines, announced today that it had secured an order from Air Europa Lineas Aéreas S.A.U., Spain’s leading privately owned airline, to upgrade 12 of its Airbus A330 cabin interiors. The work will be carried out by SR Technics’ Zurich-based Center o...

AFI KLM E&M To Provide CFM56-7 Support For Jet2.com

AFI KLM E&M and fast growing leisure airline Jet2.com have signed an engine maintenance contract for the UK carrier’s Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. The agreement covers engine repairs, on-site and on-wing assistance, as well as an engine leasing option. Two quick-turn repairs already carried out  The global specialist for CFM56-7 engine maintenance, AFI...

FLYHT Receives Airbus A320 Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration

CALGARY, ALBERTA—(Marketwired – Oct. 14, 2015) – FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (“FLYHT” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:FLY) (OTCQX:FLYLF) reported today it has received a re-issued Supplemental Type Certificate (“STC”) for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (“AFIRS™”) 228 on the Airbus A320...

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First ALX in South America was officially inaugurated

The ATO Flying Pro, located in Quito, Ecuador, has officially launched its Alsim ALX simulator on January 22nd 2020. The flying school has presented its new device to local and national press, as...

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NH90 HFTS pilot training centre adapts latest helicopter standard

The good cooperation conducted since 2004 between the German forces and the Helicopter Flight Training Services consortium for NH90 aircrew training will continue until 2028, thanks to the recent sign...

A320neo nacelle MRO license agreement

Collins Aerospace Systems and Lufthansa Technik announced a licensing agreement for nacelle MRO services on A320neo aircraft. Collins Aerospace, the original equipment manufacturer for the A...