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GKN Aerospace obtains FAA certification for aero-engine parts repair facility in Malaysia

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued the base certification to GKN Aerospace’s Johor facility in Malaysia for the repair of CFM56 aero-engine parts.  The site will focus on servicing engine low pressure compressor (LPC) components for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7 and V2500. The fac...

Positive trends on Flight Training Market: 43 Airschool choose ALSIM AL250

43 Airschool, located in South Africa, is acquiring an ALSIM’s AL250 flight simulator, providing hope to the aviation training market despite of the coronavirus pandemic damaging the industry. The AL250 simulator addresses initial phase training needs (PPL, CPL, IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP re-c...


Free E-Learning course sponsored by NAS available on Academy.aero

National Aviation Services is sponsoring a free e-learning course titled “COVID-19: Defeating the Crisis and Evolving as a Leader” on the online training platform www.Academy.aero. The course, specially designed for aviation professionals, is the first ground handling industry course to be made public by NAS. NAS is offering this course completely free for up to 100...

ALSIM ALX for Europilot center in Belgium

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, fully solar powered premises in Antwerp, Belgium. The device will be used during phase 6 of the future Integrated Airline Career Program, covering the EASA APS/MCC. During 2 to 3 weeks of inten...

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

GA Telesis'Component Solutions Group has recently completed a five-year expansion and transformation becoming the global leader in integrated aviation aftermarket solutions including aircraft and engine teardown, parts sales, distribution, flight hour services, inventory leasing, APU management, and repair management.  With the business growing nearly 300% over the recent span,...

Eight day cargo conversion: Dassault Falcon Service of a Falcon 900B

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 eight days from reception of the order toapproval by French Civil Aviation authorities, granted under a fast-track exemption. The project entailed stripping passenger seats and furnishings and installin...

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 aircraft industry including the CRJ Series aircraft. The launch of MHIRJ coincides with the acquisition close of the CRJ Series Program from Bombardier Inc. by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. ...

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 is Premier Aircraft Texas at Meacham International Airport. Premier is familiar with the aviation business as the company operates a sales location at Fort Lauderdale, Florida and operated a sales...

Metrojet completed G650ER 4C inspection during Covid-19

The MRO station of Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited completed a 4C inspection on a Gulfstream G650ER in the midst of our battle against COVID-19 and working within all of the unprecedented aviation safety constrains and measures. “Although the COVID-19 pandemic has taken us all by surprise by its severity and resiliency, the Metrojet staff maintained their composure and c...

Air Service Basel closes maintenance department

In light of economic pressures and the recent global pandemic, the Basel-based FBO has announced that it will close its Maintenance department by latest August 1st 2020.  CEO Claudio Lasagni reports: “Business aviation has undoubtedly been facing challenges for a while now and the Corona pandemic has certainly not been in our favour. It’s with a heavy heart that w...

S7 Technics extended the scope of EASA Part-21 J certificate

S7 Technics Design Organisation Approval developing technical documentation for repairs and modifications of water and waste systems installed on aircraft. The scope of works during aircraft base maintenance visit includes repair of various systems, which is carried out in accordance with documentation of the aircraft manufacturing companies (AMM, SRM etc). However, there are som...

MTU Maintenance and Aerologic extend exclusive GE90-110B contract

MTU Maintenance and Aerologic GmbH have renewed their exclusive GE90-110B contract by a further twelve years. The contract encompasses multiple aspects of MTU Maintenance’s PERFORMPlus offering, including engine trend monitoring, fleet management and on-site support as well as spare engine provision.  Aerologic is a 50/50 joint venture between DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo bas...

Certified and ready for the global market: M-345 - Leonardo new jet trainer

The Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness, the Italian Ministry of Defence’s Certification Authority, has issued the "Initial Certification" for Leonardo's new M-345 training aircraft. This important achievement for the M-345 programme is the result of intense activities with two hundred dedicated flights logged alongside the critical support of th...

Aeroclub de Versailles has chosen the Sonaca 200

As part of its fleet renewal, the Aeroclub de Versailles, which is located at the Saint-Cyr-L'école (LFPZ) aerodrome, has selected the Sonaca 200. Following a comparative study, the Aeroclub chose Sonaca Aircraft's two-seater single-engine aircraft. "We were looking for a sound, robust and demonstrative aircraft to train our pilots. The aircraft’s technical specificati...

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Facility optimization for customers - Gulfstream

Gulfstream is streamlining and modernizing its customer service and support experiences by leveraging new and expanded facilities throughout its network. This facility optimization is the next st...

Textron Aviation expands service offering to include repair of Citation CJ series landing gear

Textron Aviation is expanding service offerings to provide customers with a new standard repair process for Cessna Citation CJ series aircraft main landing gear (MLG). This innovative solution, w...

Convertible ALSIM AL40/42 simulator now available

ALSIM announced the launch of the convertible simulator AL40/42. It combines two popular Diamond aircrafts, DA40 & DA42, in one device, bringing flexibility to flight schools. The device...

Adapting to the collapse of the aircraft parts logistics supply chain

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of daily flights across all sectors of the industry has significantly decreased and with that, like any other business in the industry, Jet Mai...

One more Magnetic MRO step towards digitalization

Magnetic MRO announced they have recently signed the extended Managed IT and Cloud services agreement with BTT Cloud. BTT Cloud is a managed IT services provider with Lithuanian capital that...

To support expansion Flying Colours switches on digital training

Flying Colours Corp. has introduced a new digital training program to support the company’s continuous improvement policy. The in-house eLearning platform is designed to deliver a long-term...

Euramec cost-saving A320 Cockpit Refurbishing Program for New Era in Aviation

Euramec, the European flight simulation solution providers today accepted their first Airbus A320 Cockpit from aerospace upcycling specialists AeroCircular to pave a smart way forward for highly cost-...