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UTC Aerospace and Revima to Bring Landing Gear Repair Capability to the Middle East

UTC Aerospace Systems and Revima Group today announced a long-term agreement to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for landing gear systems on Boeing 777-300ER aircraft operated by Emirates. While the service agreement with Emirates remains under the prime responsibility of...

Wizz Air signs line maintenance contract with Lufthansa Technik Budapest

The Hungarian airline Wizz Air has contracted Lufthansa Technik Budapest (LTB) to provide line maintenance services for its fleet at the Budapest and Debrecen locations. The agreement comes into force in February 2016 and includes Wizz Air’s eight Airbus A320 aircraft stati...


FlightSafety upgrades simulators on G650 training programme

FlightSafety International continues to enhance its Gulfstream G650 training programme by upgrading its simulators and adding the Autobrakes system. The addition to the training programmes fulfils the requirements of the FAA FSB Report and EASA OSD.   The Normal and Abnormal operation of the Autobrakes will be covered during ground school and simulator sessions, allowing pilots to...

StandardAero signs engine MRO with Rolls-Royce

StandardAero signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to become an authorized engine line maintenance service provider for CorporateCare® operators of the AE 3007A and BR710A2-20 turbofan engines. The new agreement expands the company’s engine service portfolio and authorizes StandardAero to provide additional services to its customers. The five-year agreement covers line service work on...

FL Technics presents asset management support during engine lease and maintenance

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is further expanding its portfolio of engine management solutions by launching a new asset management support during engine lease and maintenance. The new service is mainly aimed at the company’s customers in the Middle East, the CIS and Asia Pacific. In terms of its liveline...

Daher introduces support for Part 135 TBM operators

Daher is introducing a specific support package for Part 135 operators in response to what it says is a growth in TBM commercial charter flights. The package includes an extended version of its TBM Care Program to cover these companies’ higher aircraft use rates; continuing airworthiness monitoring; a dedicated maintenance hotline; and a suite of training courses. “As TBM charter...

Two ALSIM ALX simulatorsto be delivered to Prince Sultan Aviation Academy

Alsim has announced Prince Sultan Aviation Academy (PSAA) recently acquired two ALX simulators, full versions, which will be delivered to the school in December. Alsim has said its ALX FNPTII is compatible with the types of aircraft that are used in Prince Sultan Aviation Academy and can simulate all emergency situations together with all weather and environment conditions.

Lufthansa Technik's new seating concept passed certification tests

This certification allows owners, operators, and designers to choose from thousands of possible chair™ configurations to match the need of a particular cabin environment. The ETSO (European Technical Standard Orders) / TSO (Technical Standard Orders) certificate is in process and will be issued over the next few months. The chair™ is based on an innovative pedestal design upon which...

Vector Aerospace’s Engine Trading Team Poised for Growth

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is excited to announce the continuing growth of its dedicated Engine Trading team. Since its creation a little over a year ago, the Engine Trading team has enjoyed strong engagement from the market place, with customers worldwide appreciating the range of services offered by the team. Th...

STTS launch paint hangar at Dubai South

STTS, a specialist in painting & sealing of airline, military and VIP aircraft, belonging to the French group Finaero, has launched a purpose built paint hangar at Dubai South. In order to offer its customers greater proximity, STTS is investing in a 34 million USD project that will accommodate a wide body painting bay at the new international airport. The site will also accommodate an a...

Aviation maintenance program to provide skilled workers

The inner workings of aircraft have always fascinated Michael Cook. So much so, the 18-year-old wants to work on airplanes for a living. The Booker T. Washington High senior wants to become one of the first graduates of George Stone Technical Center's new aviation maintenance program scheduled to start in January. Cook plans to enroll in classes next fall and graduate in a few years with ai...

ADA Millennium Seals Major Canadian MRO Deal

The newly-established ADA Millennium – the management consultancy joint venture between Abu Dhabi Aviation and the UK's jcba – says it has secured a major restructure and performance improvement contract for a leading Canadian MRO and that its business pipeline includes projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Europe. “We are in the early stages but the synergies between...

TrainingPort Keeps Aviation Personnel Current

Canadian online business aviation training companyTrainingPortis at the NBAA show (Booth N924) to acquaint flight managers with its online source for customized safety training. Based near Vancouver, the company was founded in 2005 by Scott Macpherson, a 25-year corporate aviation pilot and manager. TrainingPort was designed to meet operators’ needs for a straightforward, onli...

A Flight Simulator with Sea Legs

How do you “back up” in a flight simulator? Visual system engineers at Textron’s TRU Simulation + Training (Booth N3032) in Montreal are working on that dilemma in the development of the world’s first level-D seaplane flight simulator. When docking a float-equipped Twin Otter, pilots often reverse the aircraft, somewhat like parallel parking your auto...

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Elliott Aviation designated for TBM 940 upgrades/retrofits of Daher HomeSafe emergency autoland system in the U.S.

Daher has selected Elliott Aviation to install the HomeSafe™ emergency autoland system on TBM 940 very fast turboprop aircraft delivered in the U.S. market during 2019 and the first half of 2020...

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FL Technics renews its GCAA Part 21 certificate

FL Technics has renewed its GCAA Part 21 (Design) certificate for yet another year. The news come after a series of rigorous checks and audits performed by the GCAA of the UAE, prolonging FL Tech...

Piper Aircraft 2020 apprenticeship class begins training

Piper Aircraft announced its second group of apprentices has begun their two-year training program. The apprentices recently made their first step towards a career in manufacturing by attending t...

Skyservice Business Aviation received STC for Aviation Clean Air Purification Systems on Bombardier aircraft

Skyservice Business Aviation MRO division has recently received the supplemental type certificate from Transport Canada for the installation of ACA's purification system inside Bombardier'...

Elliott Aviation designated for TBM 940 upgrades/retrofits of Daher HomeSafe emergency autoland system in the U.S.

Daher has selected Elliott Aviation to install the HomeSafe™ emergency autoland system on TBM 940 very fast turboprop aircraft delivered in the U.S. market during 2019 and the first half of 2020...

Jet Flight Service performed 192-Month inspection on the Legacy 600

Jet Flight Service Riga based maintenance service center has recently achieved two milestones by completing 192-month/16-year inspection on the Embraer Legacy 600 this summer and at the same...

EASA approves Airbus maintenance Synchronous Distance Learning

To support Airbus customers and offer them the opportunity to optimise this period of travel restrictions, Airbus Training Services has set up and obtained EASA-approval for a “Synchronous...

Preparing the way for return to global operations - Airbus Flight Training COVID taskforce

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...