Maintenance and Modifications
News and issues about aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), covering all segments of the aviation industry; and modifications for aircraft and engines. Subjects include product support of aircraft, engines and avionics, MRO company mergers, acquisitions, announcements and personnel, Airworthiness Directives, Supplemental Type Certificate approvals and other topics.
Aircraft are being updated with recovered taupe and coal leather seats, refinished cabin panels, leather cabin drink rails and other “luxury options."
The company's three facilities hold DGAC approval.
By year-end courses will cover some piston and jet aircraft.
Under the STC StandardAero would install the engine in the Cessna Caravan 208B.
The approval adds the S-76D to its existing approval for the S-76 Legacy models.
LPV functionality is available as an option.
STC covers most business aircraft with Honeywell Primus II radio suites, as well as Honeywell SPZ-8000, Primus 1000 and 2000 flight control
Coverage now extends up to the first recommended overhaul.
Less than a year after receiving its STC, Blackhawk has been highly successful with its engine-upgrade program.
Rule eliminates "the burden and expense of developing, processing and approving RVSM maintenance programs.”