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.
The approval covers Globals and Challengers.
The operator is the first in Africa to hold such an approval for the Williams engine.
Approval adds to capabilities at Munich facility.
MRO expands its reach in the Canadian market.
Sharklets bring new look, save fuel and extend range.
The installation marks the first of its kind at the Houston facility.
Candidates vie for spot in LA's leading aircraft mechanic school.
Debris monitoring program heads off potential problems, says the engine maker.
There have been two accidents involving Bell 206s where a malfunction of the main transmission freewheel system led to a failure of the main rotor mast.
In hot conditions, the company has seen climb rate more than double from sea level to the FL350 service ceiling, reducing this time-to-climb to 18 minutes.