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.

Directing resources to supporting and upgrading its older GIV and GV models, Gulfstream is showing operators it intends to keep them operating safely and productively through at least 2030. Not unexpectedly, much of the refreshment work involves avionics.
Nov 1, 2016 - 2:00 PM
A variety of avionics and airframe upgrades are available to keep the GIV and GV flying through 2030.
Nov 1, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Solution will act as a bridge program to Elliott's recently announced Garmin G5000 retrofit for these jets.
Nov 1, 2016 - 2:00 PM
While developing a “mini” chain of FBOs in the Badger State, the company has grown into a full aviation services provider.
Having just achieved Part 145 credentials for its maintenance shop, St. Croix-based Bohlke International Airways is taking “baby steps” toward supporting its growing fleet.
Nov 1, 2016 - 1:54 PM
The FBO now offers FAA certificated maintenance at the most Southern and Eastern point of the United States.
Nov 1, 2016 - 1:30 PM
OneAbove will market charter capacity for Fly Comlux and other operators
ATP management has invested time working with maintenance organizations to better understand their needs. The latest mobile app is part of the result.
Nov 1, 2016 - 1:00 PM
The new mobile app from Aircraft Technical Publishers is designed to ease access to maintenance libraries.
Nov 1, 2016 - 12:13 PM
The upgrade replaces out-of-production cabin management systems in the G450 and G550.
Teledyne Battery is charged up about its low-maintenance line.
Nov 1, 2016 - 11:15 AM
The Redlands, Calif., battery manufacturer designs and builds all of its products.
Nov 1, 2016 - 10:22 AM
Jet-Care is expanding the scope of the engine performance data that it can now trend for operators through its gas path analysis service.
With an award-winning environmental record in Colorado, West Star Aviation is expanding its Chattanooga, Tenn. facility. A new maintenance hangar and a 41,500-sq-ft paint shop are part of the $20 million expansion.
Nov 1, 2016 - 9:30 AM
The project will add another more than 100,000 sq ft of maintenance and paint facilities.