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 Clean Sky initiative’s Airbus A340 testbed will feature test equipment wingtip pods with high-quality optical windows from PPG.
Delivery service orders four firm and ten optional A330-300P2Fs, in addition to the four ordered last year.
MRO provider first in Americas to perform 787 scheduled airframe checks.
GE and partners are finding new ways to harvest so-called Big Data to improve the efficiency of customer operations.
IAI's Bedek division is working on supplemental type certificates to convert Boeing 737-700s and -800s into freighters.
The Sabena mod program involves cutting a hatch into the the Falcon 50's fuselage to allow dropping a rescue boat.
The upgrades include a tactical workstation, video-stabilizing unit, hardware for a Wescam gimbal and searchlight and more.
Distribution deals for GDS C-130 seats, Lord products for military platforms also announced by US MRO
The company is close to closing a deal to open a four-bay MRO hangar for Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737 classic and new generation overhauls.
Falcon Aviation has established a PC-12 support location at its Al Bateen Executive Airport facility, to provide line and base maintenance and AOG service.