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.

May 20, 2014 - 2:20 AM
Many of Blackhawk’s PT6A new-engine customers are already existing JSSI customers or have expressed strong interest in becoming one.
As Embraer’s fleet grows, it is steadily increasing its worldwide network of customer-support centers.
May 20, 2014 - 12:25 AM
Embraer is expanding its worldwide support network to handle a growing installed base of jets.
May 19, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Spares parts supplier revamps reward program, gives away tablet
May 19, 2014 - 2:50 PM
Haitec will dedicate a 46,000-sq-ft hangar to business aircraft maintenance in Erfurt.
In acquiring the Broughton works, Marshall not only bought access into the lucrative Hawker and Beechcraft world, but also gained a design and engineering facility highly experienced in special-mission modifications, such as that applied to this King Air.
May 19, 2014 - 3:00 AM
Marshall Aerospace is rapidly expanding into business aviation sales and support services, helping to diversify this well-established UK company.
Steve Friedrich, R-R’s vice president sales and marketing, civil small and medium engines.
May 18, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Rolls-Royce is probably the leading engine manufacturer for larger business jets, and as the fleet grows it is investing heavily in supporting operators.
One person can use Mototok’s wirelessly controlled tug to park aircraft efficiently.
May 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM
Wireless-controlled electric tug from Germany frees up wasted hangar space.
While the aerospace industry faces difficulties finding enough suitably qualified and experienced engineers in coming years, there are bright spots where companies are investing heavily in the next generation-such as at SR Technics in Zurich, Switzerland which has supplied large, well-equipped workshops for training. (Photo: Ian Sheppard)
May 18, 2014 - 4:00 AM
While all the talk is of pilot shortages, it is the aging population of maintenance engineers that poses the biggest problem.
May 15, 2014 - 2:45 PM
There are 218 Falcon 7Xs in service, flying an average 400 hours per year.
May 14, 2014 - 11:58 AM
Mx students to benefit from high fidelity simulation