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 Sapphire upgrade program is a “comprehensive package of modifications that will enhance performance, reliability and comfort.”
The company recently signed agreements with Gate V and Fame Executive Aviation, the previous MRO and FBO service providers at the field.
New propellers will be formally introduced at the NBAA Convention next month.
The new paint hangar will support the company’s growing aircraft refurbishment work.
The cost of a respray is around 1 percent of the aircraft’s value, but could increase its value by up to 10 percent.
MRO adds design engineering team
GA Telesis is providing overhauled, repaired and new surplus material through a section of the Boeing Part Page called Part Page Marketplace.
Agreement builds on companies’ longstanding relationship.
TAM Aviação Executivo, World-Way Aviation and Catarina Airport all have big plans to expand MRO facilities in Brazil.
The company’s Part 145 business has been geared to airline operations, but it is looking to move into the business aviation market.