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.
European King Air operators can now upgrade to the Garmin G1000 flightdeck.
Many of Blackhawk’s PT6A new-engine customers are already existing JSSI customers or have expressed strong interest in becoming one.
Embraer is expanding its worldwide support network to handle a growing installed base of jets.
Spares parts supplier revamps reward program, gives away tablet
Haitec will dedicate a 46,000-sq-ft hangar to business aircraft maintenance in Erfurt.
Marshall Aerospace is rapidly expanding into business aviation sales and support services, helping to diversify this well-established UK company.
Rolls-Royce is probably the leading engine manufacturer for larger business jets, and as the fleet grows it is investing heavily in supporting operators.
Wireless-controlled electric tug from Germany frees up wasted hangar space.
While all the talk is of pilot shortages, it is the aging population of maintenance engineers that poses the biggest problem.