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.

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
May 14, 2014 - 11:48 AM
Approval rounds out MRO’s relationship with Embraer.
May 14, 2014 - 11:45 AM
STC adds 686 gallons of fuel.
May 14, 2014 - 11:40 AM
Vector will provide MRO services on the PT6T.
May 14, 2014 - 11:30 AM
The association seeks to standardize Part 135 inspection standards.
May 14, 2014 - 11:25 AM
Biggin Hill facility to expand capacity.
May 14, 2014 - 11:20 AM
VIP 767s slated for strut improvement program mod.