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.

Mark Johnstone, BBA Global Engine Services COO
Oct 31, 2016 - 4:15 PM
New DFW MRO campus reflects BBA Aviation Global Engine Services focus on the customer.
Oct 31, 2016 - 1:42 PM
Aviation Partners is bringing 15-foot demonstrator to NBAA Convention to display multiple applications of FlexFoil wing morphing.
Oct 31, 2016 - 1:30 PM
With the upgrade, typical cruise speeds are increased by up to 37 ktas, up to 340 ktas at maximum engine power limits.
JSSI president and CEO Neil Book oversees a company-wide initiative to broaden its aviation service offerings.
Oct 31, 2016 - 12:05 PM
JSSI’s Parts business is moving into whole aircraft acquisition.
Oct 31, 2016 - 11:00 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada is offering 400 flight hours of free coverage for new PT6A operators.
Oct 31, 2016 - 9:30 AM
The integration simplifies the sharing of maintenance-tracking information with the Rockwell Collins Flight Operations System.
Bombardier’s service centers are growing in number, with a new 30,000-sq-ft facility scheduled to come on line in 2018. The Canadian airframer is focusing on adding support capability in places where the fleet is expanding.
Oct 31, 2016 - 9:05 AM
The company is tripling its size at Fort Lauderdale, adding two more customer support trucks.
Tried and true, the vintage Western Jet hangar has been upgraded to current earthquake standards and airport codes. It’s continually chock full of Gulfstreams, and together with tenant companies such as interior specialist JetSet, Western Jet is eying a busy market.
Oct 30, 2016 - 11:24 AM
The Van Nuys Gulfstream maintenance specialist is expecting an influx of customer airplanes for NextGen upgrades.
Honeywell’s FMZ-2000 FMS, above, has new software.
Oct 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The avionics upgrades available for aircraft with Honeywell flight decks also helps preserve the value of older jets.
Stevens Aviation, with facilities in South Carolina, Tennessee and Ohio, has expanded the list of Gulfstream models it is authorized to support. Stevens also works on Bombardier, Beechcraft, Cessna, Embraer, Piaggio and Pilatus aircraft.
Oct 29, 2016 - 12:30 PM
The MRO provider has added two Gulfstream models to its list of capabiliites.