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 company is installing new RM-855s in place of the aircraft's legacy RM-850.
The UK facility provides aircraft wheel and brake component repair, overhaul, parts sales, parts exchange and inventory management.
The project is the company's 35 on the series and more are in the pipeline.
The company already holds approvals to provide avionics, interior mods and refurbishment on the model.
Part-ML proposes alleviations for aircraft maintenance programs and airworthiness reviews.
Angle-of-attack system is calibrated for approach and landing at all MU-2 flap settings.
Textron is introducing new Pre-Buy Assurance, along with Extended Care and King Air Direct.
The SmartStem system is intended to simplify important tire-pressure checks.
Projects include maintenance, avionics installations and RVSM certifications.
The MRO provider has a facility dedicated to the repair and overhaul of PT6A engines.