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.
IAI's Bedek division is working on supplemental type certificates to convert Boeing 737-700s and -800s into freighters.
The Sabena mod program involves cutting a hatch into the the Falcon 50's fuselage to allow dropping a rescue boat.
The upgrades include a tactical workstation, video-stabilizing unit, hardware for a Wescam gimbal and searchlight and more.
Distribution deals for GDS C-130 seats, Lord products for military platforms also announced by US MRO
The company is close to closing a deal to open a four-bay MRO hangar for Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737 classic and new generation overhauls.
Falcon Aviation has established a PC-12 support location at its Al Bateen Executive Airport facility, to provide line and base maintenance and AOG service.
The Oklahoma systems integrator expects to add Canada and Australia to its list of approvals shortly.
Completed on time and on budget, the job was complicated by two other major Falcon maintenance jobs taking place at the same time.
The MRO is set to embark on a major hangar development project that will enhance its wide-body maintenance, refurbishment and completions services.
The acquisition involves approximately 80 additional parts, bringing the number of total parts for the JT15D engine that Ontic supports close to 300.