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 wheel and break workshop is scheduled to enter service in 2017.
The expanded STC is an approved model list (AML) certification that now covers more than a hundreds business airplane models.
Factory-refurbished Eclipse 500 SE will be upgraded to include nearly all new features introduced on the Eclipse 550.
Acquisition will provide Premier with not only 60,000 sq ft more space but also a background working with regionals, King Airs and helicopters.
The customer-support jet will be based at Falcon Jet’s North American headquarters at Teterboro and is one of two fielded by the French airframer.
Gulfstream’s company-owned service centers have exclusive rights to perform the work.
The company added heavy maintenance inspections to its authorizations.
The test cell will be capable of supporting turboprop engines that produce up to 5,000 shp.
The companies look at the maintenance history and anticipated exposure of a specific serial number aircraft to provide an assessment of value.
The Grand Junction facility painted its first PC-12 for Pilatus in 1994.