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 three-year contract covers the PT6A that powers the turboprop.
Three new agreements with major OEMs cover parts and assemblies for military, commercial, and general aviation aircraft
Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofans are still not ready for prime time.
The facility is a factory-approved service center for Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream.
The company is expanding its support for the H130 and H125.
The facility also returned several aircraft to service after C-Checks.
The software projects a multi-dimensional paint scheme onto the aircraft, eliminating the need for design on a flat schematic.
The company has held an FAA repair station certificate for a year.
UK tier-one supplier continues to absorb the capabilities gained through acquisition of Fokker last year.
Its new West Coast facility will include a 6,300-sq-ft FBO terminal and offices, a 30,000-sq-ft hangar and a 3.5-acre ramp.