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.
Lithium batteries weigh about half the weight of a traditional sealed lead-acid or nickel-cadmium battery.
Speed increases by 12 to 14 knots at FL450, time-to-climb direct to FL450 drops to 26 minutes and range increases by 265 nm.
System brings anti-skid technology to aircraft under 20,000 pounds, both for new and for in-service aircraft.
150,000-sq-ft business aviation maintenance facility will be able to service up to 30 aircraft simultaneously.
New apps include Pilot Gateway and My-Maintainer.
Vector services General Electric, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce and Turbomeca engines.
Association members receive discounts from the preferred provider.
Gogo’s UCS 5000 in-flight entertainment system provides Wi-Fi.
Composite structure and advanced systems open new territory
Dry media filtration best suited to high-tempo operations.