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.

One Aviation’s Eclipse maintenance facility in Chicago is chock-a-block with aircraft in for routine service. Worldwide, Eclipse lays claim to resolving 98 percent of AOG issues within 48 hours.
Nov 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The company’s Chicago maintenance base is a big part of One Aviation’s product support efforts.
Nov 13, 2015 - 3:00 AM
The Atlanta company is targeting new services and capabilities in the MRO market.
TBM owners and operators have a new factory authorized  service center in Central Florida. Orlando-based Exec Aero was  recently named an official maintenance provider.
Nov 13, 2015 - 3:00 AM
Orlando-based MRO is ideally situated for the task
Nov 13, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Duncan Aviation is offering a variety of information sources to help aircraft operators decide on upgrades.
Cessna’s perennially popular Caravan series now has a Blackhawk engine upgrade for the -140 version of Pratt & Whitney Canada’s PT6A engine. The -140 version is a more affordable option than Blackhawk’s -42A upgrade, developed for high-elevation operations.
Nov 13, 2015 - 2:00 AM
The 867-shp XP140 Caravan is Blackhawk’s latest upgrade to receive FAA approval.
With 60 years of operation as its legacy, Innotech its highlighting its maintenance capabilities here at the NBAA show in Las Vegas.
Nov 12, 2015 - 1:00 PM
The Montreal company is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
U.S.-based Rolls-Royce Spey-powered Gulfstream GIIs and GIIIs will have to have hushkits installed, or stay on the ground after the ball drops in Times Square at the end of 2015. QTA is here to offer solutions.
Nov 12, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Noise regulations will affect many older noisier jets unless they are retired or modified with hush kits.
Having just been taken over by Kaman Aerospace, Timken Alcor Aerospace Technologies will complement Kaman’s current business activities.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The Mesa, Ariz.-based Timken unit designs and manufactures PMA engine and helicopter parts.
The Flying Colours St. Louis MRO and completions facility is an FAA Part 145  repair station that services a number of business aircraft makes and models.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The company receives an award, and it was selected as a preferred completion center by Inairvation.
Jet Aviation St. Louis hosted its first NBAA regional forum in September,  held in one side of the largest hangar, which is used for large-cabin business jet maintenance.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The company’s St. Louis Downtown Airport facility now comprises 625,000 sq ft of hangar space.