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.

Aug 19, 2009 - 10:37 AM
A Falcon operator filed a complaint with the FAA against Duncan Aviation Battle Creek citing the unauthorized use of Krylon 1401 paint on the airplane’s la
Aug 12, 2009 - 12:34 PM
Bombardier Aerospace has approved RCFontana as a training provider to teach technicians how to polish landing light, wingtip, walkway and emergency light l
Aug 12, 2009 - 12:29 PM
Jet Aviation Dubai has expanded its service offerings to include base and line maintenance for the Hawker 750/800/800XP/850XP/900XP, Gulfstream G350/G450 a
Aug 12, 2009 - 12:25 PM
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) is conducting a survey of regulated aviation businesses affected by the lack of FAA standardization on r
Aug 12, 2009 - 12:16 PM
The FAA will be publishing Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Special Airworthiness&nbsp;Information Bulletins (SAIB) in <link http://edocket.access.gpo.gov
Aug 12, 2009 - 12:14 PM
The Department of Transportation has issued a final rule, Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs, that requires direct-o
Aug 5, 2009 - 12:29 PM
The FAA issued Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) to Aero-Instruments yesterday for a replacement pitot probe that can be installed on the more than 4,500 A
Aug 5, 2009 - 12:28 PM
Going against the common practice of replacing rather than repairing, MTU Aero Engines has teamed with General Electric to make repairs more cost effective
Aug 5, 2009 - 12:25 PM
Eight full-time technicians have been assigned to Gulfstream Aerospace’s airborne product support program.
Aug 5, 2009 - 12:24 PM
The FAA has issued an Airworthiness Directive for Turbomeca Arrius 2F turboshaft engines, citing insufficient clearance between the P3 air pipe and the rea