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.

Apr 15, 2009 - 10:50 AM
The FAA issued a special airworthiness information bulletin (SAIB NM-09-18) last month warning operators of aircraft equipped with carbon disc brakes that
Apr 15, 2009 - 10:34 AM
Customers who bring their Cessna Citation to Sierra Industries of Uvalde, Texas, for major maintenance or inspection events can now drop off their jet and
Apr 15, 2009 - 10:27 AM
Jet Aviation, which purchased Midcoast Aviation in 2006 and then was bought by General Dynamics last year, announced that Don Petersen is taking over as pr
Apr 15, 2009 - 10:24 AM
The FAA has begun the process of withdrawing a controversial December 2006 <link http://www.regulations.gov/fdmspublic/component/main?main=DocumentDetail&o
Apr 8, 2009 - 10:25 AM
The FAA has published draft <link http://www.faa.gov/aircraft/draft_docs/media/Draft_Order_8300-14A.pdf _blank>Order 8300.14A</link>, “Repair Specification
Apr 8, 2009 - 10:21 AM
An American Airlines MD-80’s safety was jeopardized, according to the NTSB, due to an “unapproved and improper procedure used by mechanics to manually star
Apr 8, 2009 - 10:15 AM
Counterfeiting remains a serious problem in the aerospace industry.
Apr 8, 2009 - 10:07 AM
Dassault Falcon yesterday opened its newest Dassault Aircraft Services factory-owned service center at Reno Tahoe International Airport.
Apr 7, 2009 - 12:12 PM
Rockwell Collins’s Venue cabin management system is only just finding its way into production business aircraft, but the 3-D moving-map display is already
Apr 7, 2009 - 12:10 PM
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has extended the comment periods for three key notices of proposed amendments (NPAs) under which it will assume