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 29, 2008 - 1:22 PM
Dart Helicopter’s Apical Industries has received EASA approval for its Tri-Bag Emergency Float System on the AgustaWestland A119/AW119 Mk II.
Aug 29, 2008 - 12:57 PM
The FAA recently stopped short of chiding OEMs for threatening to invalidate warranties if FAA-approved PMA (parts manufacturing approval) parts are used i
Aug 29, 2008 - 12:39 PM
Clifford Development expects STC approval this month for its re-engined version of the Citation II.
Aug 29, 2008 - 11:22 AM
AircraftLogs.com has added maintenance features to its online logbook system.
Aug 29, 2008 - 6:29 AM
A Hawker 900XP crew recently discovered after landing that a slightly out-of-tolerance closing mechanism can render the cabin door unopenable from inside t
Aug 27, 2008 - 11:30 AM
The FAA has updated guidance provided to field inspectors on how to determine the recommended form of approval for aircraft alterations.
Aug 27, 2008 - 11:26 AM
According to the FBI, federal laws against tampering with aircraft do not apply to the bizarre situation that occurred at Chicago O’Hare Airport on August
Aug 27, 2008 - 11:24 AM
PMA manufacturers might have a harder time exporting their civilian aircraft parts due to a new International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) rule issue
Aug 27, 2008 - 11:20 AM
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has launched a counterfeit parts “integrated project team” to create standards for government and industry to re
Aug 26, 2008 - 11:12 AM
Business aircraft maintenance, modification and completions firm Stevens Aviation today delivered the first Lear4Ever–an upgraded Learjet 35–to Dr.