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 22, 2009 - 11:28 AM
Eclipse Jet, one of the companies formed to try to buy the assets of bankrupt Eclipse Aviation, has entered into an agreement with logistics and management
Apr 22, 2009 - 11:26 AM
Avatas Aerospace has signed an agreement with Precision Turbines to allow the latter to offer maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Pratt & Whi
Apr 22, 2009 - 11:20 AM
Chromalloy, a supplier of components, PMA parts and specialized component repairs for turbine engines, is investing $16.5 million in an expansion of its Ta
Apr 16, 2009 - 10:25 AM
Denel Aviation of South Africa has been certified by Lockheed Martin as a service center for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of C-130s.
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