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.
The recession’s lingering effects may prompt operators to consider storing their aircraft until conditions improve.
The FAA has awarded Rapco Fleet Support multiple parts manufacturer approvals (PMAs) for its replacement torque tubes used on Hawker 600s through 850s, Cit
Bombardier Challenger 300 operators now have a choice of replacing the jet’s original nickel-cadmium main ship battery with a new Concorde RG-441 lead-acid
Two competitors with separate programs that convert Bombardier CRJs into executive jets combined forces in March, when Peterborough, Ontario-based Flying C
Raisbeck Engineering of Seattle, Wash.
Hartzell Propeller’s new Top Prop three-blade propeller upgrade kit for the Cessna 206 is now available.
SkyBooks, a unit of Textron, is adding an integrated inventory tracking module to its maintenance-tracking and operations management service.
Eclipse Aerospace, the new owner of the assets of Eclipse Aviation, has wasted no time consolidating facilities, organizing inventory and modifying Eclipse
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Westcor Aviation has been certified a Turbomeca-approved maintenance center.
WestWind Technologies has opened its new Huntsville Aircraft Modification & Integration Center.