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 5, 2008 - 11:01 AM
Arinc Direct, the business aviation arm of Annapolis, Md.-based Arinc, has introduced an RVSM modification and certification package for the Cessna 500 ser
Aug 5, 2008 - 10:54 AM
A proposed AD that would require replacing the horizontal stabilizer trim actuator (HSTA) every 18 months on Citation 650s is based on a discovery in lab t
Aug 5, 2008 - 10:01 AM
The FAA’s concern that a critical part on the Bombardier Learjet 45 “was not manufactured per the type design data” led it to ground the entire fleet of 17
Aug 4, 2008 - 10:30 AM
After changing hands three times in fairly quick succession over the past decade, the UK’s PremiAir Aircraft Engineering appears to be settling down and re
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:01 AM
Failure of the FAA to publish an advisory circular may prompt the National Air Transportation Association to request an extension of the October 6 implemen
Aug 4, 2008 - 6:49 AM
Jeppesen’s BBJ VIP Plus Program is a new bundled pricing package intended solely for operators of Boeing Business Jets.
Jul 30, 2008 - 10:17 AM
“PMA parts? Ooh, now there’s a murky area,” said a maintenance supervisor who oversees the upkeep of an offshore oil support helicopter fleet numbering wel
Jul 30, 2008 - 9:48 AM
Three people were injured–one critically–during an explosion on July 2 at the Gulfstream Aerospace plant in Savannah, Ga.
Jul 30, 2008 - 9:38 AM
The FAA has issued an unapproved parts notification for Weco Aerospace Systems of Burbank, Calif.
Jul 30, 2008 - 6:46 AM
StarPortUSA, based at Orlando-Sanford (Fla.) International Airport, is now an authorized line maintenance service center for Honeywell Aerospace.