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.

Jul 30, 2008 - 5:07 AM
Early last month a Boeing 737-300 requiring an 8A check was the first aircraft to be towed into Ameco Beijing’s A380 hangar.
Jul 29, 2008 - 11:45 AM
Hawker Beechcraft late last week completed the sale of the majority of its wholly owned fuel and line operations to Signature Flight Support parent company
Jul 29, 2008 - 11:33 AM
SkyTrac’s automated flight following and satellite communication system has received FAA STC and Transport Canada Type Certificate Data Sheet (TCDS) approv
Jul 29, 2008 - 11:29 AM
Eurocopter has announced it will take over Motorflug Baden-Baden, a German helicopter MRO specialist.
Jul 29, 2008 - 11:25 AM
For Robinson Helicopter, switching from aluminum to stainless-steel skin for main rotor blades has been “a mixed bag,” said company vice president Kurt Rob
Jul 28, 2008 - 11:50 AM
A more powerful, better performing Caravan 208 with improved fuel burn is the goal of Anchorage-based Aero Twin, which is working on a mod to convert the t
Jul 14, 2008 - 10:56 AM
PrivateSky Aviation Services is building an expanded facility on an additional 15 acres at Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla.
Jul 14, 2008 - 7:59 AM
The market for Gulfstream hush kits stands at fewer than 400 GIIs, GIITTs, GIIBs and GIIIs.
Jul 9, 2008 - 9:35 AM
Jet-Care International has recently upgraded its corporate aircraft from a Piper Malibu piston single to a new Cessna CJ1.
Jul 8, 2008 - 11:29 AM
There were many times during my years as a mechanic when I was working totally exhausted, but for a number of reasons I continued past the point that I was