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 29, 2009 - 10:50 AM
Last week, Dallas television station WFAA-TV ran a two-part news story claiming hundreds of aircraft mechanics might have been improperly certified by FAA-
Apr 29, 2009 - 7:54 AM
The current status of the 259 Eclipse 500 very light jets that were delivered before the manufacturer went bankrupt in February remains tenuous.
Apr 22, 2009 - 11:38 AM
The 24th annual NBAA maintenance management conference was held in New Orleans last week.
Apr 22, 2009 - 11:35 AM
Gulfstream Aerospace has reinstituted its “Meet the Quote” spare parts price-matching program, initially launched in March 2004, and operators have until J
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