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.
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-
The current status of the 259 Eclipse 500 very light jets that were delivered before the manufacturer went bankrupt in February remains tenuous.
The 24th annual NBAA maintenance management conference was held in New Orleans last week.
Gulfstream Aerospace has reinstituted its “Meet the Quote” spare parts price-matching program, initially launched in March 2004, and operators have until J
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
Avatas Aerospace has signed an agreement with Precision Turbines to allow the latter to offer maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Pratt & Whi
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
Denel Aviation of South Africa has been certified by Lockheed Martin as a service center for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of C-130s.
The FAA issued a special airworthiness information bulletin (SAIB NM-09-18) last month warning operators of aircraft equipped with carbon disc brakes that
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