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.

Mar 2, 2009 - 6:35 AM
Eurocopter has voiced concerns about the safety of supplemental type certificates (STC), claiming three times more accidents are caused by STC’d hardware t
Mar 2, 2009 - 6:31 AM
Eurocopter will break ground next month on a new helicopter service and simulator facility in Kirkhill Commercial Park near Aberdeen Airport, Scotland, a m
Feb 27, 2009 - 11:30 AM
Dallas-based Avatas Aerospace, an FAA-approved repair station specializing in the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A, has acquired Hyannis, Mass.-based Prime
Feb 27, 2009 - 11:10 AM
Dassault Falcon will be hosting seven regional maintenance and operating seminars this year.
Feb 27, 2009 - 9:38 AM
BaySys International won’t say if it’s lobbying to be the first with an interiors contract for an executive version of the Airbus A380, but the Wallops Isl
Feb 27, 2009 - 9:35 AM
AMAC Aerospace inaugurated the main hangar of its new business aviation completions and maintenance operation at Switzerland’s EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-F
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:09 AM
An FAA policy memo issued last month highlights the potential safety hazards associated with the rechargeable lithium batteries in electronic flight bag (E
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:00 AM
Cessna is closing its Toledo, Ohio Citation service center at the end of this month “due to reduced customer operations in the region,” according to a spok
Feb 26, 2009 - 10:57 AM
With VLJ manufacturer Eclipse Aviation facing Chapter 7 liquidation proceedings, an organization is needed to provide support to owners of the 259 Eclipse
Feb 25, 2009 - 10:14 AM
Nextant Aviation subsidiary Constant Aviation finished a 41,000-foot modification and 48-month inspection on a China-based Embraer Legacy 600.