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.

Sep 3, 2008 - 10:57 AM
StandardAero’s August 21 announcement that Rob Mionis has assumed the job of president and CEO of the turbine engine overhaul and business aircraft mainten
Sep 3, 2008 - 10:50 AM
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued a safety advisory following the rapid depressurization of a Qantas Boeing 747-400 on July 25, urgi
Sep 3, 2008 - 10:45 AM
The FAA has revised drug and alcohol testing procedures, specifically requiring “direct observation” in all return-to-duty and follow-up drug tests.
Sep 3, 2008 - 9:55 AM
To see where business jet maintenance is headed, just look at mechanics’ toolboxes.
Sep 3, 2008 - 6:58 AM
In the recent past I have written about the importance of mechanics following the procedures contained in the appropriate manuals for whatever task that ne
Sep 3, 2008 - 6:52 AM
Certified Aviation Services was founded in Santa Ana, Calif., in 1990 in response to airline demand for third-party line and ground support equipment maint
Sep 3, 2008 - 6:45 AM
Australia’s biggest airline, Qantas Airways, and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider Lufthansa Technik of Hamburg, Germany, have joined forces
Sep 3, 2008 - 6:39 AM
Eclipse Aviation has selected Vancouver-based Harbour Air to be the first Eclipse 500 authorized service center in North America.
Sep 3, 2008 - 6:31 AM
Threshold Aviation Group of Chino, Calif., recently completed structural repairs to the rear belly skin and bulkhead of a Citation 650.
Sep 3, 2008 - 6:18 AM
Bombardier Business Aircraft has authorized Global Aviation of Portland-Hillsboro Airport to be an aircraft on ground/line maintenance facility (AOG/LMF) i