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.
Metrojet’s MRO operation has obtained Cayman Islands Aircraft Maintenance Organization approval.
A two-year, worldwide logistic services agreement has been signed by Ameco Beijing and Lufthansa Technik Logistik (LTL).
The 96-month inspection of a Challenger 604 gave JetCorp’s St.
Piaggio Aero has appointed Jet Aviation Dusseldorf an authorized service center for the Avanti/Avanti II turboprop twin.
Driven by growth in turbine engine overhaul contracts, Standard Aero has broken ground for an 80,000-sq-ft expansion of its Winnipeg facility.<br /><br />“
The governor of Missouri has signed a bill eliminating sales tax on aircraft repair parts, aligning the state with neighboring states having similar laws.
Signature Flight Support has acquired MES Handling at Munich International Airport in Germany.
Cessna has added the Citation CJ3 to its ProTech maintenance program, which allows operators to pay for regular maintenance labor costs via a monthly fee.
Dassault Falcon said it plans to establish a factory-owned Falcon service center at Sorocaba Airport in São Paulo, Brazil.
The FAA has warned operators with carbon brakes about problems with environmentally friendly organic salt runway de-icer fluids.