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 10, 2008 - 12:17 PM
Consulting firm AeroStrategy sees a huge bump in business aircraft maintenance needs by 2012, due mainly to large numbers of deliveries during recent years
Sep 3, 2008 - 11:09 AM
AvSupport’s PartsLogistics aircraft parts sourcing system has a new feature that allows users to conduct batch searches.
Sep 3, 2008 - 10:59 AM
The FAA is looking for comments from the industry on a revision of Order 8120.2, production approval and certification management procedures.
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