CRS Jet Spares’ quality management system has been recertified to the ISO 9001:2000 and AS9120 standards as a result of a recent audit by its registrar, Bureau Veritas Certification of North America.
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.
Avmats is one of more than 30 service providers in the U.S. and Canada that can respond to requests for quotes posted by aircraft operators on AvQuotes.com, the online connection for aviation maintenance, avionics and refurbishment quotes.
Operators of the TFE731, TPE331 and
Honeywell 36-series APU now have another choice for maintenance in a deal that forms a new authorized service center.
A toll-free number has been implemented by Landmark Aviation/Standard Aero for its Mobile Service Team (MST) network. MST is a national network of MRO field-service engineers who offer on-site consultation, line and on-wing troubleshooting and repair services for business aircraft operators. It may now be reached at 1-877-GO-MST-99 (466-7899).
Danielle Vezina, aviation maintenance coordinator for Daniel Webster College, is the first aviation professional in the U.S. to be credentialed as a certified aviation maintenance engineer.
Ameco Beijing held a cornerstone-laying ceremony for the expansion project of its Ameco Aviation College (AAC). Ameco Beijing CEO Chia Weixi and general manager Andreas Meisel were on hand, as were leaders from CAAC, Air China, construction and quality supervision companies.
Under the terms of an agreement signed by Midcoast Aviation, the company will be the Western Hemisphere’s exclusive repair center for warranty and non-warranty repair of Stork Fokker-manufactured structures on the Falcon 7X. Stork Fokker designs and builds the ailerons, flaps, spoilers and related wing fairings composed of metallic and composite structures. Midcoast is also a Dassault Falcon authorized service center.
Grey Owl Aviation Consultants has joined forces with Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Jet Repair Anywhere (JRA) to increase aviation safety awareness.
According to the companies’ agreement, any repair station that signs up for JRA’s Wrench program is eligible for a 20-percent discount on Grey Owl’s regular $560-per-person rate for a two-day workshop: “Human Factors for Aviation Managers and Technicians.”
Arinc has received FAA certification to issue aircraft STCs and perform STC-related aircraft service and modification work under the agency’s new organization designation authorization (ODA) program.
Arinc’s aircraft integration and modification group, with operations at Oklahoma City; Colorado Springs, Colo; and Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the first designated ODA holders in the country.
The FAA has granted an air agency certificate to New Berlin, Wis.-based Emteq. As a certified repair station, the company is authorized to issue Return to Service tags and FAA Forms 8130-3 as well as 337s for Emteq-designed and -manufactured Arinc 404/600 trays, coax cable assemblies, LED dome, reading, wash and strip lighting.