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 23, 2008 - 6:51 AM
UK-based Rolls-Royce and GKN Aerospace have established a joint venture to study the use of composite materials in fan blades.
Sep 23, 2008 - 6:09 AM
French company Simav is developing a new thermal process, thermolysis, to recycle the carbon fiber contained in composite materials and claims that its pro
Sep 23, 2008 - 6:05 AM
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft this year will deliver six more of its corporate-configured, four-engine Avro RJs for a variety of business and government op
Sep 22, 2008 - 11:37 AM
Lithium batteries, as used in cellphones, laptops and other electronic equipment, have been in the news recently, as airlines have severely limited their c
Sep 17, 2008 - 11:17 AM
PMA parts manufacturer Heico reported it is on track to meet its 2008 earnings-per-share guidance.
Sep 17, 2008 - 11:13 AM
After 12 years at Dassault Falcon, Gerald Goguen has joined Greenwich AeroGroup as executive vice president.
Sep 17, 2008 - 11:10 AM
Embraer held a grand opening ceremony for its first dedicated U.S.
Sep 10, 2008 - 12:32 PM
Historically the individual properties of the 80-year-old Cutter Aviation FBO chain have operated semi-autonomously under the guidance of local general man
Sep 10, 2008 - 12:25 PM
The NTSB’s chief administrative law judge on September 3 ordered the FAA to pay $12,475 in attorney fees and expenses to two pilots, whom the Agency had ac
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