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.

Aug 27, 2008 - 11:30 AM
The FAA has updated guidance provided to field inspectors on how to determine the recommended form of approval for aircraft alterations.
Aug 27, 2008 - 11:26 AM
According to the FBI, federal laws against tampering with aircraft do not apply to the bizarre situation that occurred at Chicago O’Hare Airport on August
Aug 27, 2008 - 11:24 AM
PMA manufacturers might have a harder time exporting their civilian aircraft parts due to a new International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) rule issue
Aug 27, 2008 - 11:20 AM
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has launched a counterfeit parts “integrated project team” to create standards for government and industry to re
Aug 26, 2008 - 11:12 AM
Business aircraft maintenance, modification and completions firm Stevens Aviation today delivered the first Lear4Ever–an upgraded Learjet 35–to Dr.
Aug 21, 2008 - 11:58 AM
Years after testing an unusually shaped “spiroid” winglet on a Gulfstream II, Aviation Partners remains “intensely interested” in continuing research into
Aug 20, 2008 - 12:12 PM
In a move that makes it look as though the FAA is combing through old logbooks to find ways to conduct enforcement actions on commercial operators, the age
Aug 20, 2008 - 12:10 PM
Possibly as a result of its Repair, Alteration and Fabrication Team study, the FAA issued Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin SAIB NE-08-40, which r
Aug 20, 2008 - 12:08 PM
An FAA team explored whether there is a safety and compliance issue with aftermarket repairs and replacement parts made under applicable FAA regulations bu
Aug 20, 2008 - 12:08 PM
Dassault Falcon will open a new $6.5 million factory-owned service center at Sorocaba Airport in São Paulo, Brazil, in the fourth quarter, bringing the com