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.

Nov 5, 2007 - 10:21 AM
Banyan Air Service is offering a 10-percent reduction on major inspections for King Airs and Citations through the end of this month.
Nov 5, 2007 - 10:20 AM
Transport Canada (TC) has issued an Urgent Airworthiness Directive that calls for the inspection of certain tail-rotor components.
Nov 5, 2007 - 10:18 AM
A second incident involving the collapse of a right main landing gear shortly after touchdown on a Bombardier Q400 operated by SAS has prompted an OEM reco
Nov 5, 2007 - 10:15 AM
Standard Aero is planning a $5.5 million, 10,000-sq-ft expansion for its existing 120,000-sq-ft Maryville, Tenn.
Nov 5, 2007 - 10:15 AM
Standard Aero has entered a five-year purchase agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada for 500 aircraft engines as part of its PT6A-135A, -42 and -52 upgrade
Nov 5, 2007 - 10:13 AM
The debate between Littleton, Colo.
Nov 5, 2007 - 8:29 AM
FDC Aerofilter, a California-based company that specializes in engine inlet barrier filtration, is developing a new filter for the Eurocopter EC 135.
Nov 2, 2007 - 11:24 AM
A proposed AD would mandate replacing the pitot probes on nearly 160 U.S.-registered Hawker 800XPs because of reports that they have frozen above FL290, ca
Nov 2, 2007 - 11:07 AM
“Welcome to Lear Jet Country,” a marketing slogan that attached itself to the early-20-series Lear Jet, is likely to be remembered only by industry old-tim
Nov 2, 2007 - 7:11 AM
Operators of U.S.-registered CitationJets must disengage the pitch-trim/ autopilot circuit breakers to prevent runaway pitch trim, a condition that has led