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.
The proposed AD is to prevent fuel leakage in combination with a capacitor clearance issue, which could result in an uncontrolled fire in the wheel well.
The agency seeks to replace the one-time inspection required by AD 2012-14-06 with repetitive inspections.
Long-range planning and a well trained crew are key.
MRO expands its refurb capability
Reorganized company will parlay experience supporting military aircraft to civilian counterparts.
In rankings for turboprop support, Honeywell retained the number-one position.
Airframer will have more than $50 million in inventory by the end of next year.
Projected aircraft retirement rate for the next decade spells good news for buyers.
Duncan Aviation also services Avidyne’s first-generation flight situation displays and early-model FlightMax MFDs.
Servicing AS350/AS355 and EC130 helicopters