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.
Plans for the new facility include a 40,000-sq-ft hangar with a door opening height of 28 feet.
Study finds that equipment problems accounted for 65 percent of accidents and incidents.
Launched little more than a year ago, TAG Aviation's mobile repair teams have answered the call more than 150 times.
The MRO provider can now offer its integrated solution to the benefit of transatlantic Embraer Legacy 660/650 operators.
NATA encourages the FAA's effort to encourage more certificate holder involvement with safety assurance systems.
The Rockford center, which recently secured U.S. FAA approval, will eventually house 500 workers.
The achievement paves the way for the location to perform similar examinations on other airframes.
Ruag's new component repair facility in Kuala Lumpur will support a variety of twin turboprop aircraft and helicopters.
The multi-million euro facility will provide a boost to the company's maintenance capabilities in the region.
The on-location training provider will team with Gama Aviation on maintenance training courses in the UK.