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 13, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Duncan Aviation is offering a variety of information sources to help aircraft operators decide on upgrades.
With 60 years of operation as its legacy, Innotech its highlighting its maintenance capabilities here at the NBAA show in Las Vegas.
Nov 12, 2015 - 1:00 PM
The Montreal company is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
U.S.-based Rolls-Royce Spey-powered Gulfstream GIIs and GIIIs will have to have hushkits installed, or stay on the ground after the ball drops in Times Square at the end of 2015. QTA is here to offer solutions.
Nov 12, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Noise regulations will affect many older noisier jets unless they are retired or modified with hush kits.
The Flying Colours St. Louis MRO and completions facility is an FAA Part 145  repair station that services a number of business aircraft makes and models.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The company receives an award, and it was selected as a preferred completion center by Inairvation.
Jet Aviation St. Louis hosted its first NBAA regional forum in September,  held in one side of the largest hangar, which is used for large-cabin business jet maintenance.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The company’s St. Louis Downtown Airport facility now comprises 625,000 sq ft of hangar space.
Having just been taken over by Kaman Aerospace, Timken Alcor Aerospace Technologies will complement Kaman’s current business activities.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The Mesa, Ariz.-based Timken unit designs and manufactures PMA engine and helicopter parts.
Vector employees and members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department pose with the Bell 212 the company modified for the agency.
Nov 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Canadian engine MRO is expanding worldwide.
Gone are the cumbersome clipboards and reams of paper checklists. Lufthansa Technik’s APU overhaul operation goes green with Honeywell’s hands-free Vocollect voice-technology data collection system.
Nov 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The Vocollect system helps eliminate mistakes and improves productivity in the maintenance arena.
Nov 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The True Blue lithium-ion battery offers triple the battery power of a nicad and a significant weight advantage.
Nov 11, 2015 - 11:19 AM
Meridian Jet Center is an FAA-approved Part 145 certified repair station and has similar certification from the EASA.