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.

Known mostly as a charter/management company, Gainjet has dipped into aircraft mods, now marketing quick-change fuel tanks to extend B737 endurance to nine hours.
Athens-based operator is looking for more aircraft management opportunities, but is looking for larger jets, quality customers.
The Missouri-based aircraft parts provider welcomes the UK company into its excess inventory management program
Dornier 328 turboprop
Having owned the type certificate for the Dornier 328 series for a decade, 328 Support Services is now authorized by Transport Canada
With locations in three states, the company says the deals will provide savings for customers
GE Aviation's new Configuration Data Exchange has been developed with Capgemini and is set to enter service in 2017.
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.