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.

Oct 31, 2016 - 9:30 AM
The integration simplifies the sharing of maintenance-tracking information with the Rockwell Collins Flight Operations System.
Bombardier’s service centers are growing in number, with a new 30,000-sq-ft facility scheduled to come on line in 2018. The Canadian airframer is focusing on adding support capability in places where the fleet is expanding.
Oct 31, 2016 - 9:05 AM
The company is tripling its size at Fort Lauderdale, adding two more customer support trucks.
Tried and true, the vintage Western Jet hangar has been upgraded to current earthquake standards and airport codes. It’s continually chock full of Gulfstreams, and together with tenant companies such as interior specialist JetSet, Western Jet is eying a busy market.
Oct 30, 2016 - 11:24 AM
The Van Nuys Gulfstream maintenance specialist is expecting an influx of customer airplanes for NextGen upgrades.
Honeywell’s FMZ-2000 FMS, above, has new software.
Oct 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The avionics upgrades available for aircraft with Honeywell flight decks also helps preserve the value of older jets.
Stevens Aviation, with facilities in South Carolina, Tennessee and Ohio, has expanded the list of Gulfstream models it is authorized to support. Stevens also works on Bombardier, Beechcraft, Cessna, Embraer, Piaggio and Pilatus aircraft.
Oct 29, 2016 - 12:30 PM
The MRO provider has added two Gulfstream models to its list of capabiliites.
Oct 29, 2016 - 12:15 PM
The company has shipped 25,000 Learjet-specific parts in the first year alone.
Oct 29, 2016 - 9:30 AM
Associated Air Center (AAC) receives approval for Boeing 787 limited airframe rating from FAA
A comprehensive nerve center is at the heart of Embraer product support.
Oct 29, 2016 - 1:45 AM
The Brazilian airframer’s leadership has made a concerted effort to handle customer problems.
Oct 27, 2016 - 1:01 PM
According to Hearst, this acquisition continues its diversification into data and information-based companies.
Oct 26, 2016 - 10:19 AM
Michael Saso sold American Jet after 45 years with the company.