AINmxReports » August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010 - 11:30am

Dart Helicopter Services (DHS), a producer and distributor of more than 3,000 certified helicopter accessories, has entered into an exclusive agreement with Hawker Pacific to establish a stronger DHS presence in the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Hawker Pacific operates facilities in several Asian and Australian locations; Auckland, New Zealand; and Dubai, UAE.

August 25, 2010 - 11:25am

GE Aviation is offering an on-wing engine upgrade program for certain configurations of the CF34-3A2 that will allow the engines to go from a hard-time maintenance interval to an on-condition maintenance schedule. The company says the upgraded engines will have longer time on wing and greatly reduced maintenance costs, with no scheduled hot-section inspections or overhauls.

August 25, 2010 - 11:23am

Ever wished you could tell the FAA that some regulation is outdated or doesn’t make sense? You can, and the agency has a little-known means to do it.

August 25, 2010 - 11:19am

September 30 and October 1 are the dates for the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association’s inaugural Northeast Regional Airworthiness Symposium (Neras). It will be held at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Conn. The Friday evening reception is followed by a day of educational opportunities. “We’re excited to announce our first Neras event.

August 25, 2010 - 11:16am

Changes to the FAR Part 21 manufacturing rule published last October 16 are slated to go into effect on April 16 next year, including a modification to the standards for manufacturing. Currently, only parts specifically manufactured for installation in type-certified aircraft are regulated by the FAA, but the changes would expand the parts covered.

 

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