AINmxReports » June 30, 2010

June 30, 2010 - 12:06pm

Hartzell Propeller has selected Northwest Propeller of Puyallup, Wash., to join its network of recommended service facilities (RSF). With the addition of Northwest Propeller there are now 21 Hartzell RSFs internationally.

June 30, 2010 - 12:05pm

Volvo Aero and Lufthansa Technik will jointly develop new repair methods for structural parts of large commercial aircraft engines. The two companies will also cooperate in the appropriate certification processes, the repair services and the marketing and sales activities for the business.

June 30, 2010 - 12:03pm

Midcoast Aviation announced last week it will take over the operations of sister company Savannah Air Center. Both facilities, along with Jet Aviation and Gulfstream Aerospace, are part of General Dynamics’ aerospace stable. Midcoast and Savannah Air Center perform major maintenance, repair and overhaul work, as well as cabin completion and refurbishment.

June 30, 2010 - 12:01pm

Bombardier Aerospace and Fokker Services are to jointly develop logistics support for the Dash 8/Q100/200/300 through Fokker’s Abacus program. The program offers guaranteed availability of serviceable components and flight hour-based component repair and overhaul services, allowing the operator to better manage life-cycle costs, improve parts availability and enhance aircraft dispatch availability.

June 30, 2010 - 9:55am

The FAA is proposing a $450,000 civil penalty against Dassault Falcon and its completion center in Little Rock, Ark., for improperly plating certain parts and installing them on airplanes. The agency alleges that after receiving a warning notice on this issue in January 2008, Dassault Falcon approved 18 airplanes for return to service between March 2008 and April 2009.


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