AINmxReports » October 12, 2011

October 12, 2011 - 4:00pm

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has moved its national headquarters from the Washington, D.C. area to Ionia, Mich.

October 12, 2011 - 3:50pm

StandardAero has appointed Tom Roche vice president of turboprop business, which includes the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A and PW100 service lines. Previously, Roche was vice president of StandardAero’s helicopters business unit.

October 12, 2011 - 3:45pm

Mid-Canada Mod Center will relocate to a new, single facility in the north-end business aviation section of Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport. It will be closed October 28 and 29 but AOG services will not be affected.

October 12, 2011 - 3:40pm

The National Air Transportation Association has entered into an agreement with HD Supply Facilities Maintenance to provide association members with discounted supplies such as knee protection, ramp cones and eyewash stations as well as other commercial products.

October 12, 2011 - 3:35pm

An FAA NPRM for the Challenger 300 horizontal stabilizer trim actuator states the No Back and the Number 1 motor brake assembly can both fail dormant. “…failure of the [system] along with ad

October 12, 2011 - 3:30pm

AJ Walter Aviation is building a new international headquarters and logistics center near London’s Gatwick Airport. The 60-acre site will contain a 240,000-sq-ft office and storage facility to house the company’s Airbus and Boeing components, engines and consumables. According to Christopher Whiteside, the company’s president, the facility will also include a training theater, on-site restaurant with catering capabili

October 12, 2011 - 3:20pm

Constant Aviation–a Cleveland, Ohio-based maintenance, repair and overhaul operation–has expanded its Cleveland Hopkins International Airport facility. The 25,000-sq-ft expansion will provide additional space for scheduled and AOG maintenance, and the interior modification/refurbishment division.

October 12, 2011 - 3:10pm

Hawker Beechcraft has broken ground on a 48,000-sq-ft company-owned factory service center at General Mariano Escobedo International Airport in Monterrey, Mexico. The facility is scheduled to open next spring. Construction of this new facility follows the previously announced addition of a Hawker Beechcraft Services facility in Wilmington, Del.

October 12, 2011 - 3:00pm
Cessna Caravan

Fort Lauderdale-based Banyan Air Service’s maintenance team has partnered with Texas Turbine Conversions of Celina, Texas. The pair plans to perform engine upgrades on the Cessna Caravan using a Texas Turbine Conversions-developed supplemental type certificate called the Supervan 900.

October 12, 2011 - 2:50pm

Beijing is the location of a new Boeing service center dedicated to providing product support for China’s growing commercial aviation industry. The new center consists of specialists in flight operations, spare parts and maintenance engineering dedicated to serving airlines in China.


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