AINmxReports » October 14, 2009

October 14, 2009 - 11:09am

The General Dynamics Aviation Services facility at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., has been approved to perform maintenance on business jets registered in Argentina and the Cayman Islands. The approvals came from the Dirección Nacional de Aeronavegabilidad in Argentina and the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands.

October 14, 2009 - 11:07am

ACC Columbia Jet Service is the newly formed company resulting from the merger of Cologne Flugzeugwartung (ACC) and Columbia Jet Service. According to a spokesman, the new company will focus on providing aircraft repair and maintenance at the airports in Cologne and Hanover, Germany. “The merging of the two companies strengthens our position and makes us more competitive in the marketplace,” he said.

October 14, 2009 - 11:04am

The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTec), a joint venture between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce, has signed a 10-year agreement with Aerospace Products International naming API the exclusive distributor of CTS800 parts globally.

October 14, 2009 - 11:03am

Daher-Socata has designated Atlantic Aero its newest authorized TBM service center in North America. Located on the East Coast, the company offers complete FBO and MRO services, including Pratt & Whitney Canada-authorized PT6A-64/66D line services, avionics repairs and installations, interior refurbishment and in-house engineering support.

October 14, 2009 - 11:02am

Berlin-based LBAS, a joint venture among Lufthansa Technik, Bombardier and ExecuJet, has completed its first major overhaul event, an 8C check, on a Bombardier Global Express for an unidentified Spanish customer. The MRO completed the task in eight weeks. Equivalent to a D check for large commercial aircraft, the 8C check is the Global Express’s largest regular maintenance event and is required after 10 years of flight operations.


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