Honeywell TPE331 engines can now be covered with a lifetime workmanship warranty on contracted maintenance services performed at a StandardAero facility. The program offers a warranty on maintenance performed by StandardAero, protecting against defects in workmanship as long as the engines are serviced by StandardAero. The program is offered at no additional cost and is transferrable to future owners/operators.
Component Control announced it continues to be the exclusive preferred provider of MRO and logistics software solutions, as endorsed by the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA). This marks the third year it has received the endorsement.
Component Control’s Quantum MRO and Logistics software provides a best-practices platform for aviation repair organizations to manage MRO processes while promoting adherence to quality and regulatory standards.
Duncan Aviation has released an update to its popular Field Guide “How to Extend the Life of an Aircraft Interior: A DOM’s Guide to Phased Interior Maintenance.” According to Nate Darlington, a completions sales rep, the guide is designed to assist operators with planning and budgeting for aircraft interior maintenance. “The objective is to aid operators with the upkeep of their aircraft interior functionality and aesthetic appearance,” he said.
Vector Aerospace has signed a five-year agreement to conduct maintenance, repair and overhaul on the AS350 and UH-1H helicopters in operation with California’s Orange County Sheriff’s Department. “Signing this contract highlights Vector’s ability to provide tip-to-tail MRO support for AS350 fleets,” said Chris McDowell, vice president for sales and marketing at Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America.
Peterborough, Ontario-based Flying Colours is a privately owned and operated aviation services company. The 25-year-old MRO specializes in maintenance, repair and overhaul services, completions and modification services for business aircraft. In 2009 Flying Colours acquired JetCorp, located on Spirit of St. Louis Airport (KSUS) in St.
Stevens Aviation has a long history as a privately held, local business. It began in 1950 as the J.P. Stevens Aviation Department, which operated a small piston-powered aircraft to support the large textile company in Greenville, S.C. The company and its flight department were integral members of the local community, and long-time Greenville residents and employees of Stevens Aviation still talk about the gentle manners and southern hospitality of Ralph Cuthbertson Sr., Stevens’ first pilot and president.
Dallas Aeronautical Services (DAS) is in the final stages of receiving approval to open a center for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of composite and bonded metal/composite components for a wide range of business aircraft types. The center will be the first of its kind in South America.
Competing in the MRO business requires more than just maintenance skills and a good price, according to one company. Rick Veague, chief technical officer for IFS North America, a global enterprise software vendor, believes it also takes simple and efficient data tracking.
In 1978, Cessna Aircraft opened a Citation service center in Palm Beach, Fla., and five years later relocated it to a facility on the south side of Orlando International Airport to meet demand for its services. Demand continued to grow, to the point that it exceeded the capacity of the 45,000-sq-ft facility and the MRO relocated for a second time.
Honeywell has named JetSupport’s MRO division an authorized service center. The designation will broaden the MRO’s current maintenance capability, which includes the Citation 650 and Falcons. The initial authorization grants approval to perform maintenance on the Honeywell TFE731 turbofan and APUs. JetSupport plans to add Honeywell’s TPE331 turboprop and avionics products to its authorization.
JetSupport provides MRO services and support for business aviation and special-purpose aircraft.
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