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March 8, 2007, 6:29 AM

Sabena Technics, the TAT Group subsidiary specializing in civil and military aircraft maintenance, has acquired EADS Barfield, an aviation support, service and component repair and maintenance operation. The acquisition is a strategic move to further penetrate the American market.

March 8, 2007, 6:26 AM

Mather Aviation of Sacramento, Calif., became an authorized line maintenance facility for Learjets.

March 8, 2007, 6:06 AM

Reliance Aerotech Services (RAS) of Nashville, Tenn., has launched a toll-free recruitment hotline to make it easier for prospective employees to contact the company’s recruiters.

March 8, 2007, 5:59 AM

Keeping today’s turbine-powered aircraft clean might not be rocket science, but it isn’t like washing a car, either. There is now a program that teaches aircraft detailers the safe and proper procedures for detailing all aspects of turbine-aircraft exteriors and interiors.

March 8, 2007, 5:54 AM

Stevens Aviation announced the expansion of its network of five service center locations by re-opening its Greenville, S.C. facility as a Stevens Turboprop Center
after a multimillion-dollar refurbishment. The move adds 30,000 sq ft of hangar space to support the operation.

March 8, 2007, 5:52 AM

Some MROs are growing increasingly concerned about working on aircraft that are more than 18 years old because they fall beyond the statute of repose limits established in the General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994.

March 8, 2007, 5:46 AM

Dassault Falcon Jet has bestowed authorized service center status on Jet Aviation Dubai for the Falcon 900 and 2000. The company is now authorized to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, AOG assistance and aircraft repair for Falcon 900s and 2000s.

March 8, 2007, 5:39 AM

Several European helicopter pilots recently formed the Flying Bulls, the only civil helicopter aerobatic team in Europe. The team uses the BO 105 for its performances, the most recent of which took place in Kitzbuhel, Austria, on January 27.

March 8, 2007, 5:37 AM

At 6:34 p.m. on Dec. 27, 2006, while attempting to land on an oil platform, a CHC-operated Eurocopter SA 365N Dauphin 2 crashed into the Irish Sea. During the later stages of the approach to the Morecambe platform, the crew decided to go around.

March 8, 2007, 5:32 AM

The classic clash between operators and their neighbors is a relative constant in helicopter circles.

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