Aircraft maintenance

June 16, 2010 - 8:08am

TWG Aviation, parent company of Dallas-based Business Jet Access (BJA) and Business Jet Center (BJC), is to buy Vitesse Aviation Services. The companies are currently completing their due diligence, and the deal is scheduled to close in September.

May 26, 2010 - 11:06am

The Ruag Group has streamlined its business aircraft maintenance facilities in response to a net loss in that sector of approximately $103 million for 2009 compared with a net profit of $50 million in 2008. However, Ruag Holding CEO Lukas Braunschweiler pointed out that the loss is allocated entirely to its aircraft component manufacturing division, where low-cost competition is exerting strong pressure on prices.

April 14, 2010 - 12:20pm

Republic Airport Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Talon Air, an aircraft management and charter operator, has expanded its services after receiving FAA certification of its FAR Part 145 repair station. The MRO offers Talon’s previously in-house maintenance services to the public. The new facility will focus on repairs, inspections and avionics installations for all classes of aircraft.

March 17, 2010 - 11:16am

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) has selected the aircraft maintenance and engineering system (Amos) to manage its maintenance services. Amos is an integrated maintenance management system developed by Swiss Aviation Software.

February 22, 2010 - 10:57am

MSP Jet Center recently added five new employees–all of whom hail from the
now-closed General Dynamics facility at MSP–to its tech services team, according to president Tim Ashenfelter.

October 20, 2009 - 1:28pm

Dassault Falcon recently completed testing of its new Falcon E-Maintenance program, which will allow Dassault’s Falcon technical center and service centers (both factory and authorized) to access an airplane’s central maintenance computer and remotely troubleshoot and diagnose issues through a maintenance laptop provided by Dassault.

May 12, 2009 - 2:57am

Avtrak (Booth No. 678) of Littleton, Colorado, and Component Control (Booth No. 988) of San Diego, California, are working to integrate the power of two of their software products to bring improved maintenance tracking to aircraft operators.

May 11, 2009 - 8:03am

As a recently approved continued airworthiness management organization (CAMO), aircraft maintenance provider Scandinavian Aircraft Technologies (ScanTech) of Denmark is now helping clients to meet the requirements of the new regulatory regime for operators.

April 1, 2009 - 9:45am

An aircraft maintenance technician who worked for Cessna Aircraft has been charged with one count of selling stolen aircraft parts, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Kansas District. Diego Alejandro Paz Teran allegedly tried to sell stolen aircraft parts on eBay from August 2008 to Jan. 30, 2009. He had listed a hot Rockwell Collins AHC-3000 and other stolen aircraft parts on the popular auction Web site, investigators said.

March 18, 2009 - 11:11am

An aircraft maintenance technician who worked for Cessna Aircraft has been charged with one count of selling stolen aircraft parts, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Kansas District. Diego Alejandro Paz Teran allegedly tried to sell stolen aircraft parts on eBay from August 2008 to Jan. 30, 2009.

 
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