BBA Aviation

November 10, 2010 - 9:04am

BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) has unveiled its F1rst Support global technical operations center located at Dallas Airmotive’s facility in Grapevine, Texas, adjacent to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

October 27, 2010 - 10:47am

BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) has opened a 24/7 AOG technical support center at its Dallas Airmotive division headquarters. The mission-control-style command center uses satellite technology to fuse resources in real time by coordinating and tracking the location of field service technicians, rental engines, mobile response vehicles and tooling worldwide.

October 27, 2010 - 10:00am

Gulfstream has appointed two new production vice presidents. Greg Collett, previously director of new product development and manufacturing operations, has been promoted to v-p of initial phase operations, while Austin Shontz, most recently v-p of Savannah operations and final phase engineering, was named v-p of final phase operations.

October 19, 2010 - 4:46pm

Signature Flight Support, the worldwide FBO chain, has opened its first Canadian FBO, at Montreal Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The announcement results from a licensing agreement with Starlink Aviation, which is rebranding its existing FBO at Trudeau to operate under the Signature Flight Support name.

October 19, 2010 - 12:41pm

Christmas day last year, a flight crew boarded their jet in Las Vegas, only to find its APU dead with no hope of restarting it. Faced with being grounded and a passenger needing to leave, the crew called in BBA Aviation's engine repair crew.

The response was fast and saw the passenger to his destination with minimal delay, but it could have been faster.

April 28, 2010 - 8:30am

BBA Aviation’s Aftermarket Services and Systems and Flight Support divisions have weathered the recession with a modest 7-percent drop in revenue for 2009. The downturn began as far back as the first quarter of 2008, according to BBA CEO Simon Pryce. “That’s continued through 2009 and really troughed in March of [2009],” he said.

February 4, 2010 - 4:55am

BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul Group (ERO) is creating centers of excellence (COE) at each of its major repair and overhaul facilities in the U.S. “Combining a given product family at one central location will enable us to maximize the efficiency of our labor force and our supply chain,” said group president Hugh McElroy.

January 28, 2010 - 4:59am

BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul Group (ERO) is creating centers of excellence (COE) at each of its major repair and overhaul facilities in the U.S. According to the company, each center of excellence will be dedicated to a major engine OEM product line.

December 9, 2009 - 11:03am

GE Aviation, which bought Walter Engines last year, has selected Premier Turbines as a designated repair center in North and South America for the M601 and upcoming H80 turboprop engines. The M601 will continue to be overhauled at GE Aviation Czech’s facility in Prague.

November 24, 2009 - 7:59am

BBA Aviation engine repair and overhaul company Dallas Airmotive has begun offering an AOG mobile repair vehicle in Southern California to provide engine services. The vehicle will be equipped to perform on-site engine diagnosis and repair, including hot-section inspection of Honeywell APU units and module exchange for Rolls-Royce 250 engines. The vehicle, which is based