Maintenance and Modifications

News and issues about aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), covering all segments of the aviation industry; and modifications for aircraft and engines. Subjects include product support of aircraft, engines and avionics, MRO company mergers, acquisitions, announcements and personnel, Airworthiness Directives, Supplemental Type Certificate approvals and other topics.

November 13, 2019, 1:22 PM

Airbus BelugaXL Receives EASA Type Certification

The oversize airlifter will enter service in early 2020 transporting complete aircraft sections across the OEM’s European production network.

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BelugaXLs on ramp
Nov 13, 2019 - 1:22 PM
The oversize airlifter will enter service in early 2020 transporting complete aircraft sections across the OEM’s European production network.
Nov 13, 2019 - 1:03 PM
Perryville is the last of West Star Aviation's major service facilities to receive FAA Part 145 maintenance approval, following an 18-month process.
Nov 13, 2019 - 12:15 PM
Air Bear Aviation has augmented its Massachusetts maintenance presence with a new base at Beverly Regional Airport.
Nov 13, 2019 - 10:37 AM
King Aerospace and Thurmond Group will pursue more ISR modification work under new strategic partnership.
Dash 8-400
Nov 12, 2019 - 4:00 AM
DHC has launched a one-year review to decide if it should enter two new Dash 8-400 support business areas.
Nov 11, 2019 - 6:17 PM
A new study by the Australia Helicopter Industry Association ties reformulated avgas to rash of piston helicopter engine problems there.
Teresa Ortega with computer
Nov 11, 2019 - 4:54 PM
Cessna veterans Teresa and Kirby Ortega have started a pilot training, testing, and maintenance consulting business.
Mikail Houari
Nov 11, 2019 - 6:00 AM
The new Dubai facility will maintain and repair closer to customers’ operations resulting in quicker technical support and less aircraft down time.
Nov 6, 2019 - 10:11 AM
A 9,000-sq-ft building expansion and new equipment will increase Av8 Group's work overhauling servos, actuators, and other components.
Nov 6, 2019 - 10:04 AM
Gemini Air Group joins 12 other Twin Commander factory authorized service centers.