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.
Safran Helicopter Engines opened its new $54 million, 355,000 square-foot industrial campus in the city of Tarnos in southwest France.
Collins Aerospace held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on its new landing gear facility in Fort Worth, as it expands its Pueblo and Spokane sites.
Trinity Aviation Services has acquired the STC to install the 1,679-shp Pratt & Whitney PT6C-67D engine into the Bell UH-1H.
Elliott Aviation has completed its 10th Garmin G5000 retrofit installation in a Cessna Citation Excel/XLS.
Duncan Aviation has received approval from Honeywell to provide repair, overhaul and exchanges on its parts and components.
The partnership with Portside gives Flightdocs Enterprise customers access to billing and reporting and analytics tools.
More than half of sales were for retrofits, the Aircraft Electronics Association reported in its 2019 year-end Avionics Market Report.
Registration opens for the 2020 Textron Aviation Customer Conference April 14-16 in Wichita, Kansas.
Leonardo broke ground on a new, larger regional helicopter customer service center in Itapevi, Brazil.
Duncan Aviation's Aaron Hilkemann will move into semi-retirement while Jeff Lake takes over as president.