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.
The charter and scheduled air service companies selected Traxxall's system to minimize aircraft downtime.
There are efficiency as well as cost benefits to making parts and tools using additive manufacturing techniques, according to Lufthansa Technik.
The StandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tank retrofit is now FAA, EASA, and Transport Canada approved.
Duncan Aviation appoints Sandra Phelps as its international parts and rotables sales representative.
An FAA Part 145 repair station since 1998, Valair Aviation is now authorized to work on EU-registered aircraft.
The looming pilot shortage gets plenty of attention, but the industry is also working to boost the maintenance workforce.
China State Grid General Aviation will provide authorized maintenance on the Bell 429 medium-twin helicopter.
The acquisition is expected to boost C&L Aerospace's 'robust" Beechjet support program.
AAR is assessing the drone technology under a 12-month agreement with Donecle, a French specialist in automated aircraft inspections.
Duncan's Sacramento satellite shop now has ADS-B installation bookings scheduled through March 2020 and is quoting several operators for further bookings.