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 FAA charges the California-based MRO continued to return aircraft parts to service after its air agency certificate was yanked in 2013.
Trans Maldivian Airways selected ikhana to "re-life" one of its DHC-6-300 Twin Otters.
The MRO provider has renovated its engine facility as part of a company-wide efficiency drive.
The upgrade addresses the need to replace aging CRT screens found in the cockpits of several venerable business jet models
The anti-skid modification was performed by New Hampshire-based Pro Star Aviation earlier this month
After no action on a request filed in February, the association is urging that the FAA hammer out its differences with EASA on commercial parts.
The STC allows operators of Caravans equipped with Blackhawk Modifications engine upgrades to install the True Blue Power lithium-ion battery.
Gary Dolski will head up the aircraft charter and management business, while Alden Zhang will steer the development of an AOC in Shanghai.
The joint venture between Air China and Lufthansa is enjoying growth in business jet maintenance and modifications.
The GoDirect applications from Honeywell help operators make better use of data on aircraft.