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.
Williams' TAP Blue is being expanded to cover FOD damage for all new and legacy engines.
Three MRO acquisitions put "Falcon factory service capabilities as close as possible to customers," Dassault's Jean Kayanakis says.
Sherman-Williams Jet Suede offers finish so textured, it can take the place of worn leather armrests.
The a rapidly growing AOG network that now spans 25 locations with 60 dedicated technicians.
The company is marketing a new version of AllProtect Aviation's easily-removable and reusable surface protection material.
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.