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 composite five-blade swept propeller is expected to improve takeoff acceleration and climb rate for King Air 200 series aircraft.
Embraer Services & Support has expanded its executive jets service center at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport via a hangar lease.
The Illinois-based MRO has completed three Garmin G5000 avionics installs and has another 15 scheduled for the mid-size business jet.
The new Metrojet hangar rising at Clark International Airport, in the Phillipines is expected to be operational by mid-2020.
With TAE Aerospace's recent expansion to the U.S., the Australian company has received GE authorization to work on its turboprop engines in the Americas.
The approval allows the facility at St. Louis Regional Airport to perform maintenance and repairs on Brazil-registered aircraft.
The new facility brings pieces of helicopter maintenance work across StandardAero's footprint to one location.
Rep. Peter DeFazion introduced the bill to tighten oversight on foreign repair stations, but aviations groups say it will harm industry.
The expanded warehouse in Dusseldorf, Germany is 22,000 sq ft.
GDC Technics and Aircraft Performance Co. (APC) have been awarded a demonstration contract for an advanced technology wingtip solution from the USAF.