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.
Eagle Copters has delivered its 16th Single conversion Bell 212 conversion to Savage Aviation.
PHI MRO Services will launch its new global maintenance support network, "Call PHI," in June.
The Foresight predictive health and usage monitoring system continuously monitors the condition of the aircraft's engine and drivetrain.
Four service providers in the engine maker's First Network this week received awards for the support they provide to helicopter operators.
Coulson Aviation is working with Columbia Helicopters to install RADS-L high-flow tanks for water or fire retardant to the Model 234 Chinook rotorcraft.
Skytrac will provide satellite connectivity for Omni and Global Medical Response helicopters.
Onboard Systems is developing a new dual cargo hook kit for the Bell 429.
The aircraft and engine maintenance unit of Lufthansa has reported a record profit in the wake of air travel's recovery and an increase in flight hours.
Enstrom's 2023 480B and 280FX models will feature Garmin G500H TXi all-glass instrument panels and Howell digital engine instrumentation systems.
Struggling supply chain limits rotor recovery despite strong market, industry experts agree.