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 Air Force contract is valued at more than $39 million.
NATO is spending $1 billion on keeping its aging AWACS aircraft concurrent with technology while it begins the search for a replacement in 2035.
Pratt & Whitney's Bridgeport, West Virginia, facility will be the MRO site for its new PW800 series business jet engines.
Hartzell's biennial conference highlights the latest on propeller safety, quality, and training for its network of recommended service facilities.
Brexit concerns prompted the relocation to near Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
C&L Aerospace will offer more than 70 different aircraft components through a new partnership with Electromech Technologies.
A leading provider of aviation services in Asia, Metrojet has performed its first 4C level examination on Gulfstream's flagship G650ER.
Elliott says STC is popular because it doesn't require other upgrades.
In all, the company has projects on four privately-owned Boeing 737s, three Airbus A319s, and a Global 5000 and 6000.
Wichita-based Yingling recently added 70,000 sq ft of additional maintenance, avionics and paint space.