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.
Elliott Jets' sale of a 560XL equipped with the Garmin G5000 suite brought in 85 percent of the retail price value, VREF estimates.
The acquisition gives StandardAero nearly 70,000 sq ft of MRO operations and more than 100 employees.
Ruag's new offering follows EASA mandate for maintenance check flights following work on a helicopter.
Boise, Idaho-based FBO operator and MRO provider Western Aircraft has completed 20 percent of big modifications worldwide on the PC-24.
The events provide Gulfstream customer input and feedback that the Savannah-based airframer says is critical to its business.
The extra customer support will come from Dassault Aviation's recently acquired service centers in Switzerland.
The new battery STCs apply to Cessna Citation CJ4, Embraer Phenom 300 and Gulfstream G350 and G450.
The Wednesday evening event marked the opening of a new Jet Aviation FBO and Gulfstream Aerospace MRO at the California bizav airport.
Clay Lacy operates a 152,000-sq-ft service center at Van Nuys Airport.
Tailwind Technologies has acquired Oklahoma-based Quality Aircraft Accessories.