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.

November 13, 2019, 1:22 PM

Airbus BelugaXL Receives EASA Type Certification

The oversize airlifter will enter service in early 2020 transporting complete aircraft sections across the OEM’s European production network.

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Tony Douglas and Stanley A. Deal
Nov 18, 2019 - 4:04 AM
Airline launches Boeing 787 'Greenliner' to improve the bottom line, CEO said
Nov 18, 2019 - 12:39 AM
The USAF Lifecycle Management Center will try GDC Technics’s Advanced Wingtip Solution, now in flight tests, on the C-130J and C-5.
Nov 18, 2019 - 12:16 AM
The Middle East’s first EASA-approved additive manufacturing center enables Etihad’s MRO division to make quicker repairs.
GE Aviation and Mubadala
Nov 18, 2019 - 12:05 AM
Under a new contract, Sanad Aerotech will provide GE with maintenance and overhaul services for next generation GE and CFM engines.
Nov 18, 2019 - 12:01 AM
The spares storage agreement follows the visit of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to China earlier this year.
Bell 412EP
Nov 17, 2019 - 7:16 AM
Abu Dhabi Aviation's new Ghana and Cyprus joint ventures meet the requirement for local content.
Nov 17, 2019 - 5:29 AM
Aquila Aerospace is modifying two Challenger 650s to answer a UAE Air Force requirement for reconnaissance platforms.
Nov 17, 2019 - 4:32 AM
Abu Dhabi has elected to bring together several companies under Sanad.
Nov 17, 2019 - 1:49 AM
Adept in airline, military, and corporate and VIP sectors, Alsalam Aerospace is advancing Saudi aerospace efforts.
Nov 17, 2019 - 1:28 AM
A new military maintenance center in Al Ain will feature a dedicated Black Hawk nose-to-tail depot.