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.
Twenty-five percent of Part 147 schools have suspended operations.
Robinson is offering optional impact-resistant windshields for R22, R44, and R66 helicopters.
Western Aircraft says Covid-19 has raised interest in ACA Component, which uses bipolar ionization to neutralize pathogens in an aircraft cabin.
Duncan Aviation now offers battery installation and maintenance in Bedford, Massachusetts; Morristown, New Jersey; Fort Worth, Texas; and Atlanta.
Taking advantage of the slowdown in air charter demand, Sun Air Jets recently completed a major inspection process on a G550.
Ecolift Corporation of Puerto Rico surrendered its repair station certificate following numerous allegations by the FAA of unauthorized maintenance work.
Houston-based Av8 Group, a landing gear and component manufacturing specialist, has added 10,000 sq ft to its facilities.
The cabin pressure SAIB applies to Textron Aviation Hawker 750, 800, 800, 800XP, 850XP, and 900XP series jets, FAA says.
The company is offering the disinfectant service at its Hong Kong and Macau facilities with plans to expand it to off-site customers.
In all, Lufthansa Technik will install VIP interiors in three Airbus A350-900s for the German government.