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.


Pilatus Boosts PC-24's Payload, Range, and Cabin

With six passengers on board, the midsize twinjet will be able to fly 2,000 nm
New side-facing divan bed option in Pilatus PC-24 midsized jet
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Western Jet Aviation’s Florida MRO Gets Part 145 Nod

StandardAero subsidiary brings its support to East Coast
Western Jet Aviation Opa-locka ribbon cutting

Duncan Expands Honeywell Service Agreement

MRO provider responsible for navigation and integrated avionics computers
Honeywell NZ-2000 and IC-8000 computers
Charter & Fractional

TAG Aviation Opens Downtown Office in Singapore

The aircraft management and charter group has been established in Singapore since 2007
TAG Aviation office in Singapore's Marina Bay Financial Centre
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Bombardier Expands Smart Services Cost-per-hour Program

New level of coverage comes at a flat, fixed rate
Smart Services Elite applies to all Global and Challenger models
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Textron Aviation’s Greensboro Service Center Turns 30

The facility opened in 1993 as the Citation Service Center
A technician services an aircraft at the Greensboro Service Center

Oxford Airport Plots a Path To Being a Green Aviation Hub

UK airport sees opportunities and challenges in decarbonizing measures like electrification
London Oxford Airport's planned science park
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Executive Jet Maintenance Adds Hangar at San Bernardino Airport

New building expands EJM’s aircraft storage offering
EJM hangar San Bernardino
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CitationPartners is Breathing New Life into Older Cessna Citation Jets

The Citation Excel Eagle program gets you a like-new aircraft.
CitationPartners Citation Excel Eagle aircraft
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Yingling To Complete Second Expansion in 2023 by Year-end

Project increases the company’s facility space to 320,000 sq ft
New Yingling parts facility
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AAR: Aircraft Mechanic Shortage Reaches Critical Point

AAR urges employers to show more willingness to cooperate with colleges and schools to support training
Dassault Falcon mechanics at work
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Jet East Techs Tackle G550 Composite Cowling Repair

Work blends creativity with engineering prowess
A composite cowling repair for a G550
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Nomad Completes Initial 12-year Inspection on Airbus ACJ319

Inspection revealed corrosion and structural/system defects
An Airbus A319 undergoes 12-year inspection
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Jet East Wins Mexican CAA Approval for Maintenance Work

Company spotlights the close proximity to Mexico of its MRO operations
Business jets parked at Jet East's Dallas and West Palm Beach facilities
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Duncan’s Elaborate Falcon 900EX Refurb a ‘Massive Undertaking’

Falcon owner intimately involved in final design
Refurbished interior in Dassault Falcon 900X
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Tamarack Adding Engineers To Meet Demand

The U.S. winglet specialist has an immediate need to hire three more engineers
Tamarack Aerospace Eco-Smartwing Airbus A320 image
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Latest McCauley Propeller Enters Service on King Air B300

New propeller saves weight, increases takeoff and climb performance
McCauley C780 propeller on King Air 350
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Maintenance Beyond the Wrench

A CALS examination of business aviation maintenance, moderated by Matt Thurber, Editor-in-Chief, AIN Media Group.
Falcon maintenance

FAA Warns of Helo Parts from Data-plate Swapping

Data plate from wrecked Bell 206B allegedly attached to similar aircraft of 'unknown origin'
FAA building
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AOne Marks 2,500th Transaction with Donation

Texas flight department chooses local museum as charity of choice
AOne Parts & Logistics parts shelf
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Gulfstream Opens Paint Hangar at Wisconsin Service Center

73,000-sq-ft facility can paint 48 aircraft annually
Gulfstream Appleton
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Rotor OEMs Move To Improve Mx Service Offerings

Companies announce initiatives to improve customer service
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Online Bizav Community Avtopia Launches

Site brings aviation pros together to network and help resolve AOG issues
Avtopia aviation forum
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Bombardier Taps KGB Aviation Solutions for Data Downloads

The company's DART unit will speed data availability
KGB Aviation Solution's DART data download unit
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King Aerospace's Arkansas Facility Receives First BBJ Maintenance Job

The BBJ will fly more than 7,000 miles to Bentonville
King Aerospace's new facility at Northwest Arkansas National Airport
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Aerocare Boosts Investment in UK MRO Facilities

MRO provider gains new 'C' rating for workshop space and tooling
Aerocare's hangar in Bristol, UK
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Cadorath Joins Rolls-Royce’s First Support Network

Louisiana MRO authorized for M250, RR300 engine overhauls
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ExecuJet Malaysia Set for Upcoming Selangor Aviation Show

MRO Provider Highlighting Expansion at Subang Skypark
Ivan Lim, ExecuJet MRO Services regional v-p for Asia
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ExecuJet Australia Preps for Falcon 6X Service Entry

First delivery is imminent following August 22 certification
ExecuJet MRO Services Australia maintenance facility
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Wheels Up Picks Bluetail To Centralize Maintenance Records

Software promises faster records searches
Bluetail keeps centralized maintenance records for Wheels Up