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.

Rotorcraft

FAA delays drug-testing rule; ARSA continues lawsuit

The FAA has put its proposed expansion of the drug and alcohol testing program on the back burner for six months, canceling the April 10 compliance date.
FBOs

Landmark Aviation LAX named LearJet and Challenger facility

Bombardier Aerospace has appointed Landmark Aviation’s Los Angeles facility an authorized service center for Bombardier Learjets and Challengers.
Maintenance and Modifications

Gulfstream reinforces product support in Asia-Pacific

Gulfstream Aerospace has added a second field service representative (FSR) in Hong Kong and a second FSR in Singapore to support its growing Asia-Pacific f
FBOs

Landmark consolidates avionics installation work

Landmark Aviation informed employees in late March of a consolidation of the company’s avionics installation work.
Maintenance and Modifications

Duncan Aviation offers program enhancements

A new program that offers value-added solutions to the business jet aircraft sales marketplace is being offered by Duncan Aviation.
Maintenance and Modifications

Aviation Industry Expo 2006: PAMA experiences turnaround

“This is our first show since the SAE [Society of Automotive Engineers] alliance and I think it’s going well.
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Maintenance and Modifications

Aviation Industry Expo 2006: User Fees: What May or May Not Be

If Air Transport Association (ATA) CEO James May has his way, business aviation will start paying more of what he believes is a fair share of the costs of
Safety

FSI to provide Gulfstream techs with maintenance training

Under the terms of an agreement signed by Gulfstream Aerospace and FlightSafety International (FSI), FSI will provide systems training to Gulfstream techs
Maintenance and Modifications

Lanmar adds avionics service

Lanmar Aviation at Groton-New London Airport in Groton, Conn., has expanded its Part 145 repair station maintenance capability to include an in-house avion
Maintenance and Modifications

Swiss operator chooses JSSI

JSSI has been selected by Fly Wings, a Swiss operator, to provide its Tip-to-Tail hourly maintenance cost guarantee program for the company’s new Piaggio A
Charter & Fractional

Flight Options to use API for rotable management

Aerospace Products International (API), a provider of distribution and supply chain services, has been chosen by Flight Options for rotables management.
Safety

FSI expands maintenance courses through global jet services

FlightSafety will now provide its customers direct access to the full array of Global Jet Services professional development maintenance courses, including
Maintenance and Modifications

National Flight Services selects Trend Group for the TPE331

Trend Group has signed a teaming agreement with National Flight Services of Toledo, Ohio, to provide trend monitoring and analysis service for each overhau
Maintenance and Modifications

ATP offers desktop regulatory and maintenance information

Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) has released NavigatorV Release 6, a desktop viewer offering regulatory and maintenance information in one place.
Safety

Another Gulfstream facility gets environmental, safety ok

Gulfstream’s Long Beach, Calif., business-jet completions and product support site is now ISO 14001- and OHSAS 18001-compliant.
Maintenance and Modifications

New Pratt & Whitney Canada capability at Dallas Airmotive

Dallas Airmotive is adding component repair capability for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A/T, JT15D and PW300/ PW500 engine series to its Lafayette, La
Aircraft

Mitsubishi Buys MU-2 Service Center

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA), the Addison, Texas-based subsidiary of the Japanese company that built the MU-2 turboprop twin, has acquired In
Aircraft

Sabreliner Retargeting Sabreliners

Now that Sabreliner has sold its Midcoast Aviation subsidiary to Jet Aviation, the St.
Maintenance and Modifications

Jet-Care Analysis for Helicopters

Demand for engine oil and debris analysis from laboratories in Europe and the U.S.
Maintenance and Modifications

West Star Aviation annointed GE CF34 Service Center

“This GE CF34 service center authorization is another step in the development of our Challenger program and a statement of commitment to our Challenger cus
Maintenance and Modifications

Arinc Direct in Colorado expands into maintenance

Arinc Direct Aircraft Services has expanded its FAA Part 145 certification to perform full-service aircraft maintenance at its repair station in Colorado S
Maintenance and Modifications

Gulfstream introduces enhancements to CMP.net

Gulfstream Aerospace has released three new enhancements to CMP.net, its computerized aircraft maintenance tracking program.
Maintenance and Modifications

Raytheon sells Atlantic City facility, adds four others

Under terms of an agreement signed by Raytheon Aircraft Services and Midlantic Jet Aviation, Raytheon Aircraft will sell its Atlantic City, N.J.
Maintenance and Modifications

JSSI announces exclusive A500/A700 tip-to-tail coverage

Jet Support Services and Adam Aircraft have entered into an agreement for JSSI
to provide Tip-to-Tail hourly maintenance cost guarantee programs deve
Maintenance and Modifications

Avcon Offers Learjet 35/36 RVSM Package STC

Learjet 35/36 operators have an RVSM option thanks to Butler National subsidiary Avcon Industries, which has received FAA approval to install its next-gene
Maintenance and Modifications

Industry favors overhauling mechanic training

The maintenance industry must do something to address the growing demand for maintenance that will result from increased levels of flying.
Aircraft

Pilatus Takes the PC-12 to Camp

Camp Systems is now the exclusive factory provider of maintenance tracking for the Pilatus PC-12.
Maintenance and Modifications

Embraer opens maintenance facility in Nashville

Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services has opened a new 78,000-sq-ft maintenance facility on Nashville International Airport.
Maintenance and Modifications

New web portal awaits LBAS customers and operators

Bombardier customers and operators who use Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) will find it easier to communicate with LBAS in the future.
Maintenance and Modifications

MRO Profile: JetCorp

When philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche penned “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger” in the late 19th century, it’s safe to say he didn’t have JetCorp in m
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