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.

Maintenance and Modifications

Joramco chooses MXI Maintenance System

Jordan Aircraft Maintenance (Joramco) and Mxi Technologies have announced an agreement to implement the Maintenix system at Joramco’s MRO facility on Queen
Maintenance and Modifications

Need Hawker Parts, Click Here

Arnoni Aviation Services of Houston and several other suppliers of products and services for Hawkers have formed the Hawker 125 Vendor Committee (www.hawke
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Renovation Hardware: Pioneers will always meet obstacles

The owner of the 1991 Falcon 900 shown here undergoing an extensive cockpit and cabin renovation by Duncan Aviation in Lincoln, Neb., has learned a lesson
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Maintenance and Modifications

3M pilot project tests RFID tags for tool tracking

The number of tools needed for a modern business jet maintenance shop and the hassles of keeping track of their whereabouts and calibration status seem to
Maintenance and Modifications

2006 AIN Product Support Survey: Part Two - Engines

AIN’s readers this year have chosen CFM as the best provider of product support for turbofan engines (the CFM56s on Boeing Business Jets), and Pratt
Aircraft

King Air 300 sprouts winglets

BLR Aerospace expects to receive an STC for winglets for the King Air 300 in late summer or early fall.
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Cabin Interior and Electronics

Renovation Hardware: Artistry in paint, wood and leather

The 1991 Falcon 900 moving through Duncan Aviation’s facility in Lincoln, Neb., has been stripped of her weathered coat in preparation for a makeover in th
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LoPresti Boom Beams for Hawker 700s

Avmats has joined forces with LoPresti Aviation to deliver LoPresti Boom Beams to legacy Hawker 700s.
Aircraft

JSSI to provide Tip-to-Tail coverage for Avantair

Avantair has chosen JSSI’s Tip-to-Tail airframe maintenance cost-guarantee program to cover its fleet of Piaggio Avantis.
Aircraft

Raisbeck engineering OKs new authorized King Air dealers

Four new installation centers have been authorized as Raisbeck King Air dealers.
Aircraft

Gulfstream Long Beach passes 20-year milestone

This year Gulfstream Aerospace is recognizing the 20th anniversary of its Long Beach, Calif.
Aircraft

Yingling completes first RVSM installation on Conquest II

Yingling Aviation, located on Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, has completed its first RVSM-compliant modification of a Cessna turboprop on a 1979 Conques
Maintenance and Modifications

Pentastar's avionics department honored

The FAA has awarded members of the avionics team at Pentastar Aviation its Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Award.
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Banyan Air Service celebrates AMT Day with award ceremony

Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport hosted a celebration lunch for its avionics and maintenance technicians on May 24 in honor of Aviat
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Raytheon receives AMT awards

For the third consecutive year, Raytheon Aircraft’s repair station trained 100 percent of its participants.
Aircraft

Three Maintenance techs make good in Springfield

It’s an axiom of the industry that “to make a small fortune in aviation, start with a big fortune.” So far that has not been the case for the owners of Spr
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Aircraft

Challenger APU Retrofit Available

Bombardier has published a Service Bulletin for a Honeywell GTCP36-150 APU retrofit for Challenger 601s and 604s.
Maintenance and Modifications

FAA grounds Learjet 45 fleet, demands tail jackscrew fix

The FAA’s concern that a critical part on the Bombardier Learjet 45 “was not manufactured per the type design data” led it to ground the entire fleet of 17
Maintenance and Modifications

In buyout, Keystone finds key to growth

In the middle of a helicopter market that has been flat for nearly a decade and seems likely to remain that way for the foreseeable future, how does a 50-y
Maintenance and Modifications

Gulfstream Names Mark Knall V-p and GM of Appleton Operation

Knall will oversee daily operations of the MRO for all Gulfstream aircraft.