MRO

19/06/2019

StandardAero recently signed a multi-year agreement with Island Aviation Services Limited (IASL) to provide support for the Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PT6A-27 and PW123 turboprops.  These engines power the fleets of Twin Otter and Dash 8 aircraft operated by Maldivian, the national airline of the Maldives.  StandardAero will support IASL’s engines from its PT6A Designated […]

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11/06/2019

RUAG MRO International, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the Dornier 228, welcomed the first of two Bangladesh Navy (BN) Dornier 228-212 special mission aircraft for its 72-month inspection. The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) contract was signed at the Directorate General of Purchase (DGDP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 03 April 2019. This first aircraft […]

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06/06/2019

Constant Aviation, a full-service nationwide MRO specializing in airframe and engine maintenance, major repairs, avionics, interiors and paint services, announced the successful delivery of it 15th Bombardier Challenger 300 7500-cycle inspection event. There are only eighteen known 7500-cycle inspections completed to-date worldwide. This maintenance inspection is the most comprehensive inspection on the Challenger 300 airframe […]

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06/06/2019

RUAG MRO International has completed a 96-month inspection on an Embraer Legacy 650. The customer chose to optimize the heavy maintenance inspection’s downtime to ensure ADS-B Out compliance and resolve Service Bulletins. RUAG’s Embraer Authorized Service Center at Munich-Oberpfaffenhofen provided one-stop shop support and project management. The project was completed on schedule and to full […]

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05/06/2019

MTU Maintenance, the world’s leading provider of customized services for aero engines, inaugurated a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde site. The company has invested 11.5 million euros in the new building, which totals 6,500 square metres of operating space across two levels and can house 105 employees. The relocation of all relevant departments to […]

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03/06/2019

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Part 145 repair station certification (81CR397D) to the Clay Lacy Aviation aircraft maintenance facility at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut. Serving New York and the northeastern U.S., the 65,000-square-foot facility is staffed by factory-trained technicians on Gulfstream, Bombardier, Dassault, Cessna, Embraer and Hawker airframes. This is the third […]

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29/05/2019

AVIAA, the world’s leading group purchasing organisation for Business Aviation, ratified a new supplier agreement with expanding independent Part 145 business aircraft MRO specialist ACC Columbia Jet Service of Germany during EBACE 2019. Signing the deal with ACC Columbia’s Managing Director Nils Janssen, Irena Deville, AVIAA Managing Director EMEA highlighted: “ACC Columbia is an exciting […]

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24/05/2019

RUAG MRO International refreshed a Bombardier Challenger 850 belonging to VistaJet with a variety of aircraft services during a scheduled maintenance visit. Project management and services included aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), component MRO, aircraft painting, and the integration of both an avionics ADS-B out upgrade as well as a full cabin refurbishment. This […]

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24/05/2019

Lufthansa Technik supports South African owned carrier Comair Limited with comprehensive technical services and integrated fleet management. Operations at the first two local line maintenance stations of the MRO company have already begun. Comair has contracted Lufthansa Technik to provide Total Technical Support (TTS®) for its Boeing 737 fleet. The agreement includes integrated fleet management, […]

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24/05/2019

West Star has been granted “NO-Program Notification Letter (PNL) Projects” on FMS, CVR, FANS, IRIDIUM DLU and Conquest RVSM.  Under their Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) this authorization allows projects at all four main locations to be completed without submittal of a program notification letter (PNL).  This authorization allows West Star to issue, amend or reissue […]

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24/05/2019

MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has signed an exclusive four-year CFM56-5B contract with GoAir, a low-fare carrier based in Mumbai, India. The contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul as well as spare engine support and on-site services for the CFM56-5B engines powering the airline’s 17 A320 aircraft.   […]

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22/05/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a new Aircraft Maintenance Data Hub for owners and operators of Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker aircraft at this week’s European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition. The new data hub will be available in summer 2019 and will offer a more comprehensive record of all aircraft maintenance […]

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22/05/2019

StandardAero’s world-class engine MRO facility in Gonesse, France, has recently celebrated the delivery of its 1,500th Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A turboprop engine.  The Gonesse facility, which is located mid-way between Le Bourget and Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, is a Pratt & Whitney Canada Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) for both the PT6A […]

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21/05/2019

In direct response to strong regional customer demands, StandardAero’s Fleetlands, U.K., engine MRO facility has increased capacity by 50% to support its TFE731 engine line MRO services.  As a result, StandardAero can fully process engine overhauls and has recently completed a pair of TFE731 Major Periodic Inspection (MPI) within established U.S. shop turnaround time for […]

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16/05/2019

Bombardier has signed an agreement with JETEX for the establishment of a new Line Maintenance Station in Dubai, further complementing the tip-to-tail maintenance services provided by Bombardier’s Service and Support Network in the Middle East and around the globe. The new Line Maintenance Station will initially offer unscheduled maintenance services and build toward scheduled maintenance […]

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