MRO

08/05/2019

StandardAero’s world-class engine MRO facility in Gonesse, France, is enjoying a strong start to 2019, with new capabilities and additional hires.  The Gonesse facility, which is located mid-way between Le Bourget and Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, last month renewed its Pratt & Whitney Canada Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) licenses for the PW100 […]

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07/05/2019

MTU Aero Engines AG and the Government of the Republic of Serbia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with regard to the company’s intention to set up a new industrial site in Serbia today. The Serbian government strongly supports this new venture, which will most likely be located in the Belgrade region. Due to ongoing […]

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03/05/2019

Supporting local communities is one of Duncan Aviation’s core values. One way the company invests in its communities is through the children of its team members. For more than 20 years, Duncan Aviation has advanced the futures of students through the Karen K. Duncan Scholarship program. “In honor of my mother’s belief in a strong […]

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26/04/2019

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, announced the ground breaking of the new six-bay hangar including significant back-shop facilities for its center of excellence (CoE) for aircraft maintenance in Malta. The project, as announced in February this year, will enable SR Technics to continuously provide high-quality aircraft maintenance and cabin modification services, now […]

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23/04/2019

FAI Technik GmbH, the maintenance division of Germany’s FAI Aviation Group, has now received FAA approval for its EASA Part 145 licence. With the certificate in place, the company is fully authorized to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul on US registered business aviation aircraft at its Albrecht Duerer Airport headquarters in Nuremberg. This latest licence […]

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18/04/2019

Solomon Airlines, the national airline of the Solomon Islands, has selected StandardAero to continue supporting the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A engines powering its Dash 8-100 regional turboprop fleet.  Under the multi-year follow-on agreement, StandardAero will support Solomon Airlines’ engines on a pay-per-hour basis, providing the airline with the assurance of predictable, low-risk engine maintenance […]

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17/04/2019

Duncan Aviation announced that although construction continues at its third, full-service Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) in Provo, Utah, the fully functioning, 90,000-gallon capacity fuel farm is online and its staffed, experienced Line Services Team is ready to help with aircraft fueling needs. Additionally, one new maintenance hangar and the new paint hangar are accessible from the […]

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17/04/2019

West Star Aviation announced that MSP Aero will be rebranded as a West Star Aviation satellite location, effective immediately.  West Star Aviation acquired MSP Aero LLC in November of 2017 and has, until now, operated as a stand-alone facility that retained their independent brand.  MSP Aero is an established, well-respected FAA Part 145 Certified repair […]

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16/04/2019

Duncan Aviation announced that the Duncan Family Trust has gifted $56,000 to Western Michigan University for the ongoing annual award of a Duncan Aviation Maintenance Scholarship. With this endowment gift, WMU will make available an annual scholarship of up to $2,500 for a student enrolled in the university’s four-year aviation maintenance program. In addition to […]

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11/04/2019

Benefiting from one of the world’s largest maintenance, overhaul and repair (MRO) networks, Air Europa has selected Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to provide a decade of exclusive nacelle MRO services support for the Boeing 787 including lease/exchange services. This long-term agreement extends an existing 10-year service agreement between […]

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11/04/2019

Lufthansa has presented its new livery on a Boeing 747-400 in February 2018. Since then, over 40 aircraft of the fleet have been repainted to the new color scheme or joined the fleet as new aircraft in the new colors of the airline. Part of the Lufthansa training subsidiary’s Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) fleet will […]

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29/03/2019

Dassault Aircraft Services celebrated the grand opening of the Stuart (KSUA) satellite service center. The service center was relocated from West Palm Beach in order to better meet the needs of the customer fleet in the area as well as transient aircraft. “When our customers expressed a desire for an expansion of capacity and services […]

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03/04/2019

West Star Aviation’s recently expanded Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility is now offering landing gear overhaul and repair for a variety of airframes. The newly expanded facility includes an accessory and component shop allowing West Star to broaden its continued support for Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300, King Air and Learjet (excluding 40 series) for […]

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03/04/2019

StandardAero has recently been selected by Commuter Air Technology (CAT) to provide support services for Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-60A engines installed on King Air 350 aircraft operated by the company.  Under the multi-year agreement, StandardAero will provide CAT with PT6A-60A maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services from its Designated Overhaul Facility (DOF) with Distribution […]

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09/04/2019

Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) is investing a total of EUR 89 million in pilot training equipment and in the infrastructure of its own training locations to meet the high customer demand. Currently, Lufthansa Aviation Training operates 54 full flight simulators (FFS), and, with a load factor of around 90 percent, achieves a peak value in […]

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