08/12/2017

Aero-Dienst, Nuremberg, completed the most comprehensive maintenance event on a Global Express XRS to the customer’s satisfaction. The workscope of the 120-month inspection included the dismantling of the complete VIP cabin, extensive structure and system inspections and the major overhaul of the landing gears. Before the partial painting finalized the works’ proceeding all applicable Airworthiness […]

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07/12/2017

Robertson Fuel Systems and StandardAero Achieve FAA Certification of Retrofittable Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank for Airbus Helicopters AS350/EC130 Robertson Fuel Systems and StandardAero announced today the milestone attainment of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of their retrofittable crash-resistant fuel tank (CRFT) for the Airbus AS350 and EC130 family of light single helicopters.  Production deliveries to launch […]

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07/12/2017

FAI rent-a-jet AG, Germany´s largest business jet operator, has bid farewell to its penultimate Learjet 55 aircraft (D-CAAE), which will now continue life as an air ambulance jet in the USA. The Learjet 55 has already been replaced by a Learjet 60 aircraft (D-CFAL) recently acquired by FAI in Bulgaria. Earlier this year, FAI’s last […]

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07/12/2017

In November 2017 FBO RIGA located at the Riga International Airport, Latvia, has received the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) resolution on it’s IS-BAH registration approval. The International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) was developed by IBAC and implemented in 2014 adding to the successful IS-BAO safety standard for business aviation. Currently 89 organizations […]

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05/12/2017

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines have set up a joint venture for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of geared turbofan engines, with each of the partners holding a stake of 50 percent in the new company. The name of the new JV is Engine Maintenance Europe, or EME Aero for short. The contract, […]

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05/12/2017

RBR Maintenance, Inc. has acquired a Hawker 125-800A, s/n 258007, for a part out project. RBR obtained the Part 135 aircraft in November, 2017 and has taken delivery. All parts will be available for immediate sale. Noteworthy parts and systems include TFE731-3BR engines with 320 hours since MPI/CZI and APU 30-92C, approximately 100 hours since […]

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05/12/2017

MTU Maintenance Canada has introduced V2500-A5 maintenance, repair and overhaul capabilities and is fully certified by the Transport Canada Civil Aviation Authority. The introduction of the engine line that serves the world’s A320 fleet is the result of an agreement between Pratt & Whitney, IAE and MTU Aero Engines. It enables MTU Maintenance Canada to […]

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04/12/2017

FlightSafety International has received CAR 147 approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India for training provided through a cooperative agreement with Deccan Charters. Training will be offered at Deccan’s facility located at the Jakkur Airfield in Bangalore. Training is scheduled to begin this month.  It will include a wide variety of courses […]

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01/12/2017

Answering the marketplace demand for expanded travel options, Executive Flight Services announces its certification and capability to manage and fly FAR Part 135 aircraft with 10 seats or more, as well as the ability to operate flights to Europe, across the Pacific and throughout the world. Executive Flight Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Executive […]

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04/12/2017

FlightSafety International announces a new Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A Series Pilot Familiarization Course designed specifically for Agricultural Aircraft operators. Training is planned to begin in Brazil early next year. Additional locations will be added according to Customer needs. “This new course will provide agricultural pilots who fly aircraft equipped with Pratt & Whitney Canada […]

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01/12/2017

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility at Moscow-Vnukovo has received certification from the Federal Air Transport Agency (RFAA) in Russia for Federal Aviation Rules 285 (FAP-285). Introduced by the RFAA in 2015, FAP-285 certification confirms adherence to all Russian civil aviation laws. With this approval, Jet Aviation’s MRO facility in Moscow is authorized to provide line maintenance […]

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30/11/2017

FlightSafety International announced that the United States Federal Aviation Administration presented the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to 10 FlightSafety Instructors during the month of November. “We are proud that at least 70 FlightSafety Instructors have earned this prestigious recognition to date. Congratulations to all on behalf of our Teammates and Customers.” said Bruce Whitman, […]

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28/11/2017

Jet Aviation has been awarded the 2017 Icons of Aviation (IOA) Asia Award for Best MRO (Singapore / Hong Kong). The annual Icons of Aviation Asia Awards are hosted by the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) to recognize aviation’s best in the region, while promoting corporate social responsibility in aviation. The AsBAA Icons of Aviation […]

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28/11/2017

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced its new twin-engine, high-wing, large-utility turboprop – the Cessna SkyCourier 408. FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and longtime Textron Aviation customer, has signed on as the launch customer for up to 100 aircraft, with an initial fleet order of 50 cargo aircraft and […]

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