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.
Greg Hoggett has been named general manager of Bombardier Aviation's expanded service center at London Biggin Hill.
Ruag International's sale of operations at Oberpfaffenhofen to General Atomics Europe includes its military helicopter MRO and Dornier 228 production.
Air ambulance provider Air Methods has signed a $24 million, five-year HCare Smart support contract with Airbus Helicopters, Inc.
The changes to Dassault Aviation's FalconCare come as the French airframer signs its 500th customer to the hourly maintenance program.
Constant Aviation's program for Legacy 600 and 650 owners includes a flat rate for major inspections.
Jet East's Midwest AOG expansion will cover the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
Aircraft maintenance provider ExecuJet Haite Aviation Services China has completed the largest business jet inspection performed to date in that country.
Meridian Helicopters has delivered its 18th Bell 206 refurbished helicopter.
MROs and OEMs find interest in engine programs that offer alternative to overhauls whose cost may exceed the value of their aircraft.
Elliott Aviation's expanded Wi-Fi STC covers nine additional Learjet models.