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.
EASA is proposing a rule that would require crash-resistant fuel systems in all in-production helicopters and most in-service rotorcraft.
Already one of the region's largest maintenance providers, ExecuJet MRO Services will move into a new, larger facilty next year.
Business aviation maintenance services provider JSSI looks to further its growth through new investment from Genstar Capital.
The partnership between Mena Technics and Aviance Global will enable the companies to provide maintenance on commercial and private jets in Bahrain.
Optima Aero's facility in Anglet, France, will house maintenance, component, refurbishment and certification and distribution activities.
Bombardier has designated Fontainebleau Aviation as the official aircraft ground handling provider for its new Miami-Opa Locka service center.
Safran Helicopter Engines will provide support-by-the-hour for The Helicopter and Jet Company's Airbus fleet in Saudi Arabia.
Airbus Helicopters gained significant new fleet clients for its HCare product support program during this week's European Rotors conference.
German air ambulance provider DRF Luftrettung has ordered more Airbus H145 helicopters and additional services from the manufacturer.
Installations of SmartSky connectivity hardware and software for the Citation X business jet began this quarter at select Textron Aviation service centers.