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.

February 8, 2008 - 8:47am

AAR Landing Gear Services, a Malaysia-based joint venture between Illinois-based AAR and Airod of Malaysia, has selected Component Control’s Quantum Control aviation enterprise resource planning software as its MRO system.

February 8, 2008 - 8:47am

AAR Landing Gear Services, a Malaysia-based joint venture between Illinois-based AAR and Airod of Malaysia, has selected Component Control’s Quantum Control aviation enterprise resource planning software as its MRO system.

February 8, 2008 - 8:46am

Dallas will be the site of the first AMT Society Aircraft Maintenance Show, scheduled to run from March 18 to 20. The event will be held in conjunction with the Aviation Industry Expo and will include an IA renewal program, skills competition, exhibition area, professional seminars, social events and more. The event kicks off with a golf outing, organized by Haggan Aviation, on March 17 at the Bear Creek Golf Club.

February 8, 2008 - 8:46am

Dallas will be the site of the first AMT Society Aircraft Maintenance Show, scheduled to run from March 18 to 20. The event will be held in conjunction with the Aviation Industry Expo and will include an IA renewal program, skills competition, exhibition area, professional seminars, social events and more. The event kicks off with a golf outing, organized by Haggan Aviation, on March 17 at the Bear Creek Golf Club.

February 8, 2008 - 8:41am

A Falcon 50 received Honeywell’s 1,900th TFE731 engine upgrade. It was modified to the -3D configuration. Honeywell offers engine upgrade options for most of its older engine fleet. The engine modification process allows operators of older TFEs to introduce newer engine technology to improve the value and functionality of their aircraft.

February 8, 2008 - 8:41am

A Falcon 50 received Honeywell’s 1,900th TFE731 engine upgrade. It was modified to the -3D configuration. Honeywell offers engine upgrade options for most of its older engine fleet. The engine modification process allows operators of older TFEs to introduce newer engine technology to improve the value and functionality of their aircraft.

February 6, 2008 - 10:27am

Charter firm PrivatAir has converted one of its two options into an order for a $162 million VIP Boeing 787-8. As a result of this conversion, PrivatAir now has two executive 787s on firm order and holds an option on one more. The charter company said the VIP 787s will help it meet increasing customer demand for long-range, large-cabin business jets.

February 6, 2008 - 10:27am

Charter firm PrivatAir has converted one of its two options into an order for a $162 million VIP Boeing 787-8. As a result of this conversion, PrivatAir now has two executive 787s on firm order and holds an option on one more. The charter company said the VIP 787s will help it meet increasing customer demand for long-range, large-cabin business jets.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

 
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