AINmxReports » June 29, 2011

June 29, 2011 - 10:30am

The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) has submitted a letter to the FAA regarding the agency’s proposed interpretation of the Part 121 duty and rest provisions as they pertain to maintenance technicians.

June 29, 2011 - 10:20am

Eurocopter and Kazakhstan Engineering have signed an agreement formalizing a joint venture to assemble and customize Eurocopter EC145s at a new facility in Astana, Kazakhstan. Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering plans to assemble and deliver the first six of 45 EC145s the Kazakh government is acquiring through 2016.

June 29, 2011 - 10:10am

CAE and AirAsia have expanded a prior partnership into a joint venture to provide training for maintenance engineers, technicians, pilots, cabin crew and ground services personnel for airlines throughout the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, including AirAsia’s.

June 29, 2011 - 10:00am

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) has named Ruag Aviation’s Alpnach helicopter facility in Switzerland an authorized customer service center (CSC) to support the Sikorsky S-76. “The Alpnach customer service center will be a key support facility for the future expansion of Sikorsky’s S-76 commercial aircraft fleet in southeast and south-central Europe,” said Frank DiPasquale, v-p of sales and strategic relationships for SAS.

June 29, 2011 - 9:50am

Gulfstream Aerospace is reopening the 62,000-sq-ft Hangar F at Dallas Love Field. “We now have hangars dedicated to specific aircraft models,” said Mark Burns, president for Gulfstream product support. “Large-cabin and midsize-cabin customers have their own specific facility, with parts inventory and office space that cater to their needs.


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