The most recent FAA FAASTeam Maintenance Safety Tip conveys the FAA’s growing concern about fatigue, in this case technician fatigue. The issue has long been associated with pilots but rarely with technicians.
AINmxReports » May 11, 2011
Blackhawk Modifications begins a King Air and PT6 performance conference series tomorrow in Johannesburg at the Montecasino Entertainment Complex. According to the company, the conference will give participants the opportunity to exchange information with one another and industry experts.
Tam Aviação Executiva has signed an agreement with GE Aviation to become an authorized service center for M601 and H80 turboprop engines. The MRO will offer line maintenance, removals and re-installations of engines and line-replaceable units and engine spares. GE Aviation will provide Tam AE with material support and training. A spokesman for GE told AIN that Tam AE is a new industry partner.
Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln facility has been granted additional Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) repair station certificate authorizations. They were added to the MRO’s current certificate after a CAAC audit of the Duncan Aviation facility in Lincoln. Newly authorized airframes include the Falcon 900DX, 2000 and 7X.
The EASA has given Dubai-based ExecuJet Middle East the OK to add the Hawker 400XP, 700, 800, 900 series and 4000. The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority has also granted approval for the Hawker 800, 900 series and 4000. A spokesman for the MRO told AIN the latest additions join long-standing maintenance support for the Global 5000, Legacy 600 and 650, Gulfstream G150 and G200, Pilatus PC-12 and various Challengers and Learjets.
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