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.

Cessna Citation Ultra
Feb 25, 2021 - 11:34 AM
Data acquisition and recording systems from Latitude Technologies are helping operators of older Cessna Citations extend engine overhaul intervals.
Feb 25, 2021 - 9:46 AM
Oriens Aviation has also received EASA Part 145 certification.
Feb 24, 2021 - 11:16 AM
Duncan Aviation's internal communications app is aimed at quickly identifying the type of AOG and locating the appropriate Rapid Response Team to dispatch.
Feb 24, 2021 - 10:37 AM
West Star's Perryville facility is the last of four primary sites to receive FAA approval as a Class 4 repair station.
Rolls-Royce BR725 engine on Gulfstream G650
Feb 24, 2021 - 9:52 AM
Rolls-Royce's customer support facility is adjacent to the new Gulfstream Service Center East.
Bell 505
Feb 22, 2021 - 11:15 AM
Transport Canada issues emergency airworthiness directive mandating inspection of collective sticks in Bell 505s.
Feb 21, 2021 - 9:18 AM
The uncontained failure of a Pratt & Whitney PW4077 forces a United Airlines 777-200 to return to Denver.
Feb 19, 2021 - 11:36 AM
The QTA HTF7000 repair, which involves reinforcing the thrust reverser doors with graphite doublers, received both FAA and EASA approvals.
Feb 17, 2021 - 11:37 AM
MRO provider Summit Aviation and aircraft interiors specialist Cabin Crafters formalize their relationship through the new partnership.
StandardAero engine and technicians
Feb 17, 2021 - 10:09 AM
Under a definitive agreement, StandardAero will pay $230 million for Signature Aviation's engine repair and overhaul business.