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.
Electric motor developer MagniX has doubled down on its efforts to make aviation more sustainable by entering the hydrogen fuel cell market.
Jet Access' 80,000-sq-ft complex at Dallas Executive Airport is expected to be completed next year.
VIP Airliner completion and MRO specialist Citadel Aviation reports doubling business amidst a “hot” market for aftermarket upgrades and service.
Founded last year, the Independent Falcon Aircraft Operators Association boasts 140 operator/owner members.
The majority of respondents to the AEA 2022 Rate and Labor Survey anticipate growth in their business, but also increased labor rates and compensation.
Three of the country's independent MROs find success through offering maintenance technician apprenticeships.
Jet Support Services Inc. believes the Middle East is an important region and a growing market for business aircraft.
The company is exploring sustainable options for its clientele, such as providing SAF in the region
BLR Aerospace has received FAA STC approval for its patented FastFin system for the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.
A 33 percent increase in newly certificated aviation maintenance technicians in 2021 wasn't enough to offset an industry shortage.