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.

MagniX displayed this electric propulsion unit at NBAA-BACE in October, about a month after the MagniX-powered Eviation Alice made its first flight. Photo: Mariano Rosales
Dec 5, 2022 - 1:00 AM
Electric motor developer MagniX has doubled down on its efforts to make aviation more sustainable by entering the hydrogen fuel cell market.
Rendering of Jet Access' new Dallas facility
Dec 2, 2022 - 10:26 AM
Jet Access' 80,000-sq-ft complex at Dallas Executive Airport is expected to be completed next year.
A VIP airliner refurbishment is the result of careful timing and coordination of all elements of the project, a process that Citadel Completions calls “dynamic project management.”
Dec 2, 2022 - 2:47 AM
VIP Airliner completion and MRO specialist Citadel Aviation reports doubling business amidst a “hot” market for aftermarket upgrades and service.
Dassault Falcon 2000 on airport ramp
Dec 1, 2022 - 12:05 PM
Founded last year, the Independent Falcon Aircraft Operators Association boasts 140 operator/owner members.
Avionics repair technician at work on wiring in the flight deck
Dec 1, 2022 - 10:57 AM
The majority of respondents to the AEA 2022 Rate and Labor Survey anticipate growth in their business, but also increased labor rates and compensation.
Duncan Aviation's Darwin Godemann with apprentices
Dec 1, 2022 - 10:02 AM
Three of the country's independent MROs find success through offering maintenance technician apprenticeships.
Pascale Barhouche, Fabrice Roger JSSI
Dec 1, 2022 - 2:02 AM
Jet Support Services Inc. believes the Middle East is an important region and a growing market for business aircraft.
Jet Aviation’s Dubai World Central FBO and maintenance facility offers line and base maintenance and FBO services to a growing customer base.
Dec 1, 2022 - 1:52 AM
The company is exploring sustainable options for its clientele, such as providing SAF in the region
Sikorsky UH-60 helicopter on airport ramp
Nov 30, 2022 - 6:10 PM
BLR Aerospace has received FAA STC approval for its patented FastFin system for the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.
Duncan Aviation tech working on engine
Nov 30, 2022 - 11:34 AM
A 33 percent increase in newly certificated aviation maintenance technicians in 2021 wasn't enough to offset an industry shortage.