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.

May 11, 2022, 12:05 PM

Blackhawk Begins Cert Testing PC-12 Engine Upgrade

Blackhawk Aerospace's XP67P Engine+ Upgrade program for the Pilatus PC-12 is expected to provide the turboprop single more power and efficiency.

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Surf Air electric-hybrid Cessna Grand Caravan
May 18, 2022 - 1:10 PM
Surf Air Mobility expects to raise $467 million through an IPO, which would fund conversion of its Cessna Grand Caravan fleet to hybrid-electric power.
May 18, 2022 - 12:15 PM
GE Digital's Maintenance Insight software helps monitor component health to optimize performance and decrease inefficiencies.
May 18, 2022 - 11:57 AM
Texas Aerospace Technologies also will develop STC programs to increase Litef's market share.
Jet Support Services International president Neil Book
May 18, 2022 - 10:14 AM
Maintenance-plan provider JSSI highlights at EBACE recent acquisitions and expanded offerings
Manufacturing line with workers at Vita Inclinata
May 18, 2022 - 9:58 AM
Vita systems has quadrupled its manufacturing lines and integrated new technologies to ramp up production in order to meet global demand for products.
StandardAero maintenance technician at work on aircraft engine fan blades
May 18, 2022 - 9:50 AM
EB Airfoils acquisition will give StandardAero increased capability in blades, vanes, and other cold section component services.
Aero Dienst hangar
May 18, 2022 - 5:03 AM
Germany’s Aero-Dienst celebrates its new maintenance facility opening in Germany and strong charter demand.
Gulfstream St. Louis site illuminated at dusk with Gulfstream jet parked on the ramp outside
May 17, 2022 - 11:16 AM
Gulfstream Aerospace's St. Louis Service Center expansion calls for the hiring of more completions staff.
May 16, 2022 - 12:45 PM
Gulfstream has issued maintenance and operations letters regarding ground spoiler checks as a result of a December 2021 fatal crash of a GIV-SP.
HondaJet outside Signature TechnicAir hangar
May 12, 2022 - 11:23 AM
Signature TechnicAir’s line maintenance and mobile service units based at four other London-area airports also will provide HondaJet support.