Ikhana Receives STC for Twin Otter Hard Points

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has issued Ikhana Aircraft Services (IKHANA) with Supplement Type Certificate (STC) Number SA02627LA for the modification of DHC-6 series Twin Otter aircraft with wing payload hard point structural provisions. The hard point provisions add structure on each wing with the capability to captive-carry external stores or payloads for purposes that include scientific/atmospheric research, search and rescue, geophysical […]

Ansell Claims Thinnest Disposable Chemical Gloves

The Microflex 93-260 chemical resistant, single use glove has been brought to the MRO market by protection solutions company Ansell. The company claims it to be the thinnest available offering protection against a broad range of chemicals. The new Microflex 93-260 is a thin, disposable glove designed to offer higher levels of protection against chemicals […]

AFI KLM E&M to Support Australia’s KC-30As

Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services (IDS) and  Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) have signed an agreement for service support of the Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft. Northrop Grumman IDS is the prime contractor for MRTT Through-Life Support (TLS). “Partnerships such as this are […]

StandardAero Reaffirmed for U.S. Navy T56 Engine Maintenance

StandardAero will once again serve as the U.S. Navy’s Rolls-Royce T56 engine maintenance depot for 2017, the third consecutive year it will fulfil this role.  The maintenance work will be performed at StandardAero’s engine facilities located at Port San Antonio, Texas and Winnipeg, Canada. The maintenance is provided for the U.S. Navy’s engines that power […]

Baines Simmons Contracts with BAE Systems over Typhoon IOS

Air Partner’s aviation safety consultancy division Baines Simmons has contracted with BAE Systems to provide Integrated Operational Support (IOS) consultancy services, with a focus on the Typhoon aircraft. Baines Simmons is supporting BAE Systems’ strategic aim to become the leading global IOS provider by 2021 with the belief that this will help to reduce costs […]

LM Partners with Derco Over F-16 Support

Lockheed Martin is expanding its Global Supply Chain services and support to international F-16 operators through a partnership with Derco Repair Services. The company recently named Derco Repair Services, part of Derco Aerospace, as an authorized F-16 Hologram repair center. The Lockheed Martin Hologram designation is only awarded to repair and overhaul facilities that meet […]

U.S. Army Appoints Bainbridge Aerospace Partner in UH-60 Repair

The Department of the Army has appointed Bainbridge Aerospace, a TAI-Global Group company, to overhaul vaneaxial fans on the Army’s UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters “We understand the importance of perfection in the systems that keep Black Hawks in the air,” said Thomas W. Nokes, president and CEO of TAI-Global. “We have extensive repair experience on […]

French SIMMAD Renews Sabina technics Falcon 20 Contract

On September 1, the French SIMMAD (Integrated Structure in charge of maintenance in operational condition of the Defense’s aeronautical equipment) announced that Sabena technics will keep supporting the whole fleet of Mystère 20 aircraft belonging to the French Defense (DGA/EV). This contract renewal is focused on Sabena technics Dinard site and covers a fleet of […]

Cobham Seals Supply Orders for F-35 RF Microelectronics

The company has received a series of orders worth tens of millions of dollars for radio frequency (RF) microelectronics that support the F-35 program. The work will be performed by the San Diego, California location of Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, part of Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions. “Our portfolio of microelectronic components and assemblies enable electronic warfare […]