Kawak Aviation Earns FAA Part-145 Air Repair Station Certification

Kawak Aviation Technologies has earned FAA Part-145 Air Repair Station certification #4KWR258D that enables it to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul services on Precision Aircraft Solutions Boeing 757-200 cargo door hydraulic components. Kawak is the sole manufacturer of cargo door hydraulics for the Precision Aircraft Solution 757-200 cargo aircraft and will now be the first…

Aviation Heaven Launches AMP Service

Aviation Heaven, an online network platform for business aviation operators and maintenance facilities (MROs) announced that they have launched a new service. Aviation Heaven creates and maintains aircraft maintenance programs for all business jets and turboprop aircraft. Operators can now subscribe to a monthly plan to get a new aircraft maintenance program (AMP) for their…

StandardAero Dedicates Expansion at Existing Miami Facility

StandardAero Component Services recently dedicated the company’s 30,000 sq. ft. expansion of its component repair facility, located in Miami, Florida. The additional working space and capital improvements included the installation of a state-of-the-art clean line, an additional vacuum furnace as well as water jet cleaning capabilities.  As a result, the facility will be the largest…

Ontic Acquires Firstmark

Ontic has acquired Firstmark Corp., an aerospace focused aftermarket service provider. Firstmark is a provider of  engineered, proprietary components and subsystems for the aerospace and defense industries. The company employs more than 70 people and has locations in Creedmoor, North Carolina and Plainview, New York and will expand Ontic’s U. S. footprint to the East…

Dallas Airmotive Consolidates Facilities/ McElroy Returns

Dallas Airmotive has consolidated four locations into a single facility at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. After opening the new 220,000 sq ft engine maintenance and testing facility in 2016, the organization has seen business growth resulting in the need to increase the company’s employee base at the DFW Center location. Additionally, Hugh McElroy (left), a…

West Star Aviation Is Nearing Completion Of Hawker 800A Wing Replacement

West Star Aviation says it is nearing completion of a total wing replacement on a Hawker 800A aircraft. This extensive project is being performed at West Star’s Grand Junction, CO, (GJT) MRO facility. The aircraft had advanced corrosion on the wings, making repair uneconomical. West Star’s experience performing maintenance on Hawker aircraft allowed them to…

Lufthansa Technik Spin-Off Skeyos Takes MRO Procurement Digital

Skeyos, an independent spin-off of Lufthansa Technik, has been active in the MRO market since January, 2018. At MRO Europe in Amsterdam, Skeyos will deliver insights into the progress of its growing digital procurement platform. Its innovative marketplace is already changing sourcing habits across the MRO industry. Skeyos says purchasers and suppliers can both benefit…

AeroVision International Signs ERJ Parts Support Agreement With Contour Airlines

AeroVision International has signed a long-term component spares and exchange agreement with Tennessee-based Contour Airlines. The parts support agreement provides Contour with access to an extensive inventory of components used to support their growing fleet of ERJ 135 & 145 aircraft. Parts will be forward-positioned at Contour maintenance facilities in Tennessee, Georgia, Arizona, California, West…