CIRCOR California Receives AS9100 Rev D Cert

CIRCOR Aerospace ]announced that its Aerospace & Defense California business has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 + AS9100 D certification by its registration partner, SAI Global. AS9100 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System standard specialized to the aerospace industry. CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense California previously had been awarded AS9100 Rev C.  Rev D includes a…

Inspections of CFM Engines Proceed Quickly

Southwest voluntarily accelerated inspections of CFM engine fan blades throughout their Boeing 737-700/-800 fleet. “We are on track to inspect all CFM engine fan blades on the -700s and -800s within 30 days of our proactive inspection program initiated on Tuesday, April 17, 2018,” the company said in a statement released earlier this week. “We…

MTU Maintenance Says 2017 Most Successful Year Ever

The year 2017 was one of the most successful yet in the over 36-year MTU Maintenance history. The MRO division of MTU Aero Engines secured over $3.7 billion in contract wins, $1.5 billion more than in 2016. “There were about 270 contracts signed last year. Of those, 47 were with new customers or existing customers…

StandardAero Signs Deal to Support Air Georgian APUs

StandardAero recently signed a new, three-year maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) agreement to provide support for 17 Honeywell 36-150RJ auxiliary power units (APUs) equipping  Air Georgian’s fleet of CRJ100/200 aircraft. The services will be provided at StandardAero’s Maryville, Tennessee facility.  StandardAero is an authorized MRO facility for some of the industry’s most popular APUs, including…

Inspections Called for Following Southwest Uncontained Engine Failure

The FAA will issue an Airworthiness Directive (AD) within the next two weeks that will require inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines, a statement released by the agency said. The directive will require an ultrasonic inspection of fan blades when they reach a certain number of takeoffs and landings. Any blades that fail the inspection will…

Monarch Engineering Training Academy’s First Open Even

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy (MAETA) reports it had a very successful turn out for their first ever open evening, held last week, to highlight the next intake of apprenticeships. More than 100 young adults arrived from all over the UK to visit the leading independent MRO provider’s Luton-based Training Academy to learn more. This…