Myrtle Beach Event to Showcase High Demand Careers in Aviation Maintenance

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will host a student career fair on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at its Myrtle Beach, SC campus located at 1038 Shine Avenue, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Representatives of Bombardier, GE Aviation, Lafayette Engine, Gulfstream Aerospace, Honda Aircraft, Piedmont Airlines and United Airlines will attend to discuss high demand careers in aviation…

Honeywell and ATP Casebank Partner to Offer Avionics Tech Pubs

ATP and Honeywell have entered into an expanded partnership agreement expanding the existing Honeywell technical publications available through their ATP Aviation Hub single source portal. This will include Honeywell’s collection of Avionics libraries and will allow owner/operators and entitled management companies to manage and access their current technical and regulatory information for airframes, Honeywell engines,…

Rolls-Royce to Expand Overhaul Network

Rolls-Royce plans to expand their global network of engine overhaul services to support growth in their fleet of large aero engines. The company says as their fleet of in-service engines is forecast to grow from more than 4,000 today to approximately 6,500 in the mid-term – and even further beyond that – they expect demand…

StandardAero To Provide PT6A MRO Services for Cape Air

Hyannis, Mass.-based Cape Air has selected StandardAero to provide engine support services for its fleet of Cessna Caravan aircraft. Under the agreement, StandardAero will provide Cape Air with Pratt & Whitney PT6A turboprop engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services from its network of overhaul facilities and service centers in North America. “Cape Air looks…

VELO3D Announces Assure Quality Assurance and Control System for 3D Metal Printing

VELO3D, an innovator in metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) has announced the release and availability of the VELO3D Assure Quality Assurance and Control System for its Sapphire 3D metal printers. Stratasys Direct Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Stratasys, Ltd. and one of the largest providers of additive (3D printing) and conventional manufacturing services in North America, is…

Falko and GE Aviation Sign Asset Transfer System Agreement for Leasing Market

GE Aviation has signed an agreement with Falko Regional Aircraft Limited to provide the AirVault Asset Transfer System across its portfolio of Regional Aircraft including Bombardier, Embraer, BAe Systems and ATR airplanes. The implementation is expected to start in Q4, 2019. “Falko’s fleet is constantly evolving to meet their customer needs. We’re helping them to…

Deadline to Apply for WAI Scholarships is November 12

Thousands of dollars in scholarships will be awarded at WAI’s 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, and the time to apply is now. To qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be a current WAI member and submit the application by November 12, 2019. More than 100 individual scholarships are available in areas ranging…

ATSB Recommends Mandating Engine Modification

The Australian Transportation Safety Board (ATSB) has issued safety recommendations to the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney calling for them to maximize a modification that would prevent a component failure of the PW4170 series engine which powers some Airbus A330 airliners. The recommendations follow an ATSB investigation into…

Sabena technics Performs First B787 C-Check

Spanish airline Air Europa entrusted Sabena technics to perform base maintenance operations on two of their Boeing 787-8. The first aircraft has left the MRO’s facility on-time after a successful C-Check, Sabena technics says. The second aircraft has already arrived at Sabena technics’ premises in Bordeaux (France). “Our teams handled this project with great enthusiasm,…