RHH Franks Celebrates 60 Years of Engineering with Fresh Look and New Strategy

Aerospace manufacturing firm RHH Franks is celebrating its 60th trading year, and has relaunched with a new brand and long-term strategy of continual improvement. In line with its commitment to the highest levels of quality, on-time-delivery and manufacturing technology, managing director Elsa Hogan has introduced plans to revol utionize the Hampshire-based business that requires a…

FAA Issues AD on Boeing 777-200 with P&W PW4000 Engines

The FAA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) (PDF) tonight that requires U.S. operators of airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines to inspect these engines before further flight. The FAA is taking this action as the result of a fan-blade failure that occurred Saturday on a Boeing 777-200 that had just departed…

GROB Systems Introduces New Universal Machining Center

GROB Systems announced the availability of its new universal machining center, the G150, rounding out the company’s universal machining center range of products. The modular G-series system has continually set the bar for productivity and process safety. The G150 is positioned for the precision engineering, medical technology, mold and die, mechanical engineering and aerospace industries…

United B777 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

A United Airlines B777 had an uncontained engine failure shortly after departing Denver Intl. Airport on Sunday, February 20, 2021. The flight, Flight 328 headed for Honolulu, returned to Denver and landed safely but not before raining engine debris and parts from the sky over the Denver suburbs. No injuries have been reported as yet.…

New Appointments at SR Technics  

Civil aviation MRO service provider, SR Technics, made keys appointments of two executives. These individuals will be reporting directly to Caroline Vandedrinck, senior vice president. David Settergren started with SR Technics as Vice President Asia mid November 2020. A seasoned aviation professional, Mr. Settergren has over 25 years of experience in the Asia Pacific/Oceania region…