Reactive Group acquires Arraid; Data Storage Moves Towards Solid State Disks

Reactive Group has acquired Arraid, based in Phoenix, Arizona. Arraid is a manufacturer of replacement data storage solutions for ageing disk, tape and floppy drives on legacy computer systems. With the takeover Reactive Group intends to revamp the Arraid range of replacement drives with solid state disk technology. “The acquisition of Arraid significantly expands our […]

Canadian CGP Certification Releases AJW Technique Into Military Market

AJW Technique, AJW’s world-class MRO facility in Montreal, has been granted certification under the Controlled Goods Programs (CGP) of the Canadian Federal Government. The programme, which is administered by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), regulates the examination, possession, and transfer in Canada of controlled goods and/or controlled technology. The certification […]

Ones and Zeroes are MRO future, says Lt Gen Levy

MRO Americas, Orlando, FL: Data science – “the ones and zeroes” – will be the key discipline for maintenance and support services of the future, whether in the military or civil arena, according to Lt. Gen. Lee Levy, Commander of the US Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC), Air Force Material Command (AFMC) is his Military […]

CT-156 Harvard Upgrades Given to Field Aviation

CAE has selected Field Aviation to upgrade the fleet of 22 CT-156 Harvard trainer aircraft, which are used for the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program. The upgrade will consist of the addition of a Traffic Advisory System (TAS) and an Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) transponder system. The purpose of the TAS […]

Tapestry Solutions Wins Kuwaiti Air Force MRO Software Contract

Tapestry Solutions, a Boeing subsidiary, and prime contractor Kay & Associates has won a contract from Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to modernize maintenance processes for the Kuwait Air Force (KAF). This will focus on automating and standardizing the KAF’s maintenance management infrastructure with GOLDesp Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) software. GOLDesp was successfully implemented […]

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 […]