MTU Aero Engines Expands MRO Network with New Facility in Serbia

MTU Aero Engines AG and the Government of the Republic of Serbia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with regard to the company’s intention to set up a new industrial site in Serbia. The Serbian government says they strongly support this new venture, which will most likely be located in the Belgrade region. Due…

FlightSafety Expands Master Technician Program

FlightSafety International is expanding its industry leading Master Technician program to include Cabin Systems. The new Master Technician Cabin Systems program offers a progressive curriculum that follows a five step process. It is designed to provide technicians with the skills required to service and maintain the cabin of the aircraft they support at the highest…

Bombardier Strengthens Service in China

Bombardier Strengthens Service in China

Bombardier has enhanced its customer support capabilities for business aircraft customers in China. Bombardier’s centrally located Service Center in Tianjin has received Authorized Service Center status from engine manufacturers Rolls-Royce, GE and Honeywell. Bombardier also announced new line maintenance services at its Tianjin Service Center. The company says the new team offers AOG mobile repair…

Teledyne Launches New Dataloading Technology

Teledyne Launches New Dataloading Technology

Teledyne Controls has launched the PMAT XS, a new portable dataloader that integrates securely with Teledyne’s ground management system to provide automatic, secure distribution of software parts, such as navigation databases and application updates to aircraft. Teledyne says it if dully compliant with ARINC and all relevant industry security standards for dataloading. The new Portable…

C&L Aviation Group Provides ADS-B solution for JetSuiteX Embraer Fleet

C&L Aviation Group Provides ADS-B solution for JetSuiteX Embraer Fleet

C&L Aviation Services (C&L) has been awarded the contract to provide ADS-B solution for the JetSuiteX Fleet of EMB-135/145 which consists of several dozen aircraft. The program will see C&L provide Honeywell Primus II, as it is the best option for the JetSuiteX fleet to comply with the FAA Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast-Out (ADS/B-Out) mandate requiring…

SR Technics Building New Aircraft Maintenance Center in Malta

SR Technics Building New Aircraft Maintenance Center in Malta

SR Technics has broken ground for the new six-bay hangar including significant back-shop facilities for its center of excellence (CoE) for aircraft maintenance in Malta. SR Technics says the project, as announced in February this year, will enable the company to continuously provide aircraft maintenance and cabin modification services, now for up to six narrow…

S7 Technics Inspects B737NG Tanks and Painting Center Completes 100th Order

S7 Technics maintenance, repair and overhaul Tolmachevo (Novosibirsk) airport facility has successfully performed scheduled base maintenance activities on one of Globus Airlines’ Boeing 737-800s. Fuel tank structure inspections involving Flight Length Sensitive (FLS) tasks were successfully completed in addition to the C-checks + 6-Year. With the initial B737NGs first entering commercial service more than 20…

Twin Commander Aircraft Supports Fleet with Free Upgrade Kits

Twin Commander Aircraft is offering two free upgrade kits for Service Bulletin 241. FAA Airworthiness Directive 2013-09-05 is a mandatory maintenance item for owners of Twin Commander 690/A/B models. Owners who have not yet complied with Service Bulletin 241, the AD’s compliance method, can now receive a free kit from Twin Commander Aircraft. The kit…

2019 Aviation Technician of the Year

2019 Aviation Technician of the Year

Jon David Monti of Gardnerville, Nevada has been named the 2019 Aviation Technician of the Year. From an early age, Monti showed a propensity for all things mechanical with an interest in disassembling and improving everything he touched. Understandably, he would choose to major in Mechanical Engineering for his collegiate studies. He was also infatuated…

2019 National GA Award Honorees Named

Every year for more than 50 years, the General Aviation Awards program and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have recognized aviation professionals for their contributions to general aviation in the fields of flight instruction, aviation maintenance/avionics, and safety. Recipients of the 2019 National General Aviation Awards are: Gary Dale Reeves of Decatur, Texas—2019 Certificated Flight…