Commercial

MSB (Sogeclair) Selected by Heart Aerospace to Develop its Latest Electrically Powered Aircraft

MSB (Sogeclair) Selected by Heart Aerospace to Develop its Latest Electrically Powered Aircraft

Joy Finnegan

MSB, a Sogeclair company, has signed an agreement with Heart Aerospace, manufacturers of the electrically powered, ES-30 regional aircraft to design and develop some 60 key structural components for the cabin, flight deck and cargo sections.  The scope of work includes full provision of floor coverings, headliners, acoustic and thermal insulation, emergency equipment throughout the…

De Havilland Canada Announces Site of New Alberta Aircraft Manufacturing Facility

Joy Finnegan

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited has announced that the site of its new aircraft manufacturing facility will be in Wheatland County, Alberta, approximately 30 minutes east of Calgary. This new facility will be called De Havilland Field and will consist of a new, state-of-the-art aircraft assembly facility, runway, parts manufacturing and distribution centers and…

GA Telesis Engine Services Signs CFM56-7B Engine Mx Contract with Lion Air Group

Joy Finnegan

GA Telesis (GATES) and Lion Air have entered into a long-term engine maintenance contract. Lion Air, the largest airline in Indonesia & second largest low-cost airline in Southeast Asia, signed the agreement covering the airline’s Boeing 737NG fleet. This strategic win for GATES covers maintenance, repair, and overhaul of CFM56-7B engines across Lion Air Group…

Cebu Pacific Air Selects Safran for Landing Gear MRO

Joy Finnegan

The Philippine airline Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) has selected Safran Landing Systems to provide the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services on 14 aircraft of its Airbus A320 fleet. The Safran Landing Systems repair workshop of Singapore, which is a joint venture with Singapore Airlines Engineering Company (SiAEC), will perform the airline’s complete overhaul and…

AJW Group Opens Regional Support Hub in Turkey

AJW Group, has opened AJW Turkey, a new regional support hub and office located in Istanbul. Turkey and the surrounding Eurasia region is one of the priority markets for AJW Group and in response to growing demand for a full service local office, operating in the local time zone, AJW Turkey aims to deliver the…

Spirit AeroSystems, Malaysia Airlines Berhad Sign MoU to Create MRO Services for 737NG

Joy Finnegan

Spirit AeroSystems announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) to develop maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the 737 Next Generation Aircraft. Under the terms of the agreement, Spirit and MAB will start to jointly work on establishing repair services for nacelle and flight control surfaces to support the airline’s…

FAA’s Largest Solar Project to Power Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center

Joy Finnegan

The FAA’s largest solar project to date is coming to the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center (the Center) in Oklahoma City. The clean electricity generated from the solar panels on FAA property will help serve the Center’s power needs.   “This project captures the area’s abundant sunshine, will save valuable taxpayer dollars and will help build…

GE Aviation Opens New Asia-Pacific Service Center in Australia

Joy Finnegan

GE Aviation announced the opening a new state-of-the-art facility in Australia to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for customers across the Asia-Pacific region. The new $8 million Asia-Pacific Service Center at Brisbane Airport positions GE Aviation to support more customers and expand its presence across the region. Queensland Assistant Minister to the Premier Bart…

Worthington Introduces Flex LT – Utility Seats for Caravans on a Mission…

Worthington Aviation is pleased to introduce Flex LT, a utility seating solution for the Caravan. These seats are built for aircraft operators who are looking for flexibility when it comes to seating and interior cargo capability demands. Current certification includes FAA and EASA, with additional approvals pending. Flex LT seats are built using the latest…

Korea Boosts Philippines MRO Dornier Technology

Strong Rebound In Pax Traffic From Korea Boosts Philippines MRO Dornier Technology

Joy Finnegan

Philippine maintenance, repair and overhaul firm Dornier Technology has benefited from the sudden recovery in inbound passenger traffic from Korea. Dornier Technology has won contracts for line maintenance from three Korean low-cost carriers that have resumed services to the Philippines, namely: Air Busan, Air Seoul and Jeju Air. Dornier Technology Philippines crew with Jeju Air…

Reliable Robotics Achieves Certification Milestone with G-1 Issue Paper Acceptance

Reliable Robotics Achieves Certification Milestone with G-1 Issue Paper Acceptance

Joy Finnegan

Autonomous aircraft systems pioneer, Reliable Robotics, announced that the certification basis of its advanced navigation and autoflight system has been accepted by the FAA. The final G-1 issue paper defines the certification basis for the company’s Supplemental Type Certification (STC) on the Cessna 208 Caravan, a popular cargo aircraft. This STC will enhance safety by…