Tag: MRO

Chinese MRO Target Middle East

China’s largest MRO company has set its sights on the Middle East as one of the areas for growth in coming years. Ameco says it wants to increase both its market coverage and capabilities and is planning to increase cooperation with partners on aircraft, engines, components and landing gear, said executive vice-president and chief market […]

Sci-Fi Inspired Wearable Provides Hands-Free Solutions for MRO Workers

Billed as “an industry wearable Boba Fett would’ve loved,” the world’s first voice-controlled, head-mounted wearable is designed to free the hands of technicians and engineers in industrial environments. The RealWear HMT-1 can be worn with a helmet and safety glasses as it delivers computing power and remote collaboration functionality. RealWear credits part of the design’s […]

Shortage Of Qualified Trainers Holding Back Indonesia’s MRO Industry

Indonesia is facing challenges in training enough aircraft maintenance engineers and technicians to support rapid growth in the country’s airline fleet. The director of Batam Polytechnic, Priyono Eko Sanyoto, says the biggest challenge is finding qualified MRO instructors. “We are limited by the number of qualified instructors. We have recruited only four qualified instructors, and […]

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Becomes Standalone Company

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) has announced its continuation as a standalone business, operating as normal, as Monarch Airlines and Monarch Tour Group enter Administration. MAEL employs over 730 staff at six locations in the UK and four overseas. The company has hangars at Birmingham and London Luton airports, and line maintenance stations at London […]

CFM Signs Third-Party LEAP Aftermarket Support Agreements

CFM International has signed agreements with Lufthansa Technik and AFI KLM E&M to provide maintenance and overhaul support for the company’s advanced LEAP engine product line. CFM has long-standing relationships with both companies on the CFM56 family, and has granted licenses for them to develop MRO services offerings to provide both on-wing and on-site support, […]

GE Aviation Successfully Augmented Reality In Maintenance

Collaboration between GE Aviation and Upskill software making progress in applying augmented reality to MRO processes. Properly tightened and torqued B-nuts are essential to engine fluid lines and hoses on a properly functioning engine. To achieve the right tensions, mechanics need to check the maintenance manual frequently, so the process takes a lot of back […]

Aeromexico Goes Live With MRO Software

Aeromexico went live with AMOS MRO software finishing its two-phase implementation approach, according to Swiss-AS, the software supplier. At the end of last year, the airline’s Boeing fleet went live with AMOS.  Now the Embraer fleet is fully managed into it, as well. Aeromexico is already planning the further adoption of emerging technologies in aircraft […]

Airbus Prints Titanium Part For A350 Pylon

Airbus says it has installed the first 3D-printed titanium part on an in-production aircraft. Production of the A350 bracket, part of the engine pylon, “is the first step towards qualification of more complex 3D-printed parts to be installed on production aircraft,” says Airbus. One reason for the cautious adoption of 3D printing, also known as […]

Air Canada Invests In New Robots To Wash Aircraft

The airline will purchase three Aerowash robots to automate exterior aircraft cleaning. Swedish-based Aerowash has received the first order for its latest generation automated washing robots. Three of the company’s new robots will be supplied to Air Canada through an exclusive distribution agreement with Service and Maintenance De Castel. Aerowash did not disclose the price […]

AirBaltic Utilizes Flightlink On C Series Aircraft

Along with Swiss International Airlines, airBaltic was an early bird in ordering Bombardier’s C Series aircraft. The Latvian carrier has now received seven of its 20 CS300s. “The aircraft has performed beyond company expectations, delivering better overall performance, fuel efficiency and convenience for both staff and the passengers,” a spokesperson says. AirBaltic also subscribed to […]