Category: MRO

Semmco Appoints FL Technics as Their Distribution Partner
FL Technics Officially Opens its MRO Centre in Jakarta

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced the official opening of its MRO hangar at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia. FL Technics Indonesia has also reached cooperation agreements with ten Asian airlines.   The newly opened 9 000 sq. m. facility accommodates up to 3 narrow-body aircraft […]

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EASA Issues Airbus A340 Thrust Reverser AD

The European Aviation Safety Agency issued an airworthiness directive (AD 2016-0236) that places a life limit on CFM56-5C thrust reversers on certain Airbus A340s. The AD corresponds to the Airbus A340-78-4049 service bulletin, which introduces a 20,000 flight cycles life limit for the affected thrust reversers and instructions for those requiring replacement. This EASA AD […]

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Safran Delivers First 777X Exhaust

The nacelles division of engine manufacturer Safran has delivered the first jet engine exhaust system component for the Boeing 777X aircraft. Safran Nacelles confirmed delivery of the aircraft’s center body – a unit that contributes to the aerodynamic flow of exhaust from the 777X’s GE9X turbofan engines – from its production facility in Le Havre, […]

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Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Engines Transform Aviation with VivaAerobus

Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan Engine™ has entered into service with VivaAerobus on the operator’s A320neo. The aircraft made its first passenger flight on Oct. 18 from Monterrey to Guadalajara, Mexico. This milestone comes days after the last leg of the aircraft’s ferry flight became the longest A320neo flight to date. The flight from […]

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Etihad Engineering and Airbus Sign MoU on A380 MRO Services

Etihad Airways Engineering and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a new A380 MRO Services offering. With this partnership Airbus and Etihad Airways Engineering will combine their respective skills to offer the market a value-adding MRO service solution for worldwide A380 operators, starting in 2017. The […]

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Lufthansa Technik Provides Complete Support for A350

Lufthansa Technik AG is equipped to perform all work required for the complete maintenance of the new Lufthansa Airbus A350-900, the team is trained and ready to go and the company is licensed by the German Federal Aviation Office (LBA). The handing over of the “Base Maintenance Approval” certificate by the LBA brings to an […]

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Pratt Needs a Year to Catch Up on A320neo Engine Deliveries

Pratt & Whitney (P&W) does not anticipate catching up with its PW1100G engine delivery commitments until the end of 2017, says its vice-president of marketing Paul Finklestein. “The biggest challenge we have today is delivering enough engines,” he said at the FlightGlobal Finance Forum West Coast in San Francisco on 10 November. “It will take […]

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Avcorp Awarded Long-Term Production Contract from Fuji Heavy Industries

Avcorp Industries Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a long-term production contract with the Aerospace Company of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (“FHI”), a tier-one supplier to major original equipment manufacturers (“OEM”) of commercial and defence aircraft around the world. Avcorp will produce complex composite structural components for FHI that will be […]

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First CFM56-5C Engine Flies More Than 100,000 Flight Hours

There’s every reason to celebrate at CFM International and Lufthansa Technik AG, with the first CFM56-5C engine having passed the 100,000 flight hour threshold. The engine drives the Airbus A340 and has reliably been in continuous use since 1993 at Lufthansa Passage. The engine with the serial number ESN 740146 began its career on November […]

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Rolls-Royce Wins US$700 Million Order from China Southern

Rolls-Royce has won a US$700 million order from China Southern Airlines for Trent 700 engines to power ten Airbus A330 aircraft. The order includes TotalCare® long-term engine service support. The order was signed today at Zhuhai Airshow by Li Ming, Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering Department, China Southern, and Paul Hallam, Rolls-Royce, Vice President, […]