Category: MANUFACTURERS & MRO

FL Technics Signs CAMO Support Agreement with Somon Air

Reading Time: 2 minutes FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to announce the signing of a 4-year long CAMO support agreement with Somon Air, the first private airline in Tajikistan. FL Technics will also provide the carrier with Engine Condition Monitoring services. Under the long-term agreement, FL Technics experts will […]

Promising Direction for Helicopter MROs

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Dubai Air last month proved a true fiasco for airplane manufacturers, as both Airbus and Boeing saw only one notable commercial deal of 30 aircraft placed by Vietnam carrier. On the vertical side of the industry, however, rotorcraft producers can for now rest assured about the immediate future simply because of the stable demand […]

Airbus Helicopters’ H225 Receives Russian Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marignane, Airbus Helicopters is proud to announce the certification of the H225 by Russian Certification Authorities as it is the first time in history that a foreign heavy class helicopter has been certified in Russia. “Successful certification of H225 by the Interstate Aviation Committee gives Russian customers an opportunity to start operations of the efficient […]

Detailed Design for Boeing 787-10 Completed

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has completed the 787-10’s detailed design, paving the way for assembly to begin on the largest aircraft in the Dreamliner family in 2016. The milestone, which Boeing said was achieved nearly two weeks ahead of schedule, “means the information needed to build parts and tools for assembly has been completed and released for fabrication […]

Final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Departs Long Beach Assembly Facility

Reading Time: 2 minutes The final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military airlifter at the company’s plant in Long Beach, Calif. departed on Sunday, Nov. 29, marking the official end of aircraft production in Long Beach. The airlifter flew over a crowd and the facility before heading to the company’s San Antonio location, where it will remain until delivery to […]

FRASCA 407 FTD Receives Level 7 Qualification

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Helicopter Flight Training Center, Shreveport, LA has recently received FAA Level 7 approval for their FRASCA built Bell 407 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FTD includes an advanced visual system capable of providing VFR, IFR and highly realistic NVG training using actual night vision goggles. The cockpit design was developed with input from the […]

Airbus A320neo Receives EASA and FAA Type Certifications

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world’s best-selling single aisle aircraft, the A320neo, has received joint Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on 24th November 2015. The certified aircraft is powered by Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100G-JM engines. The EASA A320neo type Certificate was signed by EASA’s Certification Director Trevor Woods […]

Expected 15% MRO Growth in Southeast Asia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Growing government and corporate use of helicopters in Southeast Asia is fueling demand for maintenance, repair and overhaul services in the region, Channel NewsAsia reported. The Singapore-based news outlet said spending on helicopter MRO services is expected to grow by about 15% over the next 10 years (compared to 5%-plus for aviation as a whole). […]

Robinson Introduces The Two-Place R44 Cadet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Robinson Helicopter Company plans to debut the R44 Cadet, a two-place R44, in the first quarter of 2016. While suitable for a wide variety of utilitarian applications, Robinson developed the Cadet with the training market in mind. The Cadet retains the same basic airframe, rotor system, and Lycoming O-540-F1B5 engine as the R44 Raven I; […]

Garmin Releases Terminal Safety Solutions

Reading Time: < 1 minute At this week’s NBAA show in Las Vegas, Garmin announced a new series of aviation products that are designed to make the runway environment safer. By providing audible and visual cues, Terminal Safety Solutions alert the pilot of threats to safety in the airport environment. The Terminal Safety Solutions include SurfaceWatch, TerminalTraffic and SafeTaxi. SurfaceWatch […]