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  • Nordica CRJ900 incident title-c-SHK and Max Litvinko

    Excursion CRJ900's nose-wheel steering reversed by incorrect maintenance


    Swedish investigators have found that incorrect installation of a Bombardier CRJ900’s nose-wheel steering sensor resulted in rudder-pedal deflection inputs being reversed, before the jet suffered an excursion during take-off from Gallivare. The Nordica aircraft had been departing runway 30 for a service to Stockholm on 9 September last year. Its ...

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    321 Precision picks HAECO for A321-200PCF conversion work


    Aircraft conversion shop 321 Precision Conversions has picked HAECO Americas for heavy maintenance and structural modifications for its Airbus A321 passenger-to-freighter conversions. 

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    AJW establishes European MRO arm


    UK parts specialist AJW Group has acquired battery repair provider Avia Components Services in an effort to establish in-house MRO capabilities in Europe.

  • Russia Iran talks-c-Rosaviatsia

    Russian-Iranian airworthiness pact intended to ease civil aviation exports


    Russian and Iranian authorities have signed a memorandum of understanding on airworthiness matters, intended to ease export of aircraft. The agreement builds on airworthiness consultations held in June which included the participation of Russian Helicopters’ national engineering centre for Mil and Kamov. These talks focused on co-operation over aviation equipment ...

  • Omni 767 gear collapse-c-AIAS

    Omni 767 gear-collapse inquiry suspects hydrogen-assisted cracking


    Romanian investigators are analysing overhaul processes applied to the outer cylinder of an Omni Air International Boeing 767-300ER which suffered a landing-gear collapse at Bucharest last year. Metallographic examination of the cylinder in Seattle has revealed fractures consistent with initial overheating damage followed by the propagation of hydrogen-assisted cracking, says ...

  • GMF AeroAsia Hangar

    GMF AeroAsia narrows half-year losses


    GMF AeroAsia significantly cut losses for the half-year on the back of cost-cutting measures, though its liabilities still exceeded its assets by a significant amount.

  • Atlas Air 747. Atlas

    Atlas Air to establish Incheon MRO shop with Sharp Technics


    US cargo carrier Atlas Air and South Korean aviation maintenance firm Sharp Technics K will jointly establish a maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Incheon International airport, a move that will enable Atlas to further expand in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • HAECO Signs Longterm Component Agreement with Aeroflot

    Aeroflot picks HAECO for long-term component MRO support


    Hong Kong-based HAECO has signed a long-term component maintenance agreement with Russia’s Aeroflot. 

  • 777-300ER freighter-c-IAI

    IAI tightens Israeli-UAE links with Abu Dhabi 777-300ER conversion line


    Israel Aerospace Industries is to set up a landmark freighter conversion line for Boeing 777-300ERs in the United Arab Emirates, tightening the new diplomatic ties established between the two countries last year. The new conversion line will be established in Abu Dhabi under a co-operation agreement with Etihad Engineering. IAI ...

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    GMF AeroAsia appoints new CEO; third in two years


    Indonesia’s GMF AeroAsia has named a new chief executive — its third in nearly two years — in a senior leadership team shake-up amid the coronavirus crisis.

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    Qantas transfers A380 from LA to Dresden


    Qantas has taken an Airbus A380 out of storage in the USA and ferried it to Dresden in Germany.

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    JAL signs CFM56 services package with GE


    Japan Airlines has signed an engine services agreement with GE Aviation, covering the CFM56-7B turbofans that power its fleet of Boeing 737-800s. 

  • 767 conversion-c-IAI

    IAI pursues 767 conversion line in Addis Ababa through Ethiopian tie-up


    Israel Aerospace Industries is further broadening its modification capabilities with a new freighter conversion line in Ethiopian for Boeing 767-300ERs. The line will be established at Addis Ababa, at the Ethiopian Airlines maintenance facility, under an agreement with the African carrier. Ethiopian Airlines chief executive Tewolde Gebremariam says the carrier ...

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    Covid crisis hampers sale of Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s remaining assets


    Administrators handling the collapse of UK-based MRO provider Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) are battling to sell the company’s few remaining assets after the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on civil aviation caused demand for spare parts to plunge.

  • El Al 737-900ER-c-Nicky Boogaard Creative Commons

    El Al inspects 737 in-flight connectivity radomes for attachment cracks


    US regulators are instructing de-activation and removal of specific external in-flight connectivity systems from Boeing 737-800 and -900ER jets, citing the risk that the radome and antenna could detach as a result of cracked attachment fittings. The FAA is ordering checks on the Viasat equipment installed under an Astronics Armstrong ...

  • BBAM and EFW Airbus A320A321P2F

    BBAM lines up further A320/A321 freighter conversions with EFW


    Lessor BBAM has struck a deal with with Airbus and ST Engineering’s joint German modification specialist EFW taking to 20 the number of A320/321 passenger-to-freighter conversions to be carried out through until 2025.

  • First A321P2F by ST Engineering Airbus and EFW Enters into Service

    ST Engineering’s Commercial Aerospace unit reports S$89.7m H1 profit


    ST Engineering’s Commercial Aerospace segment has reported an operating profit of S$89.7 million ($66 million) for the first half of 2021.

  • Lukashenko 767-c-Frank Schwichtenberg/Creative Commons

    UK sanctions block support for Lukashenko’s 767 and other aircraft


    Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko and other officials are facing further sanctions from the UK government, including a prohibition on servicing corporate aircraft used by the state. The aviation-related sanctions involve banning Belarusian carriers from overflying or landing in UK territory. But they also include measures against eight individuals, ...

  • Comac ARJ21 Big Three

    Ameco begins work on ARJ21 modifications


    Chinese MRO Ameco has commenced modification works on Comac’s ARJ21 regional jet. 

  • ST Engineering will provide CFM56-7B engine MRO services to Alaska Airlines at the Group's engine MRO facilities in Singapore in an exclusive five-year contract.

    ST Engineering lands CFM56 contracts, eyes Leap work


    Singapore’s ST Engineering will roll out MRO services for the CFM Leap-1B turbofan — which power the Boeing 737 Max — by the end of the year.