All MRO articles – Page 23

  • Icelandair Boeing 757-200
    News

    Icelandair to withdraw and part-out batch of 757-200s

    2020-10-27T08:33:00Z

    Icelandair Group is planning to retire four Boeing 757-200s over the next few weeks, which will be placed with part-out schemes. The company says some of the components will be cannibalised for its remaining 757s while others will be sold. Icelandair Group says the retirement is part of its broader ...

  • SIAEP
    News

    Cebu Pacific and SIAEC dismantle maintenance joint ventures

    2020-10-27T04:03:00Z

    Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) and SIA Engineering are unwinding their partnership in both their joint venture MRO companies based in the Philippines. These are Aviation Partnership (Philippines) Corporation (APPC), 51% owned by SIAEC and 49% by CEB, and SIA Engineering Philippines Corporation (SIAEP), 65% owned by SIAEC and 35% by ...

  • Luftwaffe Global 5000-c-Luftwaffe
    News

    Global 5000 maintenance revision aims to avert roll-control reversal

    2020-10-22T11:43:00Z

    Canada’s safety regulator has drawn attention to new maintenance instructions intended to avoid possible misinstallation of roll-control systems for Bombardier Global 5000 and 6000 business jets. Incorrect installation of the system has the potential to cause spoilers to deploy in directions opposite to a roll command. Transport Canada states that ...

  • GMF_Hangar
    News

    GMF AeroAsia targets 10% revenue from gas turbines

    2020-10-22T03:32:00Z

    GMF AeroAsia is looking outside its core aviation business and targets over 10% revenue to come from the industrial gas turbine engine (IGTE) sector. “In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic which greatly affects the business climate of the aviation industry, the company needs to diversify its business and optimise ...

  • Iran Aseman Fokker 100-c-Khashayar Talebzadeh
    News

    Iranian Fokker 100 engine parts penetrate cabin after uncontained failure

    2020-10-21T09:57:00Z

    Iranian investigators are probing the serious uncontained failure of a Fokker 100 engine which forced the crew to abort take-off from Tehran’s Mehrabad airport. The Iran Aseman Airlines jet (EP-ATE) had been operating a service to Ardabil, near the Caspian Sea coast in north-western Iran, on 13 October. Preliminary investigation ...

  • Huifung individual shot
    News

    How ST Engineering’s Lee Hui Fung led gender diversity drive

    2020-10-21T09:47:00Z

    Lee Hui Fung is ST Engineering’s vice-president for Smart MRO, and has been in the industry for nearly 30 years. She tells FlightGlobal how gender diversity in the aerospace engineering sector in Singapore has changed for the better.

  • A220-c-Airbus
    News

    Automated A220 thrust-exceedance check aids engine shutdown probe

    2020-10-20T07:50:00Z

    Airbus and Pratt & Whitney have developed an update to A220 health-management units to detect whether thrust thresholds on the type are being exceeded and, if so, automatically transmit a report. The intention is to improve the reliability of detecting exceedance of N1 engine power limits as part of the ...

  • AERO NORWAY engine maintenance
    Analysis

    How engine shop Aero Norway has adapted to the crisis

    2020-10-19T14:17:00Z

    Engine overhaul specialist Aero Norway has implemented company-wide salary cuts and reduced working time for shop-floor staff in an effort to weather the Covid-19 crisis without losing experienced personnel. Chief executive Glenford Marston tells Cirium that the company has not made redundancies among its approximately 200 employees or received support ...

  • MRO Japan
    Interview

    MRO Japan taps domestic market for growth amid pandemic

    2020-10-14T03:58:00Z

    Travel restrictions stemming from the coronavirus pandemic may have crimped international travel, but for one Japanese MRO company, it has presented an opportunity to look inward. MRO Japan, an All Nippon Airways joint venture based on Okinawa island, had intended to begin line maintenance services to carriers from Asian ...

  • PayaLebar 60
    Interview

    ST Engineering’s new aerospace chief sees opportunity amid pandemic crisis

    2020-10-09T10:40:00Z

    ST Engineering’s aerospace unit saw a leadership change on 1 October, when Jeffrey Lam took the helm. While the industry may be mired in crisis, Lam believes there are still plenty of opportunities for innovative companies.

  • Pratt & Whitney Colombus Engine Centre GTF
    Analysis

    Pressure builds for aftermarket-focused engine makers

    2020-10-08T15:12:00Z

    On 1 October, Rolls-Royce disclosed a plan to raise £3 billion ($3.9 billion) of fresh capital through new shares and a bond offering to help weather the aviation crisis. It was a stark reminder of the predicament all engine manufacturers have faced since the pandemic began.

  • TUI 737
    News

    Separated main wheel overtook landing 737 after bearing failed

    2020-10-05T10:55:00Z

    UK investigators have attributed to bearing failure the detachment of a main landing-gear wheel from a TUI Airways Boeing 737-800 after touchdown at Manchester last year. But the inquiry has been unable to determine the root cause of the failure. It could not rule out a pre-existing fault or the ...

  • SAA Technical-c-SAAT
    News

    SAA maintenance arm lifts service suspension against house carriers

    2020-10-04T16:14:00Z

    South African Airways’ maintenance arm, SAA Technical, has started reinstating its services after suspending them to four customers over outstanding payments. It says it has reached an agreement with two of these customers – SAA itself and sister carrier Mango – but is still holding talks with the other two. ...

  • Dublin Aerospace
    News

    Dublin Aerospace sets up UK operation in former Flybe hangar

    2020-09-29T11:48:00Z

    Maintenance provider Dublin Aerospace has established a UK subsidiary at the hangar facilities of defunct regional carrier Flybe at Exeter airport.

  • HAECO
    News

    HAECO completes first 787 landing gear overhaul

    2020-09-29T02:52:00Z

    HAECO has completed its first Boeing 787 landing gear overhaul, about six months after it added the widebody type to its overhaul capabilities. HAECO Landing Gear Services says the landing gear, which came from an undisclosed operator, was released under the authority of US, European and Japanese civil aviation agencies. ...

  • Omni 767 gear collapse 3-c-AIAS
    News

    Touchdown normal before Omni 767’s main-gear collapse

    2020-09-28T18:17:00Z

    Romanian investigators have disclosed that the Boeing 767-300ER which suffered a landing-gear collapse at Bucharest Baneasa airport did not touch down abnormally before the accident. It had been inbound from Kabul on 28 August, and the ILS approach to runway 07 was stable, with checklists and call-outs performed as normal, ...

  • Dash 8-400-c-De Havilland Aircraft
    News

    Dash 8-400 service update aims to stem cowl-door losses

    2020-09-28T08:31:00Z

    Operators of De Havilland Aircraft Dash 8-400 turboprops are being urged to pay attention to a new maintenance task intended to avoid incidents of engine cowl doors separating from the aircraft on take-off. De Havilland Aircraft has taken over the production of the aircraft, which was formerly known as the ...

  • A380 incident close-up-c-BEA
    News

    A380 fan-hub disintegration traced to misunderstood ‘cold dwell’ fatigue

    2020-09-25T11:13:00Z

    French investigators have traced the serious engine failure involving an Air France Airbus A380 over Greenland to a phenomenon known as ‘cold dwell’ fatigue, which had caused a failure in a fan hub slot which houses the root of the fan blade. The analysis by investigation authority BEA closes a ...

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    News

    LHT Shenzhen and CASC in A320 component MRO partnership

    2020-09-25T03:03:00Z

    Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen and China Aviation Supplies Corporation (CASC) have signed an agreement for the maintenance of Airbus A320 components. Source: Lufthansa Technik Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen and China Aviation Supplies Corporation (CASC) have signed an agreement for the maintenance of Airbus A320 components. The agreement will ...

  • PW1100G 640px
    News

    Ameco becomes China’s first PW1100G MRO shop

    2020-09-24T05:26:00Z

    Pratt & Whitney has opened its first PW1100G geared turbofan MRO centre in China, by adding Beijing-based Ameco to its global network of MRO providers. Ameco will also be Asia’s fourth PW1100G MRO centre, after Eagle Services Asia in Singapore, as well as IHI and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries ...