King Aerospace selected as GE OnPoint Service Center King Aerospace Commercial Corporation has been selected by GE Aviation to be a GE OnPoint service center. In the multi-year agreement, King Aerospace will provide aircraft engine maintenance and repair for CFM56-7B Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).
ST Engineering to expand its MRO presence in the US with new facilities As part of capacity expansion for its aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul business in the US, ST Engineering is pursuing the development of a 655,000 sq ft airframe MRO complex at the Pensacola International Airport in Pensacola, Florida.
Flying Colours Corp increases North American footprint with largest expansion yet North American MRO and completions business Flying Colours Corp. has announced it is adding more than 140,000 square feet to its North American footprint as it continues its ambitious expansion and embarks on its largest infrastructure growth to date.
Bromma Air Maintenance Sweden adds Tamarack Active Winglet installation approval Tamarack Aerospace Group has approved Bromma Air Maintenance Sweden as an authorized installer of its ATLAS Active Winglets for the Cessna Citation business jet line.
Jets Bournemouth acquired by Carlauren Group Jets Bournemouth Ltd has been acquired by Carlauren International Holdings Ltd adding to its growing portfolio of companies aimed at hospitality travel and aviation.
New service center in Miami-Dade County doubles Bombardier's customer services capabilities in Florida Bombardier is increasing its customer service capabilities in the US with a new service center at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF) in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Gulfstream acquires NORDAM G500 and G600 nacelle line Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has acquired The NORDAM Group Inc. manufacturing line that produces nacelles for the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600.
Flying Colours Corp completes third Bombardier Global heavy maintenance check Flying Colours Corp., the North American MRO business has completed its third 120-month, heavy maintenance check, on a Bombardier Global airframe.
StandardAero cuts ribbon on new Cincinnati repair facility StandardAero Component Services recently cut the ribbon on a new 206,000 sq. ft. repair facility, directly adjacent to its current 236,000 sq. ft. component repair facility in Cincinnati, nearly doubling its capacity to accommodate rapid growth in customer demands during 2018 and beyond.
ST Engineering to acquire nacelle manufacturer MRA Systems Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) has announced that the Group’s US subsidiary, Vision Technologies Aerospace Incorporated (VT Aerospace), has entered into a conditional share purchase agreement to acquire a 100% ownership in MRA Systems, LLC (MRAS) from General Electric Company.
Oriens Aviation now supporting 12 PC-12s at its Authorised Pilatus Service Centre Oriens Aviation’s exclusive British Isles Pilatus Centre, formally opened this February at London Biggin Hill Airport, reports a strong nine months supporting a greater number of customers for maintenance and technical support.
Flying Colours Corp completes installation of Ka-band on Gulfstream GV North America-based completions and MRO specialist Flying Colours Corp., has completed its first Ka-band installation on a Gulfstream GV airframe. Installation by the Flying Colours avionics team required the mounting of the radome, tail antenna and cabin hardware to bring powerful connectivity to the cabin and flight-deck. The work, part of a major refurbishment of the cabin interior, and revamp of the fuselage exterior, was completed in July at the Peterborough, ON. headquarters.
SR Technics expands its presence at Malta International with modern new hangar Leading MRO services provider, SR Technics, has signed a contract with Malta Enterprise and Malta Industrial Parks Limited to expand its aircraft maintenance facility in Malta, following last year’s Memorandum of Understanding.
Flying Colours Corp installing its first Gogo L3 AVANCE in Challenger aircraftNorth America-based Flying Colours Corp. is installing Gogo AVANCE L3 air-to-ground connectivity systems in two Bombardier Challenger aircraft, a CL604 and CL605. The installation of the small form, fully integrated AVANCE L3 inflight connectivity and entertainment solution represents a first for Flying Colours which has already installed several of the AVANCE L5 systems.
ExecuJet becomes provider of Honeywell TFE731 Major Maintenance in EMEAI ExecuJet is celebrating becoming the provider of major maintenance on Honeywell TFE731 engines in the EMEAI region (encompassing Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India), after ExecuJet’s Johannesburg facility was awarded the rights by Honeywell International on 26 June 2018.
Daher begins warehousing and logistics management for support tooling in Rolls-Royce’s UK jet engine production network Daher is assuming full warehousing responsibilities for approximately 28,000 handling tools used by Rolls-Royce in the manufacture of jet engines across the company’s UK production network. Under terms of the agreement, Daher is centralizing and stocking the support tooling in a 30,000-sq.-meter warehouse at Doncaster in northwest England, as well as packaging and dispatching of these tools to manufacturing sites, followed by their return to storage.
ExecuJet to establish new MRO facility in Malaysia ExecuJet has signed a contract with Malaysian Airports at the Farnborough International Airshow to establish a new MRO facility within Subang Airport, Malaysia. ExecuJet is currently the largest MRO in Malaysia for business aircraft operating in Subang Airport from an existing hangar and office facility measuring approximately 64,000 square feet.
BAE Systems to create new jobs with Alabama expansion Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has welcomed plans by global defense contractor BAE Systems to launch a major expansion that will create a substantial number of jobs and add new capabilities at its operations in Huntsville.
Bombardier to introduce HUD and EVS option on Challenger 350 Bombardier will be offering Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System as an option on its best-selling Challenger 350 business jets.
Pattonair to open Bangalore facility; selected for Access India Programme Global aerospace supply chain provider, Pattonair, has been selected as one of the first group of UK companies to participate in the Access India Programme (AIP).
StandardAero achieves industry’s first EASA STC for Gulfstream GV/GV-SP JetWave Ka-band connectivity solution StandardAero has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installing Honeywell JetWave satellite communications systems and associated Ka-Band radomes on EASA-registered Gulfstream GV/GV-SP aircraft.
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