Israel Aerospace to establish Boeing 777 passenger to freighter conversion facility in South Korea

Israel Aerospace Industries is intending to establish a Boeing 777 passenger-to-freighter conversion facility in South Korea, specializing in both -200ER and -300ER modification. The company has reached a preliminary agreement with Sharp Technics K and Seoul’s Incheon airport regarding the plan. IAI says it aims to convert six 777s annually at the facility, which willRead More

FAA certifies Collins’ Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system

Collins Aerospace’ Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system for Cessna Citation CJ2+ light business jets is being certified by FAA.  Owners now have a new aftermarket option for taking advantage of NextGen airspace enhancements while adding the many other benefits of Pro Line Fusion when upgrading from Pro Line 21. The Pro Line Fusion upgradeRead More

JSSI appoints Serdar Tamer as director of business development for Turkey, Greece and India

Jet Support Services Inc. (JSSI) has appointed Serdar Tamer as director of business development for Turkey, Greece and India. Tamer has over two decades of sales and financial management experience, including senior roles within the aviation and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industries. At JSSI, he will be based in Istanbul and responsible for managingRead More

uAvionix Corporation receives CASA accreditation for their UAS ADS-B transceiver

uAvionix Corporation has achieved an important milestone by receiving the accreditation of Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia for their ping1090i Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) ADS-B transceiver as an Electronic Conspicuity (EC) Device. Ping1090i is the world’s smallest 1090MHz ADS-B IN and OUT transceiver specifically designed to support small aircraft that require ultra-light andRead More

Atlas Air signs $800m agreement with GE Aviation for GEnx-2B engines

Atlas Air has signed a USD 800million agreement with GE Aviation for GEnx-2B engines. These engines with power Atlas Air’s four Boeing 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also covers TrueChoice Overhaul service for the engines which includes the time and material required to overhaul these engines. John W. Dietrich, Atlas Air Worldwide President and Chief ExecutiveRead More

MAAS Aviation partners with FL Technics to create world class re-delivery center in Lithuania

Following a multi-million Euro investment, MAAS Aviation, recognized experts in aircraft painting and exterior coatings, has opened a new purpose-built paint shop at Kaunas Airport (KUN) in Lithuania, adjacent to FL Technics’ MRO facilities. Combining base maintenance, painting and parking/storage in one location is an attractive proposition for leasing companies. It minimizes aircraft ground timeRead More

Aersale gears up for 24 Boeing aircraft at its MRO facility in Arizona

There is a hive of activity at AerSale’s heavy MRO facility in Goodyear, Arizona. The preparations are in full swing for the upcoming 24 Boeing 757-200 Passenger aircraft. The aircraft are stored at AerSale’s Roswell, NM facility and will be ferried to Goodyear soon. Commenting on the upcoming conversion business, Craig Wright, AerSale’s President ofRead More

Magnetic MRO brings ‘digital’ to the audit process

Magnetic MRO, a Total Technical Care and asset management organization, together with teams of auditors from PwC as well as from company’s co-owners, Guangzhou Hangxin Aviation Technology, has trailed unconventional stock-taking method and performed their first virtual stock-taking. As due to the recent pandemic travel and hangars visits are temporarily suspended, it has an effectRead More

Safran signs Support-By-Hour contract with SGGAC

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a Support-By-Hour (SBH®) contract with State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC), covering their H215 and H225 fleets. This contract formalizes a long-term MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) and service agreement supporting a total of 4 Makila engines. This contract also includes the renewal of SBH® support for 14 Arriel 2DRead More

Pratt & Whitney launches comprehensive maintenance coverage

Pratt & Whitney has introduced a comprehensive level of pay-per-hour engine maintenance coverage called Platinum for its new PT6 E Series engines powering the Pilatus PC-12 NGX aircraft. This coverage is offered through the Eagle Service Plan. Nicholas Kanellias, vice-president, general aviation at Pratt & Whitney said, “As the first turboprop engine in general aviationRead More