Magnetic MRO provides aircraft for fight against terrorism

Magnetic MRO completes teardown project for an Airbus A320 ©Magnetic MRO

Tallinn based Total Technical Care partner Magnetic MRO completed a teardown project for an Airbus A320 aircraft which will be used for fight against terrorism in Germany by special forces. Magnetic MRO obtained the aircraft after an emergency landing in Tallinn at the start of 2018. In cooperation with a Netherlands partner organization XTRAPartners the airframe found its way to the German Bundeswehr for training of its special forces.  The teardown project took place over a course of a few weeks in Tallinn Airport where the aircraft had its stabilizers and both wings removed. Aircraft was transported to Calw, near Stuttgart with Read more

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Airflow Solutions receives EASA Part-145 approval

Airflow Solutions has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-145 approval. Under the certificate the company is now fully authorized to perform repairs on all items within their Operation Specifications. Airflow Solutions provides expert level services in a wide variety of metal and composite repairs. These include bonding, solid laminate repairs, metal-to-honeycomb repairs, metal-to-metal repairs, AOG support, and painting. Founded in 2015, Airflow Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of asset management, composite aircraft structures, composite repair and support services & solutions. As of today, Airflow Solutions, has a 35,000 ft². MRO facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Lufthansa Technik and JAL expand partnership on Total Component Support services

Lufthansa Technik and Japan Airlines (JAL) have expanded their trusted partnership by entering into a long-term agreement on Total Component Support (TCS®) services for the carrier’s Airbus A350 fleet. For a period of ten years the new contract covers the majority of Japan Airlines’ Airbus A350 components. The contracted services include maintenance, programs for reliability monitoring and enhancement as well as logistic services. Currently JAL holds 31 firm orders and 25 options for the state-of-the-art long-range jet. With the new agreement, Japan Airlines and Lufthansa Technik continue to expand their successful relationship which already includes a variety of MRO services.  Read more

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Delta TechOps continues to grow MRO business with major investments

Delta TechOps employees below a wing ©Delta

In 2018, Delta TechOps continued to invest in and grow its Maintenance Repair and Overhaul business, resulting in record-breaking financial growth, expanded capabilities, increased work with new partners and continued work with current partners. As the largest aviation maintenance group in North America, Delta TechOps highly skilled workforce of over 10,000 technicians, engineers and other support employees provide full-service maintenance to more than 850 Delta aircraft and their engines as well as maintenance services to more than 150 other operators, cargo operators and the Military & Government, through the airline’s MRO business.  Looking forward to 2019, Delta TechOps will open Read more

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Eirtech composite repair approval extended to Belfast facility

Eirtech Aviation Services, headquartered in Shannon Airport, Co. Clare has extended its EASA Approved Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Approval Certificate (IE.145.074) to include its Composite Repair Centre at Unit 8-10 Pinebank, Queens Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Eirtech Aviation Services can now perform composites Repair at the Belfast Facility in accordance with capability listing MOE 1.9 and also issue and EASA Form 1 on-site. Eirtech Aviation Services’ Part 145 Approved Maintenance Organisation offers Composites Repair on C6, C8 & C20 Rating Components including Slats, Flights, Spoiler, Aileron, Elevators, Wing to Body Fairings, Engine Fan Cowls, Thrust Reversers and Overhead Bins on Read more

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C&L Aviation Group signs service agreement with Embraer Netherlands

ERJ 145 ©C&L Aviation Group

C&L Aviation Services, a C&L Aviation Group company, has signed an Aircraft Maintenance Service Agreement with Embraer Netherlands (ENL), who is responsible for the asset management of the Embraer commercial aircraft portfolio, to perform heavy maintenance, interior refurbishment, paint, and other services on the pre-flown ERJ 135/145 aircraft which they refurbish and remarket to their operator customers. C&L expanded into the ERJ 135/145 market two years ago and now offers a full range of services from maintenance and inspections, to aircraft painting and interior refurbishment, to teardowns and aircraft records management. C&L also provides parts support, power-by-the-hour programs, component repair Read more

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HAECO Privat Jet Solutions signs collaboration agreement with Eight Partnership

HAECO Private Jet Solutions (HAECO PJS), HAECO Group’s private jet cabin completion specialist, has entered into a collaboration agreement on private jet cabin designs with Eight Partnership (Eight), one of Asia’s leading design firms, with a diverse portfolio in luxury markets, including ultra-high-end hospitality and luxury residential real estate in the region. The scope of the collaboration is to jointly develop conceptual and industrial cabin designs for private jets. Together, the partners will deliver bespoke, luxurious, sophisticated cabins for esteemed private jet owners. HAECO PJS is the first and only Airbus-approved and Boeing-licensed cabin completion centre in Asia Pacific. It Read more

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AES Global gains Egyptian part 21 design approval

Aerospace Engineering Solutions (AES Global), a UK based aerospace design and certification organisation, has obtained Egyptian Civil Aviation Regulations (ECAR) Part 21 approval from the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) Approved Design Organisation. The approval (certification number ECAA/AW/AE/I0151/R0) demonstrates that AES Global is in compliance with all regulatory requirements to perform design activities for Egyptian registered aircraft and will give their customers access to the company’s catalogue of over 2000 approved changes. AES Global also hold EASA and GCAA Part 21J Approval.

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HAECO Xiamen successfully conducts drone-assisted inspection trial

Drone assisted aircraft inspection ©HAECO

HAECO Xiamen, a member of the HAECO Group, has successfully conducted a trial to perform aircraft inspection assisted by drones within the company’s facilities, working closely with the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), Xiamen Airport, Xiamen Air Traffic Management Station and other local authorities. Drones provide a safe, accurate and efficient tool to assist in aircraft visual inspection outside the hangars when necessary, for areas such as vertical and horizontal stabilisers, upper surfaces of the fuselage, and wings, providing a high-definition traceable visual record of aircraft exterior conditions when required. HAECO Xiamen has developed a set of approved general Read more

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HAECO Xiamen hosts Commercial Aircraft Composite Repair Committee meeting

©HAECO Xiamen hosts CACRC meeting

HAECO Xiamen, a member of the HAECO Group, has welcomed the industry’s leading composite repair professionals to Xiamen when the company hosted the Commercial Aircraft Composite Repair Committee (CACRC) meeting. It was the first time the meeting was held in China. Composite structures are becoming increasingly prominent in new-generation aircraft. Composite repair, with its associated special repair schemes and techniques, is thus gaining traction in the future of aircraft engineering and maintenance as the industry continues to evolve. The CACRC was jointly established by SAE International, International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America (A4A) as an industry-led platform Read more

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