Avianor and LATAM Cargo team-up for cargo modifications on three Boeing 767s

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Montreal Mirabel International Airport-based Avianor, and LATAM Cargo, based in Santiago, Chile, have completed and certified temporary cargo modifications on three Boeing 767aircraft. Avianor, an affiliate company of DRAKKAR Aerospace & Ground Transportation, was previously contracted through a mutual collaborator to perform cabin reconfiguration work on LATAM’s 767 and 777 aircraft. Avianor’s experience and familiarity of these aircraft, along with its turnkey temporary cargo conversation solution, encouraged LATAM Cargo to contact Avianor to repurpose the cabin interiors of its 767 aircraft. In May, LATAM Cargo announced that up to ten 767 will be permanently converted to cargo in the coming Read more

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JORAMCO and VD Gulf (UAE) sign framework agreement for cooperation

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JORAMCO and VD Gulf (UAE) have signed a framework agreement on MRO cooperation. Under the agreement, both independent MROs aim to expand their existing capabilities, capacity, and optimize their synergies for a one-stop-shop upscaled customer experience, in addition to encouraging and promoting sustainable development for both organizations. Jeff Wilkinson, JORAMCO CEO commented, “We are excited to work hand in hand with VD Gulf to extend our support and commitment to our valued customers across the globe. This successful collaboration shows that JORAMCO and VD Gulf are both trusted MRO companies and will form the future of the MRO industry in Read more

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AJW Group and Arena Investors launch US$100 million Dublin-based aviation asset JV

AJW Group (AJW) and Arena Investors, LP (Arena) have announced their joint venture which will focus on the selective acquisition of commercial aircraft, engines, and components. The JV will take advantage of AJW’s global network and operational expertise, along with Arena’s comprehensive experience in investments related to the aviation industry. The joint venture will be based in Dublin, Ireland, where AJW and Arena will jointly acquire a targeted portfolio of aircraft and engines to be managed and monetized through AJW’s global network.  The joint venture is to be funded with committed capital of up to US$100 million. AJW has roughly Read more

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Turkish Technic expands inventory with Boeing parts agreement

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Boeing and Turkish Technic have renewed a tailored parts package agreement, extending the maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) provider’s current contract by three years. The contract will enable Turkish Technic to reinforce its efficiency, reliability, and access to a global network of parts and component services. Through this agreement, Turkish Technic will continue to streamline maintenance operations with price and availability benefits from the renewal agreement. This tailored parts package three-year renewal expands the companies’ previous agreement with 9,000-part numbers. The parts include a range of Boeing and supplier parts sourced through both Boeing and partner entities. Turkish Technic is a Read more

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Airbus establishes Zero-Emission Development Centres in Germany and France

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Airbus has decided to concentrate its efforts for metallic hydrogen tanks in a complementary setup by creating Zero-Emission Development Centres (ZEDC) at its sites in Bremen (Germany) and in Nantes (France). The goal of the ZEDC is to achieve cost-competitive cryogenic tank manufacturing to support the successful future market launch of ZEROe and to accelerate the development of hydrogen-propulsion technologies. The design and integration of tank structures is crucial to the performance of a future hydrogen aircraft. The technology developments will cover the full product and industrial capabilities from elementary parts, assembly, systems integration and the cryogenic testing of the Read more

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S7 Technics’ new Russian MRO facility for Honeywell auxiliary power units now 85% complete

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Russia’s S7 Technics, a leading MRO provider in both Russia and CIS has confirmed that its first Russia-based MRO facility for the repair of Honeywell auxiliary power units (APUs) has reached 85% completion, with the opening of the facility due in the fourth quarter of the year. The facility will be based at Sheremetyevo International Airport, the busiest of four major airports which serves the Russian capital, Moscow. S7 Technics has already been appointed a Honeywell partner for the authorized services of APUs for the 131-9A/B and RE-220 types, which are installed on the world’s most popular aircraft – the Read more

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Liebherr to supply cockpit static inverter for Airbus A320 and A330 families

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Liebherr-Aerospace has been selected by Airbus to supply the cockpit static inverter for the Airbus A320 and A330 families. It is the first contract for the company in the segment of aircraft systems ATA Chapter 24 – Electrical Systems – and opens the door for Liebherr to deploy its know-how and latest stand-alone power electronics technologies in this high-potential business sector. Liebherr-Aerospace’s cockpit static inverter will replace the current version. It offers a more reliable, lightweight, fully digital solution, and is based on wide band-gap technology together with enhanced connection functions. Two Liebherr companies have developed the cockpit static inverter: Read more

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Honeywell to provide cockpit technologies for 7-seater Lilium Jet

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Honeywell has been selected by Lilium to develop the 7-seater Lilium Jet’s avionics and flight control systems. The compact fly-by-wire system will act as the flight control system on the all-electric 7-seater Lilium Jet, responsible for controlling its moveable parts, including the 36 control surfaces and ducted fans that provide its high level of maneuverability in every stage of flight. Honeywell, one of the first major aerospace manufacturers to create a dedicated urban air mobility business unit, has designed a flight control system that draws on its decades of experience providing such systems for commercial airliners. This system, which has Read more

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RBI Hawker Australia gains CASA Part 145 maintenance approval

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RBI Hawker has received Part 145 maintenance organization approval from the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) for its new rotary blade repair facility in Brisbane, Australia. This approval authorizes the company to commence operations. The RBI Hawker Australia facility is a new 1,000 m² hangar based in Eagle Farm, Brisbane. The facility offers advanced repair and static balance techniques for rotor blade repair on all Bell helicopter models and Leonardo AW139 and AW109 models. RBI Hawker has been providing maintenance support to both commercial and military helicopter operators in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and wider regions Read more

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GA Telesis signs agreement with Cargo Aircraft Management for CF6-80A/A2 repair, disassembly, and iventory management services

GA Telesis (GAT) has signed an agreement with Air Transport Services Group’s wholly owned subsidiary Cargo Aircraft Management (CAM), to provide repair, disassembly, and inventory management services for CF6-80A/A2 engines. This agreement will be managed by GAT’s Flight Solutions Group (FSG) and marks a further expansion of GAT’s partnership with CAM and ATSG. The engines will be inducted for disassembly starting in June 2021 by the Component Solutions division of FSG. The removed material will be routed for repair via Component Solutions’ expansive approved MRO vendor base. Upon completion, the used serviceable material (USM) will be made available to CAM Read more

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