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AAR Launches AIRVOLUTION

AAR has launched AIRVOLUTION, a new cloud-based solution for component repairs. Intelligent and flexible, AIRVOLUTION combines the best of AAR’s Digital Services and Airinmar’s 30-plus years of expertise in repair cycle management. Integrated analytics and business intelligence tools throughout the system bring actionable data to the point of use. AIRVOLUTIONTM…

Farsound Aviation acquires Sterling Aircraft Products

Farsound Aviation (Farsound) has announced the acquisition of Sterling Aircraft Products (Sterling) from the Pump family for an undisclosed amount. Farsound specialises in the supply of C-Class, B-Class and other fast-moving consumable parts for a customer base that includes several of the world’s leading aero engine MRO organisations, and focuses…

EXCLUSIVE: A340 briefing report

The main message from the stage of the A340 briefing day being held today in London, jointly hosted by Airline Economics, Airbus, Rolls Royce and CFMi, is that the A340 is a great aircraft that has a great future but only if the OEMs, lessors, banks and financiers work with…

FAA extends comment period for air contract maintenance rules

The US Federal Aviation Administration has extended the original February 11 comment period for comments on its proposed air carrier contract maintenance requirements rules to March 13. The proposed rules would change the maintenance regulations for domestic, flag and supplemental operations, and commuter and on-demand operations for aircraft type certified…

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft wins spares support contract

BAE Systems Regional Aircraft has won a contract for its rate-per-flying-hour aircraft spares support service from Eastern Airways, which covers a three-year support deal for the airline’s fleet of 16 Jetstream 41 turboprop airliners. Eastern Airways operates over 800 flights on a week on a comprehensive network of scheduled domestic…

AeroSystems blames design changes for delays

Announcing full year revenue of $5.398 billion and an operating Income of $92 million Spirit AeroSystems has revealed that “late-breaking” design changes from Airbus are the reason why it was deemed to be a supply chain risk by Airbus for the A350XWB programme last month.

Kellstrom receives 2012 world class team supplier award from Northrop Grumman

Kellstrom Industries, a provider of inventory management solutions and aftermarket, has been selected by Northrop Grumman to receive their 2012 World Class Team Supplier Award. This award is presented to small business suppliers who have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievements and support of Northrop Grumman programs. “We are delighted to receive…

AEROINV.COM ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP WITH AWS USA

aeroinv.com, the provider of consumable and expendable parts, has signed an initial two-year deal to distribute parts on behalf of US manufacturer AWS USA (INC). AWS manufactures a range of some 1,000 metal fabricated and machined parts and assemblies under a Licensing Agreement from the Boeing Corporation and approved by…

MAEL to expand its maintenance facility

Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), the aircraft maintenance provider, has announced plans to significantly expand its operations with a new 110,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art maintenance facility, creating 150 new jobs, with the potential for a further 150, at Birmingham Airport in the UK. Due to be completed and operational by the…