Aeromexico Connect tests the Beacon platform

In April 2022, Aeromexico Connect started to test the Beacon platform for key maintenance bases, which will extend for a few months. During this trial, Beacon will support all maintenance operations and accelerate aircraft’s return-to-service time by integrating the platform into the airline’s stations with further tests to include the…

Causeway introduces new lightweight interior

Causeway Aero Group has developed lightweight Semi-Flexible Laminate (SFL) panels for aircraft interiors that provide improved levels of thermal protection, allowing bulky insulating blankets to be removed. In some applications, there could be up to a 25% weight saving. As they could be fitted closer to the aircraft inner skin,…

Satair introduces “one stop shop” for aircraft GSE and tools

Satair, an Airbus Services company, has created a giant “one stop shop” for aircraft Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and tools, gathering 70,000 part numbers from 1,600 original equipment manufacturers across the globe. This new offering covers the needs of all aircraft platforms from Entry Into Service (EIS) to their end…

SIAEC completes acquisition of 75% of SR Technics Malaysia

SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) has completed the acquisition of 75% of the share capital of SR Technics Malaysia. Following completion of the acquisition, SR Technics Malaysia has become a subsidiary of SIAEC, and SR Technics Switzerland (SR Technics) holds the remaining 25% of the share capital of SR Technics Malaysia….

Bii purchases spares inventory from Aircraft Finance Germany

Bii.aero,  a provider of aircraft parts and services for the commercial aviation sector, has acquired a significant portion of Aircraft Finance Germany’s (AFG) inventory of enhanced Boeing spares many of which are interchangeable between Boeing 747-8, 767 and 777 aircraft types. The material, including high ticket rotable components, will be integrated…

GA Telesis and ATSG to open engine maintenance facility

GA Telesis and Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) have reached an agreement with the Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA), JobsOhio and the Ohio Department of Development to open a 72,000 sq. ft. Specialized Procedures Aeroengine Hospital (SPAH) at the Wilmington Air Park in southwestern Ohio. “The GA Telesis and ATSG…

Parker to divest aircraft wheel and brake division to Kaman

Parker-Hannifin has signed an agreement to divest its Aircraft Wheel and Brake Division, located in Avon, Ohio, in the United States, to Kaman Corporation, which manufactures components and materials for aerospace and defense, industrial and medical markets. As previously announced, the European Commission cleared Parker’s acquisition of Meggitt, conditional on…

CAS new President of Recovery Repairs & Modifications

Certified Aviation Services (CAS) has announced that Mike Turpin, President of Recovery Repairs & Modifications, will be leaving CAS to pursue changing personal goals. Brad Caban, President of CAS Components, and Rod Garmany, Director of Operations, who co-founded the Recovery Repairs & Modifications team, also known as the “AOG Go-Team,”…

C&L Aviation Group completes teardown of two E170s

C&L Aerospace has completed the teardown of two E170 aircraft. All aircraft have now been completely disassembled and the inventory is in the process of being inducted into C&L’s global warehouses, with the majority being stored at the company’s main headquarters in Bangor, Maine. This is the first of many…

GA Telesis delivers third 737-800SF freighter conversion

GA Telesis (GAT) has delivered its third B737-800SF (MSN 28616) passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion. This is the second freighter aircraft delivered to Bulgarian-based Compass Cargo Airlines. The aircraft was converted by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) authorized Conversion Center, Commercial Jet, in Miami. GA Telesis’ Leasing, Investment, Financing & Trading (LIFT) Group…