Spirit AeroSystems delivers first integrated 767 forward fuselage

Spirit AeroSystems has completed its first integrated 767 forward fuselage section for Boeing. Spirit previously designed and built four separate forward fuselage end items for the 767 — the cab, lower lobe and two side panels. These were shipped by rail to Boeing for integration. With this new statement of…

Brazil’s GOL launches aircraft MRO business

Brazil’s GOL has launched a new business unit to provide aircraft maintenance, repairs, and aircraft and components overhauls. The new business unit is called GOL Aerotech and it extends the airline’s expertise in aircraft maintenance to third-party airlines around the world for the first time and generates a new source…

C&L Aviation Group Completes Teardown of ATR42 aircraft

C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, has purchased an ATR42-320 and is set to make its parts available for sale or exchange around the globe. Parts from this aircraft (MSN 0284) include propellers, wheels, brakes, ATR42 flight controls and leading edges. These will join the more than 132,000 other ATR…

Medavia becomes ASF for De Havilland Canada’s Dash 8 aircraft

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada has entered into an agreement with Mediterranean Aviation Company (Medavia). Under the agreement, Medavia will become a De Havilland Canada Authorised Service Facility (ASF) offering heavy check maintenance services from its facilities located in Malta. Mohamed Dau, managing director, Medavia, commented: “As the fleet of…

BendixKing signs STC agreement with Voyageur

Voyageur Aviation has entered into an agreement with BendixKing to develop a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the design installation of the BendixKing AeroVue avionics upgrade for the De Havilland Dash 8-100/200/300 series of aircraft. Voyageur will leverage its extensive experience as a global Dash 8 operator, lessor, maintainer and…

Embraer signs services and support contracts with African and European carriers

Embraer has signed a new maintenance contract and the extension of agreements with African and European carriers. Embraer’s pool program offers full repair coverage for components and parts, airframe maintenance, and unlimited access to a large stock of components at the company’s distribution centers. Among European customers, Switzerland’s Helvetic Airways…

Standard Aero signs services agreement with C.A.T.S

StandardAero has recently signed a services agreement with Carolina Aviation Technical Services (C.A.T.S) at its part 145 repair station based at Statesville Regional Airport (SVH) in North Carolina. The Agreement – which extends StandardAero’s long-running relationship with C.A.T.S – covers the provision of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for…

Avianor obtains A220 maintenance approval from Transport Canada

Avianor has received Transport Canada (TCCA) approval to add the Airbus A220- 100 and A220-300 to its maintenance capability list. With this approval, Avianor can offer post-delivery modification services to operators of the Airbus A220 family of aircraft. Jean Seguin, president of Avianor, commented: “As Airbus main A220 final assembly…

StandardAero provides MRO services for Cape Air

Cape Air has selected StandardAero to provide engine support services for its fleet of Cessna Caravan aircraft. Under the agreement, StandardAero will provide Cape Air with Pratt & Whitney PT6A turboprop engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services from its network of overhaul facilities and service centres in North America….

OEM provider Ontic finalises partnership worth $1.3 billion

OEM parts provider Ontic has finalised its partnership with CVC Fund VII, in a deal valued at over $1.3 billion. Ontic, headquartered in the UK, provides a value-added solution to both OEMs and their clients, by taking on responsibility for the supply and repair of complex parts for mature platforms….

GA Telesis establishes comprehensive landing gear leasing pool

GA Telesis has established a comprehensive landing gear leasing pool. Available assets for lease in 2019 include multiple ship sets of ready-to-go A320 family (enhanced gear), A330, 737-700, 737-800, 777-200ER, CRJ700 and CRJ900 landing gear shipsets. The company has a plan to increase the pool size and to add additional…