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787 Fire Repair Boosts Composites Confidence

Aviation Week has provides an update on the Ethiopian Airlines 787 aircraft damaged by a fire on 12 July 2013 at Heathrow Airport with which the subsequent investigation pinpointed to a...

GAO release Current and Future Availability of Aviation Engineering and Maintenance Professionals

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report that reviews the supply and demand of aviation professionals . The aviation community in the US have expressed concerns...

Latest issue of the Airbus technical magazine Flight Airworthiness Support Technology (FAST), January 2014

The Airbus technical magazine Flight Airworthiness Support Technology (FAST) for January 2014 (number 53) is available here . Contents: - Ground lightning protection - Handling...

Monarch starts A320 sharklet retrofit programme

Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) have become the first Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) within the UK to install a set of ‘Sharklet’ wing tips devices by retrofit on Airbus A320 family...

Vote for the best in MRO – ATE&M Awards 2014

The MRO Network ( www.mro-network.com ) has launched the 2014 Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance Awards (ATE&M Awards). The voting and nominations process is now open, with...

Pentagon report faults F-35 on software, reliability

Last week, Reuters reported that a new US Defense Department report warns that ongoing software, maintenance and reliability problems with Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 stealth fighter could...

News from the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-life Engineering Services

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-life Engineering Services (TLES Centre) at Cranfield University has completed its 2nd year and would like to draw your attention to a...

Airbus Disbanding Its MRO Network

Aviation Week reports that Airbus, reasoning that the evolution of maintenance providers has rendered a manufacturer-led competency improvement effort obsolete, is disbanding its MRO Network. ...

Boeing Eyes Bigger Slice Of Commercial Aftermarket Pie

While engine manufacturers like Rolls-Royce and General Electric have grabbed large shares of their products’ aftermarket work—particularly on newer- technology models—airframe makers have...

Boeing Readies Patch For Fire-damaged Dreamliner

Boeing has begun the delicate, expensive and crucial process of repairing the 787 Dreamliner that was badly damaged by a fire last July, approaching the fix in a way that will be closely tracked...

Airberlin becomes a smooth operator with aero software

As part of its eco-efficiency programme, Airberlin has developed a new measuring tool aimed at optimising air flow. According to the airline, this is the first such software on the market and...

Headlines from MRO Europe - Slow Growth Seen In European MRO Market

Aviation Week report on some of the forecasts revealed at MRO Europe that stagnation in Europe’s airline industry will be a drag on the region’s aircraft aftermarket, which will grow slower than...

U.K. MROs Face Challenges But Have Prospects

The demand for British civil aftermarket work is expected to grow in the next decade, but most startups face an uphill struggle to enter a market being squeezed by OEMs. To add to their...

F-35’s Ambitious, New Fleet Management System

Aviation Week & Space Technology have published an article on the F35 Autonomic Information Logistics System (ALIS), a new fleet-wide information support system developed by Lockheed to...

Plane scan

Here's an interesting article from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in the US which is celebrating 70 years of innovation. The article covers Los Alamos Engineering Institute researchers...

Delivering Aerospace Industrial Strategy through advancing technology capability - opportunities for MRO

Competition opens: 16 September 2013 Briefing webinar: 25 September 2013 Registration deadline: 20 November 2013 noon Deadline for completed applications: 27 November 2013 The ...

New Challenges for the Fixers of Boeing’s 787

The New York Times has published an article on the recent fire on a 787 at Heathrow Airport in London and how provides the first test of how difficult and costly it will be to repair serious...

MRO Industry Girds For Aircraft Retirement Tsunami

In 2012 alone, 50 aircraft aged 15 years or less were retired from fleets. While such statistics make for good headlines, in reality those 50 accounted for less than 10% of the aircraft retired...

Report on The 1st Annual Symposium on Tackling ‘No Fault Found’ in Maintenance Engineering now available

The 1st Annual Symposium on Tackling ‘No Fault Found’ in Maintenance Engineering took place at Cranfield University on 18 March 2013. Over 140 delegates from 60 organisations...

News from Military MRO/MRO Americas conference in Atlanta

Fleet Retirements Heavily Influence $56 Billion MRO Market Article in Aviation Week According to analysts, the civil aviation MRO market will be worth about $56 billion this...
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