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    Av8 MRO
    Av8 MRO became a market disruptor when it started offering fixed-price overhauls on Hawker and Phenom landing gear.

    Wheels Up for Fixed-Price Overhauls

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Av8 MRO revamped the landing gear overhaul process by offering fixed-price overhauls, effectively throwing the industry for a loop-de-loop.
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    Fixing New Tech the Old Fashioned Way

    Dec. 16, 2021
    It’s been a tumultuous two years for aviation maintenance professionals. With airlines shut down last spring, our sector saw business activity drop by half as the industry shed...
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    Education & Training

    Declining Customer Service: An Opportunity for Our Industry?

    Dec. 16, 2021
    You are in a restaurant with only a handful of other customers, yet there is a long wait to be seated and even longer to be served. Grocery and convenience stores’ self-checkouts...
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    Ask for the Grease

    Dec. 16, 2021
    ExxonMobil Aviation addresses safety and odor concerns with its Mobilgrease 33.
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    Education & Training

    Strengthening Our Workforce for the Future

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Maintenance technicians will play a critical role in restoring, inspecting and preparing aircraft that have sat idle during the pandemic to meet airworthiness standards.

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    A Time to Reconnect

    Dec. 16, 2021
    Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy Boxing Day and Happy Ōmisoka Day! There are so many wonderful holidays this month all across the world, which means there...
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    A Legacy We Built Together

    Dec. 9, 2021
    When I first started in the Aviation Group, I knew nothing about the industry. I had flown a couple times in my life. Navigating through an airport seemed daunting. And what was...
    Duncan Aviation
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    Duncan Aviation’s Teterboro Satellite Adds Airframe-Specific Services

    Nov. 30, 2021
    LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce it has moved its Teterboro, New Jersey, Satellite into hangar space provided by long-time Teterboro Airport (TEB) Fixed Base...
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    FAI Technik Scoops Aviation Award for Project Pearl Refurbishment

    Nov. 30, 2021
    FAI Technik GmbH, the expanding German MRO supplier and part of the FAI Aviation Group was honoured in the 2021 Middle East Aviation Awards on 16th November when it scooped the...
    DroneUp has launched drone airport hubs with Walmart in NWA.

    Walmart and DroneUp Announce First Multi-Site Commercial Drone Delivery Operations

    Nov. 29, 2021
    DroneUp, LLC, a leading global provider of drone technology and services, and Walmart announced the first multi-site commercial drone delivery operations.
    Gulf Air and Safran Landing Systems have signed a new MRO agreement, for 5 years.

    Safran Chosen by Gulf Air for MRO Operations on Landing Gear of Six Airbus A321 and One A320

    Nov. 22, 2021
    Safran Landing Systems has signed a five-year contract with Gulf Air, the Bahrain's national airline, to carry out maintenance operations on the landing gear of six Airbus A321s...
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    Cobra Solid Lubricant

    Cobra Solid Lubricant (CSL) is a proprietary, dry, graphite-based solid lubricant specifically designed for ball and roller bearings, conveyor wheels and conveyor components. ...
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    T8E-H Grease

    Nov. 19, 2021
    T8E-H is designed to be used as an aid for the installation and removal of threaded fasteners that are exposed to temperatures of 1,400 degrees Fahrenheit for long periods of ...
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    Phillips 66 X/C Aviation Oil

    Phillips 66 X/C Aviation Oil is an ashless dispersant, multi-grade engine oil specially formulated for year-round use in aircraft piston engines. It provides distinct performance...
    Eastman Turbo Oil 2380

    Eastman Turbo Oil 2380

    Eastman Turbo Oil 2380 offers optimal electrical conductivity to help avoid short circuits and is an ideal oil for low-temperature viscosity. With ETO 2380, you can start your...
    Lufthansa Tecknik
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    Vueling and Lufthansa Technik Sign Consumable & Expendable Contract

    Nov. 18, 2021
    Five years of technical supply for Vueling’s A320 fleet The Spanish low-cost airline Vueling Airlines S.A. and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a five year contract about the ...
    Magnetic MRO

    Achievement Unlocked: Magnetic MRO Hits 700th C-Check

    Nov. 17, 2021
    Magnetic MRO, a brand of Magnetic Group, celebrates a new milestone – the successful completion of 700th C-Check. The symbolic achievement showcases that, despite the global pandemic...
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    Bell Adds Authorized Maintenance Center in Norway

    Nov. 11, 2021
    Kjeller, Norway (Nov. 10, 2021) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its appointment of a new Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC) in Norway. ...
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    Spairliners & Fokker Services Establish MRO Component Support Agreement

    Nov. 10, 2021
    Spairliners, a leading Component Support supplier and Fokker Services, an independent Aerospace Service Provider, have entered a new partnership.
    Duncan Aviation
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    Business & General Aviation

    Duncan Aviation Delivers Updated Falcon 900EX EASY

    Nov. 4, 2021
    Duncan Aviation is excited to announce that its Battle Creek, Michigan, teams recently delivered a Falcon 900EX EASy complete with new paint, interior, and a Collins Aerospace...
    Stevens Aerospace
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    Stevens Aerospace Constructing New Tennessee MRO Facility

    Greenville, S.C. — Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (“Stevens”) announces that they have started construction on their new MRO facility in Smyrna, Tennessee. The first...
    Sabena technics
    Sabena technics and Liebherr-Aerospace signed a maintenance agreement covering the new air management system component repairs for all ATR42/72-600 aircraft fleets supported by the European MRO. At a recent signing ceremony (from left to right) were: Alain Colin, Vice-President Production – Sabena technics, Thierry Gourmanel, Head of Sales & Marketing EUMA – Liebherr Aerospace, Philippe Delisle, Chief Operating Officer – Sabena technics, and Pierre Soulacroup, Regional Sales Manager – Liebherr Aerospace.
    Maintenance Providers

    Sabena Technics And Liebherr-Aerospace Sign ATR42/72-600 Maintenance Agreement

    Oct. 28, 2021
    Sabena technics and Liebherr-Aerospace signed a 10-year pay-by-the-hour maintenance agreement covering the new air management system (NAMS) component repairs for all ATR42/72-...
    FL Technics
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    Meggitt PLC Signs SMARTSupport Agreement with FL Technics, for the Supply of MRO Services Across the Eastern European Region

    Oct. 28, 2021
    Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specializing in high performance components for the aerospace and beyond, has signed a 3-year, multimillion euro SMARTSupport contract...
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    Renewal of Base Maintenance Services Contract for easyJet

    Oct. 28, 2021
    Lufthansa Technik AG has renewed a substantial base maintenance contract with easyJet for more than 140 aircraft of the airline's A320 family, which was initially signed back ...
    Courtesy of MTU Maintenance
    MTU Maintenance, a global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and Mammoth Freighters LLC recently signed a cooperation and support agreement designating MTU Maintenance as the preferred partner for all engine maintenance needs for Mammoth Freighters’ B777 P2F conversion program.
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    Mammoth Freighters LLC Collaborates with MTU Maintenance for GE90-110/115B Engine Maintenance Support

    Oct. 28, 2021
    MTU Maintenance, a global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines, and Mammoth Freighters LLC recently signed a cooperation and support agreement designating MTU...
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    Direct Maintenance Announces Opening of New Line Maintenance Stations in Frankfurt and Munich

    Oct. 25, 2021
    Direct Maintenance, a certified line maintenance service provider, part of Magnetic MRO, announced the recent expansion within Germany with scheduled opening of two new Line Maintenance...

    Vietnam Airlines Extends APU Maintenance Agreement with EPCOR

    Oct. 22, 2021
    Paris, Schiphol, Hanoi, October 21, 2021 - EPCOR, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance is honored to extend its APU maintenance contract...
    The Av8
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    The Av8 Group Forms Specialized Unit For Phenom 100 and 300 Aircraft Sales

    Oct. 19, 2021
    The Av8 Group has formed a specialized unit: Av8 Aviation, which will focus on Embraer Phenom 100 & 300 aircraft sales. The company will draw on the many synergies they have developed...
    Pratt & Whitney
    Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced that GrandView Aviation has signed a Fleet Management Program for its fleet of 26 PW535E engines powering Embraer Phenom 300 aircraft.

    Aeroshell Turbine Oil

    AeroShell Turbine Oil 560 is a third-generation 5-centistoke synthetic hindered ester lubricating oil formulated to cope with demanding operating conditions. ASTO 560 has consistently...
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    Lubrication Tool Kit

    Feb. 18, 2019
    Lubrication tools in kit formats or individual tools for the hard to reach areas of maintenance. Replaceable interchangeable stainless steel tips and tools you can bend and re...