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MTU MAINTENANCE SIGNS EXCLUSIVE CONTRACT WITH SKY REGIONAL AIRLINES
Monday, September 26, 2016
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Source: GE Aviation


Source: GE Aviation


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LUDWIGSFELDE, Germany - MTU Maintenance has signed an exclusive 10-year agreement with Canadian carrier Sky Regional Airlines for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the airline’s CF34-8E engines for its Embraer E175 fleet.

The agreement between MTU Maintenance and Sky Regional Airlines covers all shop visits, on-site repairs and lease support as part of its Total Engine Care (TEC®) program. The activities will be coordinated or carried out by MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg, the MTU Maintenance group’s specialists for the CF34 family. The contract is valued at approximately $250 million over a 10-year time frame.

On-site services include work on high-pressure turbine modules and can also be carried out at MTU Maintenance’s locations in Dallas, Texas (US), and Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada). Since 2003, MTU Maintenance has carried out nearly 900 shop visits for this engine family (CF34-1/-3, -8C/E, -10E). In 2015 the company was the second-largest provider of CF34 services worldwide.

Sky Regional Airlines is one of Canada’s leading airlines and operates domestic and transborder flights on behalf of Air Canada under the Air Canada Express banner. It operates a mixed fleet of Embraer E175 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft.

Source:  MTU
Associated URL: www.mtu.de
Source Date: September 26, 2016
Posted: 09/26/2016

 
 
DAE TO ACQUIRE 80 PERCENT OF JORAMCO
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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DAE to Purchase 80 Percent Stake in Joramco

Source: Joramco


DAE to Purchase 80 Percent Stake in Joramco

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DUBAI - Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd (DAE) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 80 percent of Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Ltd (Joramco) from The Abraaj Group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Established in 1963, Joramco is a commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility serving customers in the Middle East, Europe, South Asia, Africa, Russia, and the CIS countries. From its base in Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Joramco provides services on several aircraft models manufactured by Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer.

Joramco is certified by a number of regulatory authorities, including the Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (JCARC), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

DAE Managing Director Khalifa AlDaboos said, "Joramco with its experienced staff provides a high quality product at a very competitive price to regional and global airlines. We welcome Joramco to the DAE family and look forward to working with the management to accelerate the growth trajectory of the company by expanding its product offerings, customer reach, and geographic area of focus."

Source:  Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd
Source Date: September 20, 2016
Posted: 09/22/2016

 
 
ELLIOTT AVIATION STARTS SECOND 400E RETROFIT
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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G5000 touch screen avionics

Source: Garmin


G5000 touch screen avionics

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MOLINE, Ill. - Elliott Aviation, a Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP authorized service center, has started its second full 400E interior retrofit that includes Garmin G5000 touch screen avionics. The first installation was completed on an aircraft purchased by the company’s aircraft sales division, Elliott Jets and was sold on September, 12, 2016. In addition to the complete 400E package, this aircraft is receiving a two-toned paint scheme finished in pearl paints and a full landing gear overhaul.

The 400E program is a weight-saving interior upgrade, that when paired with the Garmin G5000 retrofit, increases the useful load of the aircraft of 350 pounds or more. The redesigned interior includes a modernized interior shell configuration with recessed headliner for more room, LED lighting, cup holder lights, USB charging ports and redesigned cabinetry. Customers can also select a la carte options for RGB lighting, toe kick accent lighting, electronic dimmable window shades and floor plan changes.

In addition to the 400E interior package, Elliott was the first dealer to retrofit a Garmin G5000 and currently working on three more G5000 installations. The company currently has 15 Garmin G5000 installations sold, more than all other dealers in the world, combined.

The Garmin G5000 avionics give the customer a completely new avionics system including a new Garmin autopilot. As one of the newest avionics systems in the industry, the G5000 provides the pilot and copilot with all the latest technologies and depending on options includes synthetic vision, electronic charts, XM weather, WAAS/LPV, ADS-B compliance, engine indication and MFD range rings.

Source:  Elliott Aviation
Associated URL: elliottaviation.com
Source Date: September 20, 2016
Posted: 09/22/2016

 

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