Archive for November, 2016

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Airlines Seek More Time On 737NG Cabin Safety Upgrade

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Survey Results: IT-Related MRO Spending Priorities (Link)

Survey responses from 52 airlines and four MRO providers to Aviation Week/IATA lay out maintenance-related IT spending priorities. (Aviation Week)  

Flight On Boeing’s Aftermarket Play (Link)

FlightGlobal says Boeing must change its fundamentals to achieve desired aftermarket success (FlightGlobal). As we noted last week, we think the OEM is off to a solid start….

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Vertical: Q3 Aftermarket Results Sampling Shows Mid-Single Digit Uptick

In brief: Blended Q3 results from companies covered by Vertical Research show 6.2% growth in aftermarket sales. Engines, components delivered notably strong returns. Engine data supports views from major companies Read More

Sukhoi Back In Superjet 100 MRO Game (Link)

SSJ-100 manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft has navigated new regulations to regain SSJ-100 MRO certification. (Russian Aviation Insider)  

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Few Clues On Cause Of FedEx MD-10 Gear Collapse

In brief: FedEx flight 910’s left main gear collapsed 12 sec. after touchdown at FLL on Oct 28. Initial findings indicate no anomalies with the gear or the aircraft’s operation. Read More

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In McAllister, Boeing Gets Deep Understanding Of Support, Product Lifecycle

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Zodiac Steadily Righting The Ship (Link)

Interiors supplier Zodiac says its recovery program, set to have the company’s well-publicized supply-chain issues solved by the end of 2017, is on track. (FlightGlobal)  

The Connected MRO Technician (Link)

Linking mechanics with helpful resources–be it in digital form or live OEM/supplier support–is proving to be tricky. (Aviation Week)

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GE Unveils First Details Of MRO Data Exchange

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