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Australian Regional Rex Saab 340 In-flight Prop Loss (Links)

Regional Express Airlines (Rex) and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) are probing the March 17 in-flight loss of a right-engine propeller on one of the carrier’s Saab 340s following Read More

A320ceo Maintenance Program Enhancements (Link)

The A320neo may be the Airbus narrowbody of the future, but the OEM is not abandoning its focus on enhancing the current generation models. In fact, as MRO Management reports, Read More

Airbus vs Boeing, Two Months In (Links)

After two months, Airbus has -8 orders year-to-date, and was well behind on the delivery side as well, AirInsight reports. Orders are expected to be down in 2017, so the Read More

Protectionism And U.S. MRO (Links)

North America is a net exporter of MRO services, meaning that its service providers do more MRO work for foreign operators than its airlines offshore. Oliver Wyman’s latest forecast puts Read More

New ASAP Guidance Could Be Less Restrictive (Link)

FAA is working on draft no. 3 of its Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) advisory circular. Among the changes expected are more flexible data-collection goals, with a particular eye on Read More

Asia-Pacific MRO Capacity (Link)

The conventional wisdom is that surging fleets to meet growing demand in the Asia-Pacific region could stress aftermarket providers, even though they are adding capacity and capabilities. But, as Aviation Read More

Delta’s Future Fleet Plans (Link)

Delta Air Lines, the industry standard-bearer at maximizing old airframes, is slowly bringing in new metal. AirInsight has an overview of what the Atlanta-based carrier has done so far, and what Read More

PMA Parts Vs. STC Parts (Link)

One of the best things that associations like ARSA, ASA, and MARPA do is explain the myriad regulations to members (and, when we’re lucky, the rest of us). Here’s ASA on the difference between parts made Read More

The EFB-related App Explosion (Link)

With electronic flight bags pushing paper out of the cockpit and connectivity expanding, industry is looking for ways to improve operational performance by fusing the two. Avionics Magazine looks at Read More

Ural Airlines Ramping Up MRO Efforts (Link)

Ural Airlines is expanding its MRO capabilities. Launched in 2015, the MRO provider doubled its C-check volume to 18 C Checks last year, and accomplished its first five D Checks, Read More

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