Industry approvals and authorizations

TAG Aviation granted EASA Part-21 Subject J Design Organization Approval
TAG Aviation’s maintenance center, located in Geneva, is now approved to design, certify and approve aircraft modifications and repairs in accordance with regulatory requirements and client needs. This EASA approval includes modifications and repairs on small and large business aircraft. The scope of approval encompasses cabin interiors, galley, avionics and secondary structures.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes qualified Mapaero primer
Cabin primer FR4-45, created by the aircraft coating company Mapaero headquartered in France, has been qualified by Boeing in the material specification BMS 10-83 Type IV. This specification applies to Boeing’s commercial airplanes at manufacturing stage and maintenance.
Satair appointed authorized distributor for Crane Aerospace and Electronics
Satair, a sales and distributor of spares for aircraft maintenance, is now an authorized distributor for the A320 Crane landing gear control interface unit (LGCIU).  Satair is the exclusive distributor for Crane LGCIU in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and South America.
AMAC Aerospace Turkey awarded authorized service center status
AMAC Aerospace has announced that its facility at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul has become a Dassault appointed Authorized Service Centre.  AMAC Aerospace Turkey, a corporate aviation maintenance and completion service company, obtained EASA Part-145 approval for Falcon 900 and Falcon 900EX EASy models. It anticipates that maintenance approvals for the Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX EASy family will be granted later this summer. 

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