Collection of tweets from the MRO industry this last week (and a few instagrams). IoT in aviation gained a boost from Gogo's new connectivity book, Rolls Royce is trying to keep up with big data, and American Airlines had an unpleasant encounter with a bird.
Allegiant Air said April 28 it has reached two separate agreements to add 11 used Airbus A320-family aircraft for delivery between December 2017 and February 2020, though the carrier did not say from where the aircraft will come....More
Ramco Aviation has introduced a suite of Anywhere Apps that tie together pilots, mechanics, stock clerks and runners who carry parts to aircraft, managers who approve part orders and MRO customers....More
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson, a pilot rated in multiple aircraft, was impressed by how quickly a variety of companies worked to get his band’s tour plane back in action after an ground-handling accident....More
Operators of Boeing 787s powered by upgraded General Electric GEnx-1Bs will be required to grind out additional space in their engine fan cases to prevent contact with the fan blades in the event of ice shedding or some other contact with a foreign object....More