MRO http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7381/more en Egyptian Airline Renews AJW Support http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/egyptian-airline-renews-ajw-support <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Egyptian%20Airline%20Renews%20AJW%20Support.jpg?itok=PhImoIbC" /><br /><p>Egyptian airline Nile Air has renewed its contract with AJW for support of its Airbus A320 fleet, in a move which nearly doubles the size of aircraft under coverage.</p> <p>The multi-year agreement covers the entire fleet of seven narrowbodies with power-by-the-hour support and access to on-site component and materials stock.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/egyptian-airline-renews-ajw-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/egyptian-airline-renews-ajw-support#comments MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:12:00 +0000 1663541 at http://aviationweek.com Magnetic MRO Forms Aircraft Assets JV http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/magnetic-mro-forms-aircraft-assets-jv <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Magnetic%20MRO%20Forms%20Aircraft%20Assets%20JV_3.jpg?itok=FxWMRYHu" /><br /><p>Magnetic MRO has entered into a joint venture partnership for aviation asset investments with U.S.-based institutional alternative asset manager Crestline Investors.</p> <p>The new company will operate as Magnetic Parts Trading and will have a specific focus on acquisitions of narrowbody aircraft such as the Boeing 737 and the Airbus A320, along with acquisitions of their engine types.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/magnetic-mro-forms-aircraft-assets-jv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/magnetic-mro-forms-aircraft-assets-jv#comments MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:52:00 +0000 1663551 at http://aviationweek.com Widebody Rally? http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/widebody-rally <div class="field-byline"> Sean Broderick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Widebody%20Rally.jpg?itok=YNgGgWCJ" /><br /><p>Because the status of parked airplanes can change over time, getting a current snapshot of aircraft retirements is notoriously tough; this month&rsquo;s stored airframe could join the &ldquo;retired&rdquo; category next month. Still, small data samples tracked by Canaccord Genuity suggest that factors are converging to help keep more older aircraft&mdash;and, notably, widebodies&mdash;from leaving the fleet.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/widebody-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/widebody-rally#comments MRO MRO Top Stories AWIN Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:32:00 +0000 1663471 at http://aviationweek.com How Might Blockchain Be Used To Manage Aircraft Assets? http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/how-might-blockchain-be-used-manage-aircraft-assets <div class="field-byline"> Henry Canaday </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/How%20Might%20Blockchain%20Be%20Used%20To%20Manage%20Aircraft%20Assets.jpg?itok=4j2OhXJj" /><br /><p>&ldquo;Blockchain is one of the most discussed and intriguing technologies out there today,&rdquo; observes Bas de Vos, director of IFS Labs at IFS. &ldquo;It is a huge, global distributed ledger or database running on many devices and open to anyone within the blockchain. Its purpose is to ensure a 100% secure, verifiable and traceable database protocol.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/how-might-blockchain-be-used-manage-aircraft-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/how-might-blockchain-be-used-manage-aircraft-assets#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:28:00 +0000 1663071 at http://aviationweek.com Spiffy Liveries Require Advanced Painting http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/spiffy-liveries-require-advanced-painting <div class="field-byline"> Henry Canaday </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Spiffy%20Liveries%20Require%20Advanced%20Painting.jpg?itok=pJSNlGLl" /><br /><p>Global carriers with even more global alliance networks mostly have to keep operations safe and efficient and costs lean. Small and midsize airlines need to attract more attention, and one common way of doing that is with striking liveries. But these spiffy looks cannot be achieved without smart design and very good execution by paint shops.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/spiffy-liveries-require-advanced-painting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/spiffy-liveries-require-advanced-painting#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:35:00 +0000 1663081 at http://aviationweek.com Gains And Challenges Of PMA Use http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/gains-and-challenges-pma-use <div class="field-byline"> Henry Canaday </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Gains%20And%20Challenges%20Of%20PMA%20Use.jpg?itok=-426oQRn" /></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/gains-and-challenges-pma-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/gains-and-challenges-pma-use#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:55:00 +0000 1663091 at http://aviationweek.com Global Regulatory Update July 23-29 http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/global-regulatory-update-july-23-29 <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Global%20Regulatory%20Update%205-2.jpg?itok=C69E--on" /><br /></div> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/global-regulatory-update-july-23-29#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Mon, 24 Jul 2017 03:14:00 +0000 1662991 at http://aviationweek.com GPS Turns 40 http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/gps-turns-40 <div class="field-byline"> Chris Kjelgaard </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/GPS%20Turns%2040-1.jpg?itok=ETRLpyHr" /><br /><p>This week has seen the 40th anniversary of the first successful reception of a Global Positioning System (GPS) signal from the world's first GPS satellite, NTS-2.</p> <p>Reception of that signal heralded the advent of a technology which has transformed the global economy &ndash; including every aspect of the aviation and aerospace industries &ndash; in various fundamental ways.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/gps-turns-40" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/gps-turns-40#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:53:00 +0000 1662351 at http://aviationweek.com Cranfield to Host UK Digital Aviation Research Center http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/cranfield-host-uk-digital-aviation-research-center <div class="field-byline"> Graham Warwick </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/Cranfield%20to%20Host%20UK%20Digital%20Aviation%20Research%20Center.jpg?itok=nbYPYFZj" /><br /><p>The UK is to build a &pound;65 million ($85 million) center at Cranfield University to perform research into the application of digital technologies across aviation from aircraft to airports and manufacturing to maintenance.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/cranfield-host-uk-digital-aviation-research-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/cranfield-host-uk-digital-aviation-research-center#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:47:00 +0000 1662361 at http://aviationweek.com MTU To Undertake CF34 Work For African Airline http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/mtu-undertake-cf34-work-african-airline <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/hp_top_stories_main_standard/public/MTU%20To%20Undertake%20Air%20Burkina%20CF34%20Work.jpg?itok=MJ2HvnHe" /><br /><p>MTU Maintenance will carry out MRO services on Air Burkina&rsquo;s four CF34-8E engines powering its fleet of Embraer 170 aircraft.</p> <p>The terms of the three-year contract with the Burkina Faso national airline cover maintenance, repair and overhaul, on-site services and the guarantee of spare engine leasing availability.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/mtu-undertake-cf34-work-african-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/mtu-undertake-cf34-work-african-airline#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:17:00 +0000 1662311 at http://aviationweek.com