Satair's new aircraft battery services facility opened in March 2018 and gives the company 11 times more cubic workshop and warehousing capacity. The facility, located on the North Feltham Trading Estate in West London will service around 180 customers, ranging from airlines to MROs along with helicopter operators, business jets and private aircraft owners.
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EME Aero, the Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines joint venture specializing in repair services for Pratt & Whitney's geared turbofan engine, is scheduled for a 2020 opening. In September 2018, the parties held a stone laying ceremony at the site in Jasionka, Poland.
The novel coronavirus has led to SR Technics making several changes to its business.
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U.K.-based MRO Monarch Aircraft Engineering opened a new component maintenance center in Northampton in September 2018. The site holds multiple capabilities including composite repairs for interior and exterior parts, welding services including techniques such as flame spraying, machining, cadmium plating, bearing removals and installations on components such as V2500 engine mounts, heat treatment, material proof testing facilities and repairs and calibration services, among others.
TP Aerospace To Add UK MRO Facility In 2019
TP Aerospace, the Denmark-headquartered wheels and brakes repair provider, plans to open a new facility close to East Midlands Airport in the UK by early 2019 to service passenger and cargo airline customers. The facility, which will offer wheels and brakes repairs and overhauls, will hold production capacity of 4,000 to 5,000 of units per annum to support the TP Aerospace network with services for a mix of domestic and overseas carriers. According to a TP Aerospace spokesperson, the investment will amount to $1M and will finance the necessary machinery and equipment for the facility.
Magnetic MRO Opens New Dedicated Training Center
Magnetic MRO added a new training center to its Tallinn, Estonia headquarters in February 2018. The 255 sq. meter, two classroom facility is structured based on Part-147 requirements. The classrooms are equipped with theoretical training materials, including short-range interactive projectors installed directly to the wall.
Sabena Technics To Add Another French Hangar
Sabena technics, the French airframe and modifications MRO, has confirmed plans to build a new 107,000 square foot widebody aircraft hangar at its Bordeaux facility by January 2020. Once complete, the hangar will be able to accommodate a long-range widebody aircraft up to the size of either an Airbus A350-1000 or a Boeing 777-9X, or alternatively, up to three military transport aircrafts such as A400M simultaneously.
Component Specialist at Manchester Expands
To accommodate its growing business—and to add new capabilities-cabin and cargo component repair specialist Aeroco doubled its facilities at Manchester International Airport. The company added its second maintenance facility, with a capacity of 20,000 sq. ft., in mid-2018.