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_Sean Broderick

_Sean Broderick
GE Fleet Expansion Sets Table For Solid Aftermarket Growth

The engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) aftermarket rebound could be particularly kind to GE, which has seen its engine fleet expand at a faster rate than the global figures, setting the enginemaker up to grab a greater share of the MRO pie, a Jefferies analysis shows.
Jefferies calculates that the GE-powered fleet, including CFM-equipped aircraft, expanded by about 670 aircraft last year, to 15,600. The entire fleet grew by just 640 aircraft.

MH370 Shapes New EASA Recorder Standards 

Europe’s aviation regulator, finalizing the first mandated upgrades influenced by Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s (MH370)’s disappearance, has fast-tracked and strengthened proposed enhancements to make flight recorders and aircraft easier to locate following overwater accidents.

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Europe Streamlining Process For Foreign-Operator Safety Approval 
"Part TCO" will use a risk-based model to evaluate applications for any commercial air transport service to, within, or from member states, including technical stops.
FAA Contract Maintenance Rule Set For Mid-Year Release
Revamped administrative requirements for air carriers that contract out maintenance will form the final rule’s foundation, says FAA Aircraft Maintenance Division Manager Steve Douglas.
FAA Contract Maintenance Rule Set For Mid-Year Release 
Several IG reports during the past decade studying the increase in outsourced maintenance noted that some carriers have not adapted their manuals or processes to account for the outsourcing shift.

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