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MRO Checklist: Certifications And Designations

New certificates and designations for Etihad Airways, FL Technics Jets, and Aviation Technical Services

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Etihad Airways receives TRUEngine designation for CF6 Engines.
GE awarded its TRUEngine designation, its program to show engines have been maintained to OEM configuration, for its GE-CF6-powered Airbus A330 aircraft to Etihad Airways. Launched in 2008 and originally just including CFM56, the program has since expanded to include CF6, GEnx and CF34 engines. To qualify for TRUEngine status, the engine configuration, overhaul practices, spare parts and repairs used to service an engine must comply with GE-issued engine manuals and other maintenance recommendations. The qualification is obtained through the customers declaration of compliance and GE’s verification of customer submitted maintenance records. 
FL Technics Jets receives ISO 9001:2008 certificate
FL Technics Jets, a global MRO service for business aviation, became an official ISO 9001:2008 certified organization by passing an independent quality management audit. Based in Lithuania, FL Technics Jets offers line and base maintenance for a variety of Hawker Beechcraft, Bombardier CRJ100/200/440 and Bombardier Challenger 850 family aircraft.
Aviation Technical Services recognized as minority-owned business
Aviation Technical Services (ATS) was certified and recognized as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council, a non-profit organization which identifies and certifies minority supplier and facilitates procurement opportunities to bridge the gaps between minority supplier and corporate America.  ATS is the fourth aerospace MBE with the Northwest Mountain region, which represents Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.  
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