EVERETT, WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 13: The new GE engine of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, the company's newest and largest passenger plane, is seen during an unveiling ceremony February 13, 2011 at the company's factory in Everett, Washington. The new plane features quieter, more fuel efficient engines, more seating and a redesigned interior. The first plane also featured a red paint job, a departure from the traditional Boeing blue. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

MRO Checklist: New Workshops, Hangars And Technologies Implementation

Air Maintenance Estonia’s workshop and technologies implementations from Honeywell and Vector Aerospace

New Honeywell technologies in cockpit help Gulfstream’s newest aircraft take flight

Honeywell Aerospace’s new technologies are implemented in Gulfstream Aerospace’s new G500 and G600 aircraft.  The aircraft will be the first to feature Honeywell’s new touchscreen technology in Gulfstream’s new Symmetry flightdeck.  Aimed at making displays more intuitive, integrated and more user-friendly for pilot’s, Honeywell’s new touch capabilities will naturally ease workload and improve communications in the cockpit.


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Vector Aerospace adds AS332L1 to Cockpit and Flight Data Recorder

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America added the Eurocopter AS332L1 model to its FAA certified CVFDR supplemental type certificates. This is an addition to the FAA STC approval it received last year on the CVFDR for AS332C and AS332L helicopter models.


Air Maintenance Estonia opens escape slide overhaul workshop

Magnetic MRO, formerly named Air Maintenance Estonia, a Tallinn-based MRO organization, expands its range of Total Technical Care MRO services by opening an escape slide overhaul workshop. The workshop operates with capabilities for Goodrich and Zodiac slides for Boeing 737CL/NG and A320 family aircraft with immediate plans to add Boeing 757/767 and Airbus 330/340 to the capability list. The company will package the escape slides overhaul services with longer-term comprehensive MRO agreements, as well as stand-alone overhaul projects, focusing on quality, TAT and competitive pricing. 

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