Inside MRO

New MRO facilities and joint ventures are highlights of Contracts and News Briefs this month.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Lee Ann Shay
Aviation Week forecasts the region’s fleet will grow 7.2% annually in the next 10 years, resulting in an in-service fleet of 3,290 aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Sean Broderick
FAA proposals mandating Boeing 737NG nacelle changes have some operators concerned about the agency’s plan to mitigate the risk of maintenance errors.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By James Pozzi
How Saudi Arabia’s aviation ambitions are seeping into MRO.
Workforce & Training

By James Pozzi
How MRO providers are looking to find the right operational balance to deliver in the face of capacity challenges.
Supply Chain

By Lee Ann Shay
The center of gravity for an aircraft determines load manifests, but what if the CG is a bit off?
Aircraft & Propulsion

Greg Hamilton
Juliet Trew was a key player in the successful growth of Aviation Week’s events businesses, which have grown to be a successful platform for our industry to connect, learn and grow.
MRO

Christian Albertson
Aviation Week projects that a significant aircraft fleet increase in 2024-33 will drive healthy growth in Latin America’s MRO market.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
The vice president of services and support also discusses new workforce and technology programs with Inside MRO.
Workforce & Training

By Paul Seidenman, David Spanovich
Manufacturers of aircraft cargo handling systems target improvements to reduce maintenance and enable more cargo flexibility.
Interiors & Connectivity

By Keith Mwanalushi
Although demand for engine core performance restorations is high, supply chain issues are impeding turnaround times.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Brett Levanto
Navigating MRO’s capacity crisis will require better understanding of workforce needs and opportunities.
Workforce & Training

By Lee Ann Shay
Coopesa’s capacity is full now, but there may be openings in the near future.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Paul Seidenman
Airframe, engine and business acquisitions are driving growth at aftermarket parts suppliers.
Marketplace

By Craig Gottlieb
MRO providers should broaden their expectations of what skills are needed for new-hires to do the job well.
Workforce & Training

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
The carrier has rolled out electronic aircraft maintenance logs on its narrowbodies and seeks to develop capability for widebodies by 2025.
Emerging Technologies

By Chen Chuanren
Seoul's Incheon International Airport is known for its air hub, connecting passengers to South Korea and beyond.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Keith Mwanalushi
MROs are seeing greater interest in nose-to-tail maintenance lines for Boeing 737 platforms.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Brett Levanto
ARSA asserts that FAA enforcement of language about certificated mechanics holds back those with repairman certificates.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Mike Kelly and Rob Mather
Lockheed Martin and IFS discuss how artificial intelligence could transform aircraft maintenance in commercial and defense segments.
Emerging Technologies

By Paul Seidenman, David Spanovich
Head-up display developers are enhancing functionality to enable wider visuals, lighter weight and greater pilot comfort.
Interiors & Connectivity

Christian Albertson
Aviation Week projects that the growth of North America’s engine fleet over the next decade will increase MRO spending.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Thierry Dubois
Wind tunnel evaluations are giving Safran confidence about meeting the targeted noise levels of the RISE open-fan engine demonstrator, company executives say.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Lindsay Bjerregaard
MRO industry workforce specialists are adding capabilities to help the aftermarket solve staffing issues.
Marketplace

Christian Albertson
One OEM dominates MRO spending over next decade.
Services & Support