Aerospace News (ENG)

GKN Aerospace steps into widebody MRO market

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Techniek completes major maintenance on Air Europa’s A330 First widebody major maintenance project for the business’s MRO and Completion centre in Woensdrecht, The Netherlands More A330 maintenance and redelivery projects secured GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Techniek business has successfully completed its first A330...

Aviolanda Aerospace, AM&TS and ACRATS at MRO Europe

Next week Aviolanda Aerospace, AM&TS and ACRATS join forces to represent the future of maintenance and MRO training at the MRO Europe fair in Amsterdam. MRO Europe is the premier event for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry. MRO Europe attracts more than 9,000...

Fokker Techniek awarded first ever Airbus ACJ319neo VIP completion

Woensdrecht, 18 April 2018, On the first day of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, Fokker Techniek, a business of GKN Aerospace, has announced that it has signed a contract with long-term customer K5-Aviation for the first ever ACJ319neo VIP completion. The completion starts...

New composite maintenance center at Aviolanda Aerospace

The Development Center for Maintenance of Composites (DCMC) will enter a new phase with the approval of OPZuid financing for the establishment of a Fieldlab in Woensdrecht, The Netherlands.  At the Aviolanda Business Club meeting, Vice Governor of the province of Noord-Brabant Bert Pauli presented...

Trainer aircraft Elemental Pilot Study Woensdrecht modernised

The first renovated PC-7 trainer aircraft owned by the Royal Airforce, arrived on Wednesday, July 19th on Woensdrecht airfield. The trainer aircraft of the Elemental Military Pilot Study of Woensdrecht airfield received a huge upgrade, carried out by manufacturer Pilatus. The aircraft has been equipped...

Gate2 enters Brabant Aerospace cluster at Paris Air Show

June 21st, 2017, Paris - Gate2 officially entered the Brabant Aerospace cluster. Sander Heijmand (Aviolanda Aerospace), alderman Rolph Dols (Gilze en Rijen, in the name of Gate2) and Stef Have (Breda International Airport) signed the marketing convenant at the Paris Air Show to enter the...

Brabant Aerospace Drink: recap

During the fifth Brabant Aerospace drink, last Tuesday May 16th, all invitees were welcomed in the Aircraft Maintenance & Training School (AM&TS) hangar at Aviolanda Aerospace in Woensdrecht. After a welcoming speech by Sander Heijmans, CEO Aviolanda Aerospace, Gerard Janssen, General Manager Netherlands of StandardAero,...

Fokker Services behaalt accreditatie voor NH90 onderhoud

Op 27 januari 2017 heeft Fokker Services in Hoogerheide van de Militaire Luchtvaart Autoriteit (MLA) de accreditatie verkregen voor onderhoud aan NH90 helikopters. Deze accreditatie is niet alleen voor fase onderhoud, maar voor alle Base & Line Maintenance. Hiermee is Fokker het eerste bedrijf wereldwijd...