Henry Canaday

Henry
Canaday

Henry Canaday has been a business and aviation journalist for 15 years, with recent emphasis on aviation maintenance and airline information technology. Prior to that, he spent 20 years as an energy economist with both Federal agencies and the private sector.

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MRO Digest Aug. 20, 2014 
Briefs from the Aug. 20, 2014 issue of ATW’s MRO Digest
AAR adds another facility 
AAR will open a new facility at Chicago Rockford International Airport that will employ about 500 people. Opening is expected in early 2016.
Lufthansa Technik starts training year, uses new supply-chain software 
Lufthansa Technik (LHT) reports that 147 young people have begun either traditional or dual-study training programs.
New FAA ADs on Rolls engines, older Airbus widebodies 
FAA has issued an airworthiness directive (AD) requiring repetitive ultrasonic inspections of low-pressure (LP) compressor blades with more than 2,500 flight cycles since last inspection on Rolls-Royce RB211 Trent 768-60s, 772-60s and 772B-60s.
ARSA faults new 145 FAA rule 
The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) has strongly criticized FAA’s latest revision of repair station regulations under 14 CFR part 145.
MRO Digest Aug. 13, 2014 
Briefs from the Aug. 13, 2014 issue of ATW’s MRO Digest
ST Aerospace 2Q revenue up, profit down 
ST Aerospace posted second-quarter revenue of S$539 million ($431 million), up 6% from the year-ago period.
HAECO Group 1H profit down 21%, revenue up 66% 
Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co. (HAECO) reported a first-half net profit of HK$283 million ($36.5 million), down 21% compared with a net profit of HK$359 million year-over-year.
StandardAero expands in Canada 
StandardAero Component Services (SACS) has expanded its component repair and development facilities with the addition of new capabilities in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Eirtech, Vance form global coating company 
Los Angeles-based Vance Street Capital and its affiliates have confirmed a deal with Eirtech Aviation, a specialist aviation coating company.
MRO Digest Aug. 6, 2014
Briefs from the Aug. 6, 2014 issue of ATW’s MRO Digest
Scoot picks Pratt, UTC 
Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has signed a long-term comprehensive APS5000 APU maintenance support agreement with Scoot, a low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, for its new fleet of 20 Boeing 787s.
China Eastern chooses Boeing AHM 
China Eastern Airlines and its subsidiaries, Shanghai Airlines and China United Airlines, are implementing Boeing Airplane Health Management (AHM) to improve maintenance and engineering operations.
SkyWest selects AAR for Embraer E-75 landing gear overhaul 
AAR will overhaul landing gear on SkyWest Airlines’ 40 Embraer E-175s.

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