Today our Ross Hallen was blessed with the birth of his first grandchild. Max Odin Cossette came into this world at a fighting weight of 6 lbs 9 oz. Congratulations Ross and Family!!!

Reading Lee Ann Shay’s editorial in last month’s issue (Inside MRO October, p. MRO 3), it appears that Airbus is attempting to restrict access to air carrier maintenance information by imposing a fee for its use despite the FAA’s policy on such practices. While MRO companies should worry about their Read more »

The U.S. Air Force finds itself at a crossroads on what to do about its small aircraft fleets, which no longer fit within its budget strategy. It soon must look for new ways to combine or repurpose missions among these aircraft or get rid of them for good, according to Read more »

Our warmest congratulations to JENNIFER EVANS our CFO who recently received the industry’s NBAA Top 40 under 40 award. In addition to being CGS’ CFO, Jennifer is a member of the Southern California Aviation Association, NBAA and Component Control’s QUE Group. Jennifer came to business aviation from outside the aviation industry and Read more »

WDRB Meteorologist Jude Redfield was trying to use a fire extinguisher as a metaphor for the cold front that ended the recent record heat wave. Then the fire extinguisher exploded on live TV.    

An out of control, apparently furious, and driverless catering cart that was spinning in wild circles on the tarmac of Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) on Monday was laid to its final rest by a quick-witted worker who prevented it from hitting a plane by slamming into it with another Read more »

Cathay Pacific has confirmed that an investigation into tampering involving portable emergency oxygen bottles has resulted in the termination of two flight attendants. All crew members working on the six flights on which oxygen bottles were discovered to been emptied were suspended until being cleared by investigators. In addition to Read more »

Sept. 25, 2019: As many as 135 Airbus and Boeing jets could be dumped on the market following the bankruptcies or cessation of operations of five airlines and a financially distressed sixth carrier that is a subsidiary of one of the bankrupt ones. Thomas Cook, the travel company that is Read more »

CGS has added capabilities to inspect, repair, and overhaul the Cobham 2239 and 2279 Oxygen refill valves and the EROS RCF67XX Pressure Regulator Transmitters. These units are a key part of a commercial aircraft’s oxygen system by allowing oxygen cylinders to be refilled during line maintenance. The alternative is removing Read more »

Aircraft parts distribution is an underappreciated and vital element of the aerospace ecosystem that is rapidly consolidating and experiencing greater influence by Airbus and Boeing. The scale of aerospace parts distribution is impressive, with $22 billion spent annually by civil and military customers. More than 80% is driven by MRO Read more »