After being developed for more than 14 years, costing more than $400 billion to make and 7 years too late, the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet has finally been officially approved ‘ready for combat’ by the U.S. Marine Corps. This immense milestone in the development of the world’s most expensive weapons program has once again spurred the debate on the jet’s capabilities and its readiness to take the throne from the legendary F-16. Nevertheless, it seems like this debate could be far from over as there might be some challenges waiting ahead.
FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced the start of a new cooperation with B&H Worldwide, a market leader in the aviation parts logistics industry. Under the cooperation, FL Technics will expand its London-based aircraft spare parts stock and reduce the time of delivery by half.
Today, MROs are faced with an unprecedented numbers of aircraft, which means that servicing the entire aviation industry has become more challenging than ever. As a result, wearable technologies have recently started to become essential components for the future of MRO. The availability of Android watches and Google Glass, despite them being commercial flops, allowed technologists to experiment with use cases and form factors. However, it’s the launch of next-generation devices in that – although not guaranteed to be any more commercially successful – points to a more interesting wearable market future…and more headache for the training providers.
FL Technics Training, a global provider of aviation technical training services, is delighted to announce further extension of its online EASA-compliant training platform. From now on, the company’s corporate and individual customers can order a Fuel Tank Safety (Phase 2) specialized training, dedicated to personnel involved directly in the aircraft and fuel tank maintenance works. Accessible instantly from any location in the world in the world, the course takes just about 5 hours and will be available already this week.
FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has been selected to act as an exclusive representative of Aviointeriors, one of the top world leaders in the aircraft passenger seat market segment. As of June 2015, the company shall represent the supplier in multiple in Russia, CIS, the Baltic States and several European states, including Slovakia, Hungary and Bulgaria.