Entries by kkmbaaero

GTF HPT Inspection Operational Impact

The recent Airworthiness Directive implications for the GTF are significant, with up to a quarter of the in service engine fleet being affected. mba Aviation‘s valuation team looks at how this affects capacity over the next few years.

Expansion of FAA SMS Mandate – Part 135 Operators

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandated SMS for Part 121 operators in 2015. The regulation allowed just over three years for the operators to develop and implement acceptable SMS Programs. The FAA is currently working on mandating SMS for Part 135 operators – charter, commuter, and air tour operators. The number of Part 135 operators […]