News: Extracting value from old planes
In November 2008 there were 2,443 inactive airframes, according to online aerospace information company Ascend, accounting for 11.4% of the world fleet. Some of these are parked in deserts awaiting possible return to service.
Thursday, 12th February 2009
Reported in Metal Bulletin Monthly on 1 January.
FER warns against engine reman fraud
The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) has asked the industry to be on the look-out for suspicious engine remanufacturers, after increased fraudulent activity and "sub-standard and unprofessional work".