STTS, painting & sealing specialist of airline, military and VIP aircraft, subsidiary of French group Finaero, moves underway with its painting hangar works and contracts ASI at Dubai South. In order to respond to the growing needs of the aerospace industry in terms of painting facilities and to offer customers in the Middle East greater proximity, STTS has appointed Aircraft Support Industries (ASI) to take on the building works of its wide body painting bay at the new Al Maktoum International airport. Delivery is finally expected early 2019. The facility will mainly target MRO painting needs for all types of commercial wide bodies (A380, B777, A350, B787 etc.). Key features of the dedicated hangar will include:
– Temperature and humidity control,
– Optimization of hangar volume and as a result energy consumption,
– Environmentally friendly through regulated waste management and air emissions in conformity with the highest standards.
Biden FAA leader nominee withdraws after “an onslaught of unfounded Republican attacks”
American President Joe Biden’s nominee for the role of leader of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Phillip Washington, has withdrawn his name owing to “an onslaught of unfounded Republican attacks which have focused on his service and experience, CNN reported. Though his announcement for the role was made last year, since then the