ERP Implementation

As part of our continuous improvement processes we are now in the development stage of our new ERP system supplied by Keyedin manufacturing. This ERP implementation will allow us to better maintain our growing business and customer support activities. The system provides clearer insights into our business both for scheduling and costings. We are working…

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Retirement

So after about three years with us, John is about to head off into well earned retirement, not filled with golf and gardening but several car and bike rebuild projects. As much as we tried to persuade him to stay and keep on working he has resisted our charms and intends to ride off into…

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TCG C-130 Conference 2019

Following several years of attending the C-130 TCG conference the 2019 conference will be the first year that Volo Aero MRO has formally exhibited at the conference. We look forward to being able to show our current customers as well as the broad range of international operators how we can be of service. Looking forward…

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Rolls Royce Contract award

All of the team here at Volo Aero MRO are excited to be recognized for our quality and performance with our first contract award from Rolls Royce on the AE3007 engine line. This engine variant is found on the ERJ145 and Citation X business jet, and has derivatives on multiple platforms.

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ITAR Registration

As Volo Aero MRO increases its capabilities on military repairs, we have now received our ITAR registration which provides us with the ability to support our international customer base. As part of our ITAR compliance procedures we have implemented improvements to our physical facility, staff training and changes to our processes.

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T56 Pinion Gear

As part of our continued growth in supporting the Rolls Royce T56 engine we have added the Pinion Gear to our new list of capabilities. This repair covers the inspection and repair of the assembly including the repair of the bearing journals, plating and black oxide processes for the D-13 and D22 versions.

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4th Axis CNC Machining

As part of our development and increasing our capabilities, Volo Aero MRO has purchased a brand new HAAS VF-2 mill with a 4th axis rotary table and on machine probing. This upgraded capability will allow us to expand our repair capabilities as well as improve our turn times and first pass yield rates on current…

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New Capability- Rubber repairs

Following our visit from the FAA we are pleased to be able to add injection rubber to our list of capabilities. We are now able to support our customers with the repair of sacrificial rubber in the inlet housing , which is part of the Sumitomo pneumatic engine starter. This component is found on the…

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Metal 3D Printing

In partnership with UMass we will be sending two of our employees on a tailor made metal 3D printing course hosted by UMass at their Amherst Life Science Lab. This course will allow us to better understand the application of this technology and provide us with the opportunity to produce metal parts for our production…

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Pneumatic Starter inlet housing

As part of our increasing capabilities we are now in the development and new part introduction process for the rubber repair of the inlet housing. These parts are found in the pneumatic engine starter manufactured by Sumitomo and Hamilton Sundstrand typical models PS700, PS600 and PS400. Our first repair capability will be to perform the…

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Large Capacity Grinding

As part of our growing capabilities in September 2018 we have added a large diameter capability to our grinding. The Campbell vertical grinder has a 54″ table and is capable of handling up to a 62″ (1.5 meters) swing. with a height of 40″ above the table. This capability enables us to perform repairs on…

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T56 Turbine Wheel

As part of our ever increasing Rolls Royce repair capabilities we have shipped our first turbine disks after overhaul, these where stage 2 and stage 3 turbine wheels. We are currently developing our repair capabilities to support the 1st and 4th stage wheels and expect to have this capability on line by the 4th qtr…

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Training

As part of our continued focus on development and improvement through both on the job and external training. We are pleased to be supporting one of our employees with their continued education at Springfield Technical College. Volo Aero MRO will be paying  the full tuition cost of the college course as part of our belief…

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3D Printing Training

With the constant development in 3D printing technologies and its expected impact into the MRO marketplace its important to understand this new technology. As a small business it can be daunting to understand how to incorporate new technologies in a cost efficient manor so that we can compete in the future. So in 2018 we…

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