AS9110 certification

As part of our commitment to improve our processes procedures and quality to serve our customers, Volo Aero has started to implement AS9110. We expect this process to take approximately 6 months from kick off to certification, but we expect to see improvements for our customers before then. Its an exciting time for our team…

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Rolls Royce T56 inner exhaust cone

As we continue to add capability, Volo Aero MRO has launched our repair capability for the T56 inner exhaust cone. From receipt of the first parts to redeliver this was all accomplished within three week. A great team effort from Volo to deliver these parts back to our customer in such a quick time.

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CFM56-3 Honeycomb repairs

Over the last few months as we pivot our business to support a more diverse product offering we are now prepared to go public on our next new product line. With the first parts in and fixtures received we are approaching the time to return the first overhauled parts back to our customer. Our team…

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CFM56-3 LPT disk overhaul

With the need to pivot our business as a result in the impact to the civil aerospace market, Volo Aero MRO has started to overhaul the CFM56-3 LPT disks stages 1 through 4. This legacy product is still a bright spot in the MRO market due to its importance in the cargo market. The processes…

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XWB – new capability

Working with one of our OEM partners we are pleased to be able to receive in the first XWB parts for repair. These housings will be repaired at our facility within two weeks of receipt. Once we are through the learning curve we expect to reduce the TAT on these parts to under 7 calendar…

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Recruitment

If you are looking for a career in Engineering/ Quality with experience in an FAA MRO facility, please get in contact. We are looking for a Key individual to join our team as we continue to grow. Well after completing his three month probation period we are very pleased to announce that our position for…

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New Repairs T56

As part of our continuous development on the Rolls Royce T56 platform we are going to be setting up to support the turbine vane case P/N 23009372 and P/N 6890466. This will be the first major type case that Volo Aero MRO has established repair capability for. We appreciate our customers faith in our engineering…

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Growth

Following a successful 2019, we have located our new home. So we will be relocating to a new facility from our current leased location to a purchased location with plenty of room for growth. Since first being established in the late 1960’s this is the first move for the company and the team at Volo…

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Improved Capability

As we continue to drive capability improvements to better serve our customers, we had a busy December setting up our HAAS CNC tool room lathe. This CNC equipment is in addition to our 1540 manual lathe which means better speed and better repeatability for our customers.

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2020

As we start the New Year, we look forward to the new challenges that lie ahead. As part of our ongoing improvements we will be going fully live with our new ERP program. We have started the implementation in 2019 but will now be fully implementing this system. This will allow us to provide more…

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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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CF6-50 Bearing air oil seal

In August 2018 we shipped our first CF6-50 #5 bearing air oil seal to our customer, marking the first CF6-50 part we have overhauled as well as the first non military part we have shipped without performing a grind repair. This part was overhauled using a plasma repair which we performed pre and finish machining…

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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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