Yingling Aviation announces significant expansion to its current facilities at Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. Construction on a new 23,000-square-foot facility for aircraft avionics and maintenance has begun. In addition, the company is adding another 50,000 square foot of newly leased space consisting of a paint hangar, prep hangar, service, aircraft interiors and office space. The paint hangar can accommodate up to a Hawker 800 mid-size jet. The additional expansion also includes parking and ramp area.
Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, joins with dignitaries from the East Valley, Phoenix and Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport to celebrate the groundbreaking of a 50,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters within Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, AZ.
Flying Colours Corp. PTE, the Singapore-based cabin interiors business, expands its scope of refurbishment services at its Bombardier Seletar Airport facility. Flying Colours has completed four full and three partial interior refurbishment projects on two Challenger and five Global aircraft types – a significant step-change as the Singapore team has progressed from undertaking simple repairs of cabinetry and soft furnishing to using its extensive experience to realize partial and full cabin overhauls on Bombardier aircraft for Asian and Middle Eastern customers.
The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) announces the 2018 winners of the Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, NATA Business Scholarship, Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship, Pioneers of Flight Scholarship and Navigate Your Future Scholarship. NATF awards annual academic and flight training scholarships to assist outstanding candidates in their pursuit of careers in aviation service businesses.
Aspen Avionics’ Evolution E5 Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI) Receives Supplemental Type Certificate
Aspen Avionics announces it has received a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Evolution E5 Dual Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI). The Evolution E5 can be sold directly to consumers by Aspen Avionics authorized dealers and aviation retailers.
Sherwin-Williams features the best-of-the-best, from business jets, general aviation and helicopters, with both classic and custom-painted designs, in its 2019 Aerospace Coatings Calendar. The calendar recognizes the outstanding work of aircraft painters across the country that rely on Sherwin-Williams Aerospace topcoats in their MRO and OEM facilities.
Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in North Texas, announces construction is now underway for two new hangars with immediate plans to centralize and expand operations at the Fort Worth, Meacham International Airport (KFTW).
International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the business aviation community in mourning the loss of Paul Stinebring. Recognized as an expert in international flight operations with a 40-year flying career, Stinebring served on the IBAC Governing Board for 12 years.
As any technician can attest, some fasteners are just a pain in the neck to reach. But that pain is easing, thanks to the new Offset Extension Wrench from Snap-on Industrial. The Offset Extension Wrench (Part #FRW10) provides 10” of reach, making it easier for technicians to loosen or tighten hard-to-grasp fasteners that are buried in assemblies.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) makes flight operations more efficient by offering an online portal with a new look that helps operators perform multiple tasks and manage flights from start to finish—all from one convenient interface. Honeywell’s new GoDirect® Portal provides flight, tracking and cabin connectivity service customers with a single login. This links previously separate portals to help with flight tracking, planning and managing cabin services and connectivity usage. Now, multiple users can view and update aircraft and flight information in real time via a mobile-optimized website.