West Star Aviation announces it will now offer Top Flight Supplies (TFS) Titanium paint protection in-house at its East Alton, IL—ALN, and Grand Junction, CO, facilities.
Roll-Royce Selects StandardAero for RB211-535E4 Engine MRO Services and End-of-Life Engine Maintenance Service Partner
StandardAero signs a letter of intent with Rolls-Royce to provide engine MRO services for the RB211-535E4 program for the life of the engine type. The award designates StandardAero as the Rolls-Royce end-of-life engine maintenance service partner. Rolls-Royce RB211-535E4 engines are anticipated to remain in commercial airline service until the year 2040.
Multiple Honeywell (NYSE: HON) cockpit technologies have been selected by United Airlines to outfit its new fleet of more than 150 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. The flight deck package includes the first installment of Honeywell’s SmartRunway® and SmartLanding® on a Boeing 737 MAX and will feature Honeywell’s IntuVue® RDR-4000 3D Weather Radar System and Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver. These solutions work in tandem to greatly improve passenger safety and comfort during takeoff, landing and potentially hazardous weather conditions.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) launches the Supplemental Safety Training Program, enabling the association to rapidly respond to urgent industry safety issues. The first course, developed for FBOs, addresses the risk of jet fuel contamination with diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). This program, available free to all aviation businesses, provides background information on DEF and identifies the possible risk contamination pathways and mitigation steps.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announces its International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) program has reached 100 registered handler locations since it was introduced in July 2014.
Flightdocs, a provider of cloud-based aircraft maintenance tracking, compliance and inventory management services, announces that Lee Brewster has joined the company as director of Customer Solutions.
Avant Aerospace announces the appointment of Donald (Don) Snodgrass as its new president. Snodgrass will oversee the Avant teams in Texas, Illinois and Colorado, in addition to his current responsibilities as president of Dallas Aeronautical Services (DAS).
TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, announces that Robert Brega has joined the TRAXXALL team as regional sales director, Northeast.
Duncan Aviation names Keith Schell as manager of its Components Repairs and Parts & Rotables Sales teams. This brings the company’s components services areas together under a combined leadership team. The team is complete with the addition of Tony Curtis and Cary Prange, assistant managers for Components Repairs and Parts & Rotables Sales, respectively.
Jet Aviation’s eight FBOs in the U.S. are now qualified for Stage 1 registration to the IS-BAH Standard (International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling), joining the company’s 13 FBOs in EMEA and Asia.