MEKCO Group, a provider of aircraft cabin connectivity and repair innovations, announces it has entered into an elite partnership with SATTO, a global leader in composite and plastic interior repair solutions. This partnership brings the first FAA/EASA approved SATTO repair center to the United States, and will do business under the name SATTO Repair Center, USA. SATTO Repair Center, USA will begin providing services to customers beginning Q4 of 2018.
Millennium International Avionics, a source for repair and support solutions for both legacy and new generation avionics systems and components, announces it has recently completed the first phase of evolving its brand to more effectively communicate to the markets it serves, as well as the products and services it offers. The strategy was implemented amid strong growth and recent diversification opportunities. In addition to updating the brand, a new website has been launched to reflect the company's focus and priorities with regard to markets and capabilities.
Terrafugia Inc. choses a whole aircraft parachute safety system from BRS Aerospace for its Transition flying car, which is under development. Terrafugia is taking orders for the next-gen aircraft and ground vehicle.
Hartzell Propeller appoints the Wuhan Hangda Aero & Technology Development Co., LTD, as a Service and Support Center in the People's Republic of China.
Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric air mobility solutions, selects Hartzell Propeller, Inc., as a development partner for Eviation's debut aircraft, the all-electric Alice. Under the terms of the development partnership, Hartzell Propeller will provide customized and optimized propellers and support systems.
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, renews an agreement with Japan Air Commuter (JAC) to provide power-by-the-hour services for JAC's fleet of Saab 340 aircraft. The multi-year contract includes rotable inventory, landing gear and more.
StandardAero announces it has been selected as the U.S. Navy's primary engine depot for support of the CFM56-7 engines used on the P-8A aircraft.
BRS Aerospace names another five Cessna Parachute System Authorized Installation Centers in North America and South Africa to handle whole-aircraft parachute installations on the Cessna 172 and 182 aircraft fleets.
West Star Aviation announces it has completed an installation of Winglet Technology Transitional Winglets on a Cessna Citation 680 Sovereign aircraft at its Grand Junction, CO, facility. The Transitional Winglets were designed to provide Citation Sovereign owners increased aerodynamic performance across a broad range of Mach numbers and operating conditions.
West Star Aviation announces it is nearing completion of construction on a new, 60,000-square-foot hangar at its East Alton, IL (ALN), location. The hangar is anticipated to be operational by the end of fourth quarter of 2018.