D.O.M. News

Jet Aviation Gains EN9110 Certification and Other Maintenance Approvals in Dubai
11/17/2017 - 07:38
Jet Aviation announces that its maintenance facility in Dubai has been awarded EN9110 certification following an independent audit. The company has also gained EASA, FAA and GCCA approvals for the Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) family, as well as EASA approval for the Bombardier Global BD700 series.
11/17/2017 - 07:26
Boeing [NYSE: BA] announces an agreement to provide custom services from the Boeing Global Fleet Care portfolio to Oman Air. The agreement, which provides line replaceable unit support for 787 Dreamliner engines, builds on the foundation of a previously contracted Component Services Program with the airline in 2015 and strengthens the services commitment.
11/17/2017 - 07:16
Sherwin-Williams adds a leading aerospace coatings distribution partner to its Central and South American sales and service network with the signing of a distribution agreement with Aviation Chemical Solutions, Inc., (ACS). This distribution expansion supports Sherwin-Williams’ global growth in the general, business, commercial and military aviation sector and strengthens its overall service offerings for its expanding worldwide customer base.
Jet Aviation Adds Six Business Jets to Management Fleet in the Middle East
11/17/2017 - 07:08
Jet Aviation continues to grow its global fleet, adding six new aircraft for management in the Middle East this past year. The company currently manages 22 aircraft in the region.
11/17/2017 - 06:59
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recognizes 18 recipients of its annual Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, which honors individuals in the business aviation industry for outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety. The 2017 Kern Award winners are:  Robert Agostino James Albright Richard Boll Russell Bryan Steve Charbonneau Gerald Ferriss Jason Herman Fred Karnik David Keys Yann Lemasson William McNease Rodrigo Mulchi Donald Paddock
11/16/2017 - 06:33
Duncan Aviation announces that Jake Keel, lead mechanic for the Provo, UT, Challenger team, will now take his considerable knowledge, experience and tools on the road for customers who need assistance where their aircraft is located. Specifically, this seasoned airframe mechanic will travel to wherever Duncan Aviation’s customers are AOG and in need of help.
11/16/2017 - 06:23
Duncan Aviation announces that Scott Kruce has joined the Avionics Install Sales team in Lincoln, NE. In the 10 years Kruce has worked at Duncan Aviation, he has served as an avionics install technician and crew lead. Installing avionics equipment on aircraft has given Kruce hands-on experience with both aircraft and customers, and he intends to use the knowledge he has gleaned over the last 10 years to help customers make the best decisions possible regarding their investments in equipment and upgrades.
11/15/2017 - 11:05
St. Louis Lambert International Airport has released the following statement regarding the arrest of a pilot this morning for carrying a weapon through a TSA checkpoint at the airport:
11/15/2017 - 07:31
Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Aviall, announces it has entered into an agreement with Perkins Aircraft Windows to distribute windshields and side cockpit and passenger windows to the business aviation and general aviation market.
Jet East Aviation Announces Michael Hamilton as Vice President of Operations and Fleet Accounts
11/15/2017 - 06:20
Jet East Aviation announces it has recently hired Michael Hamilton as vice president of Operations and Fleet Accounts.
11/15/2017 - 06:00
West Star Aviation announces it has teamed up with Careerwise in Colorado to establish a long-term apprenticeship for upcoming talent. West Star will begin to host its apprentices in August of 2018.
11/15/2017 - 05:54
West Star Aviation announces its acquisition of MSP Aero LLC, a Minneapolis-based company working with avionics, interiors, minor paint and window restoration at KMSP and surrounding areas. Founded in June of 2009, MSP Aero was created to provide uninterrupted avionics services to area flight departments and received its FAA Part 145 Certified Repair Station certificate by December 2009. In 2013, MSP Aero later added interiors, paint and windows restoration capabilities.
Lufthansa Technik Component Services Expands Workshop in Tulsa, Increases Footprint in the Americas
11/15/2017 - 04:33
Lufthansa Technik Component Services (LTCS) substantially expands its workshop in Tulsa, OK. With an opening ceremony on November 13, the Lufthansa Technik subsidiary officially started operation of the new component shop. Providing a shop floor area of 10,700 square meters (115,000 square feet), the facility has doubled in size. Additional capabilities and an enhanced logistics network in the region furthermore increase the performance and service portfolio of the company.
CCCC Celebrates Its First AMT Graduates
11/14/2017 - 04:48
Cape Cod Community College celebrates the success of its first group of students completing all requirements of its Aviation Maintenance Technology program, Thursday, November 9, 2017. As this first group of 16 graduates qualified for FAA Certification testing, some were preparing to begin work in the aviation industry, while others were already enrolling for further study to complete their Associate in Applied Science degree in Aviation Maintenance at the College.
RAPCO Introduces FAA-PMA Lead Harnesses
11/14/2017 - 03:53
RAPCO introduces its FAA-PMA-approved propeller de-ice wire harness replacements for Caravans and King Airs equipped with McCauley propellers.
11/03/2017 - 16:52
Satair Group UK becomes the first organization in the United Kingdom to meet the requirements of the new AS9110C:2016 and AS9120B:2016 quality management standards for the aviation industry. This follows a detailed four-day audit by the British Standards Institute (BSI) that has led to the approvals being awarded and revised certificates issued.
Bruce's Custom Covers Offers New and Improved Insulated Engine Covers
11/03/2017 - 07:32
Bruce's Custom Covers announces its new and improved insulated covers for aircraft engines. Insulated covers from Bruce's are constructed using 3M Thinsulate for superior heat retention and WeatherMax performance fabric for maximum durability. Bruce's engine covers come with many customization features specific to each aircraft application. Bruce's has been manufacturing custom-designed aircraft covering systems for more than 37 years, enhancing and improving its products along the way.
Vector Aerospace Signs Exclusive Agreement with Precision Air Services

From left to right: Gennaro Sicurezza, Technical Director of Precision Air Services; Christian Venzal, CEO of Vector Aerospace France; Sauda Raja, CEO of Precision Air Services; Elly Osewe, CFO of Precision Air Services; and Tayeb Bouhassis, Regional Sales Director with Vector Aerospace France.

11/03/2017 - 07:15
Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, signs a new seven-year exclusive engine service agreement with Precision Air Services to support the Tanzanian airline’s fleet of ATR regional turboprop aircraft. The signing of the new agreement demonstrates Precision Air Services’ confidence in the support received from Vector’s facility in Gonesse, France, over the past three years.
11/03/2017 - 06:59
Dallas Avionics, Inc. announces that the company is working with uAvionix to offer an affordable ADS-B solution for customers of experimental aircraft impacted by the ADS600-EXP. The uAvionix bundle includes the uAvionix echoUAT and skyFYX products. For a limited time, Dallas Avionics will offer the bundle at a reduced price of $1,090.00.  Normal retail is $1,499.00. The bundle can be ordered using part number ECHOFYX-KL5. Customers must provide the serial number of their ADS600-B to obtain the reduced price.
Flying Colours Corp Completes First Pro Line 21 Advanced Installation
11/01/2017 - 05:18
The avionics team of Flying Colours Corp., a North American MRO business, completes its first installation of a Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21™ Advanced avionics suite for the flight deck of a Bombardier Challenger 300.  The fitting of the state-of-the-art cockpit upgrade was carried out in conjunction with a scheduled heavy maintenance check at the Flying Colours Corp. KSUS, St. Louis, MO, facility. The aircraft was returned to the private customer on time and on budget.

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