D.O.M. News

05/25/2017 - 09:03
CSI Aviation, a New Mexico-based, international air charter and aviation logistics company, announces it has received the Pro Patria Award for its exceptional support for employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. The Pro Patria Award is presented by the New Mexico Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the state committee charged with supporting America’s part-time citizen-soldiers in the workplace. The Pro Patria Award is the highest level award that is bestowed by the New Mexico ESGR.
05/24/2017 - 06:41
West Star Aviation receives FAA Part 145 repair station certification for its Denver satellite location at Centennial Airport (APA). West Star Aviation's Denver location opened in 2014, providing aircraft maintenance and support for Denver metropolitan airports. As a satellite location, APA offers avionics repairs, maintenance troubleshooting and other services.
05/24/2017 - 06:31
The Trump Administration releases its full budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018, including recommendations for funding the Federal Aviation Administration. The proposal reduces FAA funding by almost $300 million below current levels for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. The proposal also assumes the creation of a separate air traffic control corporation beginning in FY2021.
05/23/2017 - 13:55
Duncan Aviation announces it has received its eighth Falcon 7X 1C inspection aircraft at its Battle Creek, MI, MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) facility this week, only 16 months after receiving its very first at its Lincoln, NE, facility in January 2016. The company has confirmed commitments for more inspections through January 2018 at both facilities.
Fully Outfitted Gulfstream G500 Makes European Debut in Paris
05/19/2017 - 15:56
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation announces the first, fully outfitted Gulfstream G500 test aircraft made its European debut by setting a city-pair record from Savannah to Paris. The aircraft flew between the two cities in 7 hours and 40 minutes, covering the 3,788-nautical-mile/7,015-kilometer distance at an average speed of Mach 0.90.
Cessna Citation Longitude Headlines Textron Aviation EBACE 2017 Product Display
05/19/2017 - 15:44
Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, prepares to debut its new super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude to the European market at next week’s European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition to the Longitude, the company will showcase many of its class-leading Citation business jets and turboprop platforms.
05/18/2017 - 11:06
The European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA’s) deadline for upgrading to automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) is approaching quickly. Aircraft must be equipped with a GPS position source (such as a certified WAAS GPS antenna) and a 1090-megahertz Mode S Extended squitter transponder to relay information to air traffic control (ATC). Duncan Aviation encourages its European, Middle-Eastern and African-based (EMEA) customers to contact its alliance partner, JetSupport, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and schedule their upgrades as soon as possible in order to avoid the last-minute rush. Owner/operators who need to retrofit their aircraft have until midnight on June 6, 2020, to meet the terms of the mandate. As the deadline nears, hangar space and skilled avionics technicians will be at a premium, and costs will likely rise. 
Blackhawk Unveils Next Generation Vx Engine+ Upgrade for the Cessna Caravan
05/18/2017 - 05:07
Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., a provider of aftermarket PT6A engine upgrades for turboprop aircraft, announces the new Blackhawk Vx Engine+ Upgrade package for the Cessna Caravan. This package is comprised of lightweight components to maximize efficiency, thereby lowering maintenance and overhaul costs.
Jet-Care® Launches New Trend Programs for CFM56-3 and TPE331 Engines
05/18/2017 - 04:53
Jet-Care, a provider of engine trend monitoring services for the aviation industry, announces the launch of two new engine trend programs for the CFM International CFM56-3 and Honeywell TPE331 engines.
Textron Aviation Introduces New Online Customer Portal
05/18/2017 - 04:32
As part of its ongoing commitment to enhancing support for its customers, Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, rolls out a new, web-based customer portal which allows customers to seamlessly manage their aircraft maintenance and provides increased transparency and efficient communication when aircraft service is required.
05/17/2017 - 16:42
New customer-driven innovation expected to dramatically minimize AOG risk while boosting fleet health and equipment utilization.
05/17/2017 - 08:09
Duncan Aviation’s Component Repair Services is offering a guaranteed 14-day turntime on repair and overhaul services for a limited time. Now through July 31, 2017, avionics, instruments and accessories units sent to the Duncan Aviation Components Repair in Lincoln, NE, will be turned and shipped within 14 days of receipt or the customer will receive $100 credit toward labor on that invoice. This quick-turn guarantee comes with only two stipulations:  1) Parts for the repair must be available, and 2) customers need to approve their quotes within 24 hours. 
TRAXXALL Technologies Officially Announces New Client Starlite Aviation Group
05/17/2017 - 07:54
TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, announces a new client, Starlite Aviation Group. Starlite is a leading provider of helicopter services with a specialization in complex missions, including: relief work, helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS), medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and on/offshore oil and gas support.
05/16/2017 - 16:23
Conklin & de Decker announces the latest 17.1 release of its Aircraft Cost Evaluator, the industry standard for benchmarking operating and ownership costs for more than 550 jets, turboprops, helicopters and piston aircraft. As the flagship product from the Conklin & de Decker family of aircraft operating and acquisition data products, this Aircraft Cost Evaluator (ACE) release includes access to ACE Online at no additional fee.
Carlos Ordonez Joins C&L Aerospace as Director of Business Development, Latin America
05/15/2017 - 14:43
C&L Aerospace announces that Carlos Ordonez, former VP of Sales for Aeronautical Investments, has joined the company as director of Business Development for Latin America. Ordonez has two decades of aerospace experience in the Latin American region. 
05/15/2017 - 09:13
West Star Aviation announces its acquisition of Dallas Aeronautical Services (DAS), a leading composite, structures and assembly repair shop located in Cedar Hill, TX. 
Summit Aviation Celebrates New Manufacturing Location
05/12/2017 - 10:31
Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, celebrates its expanding aviation-parts manufacturing operations with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Summit’s Somerset operations started in 2007 as a labor-only supplier to Schweizer Aircraft. Today its manufacturing facility provides full-service support to build aerostructure product assemblies for a variety of military and commercial helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
05/12/2017 - 10:05
Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero's large transport category completions center, redelivers a custom cabin installation for a U.S.-based, VIP-configured 737-500 “Classic” aircraft customer.
05/09/2017 - 14:48
With 27 avionics satellite shops and workaway stations located at busy airports around the United States, Duncan Aviation is in a position to perform automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) upgrades for its business aviation customers ahead of the FAA’s midnight deadline on Dec. 31, 2019.
05/09/2017 - 14:33
Constant Aviation, offering full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul with a nationwide network, announces it has reached an agreement to open a new location in Mesa, AZ. Located at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, the state-of-the-art facility contains 74,500 total square feet of space, with 50,000 square feet of total hangar space, fully optimized for MRO operations.

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