D.O.M. News

West Star Aviation Offers Top Flight Supplies' Titanium Paint Protection System
01/20/2018 - 07:23
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.
01/19/2018 - 09:20
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. 
01/19/2018 - 09:04
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.
01/17/2018 - 08:45
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.
IS-BAH Achieves Century Milestone
01/17/2018 - 08:37
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.
01/17/2018 - 08:25
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 Donald Snodgrass as New President
01/17/2018 - 08:21
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 Welcomes Industry Veteran to Sales Team
01/17/2018 - 08:14
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.
01/17/2018 - 08:06
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. 
01/12/2018 - 14:06
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.
01/12/2018 - 06:44
The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program reached a significant milestone this month when Kevin Flynn, director of aviation maintenance with AbbVie Inc. of Waukegan, IL, became the 400th aviation professional to earn CAM certification.
01/09/2018 - 08:49
To meet increased demand from engine customers, Duncan Aviation increases its available pool of rental turbine engines by 33% in 2017. The pool now includes several rental engines for the following engine models: HTF7000, HTF7350 and TFE731 (-2C, -3, -5B, -20, -40 and -60).
01/09/2018 - 08:17
Empire Airlines, based at the Coeur d'Alene Airport in Hayden, ID, receives FAA formal acceptance of the airline's safety management system (SMS) at the conclusion of a two-and-a-half-year implementation project.
01/09/2018 - 08:12
The following is a statement by National Air Transportation Association (NATA) president, Martin H. Hiller, marking the conclusion of Michael P. Huerta’s term as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In November 2017, NATA recognized Huerta’s outstanding service and contributions to the aviation industry, presenting him with NATA’s Distinguished Public Service Award. The Trump Administration has announced that Deputy Administrator Daniel Elwell will serve as Acting Administrator.
01/09/2018 - 08:08
ARGUS International, Inc. (ARGUS) announces the launch of the Flight Department Best Practices Assessment for business aviation flight departments who wish to operate at a higher standard of safety.
01/08/2018 - 16:28
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) announces it is coordinating with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to participate in numerous workshops in 2018 as well as present at several business aviation events to educate the industry on the new Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA), a global measure to address international aviation emissions agreed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
01/06/2018 - 07:43
West Star Aviation announces it has finalized its service center agreement with Embraer Executive Jets at its full-service, state-of-the-art maintenance facility in Chattanooga, TN, at KCHA.
01/05/2018 - 09:14
Duncan Aviation updates its Straight Talk book in January 2018 on automatic dependent surveilance-broadcast (ADS-B), one of the FAA’s mandated NextGen upgrades, providing practical information about all aspects of ADS-B for owners and operators of business jets.
12/20/2017 - 12:35
Washington, DC, Dec. 20, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today hailed final congressional passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which includes provisions NBAA has long championed on behalf of general aviation. The bill now goes to the president for signing, which is expected shortly.
12/20/2017 - 06:20
Aero Star Aviation announces it has acquired a set of Embraer Phenom 100 and 300 wheel assemblies and will begin offering to customers through an exchange program. The wheel program will allow Aero Star to offer reduced downtime for AOG and overhauled wheel repair at a competitive price with in-stock units. The exchange program reduces time needed for the change to about 4 hours.

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