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.
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.
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.
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 its FAA-PMA-approved propeller de-ice wire harness replacements for Caravans and King Airs equipped with McCauley propellers.
Satair Group UK Becomes First Aircraft Battery Maintenance Organization to Meet New Quality Standards
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 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 (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.
Dallas Avionics and uAvionix Offer ADS-B Solution for Experimental Aircraft Owners Impacted by ADS600-EXP
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.
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.