Satcom Direct, a business aviation connectivity, software and hardware provider, confirms its first Jet ConneX installation for Deer Jet subsidiary, Hongkong Jet. The ultra-high-speed Ka-band service, powered by Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellite constellation, is being supplied to a privately-owned Gulfstream G650ER, managed and maintained by Hongkong Jet.
Aircraft Propeller Service, LLC (APS, Lake Zurich, IL), a commercial propeller maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operation, receives its Certificate of Registration for having its quality management system (QMS) meet the compliance requirements of ISO 9001:2015 + AS9100D.
Pentastar Aviation announces it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Pentastar Aviation has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to its club members.
Duncan Aviation announces the company has opened an aircraft sales office in Phoenix, AZ. Doug Kvassay, a longtime Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions representative with the company, will be staffing the office.
Southeast Aerospace (SEA) announces it has received DGAC validation for its ADS-B Part 25 Approved Model List (AML) supplemental type certification (STC). The STC provides SEA's Mexican customers with the ability to install a flexible and affordable ADS-B solution to meet the Jan. 1, 2020, FAA mandate.
West Star Aviation announces the company recently completed its first Falcon 7X C-inspection at its East Alton, IL, facility. In addition to the Falcon 7X C-inspection, which is the most comprehensive inspection for potential major maintenance for the Falcon 7X aircraft, West Star also performed a complete paint and interior transformation in addition to a Honeywell Ovation cabin avionics upgrade.
Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin), launches a high-performance bias tire, the Michelin® Pilot®, a tire designed for propeller-driven aircraft to provide extra-long tire life, exceptional tread life and all-weather protection.
Constant Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company with a nationwide network, announces it has begun work at its Sanford, FL, facility on the first of four Challenger 601/604 strip-and-paint events from a contract awarded in late May by the FAA.
Air Tanzania Selects StandardAero for Tailored PW150A Engine Maintenance Solution in Support of Q400 Fleet
StandardAero signs an exclusive five-year, time-and-material contract with Air Tanzania to provide maintenance and engineering services for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW150A engines powering the flag carrier’s fleet of three Q400 regional turboprops. The new contract extends StandardAero’s relationship with Air Tanzania, the company having previously provided engine support for the airline’s Q300 aircraft.
FAA Awards Nextant Aerospace True Blue Power Lithium-ion Battery Installation STC for Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP
Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, announces it has received a new supplemental type certificate (STC) for installation of a True Blue Power Lithium-ion emergency power supply as a direct replacement for the existing 24 VDC, sealed, lead-acid battery on Textron Aviation model 400A and 400T, more commonly known as the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP.