Satair’s UK operation opens of a brand new facility close to London’s Heathrow Airport, benefitting from a multi-million pound investment program. The new facility, at Space Waye, North Feltham Trading Estate, became fully operational on March 19 and has six times the area and 11 times the cubic capacity of the previous Heston, Middlesex, facility which Satair occupied for almost 30 years.
RUAG Fulfills 8C Check on Bombardier Global Express XRS Combined with Communication Technology Upgrade
RUAG Aviation completes an 8C check on a Bombardier Global Express XRS to full customer satisfaction. The downtime for the heavy maintenance inspection was optimized and included an upgrade to Satcom and WiFi communication technology. The project was completed at the aircraft services provider’s facilities at Munich-Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. RUAG Aviation is a Bombardier Authorized Service Center.
With the mandatory equipping of ADS-B Out for aircraft flying in controlled European air space only two years away, Flying Colours Corp. secures approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to install the tracking technology on Bombardier Challenger 300 airframes operating within its jurisdiction.
West Star Aviation announces its satellite location at Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (CXO) has received FAA Part 145 Repair Station certification.
Metro Aviation delivers a completed EC145e to Hartford Hospital LIFE STAR, a critical care program based in Hartford, CT. The aircraft’s price point and large cabin appealed to the VFR program that transports about 1,000 patients each year.
Flightdocs, a provider of cloud-based aircraft maintenance tracking, compliance, and inventory management services, announces the establishment of a new technology center. The 6,200-square-foot facility houses nearly 40 developers and other technology experts and became operational this month.
TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, announces a new client, JoinJet. The company specializes in offering charter flight services.
Innov8 Cabin Solutions (Innov8), a supplier of affordable and flexible cabin upgrade products, and Aero-Dienst, a full-service provider in European business aviation, announce that they have entered into an agreement naming Aero-Dienst as the launch dealer in Europe for the debut of Innov8’s CABINFLEX (“CFLEX”) products, including its SIMPLICITY, COMMAND and CAST cabin control and entertainment product solutions.
StandardAero Announces Agreement with Reignwood Star Aviation to Provide Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 Engine Support
StandardAero signs an agreement with Beijing Reignwood Star General Aviation Company Limited to provide support to its fleet of Rolls-Royce M250 and RR300 engines powering the company’s Bell 407GX, 206L4, 206B3 and Robinson R66 helicopters.
Duncan Aviation announces Dave Thompson has accepted the positon as team leader for the first dedicated Falcon team at the company’s facility in Provo, UT. The Provo facility is in the midst of major expansion and will open a paint facility and new maintenance hangar by the end of 2018 with another maintenance hangar and many new backshops completed by January 2020.