Cutter Aviation welcomes Brian Walker back as a member of its sales team. Walker will serve as regional sales manager for the East US. In this new role, Walker will work with Cutter’s existing maintenance customer base to help them find the best service solutions and upgrades for their aircraft.
West Star Aviation announces its acquisition agreement with Avant Aerospace, a supplier of Dassault Falcon Jet spares and equipment located in Grapevine, TX. Avant Aerospace has established a great reputation since 2001 for the acquisition and supply of top quality Dassault Falcon spares, equipment and tooling in support of F2000, F900 and F50 series aircraft. Avant will continue to operate under its given brand, supplying parts and services to better assist the needs of West Star customers and Falcon operators worldwide.
The Senate Commerce Committee approves by voice vote S.1405, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation reauthorizing FAA programs through September 30, 2021.
Jet East Aviation announces it has secured approval from Dassault for Non-Destructive Testing at its on-site facility and mobile unit based in Trenton, NJ on all Falcon aircraft.
Dallas Aeronautical Services is pleased to announce Rick Armstrong as director of Technical Sales.
Armstrong joins the DAS team with more than 30 years of aviation experience ranging from composite/sheet metal repair and manufacturing to component overhaul. He began his career in 1986 as a technician and has since held leadership roles at Aerocell Structures and Aero Fabricators. Armstrong received training in non-destructive testing and advanced composites during his studies at National Park College where he took courses in Aviation Business Management.
Conklin & de Decker announces the release of its 2017 Aircraft Performance Comparator with the most comprehensive aircraft comparison data available to the industry. Part of a family of innovative software products created by Conklin & de Decker, the Aircraft Performance Comparator is a must-have tool for anyone who is acquiring a business jet, turboprop, piston aircraft or helicopter and needs to compare aircraft performance data, quickly and easily.
The Giles Group, an international aviation consultancy, announces it has named Steve Boyd and Tony Janco as senior associates, effective immediately.
ATP Announces Partnership With Continental Motors Enabling Maintenance Providers to Streamline Technical Information Management
Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) announces a partnership with Continental Motors to leverage ATP’s specialized tools and services to offer maintenance providers the industry’s most advanced technical publication solution, which is available as a single source solution that can include airframe, engines, propeller and other components. With the partnership, the engine manufacturer’s customers will safeguard the value of their aircraft, and maintenance providers will be able to dramatically boost productivity and streamline information management with the ATP Aviation Hub™ cloud application.
REBTECH announces the final completion of a night vision-compatible conversion of the Air Tractor AT-502, 502A, 502B and AT-504 agricultural spray aircraft. The aircraft is owned and operated by Dean Heimermann, owner of Countryside Aviation in Chilton, WI.
Concorde Battery Corporation announces receipt of TSO-C173a, Technical Standard Order Authorization for the RG24-15, RG24-15M and RG24-16 13.6 Ah family of sealed lead-acid batteries. TSO-C173a authorization confirms that the batteries meet the minimum operational performance standards (MOPS) set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) in DO-293A.