Washington, DC, July 1, 2020 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the cancellation of its 2020 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which was scheduled to take place in Orlando, FL, Oct. 6-8.
A GoFundMe page has been launched by a group of friends (Friends of Gia) of the late Giacinta Bradley Koontz (Gia) to raise funds for a memorial to be placed in her honor at the Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation in Los Angeles, CA.
Without flinching, PWI’s Man Van Tran gingerly holds a fluorescent-light cylinder to a blue glowing flame. His fingers numb to the heat, he steadily blows air through a plastic tube on one end, guiding its shape. In his hand, the tube bends to his will as thousands of other fluorescent lights have done since he first started with PWI back in 1983.
Calling for the finest aircraft paint-schemes and exterior finishes in the sky, Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings announces it is accepting submissions for its annual calendar that showcases the best-finished aircraft of the year. Whether a newly painted business jet, regional jet, commercial airliner or cargo aircraft — single- or twin-engine, kit plane, sport plane, helicopter — classic, custom or military, the company is looking to feature the finest-looking aircraft in its 2021 Aerospace Coatings Calendar.
ECT, the only U.S.-based manufacturer of jet-engine compressor wash, announces the release of its AirCare Hand Sanitizer. ECT’s new product is being released in order to help people affected by the global COVID-19 crisis obtain their much-needed supplies.
Blackhawk Aerospace announces the FAA’s (Federal Aviation Administration’s) STC (supplemental type certificate) approval of its new XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 Series. The XR Kit optimizes a stock King Air 350 series aircraft by increasing max gross takeoff weight to 16,500 pounds and maintaining a basic aircraft empty weight that is 220 pounds lighter than comparable extended-range aircraft for greater payloads and up to 25% more endurance.
Flying Colours Corp., a North America-headquartered refurbishment, completions and MRO specialist, delivers a reconfigured Falcon 2000LXS for a long-time customer. The aircraft, which is new to the owner, joins a private fleet and represents the twelfth aircraft project the Canadian owner has entrusted to Flying Colours in twenty years. A thirteenth project is already in the pipeline.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces that 50 companies are self-certified in NATA’s Safety 1st Clean since its inception in mid-June. The Safety 1st Clean standard relies upon industry expertise, the latest operational best practices, and government-agency guidance to safeguard aviation business personnel, corporate assets, and the general flying public.
Elliott Aviation, an installer of Pro Line 21 Modernization packages and a provider in business aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul services, announces special pricing for Pro Line 21 Modernization packages through July 31, 2020. Special pricing is available for customers that submit a signed quote and deposit by July 31, 2020, with work to be completed by December 31, 2020.
AMETEK AMERON achieves PMA approval on its Main Casing Assembly, part number M451720. The main casing assembly is an integral component of the oxygen mask regulator assembly located on Zodiac Oxygen Masks and serves as the central hub for nearly all the basic functions.