West Star Aviation announces it has been awarded the FAA Diamond Award of Excellence for completing specialized training pertaining to aviation maintenance, safety and FAA rules at two of its locations, Perryville, MO (PCD), and the Denver, CO (APA), satellite facility.
Amidst the growing concern and atmosphere of unease and uncertainty COVID-19 has produced around the globe, WinAir promises to continue to preserve its commitment to its clients.
Chandler Webb, a 19-year-old commercial pilot from Oregon, is the winner of the second annual Richard L. Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots. His article, “Pilot in Command,” was selected as the entry that best answered this year’s writing prompt: “an event that changed or shaped the author’s flying.” Chandler’s article recounts a long cross-country flight with his mother and father that didn’t go as planned — and the valuable lessons he learned.
The Av8 Group develops an FAA DER-approved solution for the MCDU (multipurpose control display unit) keyboard replacement unit in the Airbus A320, A330 and A340 aircraft.
Duncan Aviation implements an aircraft disinfection service that it is providing for operators who have scheduled into the company’s main MRO facilities in Battle Creek, MI; Lincoln, NE; and Provo, UT. All aircraft are disinfected upon arrival and before Duncan Aviation’s technicians begin work on them. They are disinfected again right before delivery back to the operator and departure from the Duncan Aviation location.
CCX Technologies is adding GPS Signal Generator and VDL Mode 2 capabilities to its T-RX Avionics Radio and Pulse Testers (T-RX). The new capabilities are being developed in response to user requests.
The new Spline Zero-Degree Offset Combination Wrenches from Snap-on Industrial feature a uni-directional, zero-degree offset gear design to deliver more power in less lateral space, helping to access and remove the most stubborn fasteners in tight spaces.
JSfirm.com is continuing to monitor the pulse of the aviation industry, to see the impact COVID-19 will have. As it communicates with its customers, some are in a holding pattern for hiring. JSfirm.com has developed a new feature to accommodate these customers.
With the United States facing unprecedented challenges from the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has joined forces with four other aviation groups to inform lawmakers the nation’s general aviation (GA) industry, including business aviation, is prepared to assist as needed to respond to the crisis.
Al Worden, the command module pilot of Apollo 15 who circled the Moon and became a member of the International Air & Space Hall of Fame at the San Diego Air & Space Museum, passed away on March 17, 2020. He was 88.