AMETEK Singapore PTE augments its capabilities by investing in Airbus A350 maintenance solutions. The decision, which will provide customers in the Asia Pacific region with a regional support option for the full suite of cargo and galley heaters for the aircraft type, will be further complemented by AMETEK’s current airworthiness approvals, including CAAS, CAAC, FAA, EASA, JCAB, CAAM, CAAV and DGCA.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards $5 million in grants to develop a diverse talent pool of aviation maintenance technicians. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Workers Workforce Development Grants were awarded to organizations that will teach technical skills and prepare participants to pursue aviation maintenance careers.
Three students enrolled at the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) are awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce (PAACC) Enterprise Foundation. PIA students Daniel Downes, Nathan Stoots, and Michael Woodruff were selected by the PAACC as this year’s scholarship winners based on the combined merits of their GPAs, consistent class attendance, and the commitment and inspiration they expressed in their written essays.
Airbus Begins Delivery of All Aircraft from U.S. Plant with U.S.-sourced Sustainable Aviation Fuel Blend
Airbus begins delivery of all aircraft from its U.S. manufacturing facility with a blend of U.S.-sourced sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and conventional jet fuel. The initiative is a further step in Airbus’ ongoing commitment to carbon-neutral growth in the aviation sector, with a long-term goal of developing a zero carbon-producing commercial aircraft by 2035.
STACK.aero, a developer of business operations systems for aviation, announces that Catherine “Cat” Buchanan has joined the STACK.aero team as director of Business Development. Reporting to the CEO, Buchanan's mandate is to raise STACK.aero’s profile internationally, qualify prospective clients and drive adoption of the upcoming second generation of the STACK.aero system, with specific focus on business-aircraft charter brokers in Europe and the Middle East.
ALTO Aviation, a supplier of customized cabin audio and cabin management systems for business aviation, partners with VIP Completions, providers of business-aircraft completions and refurbishment services, for the recent installation of a new ALTO cabin audio system in a Gulfstream GIV SP aircraft. The installation is part of a complete aircraft refurbishment that included new wood, upholstery, carpeting, soft goods, plating, lighting, and audio and video upgrades.
Coleman Jet Solutions, a boutique aircraft transaction firm that provides individuals and businesses with technical, regulatory and financial advisory services, announces the recent appointment of Mike Pryor as director of Market Intelligence. With over 30 years of aviation industry experience, Pryor is uniquely qualified to provide Coleman Jet Solutions clients with unequalled market intelligence and acquisitions support in his new role.