MEKCO Group announces it has been named the North/South American distributor for AirFi’s in-flight entertainment and communications system (IFEC) and will operate as AirFi America Inc. Additionally, the company announces Eastern Airlines as its launch customer. Eastern Airlines will have the AirFi system installed in its entire fleet of Boeing 767s and 777s.
West Star Aviation announces the promotion of Todd Rasch to Quality/Accountable Manager at its East Alton, IL (ALN) facility. Rasch started his career as a jet engine mechanic in the Air Force. He currently has over 35 years of aviation experience, including eight years as chief inspector at West Star and previous time at Midcoast and Avmats.
Sherwin-Williams introduces the JetPen™, a 2K fully reactive paint that delivers the same exceptional strength and crosslinked durability found in aircraft paint — but with the application ease of using a pen. This new touch-up pen from Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings is ideal for use on aircraft exteriors and interior cabins at any point during the application or maintenance process. JetPen allows aircraft owners, operators and service personnel to save time and money on most any aircraft with quick and easy touch-ups on chips, dings and scratches.