Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens) announces that Dwayne Chandler has joined the team as director of Avionics Sales. Chandler brings more than thirty years of hands-on avionics experience, including avionics technician at Timco, avionics install crew chief and sales manager at Landmark Aviation, and most recently serving as avionics sales manager at Constant Aviation.
Constant Aviation, one of the country’s largest maintenance, repair and overhaul businesses (MROs), announces that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has accepted its fully functional SMS as being in “Active Conformance” with the FAA’s Part 5 Voluntary Safety Management System (SMS) Program, the final step in the SMS process. The certification ranks Constant Aviation among the leaders nationally in business-aviation maintenance safety and risk mitigation.
Duncan Aviation announces its satellite facility in St. Paul, MN, recently installed the Garmin G5000 integrated flight deck in two of a customer’s Citation Excel aircraft. After removing the entire cockpit, the crew in St. Paul installed the G5000, which includes bright, high-resolution color displays, touchscreen interfaces with audible feedback, automatic flight guidance and control systems, GPS, synthetic vision system (SVS), and real-time weather, chart, traffic, and terrain information on the large moving maps that provide pilots with a great deal of situational awareness.