Device Technologies, Inc. (DTi), designer and manufacturer of specialty wire protection, cable management and sealing solutions, announces it has applied for FAA Design Approval for a PMA (Parts Manufacturer Approval) for Spring-Fast® Wire Protection Grommets. Once approved, aerospace engineers and techs can take advantage of the superior M22529 grommet technology and replace old legacy MS21266 glued nylon grommets. This PMA will apply to three variants of Spring-Fast: M22529/1, M22529/2, and M22529/3.
StandardAero Acquires Western Jet Aviation to Expand Business-Aviation MRO Capabilities with West Coast Location
StandardAero announces that it has acquired Western Jet Aviation, an independently owned business-jet maintenance company specializing in Gulfstream aircraft. The company is located at the Van Nuys, CA, airport, one of the busiest business-aviation airports in the world, with an additional facility located at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Florida. Western Jet Aviation represents StandardAero’s 12th acquisition since 2015 and marks the first acquisition by StandardAero that focuses on airframe/non-engine work in recent history.
NAASCO, the developer of the ETR-20™ and ETR-25™ Mercury Mod™ starter-generator improvement program, is running a special LED and HID lighting promotion. For every $500 spent on LED and HID lighting, a $100 credit will be applied to the customer's next starter-generator overhaul(s). The promotion applies to any of NAASCO's Whelen (WAT) lighting products, and there are no caps to the program.
Satcom Direct, a business and military aviation-solutions provider, is celebrating a landmark moment as the Plane Simple® antenna series officially enters commercial service. Following two years of development, rigorous testing, and a thorough customer in-service evaluation, the first antenna in the groundbreaking technology series is now commercially available for aircraft owners and operators seeking reliable, global, customized connectivity solutions that are future-proofed for evolving connectivity needs.
Duncan Aviation announces Jonathan Heiss as the company’s newest Airframe Service sales rep in Battle Creek, MI. In his new position, Heiss assists Falcon airframe operators in planning for large airframe maintenance events, providing detailed technical quotes, answering service and capability questions, and scheduling maintenance visits.
Jet East, a Gama Aviation company offering full-service capabilities and 24/7 mobile maintenance, announces the appointment of David Crowder as the general manager of its new full-service Statesville (SVH) facility in North Carolina. Crowder joins Jet East as its first SVH employee. He brings the necessary experience in leadership to guide the facility that includes two expansive hangars with ample office space, totaling 115,000 square feet, as well as an estimated 250 new employees to be hired.
Global Jet Capital (GJC), a global provider in financial solutions for business aircraft, announces it has provided more than $3.5 billion in financing to users of new and pre-owned aircraft. This milestone is significant for the specialty financer that has focused on delivering a unique customer-centric experience since its inception, providing speed, flexibility and personalized financing solutions unmatched in the marketplace.