D.O.M. News

Pro Star Aviation Experiences Continued Growth
08/12/2022 - 12:24
Pro Star Aviation, an aerospace modification center, increases its team of technicians to meet the high demand for business-aviation maintenance and installations. The company welcomes maintenance technicians Sean Bresnahan, Joseph Daley and Danielle Vezina; structural technician Andrew Hixson, and installation technician Eric Lantigua.
Textron Aviation and TAM Celebrate 40 Years; King Air 360 Makes LABACE Debut
08/10/2022 - 14:10
Textron Aviation and its longtime regional channel partner, TAM Aviação Executiva, mark 40 years of partnership at this week’s Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) in São Paulo, Brazil. The two companies have been working together since 1982 to deliver world-class aircraft and support to customers throughout the region. Textron Aviation, Inc., is a Textron, Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company. 
08/10/2022 - 13:57
Following the launch of its European expansion, the MRO Insider platform is used to quickly dispatch AOG support in Italy for a U.S.-based Gulfstream operator.
C&L Aviation Group Receives EASA and UK STC Certification for Embraer 135/145 Universal FMS Upgrade
08/10/2022 - 13:47
C&L Aviation Services, a C&L Aviation Group company, receives both UK and EASA STC certification for its upgrade of the Universal UNS-1K (SCN600 or SCN800) series flight management system (FMS) to the UNS-1LW (SCN1000 series) WAAS-enabled unit for the Embraer 135/145 aircraft.
Clay Lacy Breaks Ground on $20 Million, 11-Acre FBO and MRO Development at Waterbury-Oxford Airport
08/10/2022 - 10:12
Clay Lacy Aviation strengthens its commitment to the Northeast United States and its economic future by celebrating not only the groundbreaking of its $20-million expansion at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, CT, but also the establishment of an annual scholarship and internship program with CT Aerotech of Hartford, CT. On hand for the July 19 event were Connecticut aviation leaders; state officials; administrators, instructors and students from CT Aerotech; and Clay Lacy team members.
Gulfstream Adds New Field Service Representative in Brazil
08/10/2022 - 09:53
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. enhances its field service representative (FSR) team in South America with the appointment of Roberto César Oliveira as the dedicated Gulfstream Customer Support FSR for Brazil. Oliveira has more than 20 years of aviation experience and extensive knowledge of Gulfstream aircraft, avionics and maintenance planning. He holds a number of Federal Aviation Administration and National Civil Aviation Agency licenses and is based in São Paulo.
NBAA Welcomes Senate Bill’s Provision Promoting Sustainable Aviation Fuel Development
08/10/2022 - 09:45
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes the inclusion of an NBAA-championed blenders tax credit for producers of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), as part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
West Star Aviation Expands Chattanooga Facility with Dedicated Embraer Support Facility
08/06/2022 - 09:38
West Star announces the expansion of its Chattanooga, TN, (CHA) facility with the opening of additional leased hangar space. At 19,200 square feet, with 7,000 square feet of back shop support, the new space will be used as a dedicated Embraer support facility.
Three Storied Brands Form New Hartzell Aviation
08/06/2022 - 09:28
Tailwind Technologies, Inc., an integral part of investment holdings by brothers James W. Brown III and Joseph W. Brown, forms Hartzell Aviation, a newly named company with historic roots. The announcement was made at the 2022 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh annual airshow.
Duncan Aviation Adds Services in Oregon
08/06/2022 - 08:45
Duncan Aviation announces the opening of a new fixed location in Aurora, OR, operating under the Portland Repair Station. With space in the Charlie Hangar, conveniently located next to the only FBO on the field, Avionics crew lead, Justin Weber, will now serve Duncan Aviation’s avionics customers at the Aurora State Airport (UAO) full-time.
AAR’s Corporate Safety Management System Program Recognized by FAA
08/06/2022 - 08:28
AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs and OEMs, receives official recognition from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its corporate safety management system (SMS) program, making it the first independent third-party MRO organization to implement this system.
West Star Aviation Promotes Eric Bollman to Avionics Team Lead (ALN)
08/06/2022 - 08:06
West Star Aviation announces Eric Bollman has been promoted to Avionics team lead at its East Alton, IL, (ALN) facility. Bollman has been with West Star since 2015, being promoted through the years and previously working as an operations manager for Eco Systems. He will be responsible for all Falcon avionics projects at ALN.
Cutter Aviation Appoints Matthew Olguin as General Manager in Albuquerque, NM
08/05/2022 - 10:36
Cutter Aviation announces the appointment of Matthew Olguin to general manager of its oldest FBO in Albuquerque, NM. Olguin joined the Cutter Aviation team in 2008 as a line technician where he learned the day-to-day operational aspects of running an FBO, including fuel management, customer service and more.
Continental Aerospace Technologies™ Submits Application to FAA for Use of UL 91/94 in Select Engines
08/05/2022 - 10:27
Continental®, a subsidiary of Continental Aerospace Technologies Holding Limited (HKEX: 232.HK), announces its efforts to expand the use of alternative fuels in select lower-compression avgas engines. Continental has submitted a formal application to the FAA that, if approved, would authorize the use of unleaded aviation gasoline in over 100 popular engine models, including select O-200s, IO-360s, O-470s and IO-470s. As the industry searches for a long-term fuel solution, Continental considers 91UL and 94UL fuel as a transitional step in a long-term strategy to reach more sustainable aviation.
08/05/2022 - 10:00
Aircraft Specialties, Inc. (ASI) of Omaha, NE, expands its repair management division by bringing on a new manager, Chelse Shaff. Shaff joined the ASI family in February of this year and has since been working to develop the new role for the company. Her position further strengthens ASI’s service that assists customers in sourcing repair services as well as maintenance parts and products.
Parker Aerospace and Eviation Team Up on Development of Alice, the First All-electric Commuter Aircraft
08/04/2022 - 13:41
Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, a provider of motion and control technologies, announces a partnership to further the development of electric flight. Eviation Aircraft has engaged Parker Aerospace to develop six technology system packages for Alice, the first-of-its-kind all-electric commuter aircraft. The two industry leaders are now entering the design phase for the production and certification phase of Alice that will reimagine regional travel.
Dassault Aviation Certifies Dual HUD on Falcon 8X
08/04/2022 - 13:19
The FAA and EASA approve use of Dassault’s advanced dual head-up (HUD) display known as FalconEye on the company’s Falcon 8X very long range trijet, adding to the aircraft’s low-visibility operations capability. The dual HUD configuration will ultimately permit an EFVS-to-land capability in near zero-zero conditions, pending new EASA regulations.
08/03/2022 - 10:31
Clay Lacy Aviation completes its tenth installation of the Garmin G1000® NXi avionics suite at its FAA Part 145 Repair Station at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY), where Clay Lacy is an authorized Garmin dealer and has operated an Embraer Authorized Service Center since 2009. The company provides comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul services, including full-suite avionics installations, system upgrades and modifications.
AAR Launches Additional Fellowship Programs to Expand Aviation Maintenance Technician Pipeline
08/03/2022 - 10:21
AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs and OEMs, announces the launch of fellowship programs with Vincennes University and Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) in Indianapolis. A leader in developing the aviation maintenance technician pipeline, AAR continues expanding efforts to attract talent to the field.
08/03/2022 - 09:16
Elliott Aviation, a provider in business-aviation services, is again expanding its nationwide footprint. The company announces the addition of its fifth MRO location with the recent acquisition of Four Points Aero on Love Field in Dallas, TX. The acquisition increases not only capacity but Elliott’s airframe service capabilities to further include the Dassault Falcon models 900B, 900EX and 2000EX.


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