D.O.M. News

Banyan Air Service Hosting Open House to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Don Campion, president, celebrating Banyan’s 40th anniversary with an open house.

08/22/2019 - 10:34
Banyan Air Service, based at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, is hosting a customer appreciation open house on Sept. 14, 2019, from 10 AM-3 PM in celebration of its 40th anniversary.
08/22/2019 - 10:21
Lynn Nichols, chairman and chief executive officer of Yingling Aviation, announces the elevation of his son, Andrew Nichols, the firm’s current chief financial officer, to the position of president.
Comlux Achieves IS-BAO Stage 3 Aircraft Management Operations
08/20/2019 - 14:46
Comlux announces that its VIP operations division in Europe, Comlux Malta Ltd, has been awarded the Certificate of Registration to the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). The approval confirms that the safety management system (SMS) is fully integrated into Comlux Aviation’s aircraft management operations and that the company consistently maintains the highest standards of safety and security in the aviation industry.
West Star Aviation Authorized to Service Meggitt Securaplane Batteries
08/20/2019 - 14:28
West Star Aviation announces it is now authorized to service and repair Meggitt Securaplane Technologies Maine Shipp 9750W Pure Lead batteries at its full-service Alton, IL (ALN) location. The 9750 Battery is available for most Citation models. 
The Av8 Group Announces New Sales Manager
08/20/2019 - 14:19
The Av8 Group announces that it is expanding its sales team with the addition of Jeff Favati, sales manager. Favati will be responsible for sales and business development across all segments of Av8's markets.
08/20/2019 - 05:19
Duncan Aviation announces the company is now offering NDT (nondestructive testing) mobile services for aircraft operators. Its skilled in-house NDT teams (Level 2 or higher in all four methods) provide eddy current, fluorescent penetrant, ultrasonics, and magnetic particle inspections on all makes and model aircraft, including helicopters.
08/16/2019 - 07:44
Pentastar Aviation, an industry leader in business aviation, joins the National Safety Council (NSC). The council, chartered by Congress, is the nation’s leading safety advocate. For more than 100 years, it has worked with companies and organizations to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in home and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. 
08/16/2019 - 07:12
West Star Aviation offers Winglet Technology's winglet installation for the Citation Sovereign model at its Grand Junction (GJT) facility, one of four West Star full-service Textron Aviation-approved service center locations. Current certified installation of the Transitional winglet for the Sovereign model can be completed at the Grand Junction facility, where West Star has already installed two sets to date.
08/16/2019 - 07:05
Bob Epting of Chapel Hill, NC, is the recipient of the 2019 Phillips 66® Aviation Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award. The award, which is announced annually at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, recognizes outstanding Young Eagles volunteers that have supported the future of aviation by going above and beyond the basic Young Eagles flight.
Banyan Completes HondaJet APMG Install
08/16/2019 - 06:13
Banyan Air Service completes its first HondaJet Advanced Performance Modification Group (APMG) package, which was developed by Honda Aircraft to offer improved performance and avionics capabilities to owners of the HA-420 HondaJet.
Millennium International Avionics Announces Director of Military Business Development
08/15/2019 - 08:24
Millennium International Avionics announces Ray Atkisson as the new director of Military Business Development. Atkisson will be responsible for developing service channels and overseeing sales contracts for the military and government flight-operation divisions.
08/15/2019 - 08:18
Duncan Aviation announces that its Satellite Avionics Shop in Dallas, TX, has moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility. Long-time partner Tectonic Management Group built the new hangar complex for another long-time Duncan Aviation partner, Business Jet Center, at Love Field.
08/15/2019 - 08:06
NMC-Wollard, a global supplier of aviation ground-support equipment for 70+ years, announces it is now Wollard International and has been acquired by a group led by Robert Priddy and Kilroy Partners. Industry veteran John Carroll is chairman of the new company and Greg McDermott remains president.
08/15/2019 - 08:00
Aviation maintenance quoting website, MRO Insider, announces the launch of a new feature — Virtual DOM. Flight departments now have the ability to select maintenance oversight, including squawk/invoice review by a team of experienced maintenance directors such as Thoroughbred’s president/founder, Nathan Winkle.
Aerospace Welding Inc. Minneapolis Now Offering Replacement Mufflers for Most Beech Bonanzas
08/15/2019 - 07:52
The FAA approves a PMA for Aerospace Welding Inc. Minneapolis (AWI), allowing it to manufacture PN A701-20 LH Studded Muffler and PN A701-19 RH Smooth Can Muffler with Inconel cones for greater serviceability.
08/15/2019 - 07:43
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it has earned a 2019 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group for its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) initiatives. The award recognizes organizations that make sustainability an essential part of their business operations.
West Star Aviation Offers Two New STCs for Hawker
08/14/2019 - 13:14
West Star Aviation offers two new STCs for the Hawker airframe. The STCs can be installed by scheduling the aircraft for the upgrade(s) at any of the four full-service West Star Textron Aviation-approved service center locations.
Paul Rose Returns to Banyan
08/13/2019 - 07:05
Paul Rose has returned to Banyan Air Service after a three-year tour with Embraer Executive Jets. He rejoins Banyan as vice president of technical sales, a role he previously held with Banyan for over 14 years.
WinAir Presenting at 2019 Ontario AME Conference
08/13/2019 - 06:59
WinAir, an aviation management software company, is to present a seminar, "Evolving Your Career as an AME," on Sept. 12 at the 2019 Ontario AME Conference in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The presentation will provide insight and resources on how to plan for future success in the aviation maintenance industry.
West Star Aviation Sponsors Grand Junction Air Show
08/12/2019 - 15:24
West Star Aviation is the title sponsor of this year's air show in Grand Junction, CO (GJT). The first air show dates back to 1912, and West Star has been a sponsor for over 20 years. The event featured the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and an opening day flag-jump ceremony from the U.S. Army Golden Knights, along with many other military and private flying acts.

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