D.O.M. News

12/05/2019 - 07:47
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it has moved its European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center from the London area to a location near Amsterdam. The new center adjacent to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol houses high-usage items and provides timely support to company-authorized maintenance facilities in the European Union (EU).
C&L Aerospace Partners with Electromech Technologies
12/03/2019 - 11:12
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group Company, partners with Electromech Technologies to serve as a provider for the company’s product offerings, such as blowers, motors, valves and actuators for many aircraft types, including Beechjet, King Air, Hawker, Premier, Learjet, Beech 1900, Pilatus and Cessna. The partnership, which includes over 70 different line items, will bring significant cost savings to operators via volume pricing to OEM-quality items that are available for immediate exchange.
West Star Aviation Completes Custom Paint Job on Its First Embraer Praetor 600
11/22/2019 - 09:24
West Star Aviation completes a custom paint finish on a new, factory-delivered Embraer Praetor 600 — a first for the company. The new aircraft was brought per the customer's request to West Star's state-of-the-art paint facility, capable of handling large and small paint projects, as well as being a one-stop shop for customers and their requests
Pilatus Selects Michelin as Exclusive Tire Supplier for PC-24 Aircraft
11/22/2019 - 09:04
Michelin is selected by Pilatus as the exclusive supplier for the Pilatus PC-24, the world's first "Super Versatile Jet." Designed for business, freight, medical evacuation, shuttle or special government mission applications, this business jet can take off and land on paved and unpaved runways, such as grass or gravel, increasing accessibility at nearly 40,000 airports worldwide. Increasing this level of mobility is the Michelin® Air™ aviation tire, which has been selected as the original fitment for both the main and nose tires for the jet.
11/22/2019 - 08:47
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces it has submitted proposed changes to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 409: Standard on Aircraft Hangars, addressing the issue of foam fire-suppression systems in aircraft hangars. NATA’s comments were developed through a collaboration with its members and the aviation industry. The Association’s comments were also based on the University of Maryland’s research report, "Review of Foam Fire Suppression System Discharges in Aircraft Hangars," written by Dr. James Milke and undergraduate students from the Department of Fire Protection Engineering, of which Dr. Milke serves as Chair.
Corey Brekke
11/21/2019 - 10:07
Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces that Corey Brekke, maintenance manager in Afghanistan for Columbia Helicopters, is the 2020 recipient of the association’s Excellence in Helicopter Maintenance Award. The award, sponsored by Rolls-Royce, recognizes an individual for long-standing excellence in the performance of helicopter maintenance, maintenance instruction or supervision, or a single significant and distinct contribution to helicopter maintenance. The award will be presented Jan. 29 at HAI’s Salute to Excellence Awards luncheon at HAI HELI-EXPO 2020 in Anaheim, California.
11/20/2019 - 23:27
Duncan Aviation would like to remind aircraft owner/operators that although there are seven weeks and two business days until January 1, 2020, the reality is, many aviation vendors and shops close for the last two weeks of the year. Owner/operators who need parts, components, and modifications from various vendors may find that they’re unable to procure them during the last two weeks of 2019. 
11/20/2019 - 23:22
JSfirm.com has announced its newest website feature: Skill Check. This will allow all job seekers to take a multiple choice, 10-question Skill Check to refresh their aviation knowledge in any of the 20 aviation-specific categories. Joel Scekeres, Member Advocate, says, “Skill Check development will be ongoing; we plan to regularly add new and different content. The goal of this initiative is to create refresher material for current aviation industry employees that can also double as a study guide for future graduates.”
11/20/2019 - 20:25
On November 20, Congressmen John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, applauded the committee’s passage of his bipartisan “Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act of 2019” (H.R.4374) as part of a comprehensive bill (H.R.5119) pertaining to safety standards at foreign repair stations.
11/20/2019 - 19:57
John Samuelsen, international president of the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), Sito Pantoja, general vice president of the International Association of Machinists (IAM), Mike Perrone, president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS), and Larry Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issue this joint statement on the Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act (H.R. 5119):
Predictive Maintenance Software from Aerogility to Forecast Powerplant Shop Visits for SAS Aircraft
11/20/2019 - 12:52
SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) is implementing Aerogility’s cloud-based predictive maintenance-planning and forecasting solution to plan the maintenance and engineering requirements for its fleet of 125 aircraft. Aerogility will prepare optimized workscopes, initially focusing on powerplant shop visits and operational costs.
West Star Aviation Recognized as Gold Leader by Colorado's Environmental Leadership Program for Fifth Consecutive Year
11/20/2019 - 12:31
West Star Aviation is recognized as a gold leader by the Colorado governor's Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) in Denver, CO, for a fifth consecutive year. The Environmental Leadership Program is a state-wide recognition and reward program offering benefits and incentives to members that go above and beyond compliance with state and federal regulations and are committed to continual environmental improvements.
11/20/2019 - 12:24
Aspen Avionics announces it has obtained European Union Safety Agency (EASA) approval for the Evolution E5 EFI. The budget-friendly E5 EFI will be sold through Aspen Avionics authorized dealers and directly to aircraft owners through aviation retailers.
11/20/2019 - 12:00
Duncan Aviation announces that manager of Audit Programs, Mike Brown, has accepted a certificate on the company’s behalf from WYVERN Ltd. The certification recognizes Duncan Aviation for having a safety management system (SMS) in place at its repair station in Lincoln, NE.
Western Aircraft Welcomes New Avionics Manager
11/20/2019 - 11:55
Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announces it has promoted Beau Hawkins to the position of avionics sales manager. For the last 18 months, Hawkins has served as an avionics lead with Western Aircraft. In his new role, he will work collaboratively with the MRO Sales team to support its growing avionics sales opportunities for both turboprop and jet aircraft. 
11/20/2019 - 11:36
Duncan Aviation announces it has received approval from Honeywell Aerospace to perform automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) upgrades on the Honeywell RMU-855 and the RCZ-850 and RCZ-833 series transponders on aircraft that are on-site at a Duncan Aviation facility.
C&L Aviation Group Completes Teardown of ATR 42 Aircraft
11/20/2019 - 11:24
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, purchases an ATR 42-320 which is currently being disassembled to make parts available for sale or exchange around the globe. This is the seventh recent ATR purchase for teardown made by C&L. 
11/20/2019 - 09:48
Avotek has released an updated title to its avionics series, Avionics: Beyond the AET second edition. The avionics series consists of four titles, with Beyond the AET coming in as the second book. Its main purpose is preparing students to pass their NCATT Radio Communication Systems, Dependent Navigation Systems, and Autonomous Navigation Systems tests. 
11/20/2019 - 09:36
INGENIO Aerospace products add style, innovation and functionality to cabin and cockpit of Falcon aircraft.
11/20/2019 - 09:26
The White House announced that Congressional Gold Medals will be awarded to the NASA mathematicians represented in the Hollywood film Hidden Figures, based on the book by Margot Lee Shetterly. Four African-American women who were employed as human computers were key players at NASA during the “space race” and early space flight.

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