D.O.M. News

07/01/2011 - 11:00
Northrop Grumman Corporation has presented a full-scale model of the RQ-4 Block 10 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to the Northland Community and Technical College Foundation of East Grand Forks, MN. The presentation was part of the Red River Valley ResearchCorridor Unmanned Aviation Systems Action Summit.
07/01/2011 - 11:00
West Star Aviation recently installed the first Rockwell Collins   Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 Upgrade on the Falcon 2000. The upgrade is now available for Pro Line 4-equipped Falcon 2000 and 2000EX aircraft. The project was completed at the West Star Aviation East Alton, IL location. This upgrade replaces the existing Cathode Ray Tube (CRT), displays with new Liquid Crystal displays (LCD). The new 8X10 inch displays are capable of displaying charts, maps, cameras and graphical weather.  Operators may also upgrade the GPS sensors with WAAS for LP/LPV capability. 
07/01/2011 - 11:00
AERO Specialties, Inc., a manufacturer and international distributor of aircraft ground support equipment (GSE), has launched a new U.S. Atlantic Division to market, supply and service GSE in the Atlantic coastal region. A touring product showcase will be an integral component to the Atlantic Division and will offer line operators the opportunity to demo equipment. The product showcase tour will consist of a full array of AERO products, from aircraft tugs to ground power units; visiting FBOs, MROs, and corporate flight departments from Maine to Florida.
07/01/2011 - 11:00
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has appointed Jenny Rogers as a sales director in the company’s North American Sales, East Division.  Her territory is New England, New York (excluding metro New York City) and in Canada, Quebec and the Maritime provinces.  She reports to Jim Dobbins, vice president, North American Sales, East Division.
07/01/2011 - 11:00
07/01/2011 - 11:00
Rigid Lifelines™ announces a new line of self-retracting lanyards. The new line of cable and web self-retracting lanyards (SRLs) are available in lengths from 18 to 50 feet and can be purchased through the Rigid Lifelines dealer network.
07/01/2011 - 11:00
Tiger Tugs introduces its new model 5.5 helicopter transporter. The new Tiger Tug makes moving helicopters safer and easier. With its unique wireless remote control system users can maneuver a helicopter in tight hangar spaces effortlessly while controlling it from any vantage point. No longer do users need to have an extra person to watch for hangar incursions. 
07/01/2011 - 11:00
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By J.D. McHenry
06/29/2011 - 12:00
Washington, DC, June 29, 2011 – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today forcefully challenged disparaging remarks about business aviation made by President Barack Obama during a June 29 White House press conference. "The president has inexplicably chosen to vilify and mischaracterize business aviation – an industry that is critical for citizens, companies and communities across the U.S., and one that can play a central role in the economic recovery he says he wants to promote."
06/22/2011 - 13:02
EXTON, PA - Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (IS&S) (NASDAQ:ISSC) announced today that its Flight Management System (FMS) is in operation on the Eclipse Aerospace Twin-Engine Jet. The IS&S developed FMS and dual WAAS/SBAS Beta-3 GPS receivers are approved to TSO C-146c and TSO C-145c respectively. The system received Type 2 LOA in compliance with AC20-153A and RTCA DO-200A navigation data.
06/15/2011 - 12:00
SAVANNAH, Ga., June 15, 2011 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the reopening of Hangar F, now dedicated to servicing mid-cabin aircraft, at its Dallas Love Field facility. The 62,000-square-foot hangar increases space by nearly 18 percent at the site, allowing Gulfstream to more efficiently outfit and service large-cabin and mid-cabin business jets.
06/01/2011 - 12:00
East Alton, IL, June 1, 2011 – West Star Aviation recently installed the first Rockwell Collins   Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 Upgrade on the Falcon 2000. The upgrade is now available for  Pro Line 4-equipped Falcon 2000 and 2000EX aircraft.
05/01/2011 - 12:00
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently expanded its Product Support organization with the opening of a state-of-the-art In-Flight Support Center. The tools available in the center will help Gulfstream’s Technical Operations department troubleshoot in-flight situations faster. This department runs a call center, with more than 40 technical/system specialists available to support customers.
05/01/2011 - 12:00
Northrop Grumman Corporation announces it has received the Diamond Award for Excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the company’s ongoing commitment to maintenance training and safety during a ceremony held at the company’s Rolling Meadows facility on April 14. The Diamond Award for Excellence is the FAA’s most prestigious maintenance training honor. Northrop Grumman’s Rolling Meadows FAA Certified Repair Station began operation in May 2009 and was established to meet regulatory requirements for customers operating aircraft under civil aviation rules.
05/01/2011 - 12:00
GlobalParts.aero, the Hawker Beechcraft parts specialist based near Wichita, has received International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001 + Aerospace Standard (AS) 9120 certification for the company’s Quality Management System. This distinction follows on the heels of the company’s earlier accreditation to the Aviation Suppliers Association ASA-100 Quality System Standard. GlobalParts.aero thus joins a relative handful of aerospace parts distributors holding both of these coveted recognitions.
05/01/2011 - 12:00
Conklin & de Decker has released the latest Aircraft Cost Evaluator for 2011. The Aircraft Cost Evaluator delivers the most up-to-date variable, fixed and benchmarking cost data and is the most extensive operating cost database available to the aviation industry. It is part of the family of aircraft operating cost, performance data and acquisition data products developed by Conklin & de Decker addressing more than 500 jet, turboprop, helicopter and piston aircraft. 
05/01/2011 - 12:00
Duncan Aviation announces Arjen Groeneveld as the company’s Regional Manager for Europe. In this position, Groeneveld, who lives in the Netherlands, will travel the region to interface with aircraft operators, management organizations and other service providers with the goal of maintaining and building relationships within the region.   Groeneveld has 22 years of experience and a thorough understanding of aircraft maintenance derived from positions in the aerospace research, commercial airline and aircraft leasing industries.


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