D.O.M. News

04/01/2011 - 12:00
Machida announces two additions to its videoscope product line. The Machida 2mm Videoscope (VSC-2-86) has the same superior optical quality as the 3mm Videoscope, but in a smaller outer diameter for even more remote inspections.
04/01/2011 - 12:00
The MPS 35C is a fully RVSM compliant test set capable of controlling three pressures separately and independently - static, pitot, and angle of attack. The instrument is designed for flightline use with aircraft that incorporate pneumatic AOA measurement. The angle of attack pressure can be displayed either in pressure units or directly in degrees of AOA with 0.1 deg. resolution.
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Expanding its private jet maintenance capabilities, Eastway Jet Services announces that it has been named an Embraer Phenom Service Center, providing Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 owners with a full offering of maintenance services. Eastway Jet Services, located at MacArthur Airport (ISP), is the only independently-owned authorized Level 3 Service Center in the Northeast. For Phenom 100 and 300 jets, Eastway Jet Services provides a range of services including all scheduled inspections, warranty repairs and AOG service throughout the Northeast.
04/01/2011 - 12:00
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) announces new JSSI programs for the Eurocopter EC-135 and the EC-145. The JSSI hourly cost maintenance program for the EC-135 provides coverage for the Turbomeca Arrius 2B2 and Pratt & Whitney PW206B2 engines. The offering includes standard JSSI Premium, Select and Term programs with optional coverage for engine removal and replacement (R&R) and freight. EC-135 owners and operators may enroll their in-service or newly delivered engines to assure budget stability and save on their overall maintenance costs.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Each March, Americans pause to celebrate “Women in History.” It is the perfect opportunity to seek unusual, sometimes remarkable stories about women in early aviation. From balloons to monoplanes and biplanes before WWI, many women were curious and inspired to fly. Others were drawn in to aviation through the love of a son, brother, or husband. Sisters
03/01/2011 - 12:00
My last article, “The Red Queen,” led you into the Plan, Do, Check and Act (PDCA) cycle and discussed the planning portion. PDCA is a continuous improvement cycle that was popularized by W. Edwards Deming, the quality guru who went to Japan after WWII ... and the rest is a painful history lesson for America. Now for the rest of the story. The “DO” part
03/01/2011 - 12:00
As I travel around the country meeting people and experiencing many different types of aviation operations, there is a common complaint I hear from employees. Employees complain regularly about their bosses, peers, or the company they work for. We have to ask ourselves; is this a legitimate, justified complaint?
03/01/2011 - 12:00
When purchasing an exchange part, there some key factors that you need to be aware of during the transaction. Here are a few tips. First decide what condition you will accept, such as overhauled, serviceable, new surplus or as removed. When you can start looking for your unit, you need to ask these questions so you can make an informed decision: Who tagged the unit? What is the tag date? Is there a warranty? If so, what are the terms?
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Though it may appear via the title of this article that I’m off and running to the topic of IA renewal process within the FAA discussed heavily the last three months, you guessed incorrectly. I’m going to focus on being engaged actively in our industry but not from just the perspective of the IA.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and AVIC International Holding Corporation (“AVIC International”) announce an agreement to sell Teledyne’s general aviation piston engine business to Technify Motor (USA) LTD., a subsidiary of AVIC International, for $186 million in cash. Under the transaction, AVIC International will acquire Teledyne Continental Motors, Inc. (“Continental Motors”) and Teledyne Mattituck Services, Inc.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Lycoming Engines, a division of Avco Corporation, has added Air Power Inc., located at Arlington, Texas, Municipal Airport in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, to its worldwide distributor network. Founded in 1992, Air Power is an industry leader in the sale of factory engines and parts for general aviation, with more than 27,000 factory engines sold worldwide.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announces the signing of a letter of intent (LOI) with Alpha Star Aviation Services to engage in discussions to form a joint venture dedicated to providing comprehensive military and commercial aviation support and maintenance services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Alpha Star Aviation Services is an aerospace services provider based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Sherwin-Williams announces that registration is open for its 2011 Aerospace Coatings training program. The training program allows aerospace coatings painting professionals to expand their skill sets from applying new chrome and lead hazard free surface treatments and primer systems to spraying the latest in technology-driven high-quality topcoats.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Mid-Continent Instruments announces the addition of weather radar capabilities, including calibration, overhaul, repair and exchange. The instruments leader is expanding its equipment and employees to incorporate the additional services.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Goodyear’s Tire Care & Maintenance Manual has been updated with the latest information to help aircraft owners and individuals responsible for tire maintenance to get the optimum performance from their bias or radial aircraft tires. The manual contains information designed not only to teach how to properly operate and maintain aircraft tires but also to demonstrate why these techniques and procedures are necessary. The Manual is a great supplement to the specific instructions issued by the aircraft and wheel/rim manufacturers.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support announces it is augmenting its existing service and support resources with the addition of new dedicated air and ground mobile support vehicles. In addition, the company is leveraging its team of expert technicians, field support and management personnel to form a Global Experience Team (GET) that is focused on enhancing Hawker Beechcraft customers’ ownership and operating experience. The GCS organization recently unveiled the initiative at a reception for pilots and maintenance personnel during Super Bowl XLV at Dallas Love Field.
03/01/2011 - 12:00
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released its annual forecast predicting that air travel will more than double in the next 20 years. It says the report underscores the need to keep the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) on track to accommodate future growth. “We need to invest in aviation today to make sure America’s economy remains competitive,” says U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. “Innovative NextGen technology will help meet the demands of the future by getting passengers to their destinations safely and more quickly.”

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