D.O.M. News

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.
08/03/2022 - 09:03
Robotic Skies and Continuum Applied Technology, Inc., providers of CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software, announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining CORRIDOR’s aviation-maintenance platform with Robotic Skies’ global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) network for next-generation unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft. The partnership will provide Robotic Skies with a customized, world-class software platform to manage its unique MRO operations while extending CORRIDOR to provide enhanced support of next-generation aircraft-maintenance activities that will help enable the emerging unmanned aerospace market.
Facts and Figures for a Record-setting Year at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022
08/03/2022 - 08:28
EAA CEO and chairman, Jack Pelton, shares the statics of a record-breaking year for the 2022 EAA AirVenture held in Oshkosh, WI. “We introduced a tagline of ‘Unlike Anything Else’ for this year’s AirVenture event, and 2022’s fly-in proved to truly be unlike anything else. We had seven days of nearly perfect weather, along with this year’s programs and activities, which brought out people and airplanes in numbers that we haven’t seen before."
07/21/2022 - 10:29
Duncan Aviation announces its new 5G Trendsetter promotional program that gives incentives to the first 35 owner/operators who sign up to install the new Gogo X3 5G line replacement unit. Adding the Gogo X3 5G LRU to the AVANCE L5 inflight Wi-Fi system lets passengers access the Gogo 5G network once it launches later this year.
Embraer and Collins Aerospace Demonstrate Advanced Ice Protection System Utilizing More Electric Aircraft (MEA) Technology
07/21/2022 - 09:54
Embraer and Collins Aerospace collaborate on the development and testing of an innovative carbon nanotube electrothermal heating technology (CNT) for ice-protection systems, seeking to create more efficient and sustainable aircraft. The project recently achieved a major milestone by initiating a flight-test campaign at Embraer’s Gavião Peixoto unit in Brazil.
Airbus to Take Up Hydrogen Contrail Characterization Challenge
07/21/2022 - 08:51
Airbus UpNext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus, reveals a flight-test program to study the contrails produced by a hydrogen combustion engine as part the company’s ZEROe roadmap. The project, named “Blue Condor,” will launch two modified Arcus gliders, one equipped with a hydrogen combustion engine and one equipped with a conventional kerosene-powered combustion engine, in order to compare contrails emitted at high altitudes.
West Star Aviation Completes First Collins Fusion and Venue Install in Challenger 604
07/20/2022 - 10:26
West Star Aviation announces the company has completed the first installation of both the Collins Pro Line Fusion system and Collins Venue CMS system in a Challenger 604 aircraft at its Grand Junction, CO (GJT), facility.
Elit’Avia Launches Elit’Avia Green Card, Sustainable and Cost-effective Access to the Convenience of Private Aviation
07/20/2022 - 10:00
Elit’Avia, a fully integrated provider of business-aircraft sales, leasing, charter, aircraft management and related services, introduces the Elit’Avia Green Card, an innovative jet-card program that offers carbon-neutral charter flights with the transparency of all-inclusive fees. The comprehensive service ensures the carbon neutrality of charter flights. Calculations estimate average CO2 emissions generated per flight hour for each aircraft type, then carbon-offset credits are purchased and investments are made in certified projects worldwide.

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