D.O.M. News

FDH Aero Taps Industry Leader Jason Lewis for VP of Quality
10/20/2022 - 12:42
FDH Aero (“FDH”), a global supply-chain solutions provider for aerospace and defense OEMs and aftermarket segments, announces the new hire of Jason Lewis as vice president of Quality. Lewis brings with him more than 20 years of quality and operational experience, a majority of which he spent at Boeing Distribution Services, Inc., where he focused on streamlining operations to reduce operating costs and mutually improve profitability. Prior to joining FDH, Lewis served as Boeing’s director of supply-chain quality.
ALTO Aviation Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary at 2022 NBAA-BACE
10/20/2022 - 12:22
ALTO Aviation, a Green Pledge exhibitor at 2022 NBAA-BACE, celebrates 25 years of serving the business-aviation industry, expanding its passenger-centric ALTO MySound™ portfolio with new app-controlled ALTO MySound features, including optimized VIP Focus™ and Podcast mode.
SKYTRAC Selected for Textron Aviation FANS 1/A+ Compliance and Safety SATVOICE Solutions
10/19/2022 - 13:24
SKYTRAC Systems Ltd. (SKYTRAC), a provider of aerospace intelligent connectivity and satellite communications (satcom), announces that its DL150 Satellite Data Unit (SDU) and SkyNode S200-012 have been selected by Textron Aviation as part of its Future Air Navigation upgrade program for the Hawker 4000 and Cessna Citation Sovereign aircraft that are installed with Honeywell Primus Epic avionics.
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) and Ampaire Sign Memorandum of Understanding
10/19/2022 - 12:50
AFI KLM E&M and Ampaire sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that anticipates bringing the worldwide resources of AFI KLM E&M to the introduction and global support of electrified aircraft. The two companies intend to accelerate the introduction of sustainable aviation by utilizing their respective core competencies. The MoU covers a broad range of mutual interests, including aircraft development, maintenance training and support, and data analytics.
Lufthansa Technik to Supply Components for Condor's New A330neo Fleet
10/19/2022 - 12:37
Condor Flugdienst GmbH and Lufthansa Technik AG sign a comprehensive contract regarding component support of the airline's new and efficient Airbus A330neo fleet. Under the terms of the ten-year agreement, Lufthansa Technik will provide total component support (TCS) for the Airbus A330-900neo aircraft that will join Condor's fleet in the coming years. For Lufthansa Technik it is the first TCS contract for this modern long-haul type.
AFI KLM E&M to Offer Full Range of MRO Services for LEAP-1A and -1B Engines
10/19/2022 - 12:23
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance signs a CFM branded service agreement (CBSA) for LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines. Under the terms of the CBSA, AFI KLM E&M will provide the full scope of LEAP maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for operators worldwide.
10/19/2022 - 11:52
Registration is now available for Concorde Battery Corporation’s 2023 Virtual IA Renewal Series and the in-person IA Renewal event at Midlands Technical college in West Columbia, South Carolina. These free aviation maintenance training sessions are available to inspectors, maintenance professionals, pilots, operators, aviation professionals, students and enthusiasts. Virtual Events
Electra Achieves Sale of 1,000th Sustainable eSTOL Aircraft
10/18/2022 - 13:12
Electra.aero, Inc. ("Electra"), a next-gen aerospace company with a mission to help decarbonize aviation and open new air transportation markets, announces that it has signed a letter of intent bringing Electra's total order book to 1,000 aircraft, worth over $3 billion. The aircraft sale was signed with private air-mobility provider Welojets, LLC, for 32 electric short-takeoff and landing (eSTOL) aircraft at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) in Orlando, FL.
FlightSafety Selected by Dassault as Factory Authorized Training Provider for Falcon 10X
10/18/2022 - 12:54
FlightSafety International, a professional aviation training company, announces that it has been selected by Dassault Aviation as the exclusive training provider for the entry into service of the new Falcon 10X aircraft.
Aviation Recruiting Firm Sees Record Growth
10/18/2022 - 12:41
At the end of Q3 2022, Aviation Search Group sees 75% growth over 2021 — what had been the most successful year in the company's 20+ years of operation — and, despite the tight hiring market within the aviation industry, Aviation Search Group finds success with its Intelligent Recruiting Process (IQR).
Textron Aviation Expands Parts Distribution Operations at Headquarters Location to Better Serve Global Customer Base
10/18/2022 - 12:26
Textron Aviation announces a significant move to add 180,000 square feet of space to its parts distribution operations to better support customers who own and operate Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker products. Located at the company’s headquarters in Wichita, KS, the expansion supports parts availability for the thousands of aircraft operating around the world which were designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation.
Textron Aviation Adds Dallas Satellite Service Center to Bolster Service Access, Convenience for Customers
10/18/2022 - 12:05
Textron Aviation plans to open a new satellite service center by the end of 2022 in response to customer demand in the high-traffic Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. The Dallas Love Field location will offer additional flexibility to local and transit customers who operate Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker jets and turboprops, as well as complement the company’s unscheduled aircraft-on-ground (AOG) response.
10/17/2022 - 09:29
Engine Assurance Program (EAP), while celebrating its sixth year in operation, enrolls the 250th engine/APU in its hourly maintenance program, a TFE731 which powers a Falcon 900B. The company also adds the CFE738-1-1B, which powers the Falcon 2000, to its hourly engine coverage. With the addition of the CFE738, EAP covers a large portfolio of engine models on some of the most popular business jets.
JSSI Parts & Leasing Responds to Rise in Florida Business-Aviation Activity with Parts Warehouse and Sales Team Appointment
10/14/2022 - 13:50
JSSI Parts & Leasing, responding to the significant growth of business aviation in South Florida, is launching a strategically located aircraft parts warehouse in Fort Lauderdale.
10/12/2022 - 12:54
All aircraft delivered by Thoroughbred Aviation will now come fully enrolled with MRO Insider. This provides the operators with domestic and international AOG coverage as well as scheduled maintenance, FBO, parts and GSE search capabilities directly through the MRO Insider app from day one.
Easy Access Announces Launch of Deck Work-Platform Systems for Aircraft Servicing
10/10/2022 - 15:52
Easy Access announces the launch of a sturdy, adjustable-height work-platform system designed for aircraft servicing. All parts are designed, welded and assembled in Summerland, BC.
PJi to Attend 2022 NBAA-BACE in Orlando
10/10/2022 - 15:33
Pilot John International announce that it will attend the 2022 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando. Pilot John’s booth, #4210, will showcase products from its top manufacturers, including GSE, avionics test equipment, and pilot supplies.
NBAA Welcomes ICAO Adoption of Long-Term Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Goals
10/10/2022 - 15:22
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joins with the global aviation community in welcoming the long-term goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 for international aviation, adopted by governments gathered for the 41st International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly in Montreal, Canada.
Regional Cargo Carriers Announce Scholarship Applications Open
10/10/2022 - 15:11
Despite numerous press releases and emails, Regional Air Cargo Carriers Association (RACCA) is short on scholarship applicants. The application deadline is a week away, and the company is still seeking more young people to apply. Scholarship applications are designed to help aspiring pilots, aircraft maintenance technicians (AMT) and airline managers to pursue their careers.
10/10/2022 - 14:52
The general-aviation industry and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) share a goal to rid lead from all aviation fuel used for piston-powered aircraft no later than 2030. The FAA and industry have come together under the EAGLE (Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions) banner to see this mission realized.


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