D.O.M. News

11/02/2023 - 14:26
Cyviation, the first cybersecurity company focusing on aircraft security by providing multiple layers of resilience ranging from fleet assessment and aircrew training to aviation security SIEM, establishes an office in the U.S. and names a head of the Americas to lead the company’s expansion after announcing its additional $4 million raise.
West Star Aviation Promotes Ricky Myers to Technical Sales Manager for Falcon
11/01/2023 - 08:47
West Star Aviation announces the promotion of Ricky Myers to Technical Sales manager for Falcon at its East Alton, IL (ALN), facility.  Myers will be responsible for targeting aircraft maintenance opportunities to identify sales leads and providing customers and regional sales managers with technical analysis for all Falcon projects.
KNIPEX Tools Introduces New “Master of Craft” Brand Campaign
10/31/2023 - 10:24
KNIPEX Tools North America introduces the new “Master of Craft” brand campaign in tandem with this year’s SEMA automotive show in Las Vegas, NV. The brand campaign will bring to life a true master craftsman in each industry segment the pliers manufacturer has an offering in. From automotive, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, aviation and many more, the storytelling will highlight how far each master of craft has come and the tools that helped them get there.
Metallic Ladder Introduces Specialized AeroLadder for Aircraft Maintenance
10/31/2023 - 10:10
Metallic Ladder introduces the AeroLadder, a high-quality,  American-made, aluminum aircraft-maintenance ladder for mechanics to reach electrical equipment bays, pylon panels, wheel wells and other hard-to-reach areas on aircraft while protecting the surface of the plane. The AeroLadder is Metallic Ladder’s latest model in a series of aircraft-maintenance ladders stretching back more than 60 years.
EDMO Named Exclusive Distributor for TCW Technologies
10/27/2023 - 11:32
EDMO Distributors, Inc. announces it has entered into an exclusive wholesale distribution agreement with TCW Technologies to stock and sell its Integrated Battery Back-Up System (IBBS) to EDMO dealers and integrators.
10/27/2023 - 11:23
AFI KLM E&M will deploy its Prognos® for Aircraft predictive maintenance solutions to the Boeing 787 fleet operated by Norse Atlantic Airways. Following on from the component/pooling contract signed between the two groups in 2022, the implementation of Prognos® aims to maximize the value and impact of maintenance programs designed by AFI KLM E&M for the Norwegian airline’s aviation operations.
King Aerospace Welcomes Pete Schneider as VP of Program Management and Special Projects
10/27/2023 - 11:11
King Aerospace, an international provider in modification and maintenance support for VVIP, government, military and special-missions aircraft, announces that industry veteran Pete Schneider recently joined the company as its new vice president of program management and special projects.
10/27/2023 - 11:00
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings introduces the new Jet Prep™ Pretreatment (CM0220P01), a chrome-free, water-based, translucent, sol-gel metal pretreatment solution designed specifically for the aerospace industry. The two-component pretreatment kit provides superior adhesion and corrosion protection over aluminum substrates and pairs with aerospace-grade corrosion-protective epoxy primers and topcoat paint systems.
AEVEX Aerospace Expands Aircraft Modification Facilities in Murrieta, CA
10/27/2023 - 10:54
AEVEX Aerospace, a provider of full-spectrum special-mission solutions and tactical systems, announces the expansion of its aircraft modification facilities located at the French Valley Airport (F70) in Murrieta, CA. The new facilities provide the AEVEX campus with an additional 15,000 square feet of light industrial space for parts manufacture, repairs and structural assembly supporting aircraft modifications and DHC-6 Twin Otter Re-Life® product lines.
Aero Star Aviation Announces Expansion of AOG to Houston Hobby, TX (HOU)
10/27/2023 - 10:48
Aero Star Aviation announces it has expanded its AOG services to include the Houston Hobby, TX (HOU) Airport. The expanded AOG support includes access to services seven days a week, assisting with any Embraer maintenance needs.
Textron Aviation Announces Hahn Air as Citation CJ3 Gen2 European Launch Customer

Left to right: Ron Draper, Textron Aviation; Captain Daniel Rudas, Hahn Air

10/24/2023 - 14:27
Textron Aviation announces that Hahn Air has entered into a purchase agreement to be the European launch customer for the just-announced Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2. The deal, inked during the National Business Aviation Association–Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, also includes a new Cessna Citation Latitude. Both aircraft are expected to deliver in 2026.
Engine Assurance Program Expands Product Line for Third Consecutive Year
10/24/2023 - 13:14
With nearly 275 engines and APU enrollments on its hourly maintenance program, EAP continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the addition of 10 Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce engines, EAP’s coverage now extends to numerous Cessna Citation aircraft, Gulfstream’s G200 and GV, and Bombardier’s Global Express/XRS.
Kevin Bruce Joins AEA as Director of Engineering and Certification
10/18/2023 - 11:13
The Aircraft Electronics Association names Kevin Bruce as its director of engineering and certification. Bruce formally assumed the role of this newly established position effective Oct. 16, 2023.
Honeywell Enhances JetWave Services via Upgraded Cabin Software Suite
10/18/2023 - 11:06
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) announces it is further enhancing its JetWave services through its upgraded Cabin Sentinel software suite for aviation. The upgraded suite of complementary software solutions enhances JetWave system’s connectivity, responsiveness of support, and overall passenger experience through advanced control and improved security over the customer’s connection.
NBAA Welcomes Senate Committee Approval of Michael Whitaker as Next FAA Administrator
10/18/2023 - 10:57
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes the vote by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to move the nomination of Michael Whitaker as the next permanent administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to the Senate floor.
JBT AeroTech, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, to Showcase LEKTRO Aircraft Tractor Series at NBAA-BACE 2023
10/17/2023 - 13:07
JBT AeroTech Corporation, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) and a provider of aviation ground-support products, gate equipment, and airport services, announces it will showcase and offer an in-depth review of its premier LEKTRO® Aircraft Tractor series at the 2023 NBAA-Business Aviation Convention and Exposition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, Oct. 17-19, 2023.
Satcom Direct Reveals New Plans for Viasat’s Jet ConneX Inflight Broadband Service
10/17/2023 - 12:39
Satcom Direct, a business-aviation solutions provider, unveils an expanded range of service plans for Viasat’s Jet ConneX inflight broadband service. The new service plans will be made exclusively available to Satcom Direct operators, equipping their aircraft with the SD Plane Simple® Ka-band tail-mount terminal. The option includes the first-ever Power by the Hour option for Jet ConneX, enabling business-jet operators to pay an hourly rate for inflight connectivity.
AAR and MTU Maintenance Extend Pratt & Whitney PW2000 Aircraft Engine Parts Supply Agreement
10/17/2023 - 12:28
AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs and OEMs, signs a multi-year contract extension with MTU Maintenance, a global provider in customized solutions for aero engines, to supply parts for Pratt & Whitney PW2000 engines. This fourth extension marks the continuation of an AAR-MTU contract that originally began in 2009.
Honeywell unveils new JetWave X satcom to leverage Viasat KA-Band network
10/17/2023 - 12:23
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) unveils JetWave™ X, a next-generation high-speed in-flight connectivity solution optimized for the business-aviation industry. JetWave X will provide customers with unprecedented coverage and data speeds by leveraging Viasat’s Ka-band network, including its ViaSat-3 satellites and the Global Xpress (GX) satellites from its recently acquired Inmarsat business, offering the highest capacity available in the market today.
Beechcraft King Air 360 Reaches 100th Delivery
10/17/2023 - 12:13
Textron Aviation announces the delivery of the 100th Beechcraft King Air 360 turboprop to Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC), a longtime Textron Aviation customer. This delivery further solidifies the Beechcraft King Air's place as the world's most popular family of business turboprop aircraft.


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