D.O.M. News

Stevens Aerospace Receives Parts Manufacturer Approval
07/13/2021 - 08:54
Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (“Stevens”) obtains Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA), enabling the company to manufacture and sell parts for type-certificated aircraft. Parts will be available for onsite or offsite installation, providing the benefit of shorter lead times and lower costs.
Hamburg Makes Aviation Fit for Hydrogen
07/08/2021 - 07:30
The aerospace industry in Hamburg is preparing for flying with hydrogen and has begun the set-up of a new development platform. Over the next two years, with funds provided by the city of Hamburg, Lufthansa Technik — together with the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the Center for Applied Aeronautical Research (ZAL) and Hamburg Airport — will design and test extensive maintenance and ground processes in handling hydrogen technology. For this purpose, an aircraft of the Airbus A320 family will be converted into a stationary laboratory at Lufthansa Technik's base in Hamburg.
AOne Parts Brings New Buyer/Trader to Team in Ex-Marine Nathan Anderson
07/08/2021 - 07:00
AOne Parts & Logistics announces that Nathan Anderson will be joining the global service and support provider as a full-time buyer/trader. Anderson is a Marine Corps veteran and a current Air Force reservist. With roots and experience in several different sectors, Anderson brings a diverse skillset to AOne and the aviation community.
Third Falcon 6X Joins Test Program
07/02/2021 - 10:59
A third Falcon 6X takes flight and joins Dassault Aviation’s flight test campaign, moving the new long-range extra-widebody twin a step closer to anticipated certification in 2022. The aircraft completed a two-hour maiden flight from Dassault’s Bordeaux-Mérignac final-assembly plant to its Istres flight-test facility on June 24, climbing to Flight Level 400 and accelerating to a cruise speed of Mach 0.85. Falcon 6X s/n 003 is fitted with a full interior and will be used for cabin design validation.
Gulfstream Makes Final G550 Commercial Delivery
07/02/2021 - 10:49
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it has delivered the final commercial Gulfstream G550™ to an international customer, further increasing the worldwide fleet of more than 600 G550s already in service. The delivery took place June 30.
07/02/2021 - 10:42
StandardAero announces it has received all required regulatory approvals and officially completed its acquisition of Signature Aviation’s Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business, an engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider made up of the following five entities: Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, W.H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services (IGS) and International Turbine Service (ITS).
06/30/2021 - 12:13
Shell and Rolls-Royce sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aiming to support the decarbonization of the aviation industry and its progress towards net-zero emissions. The long-term agreement builds on more than a century of cooperation between the two companies and embodies a shared perspective that collaboration across the aviation value chain is necessary for the decarbonization of the sector.
JSfirm.com and AirVenture Aviation Job Fair Returns
06/29/2021 - 11:33
JSfirm.com and EAA announce the return of their week-long aviation job fair during EAA’s 2021 AirVenture taking place in Oshkosh, WI. The job fair will be held Mon.-Sat., July 26-31, from 9 A.M.-5 P.M. and Sun., Aug. 1, from 9 A.M.-4 P.M. at each participating company’s booth.
West Star and Collins Aerospace Deliver First ProLine Fusion® Installation Upgrade in Charlie Precourt’s CJ1+
06/29/2021 - 11:18
West Star Aviation announces its partnership with Collins Aerospace in completing a CJ 1+ STC for a Pro Line Fusion® upgrade including all of the Fusion optional items. The partnership now enables Collins Fusion as an upgrade option for CJ 1+, 2+ and 3 aircraft. The Fusion upgrade and first certification on this Citation model was completed on an aircraft owned by Astronaut Hall of Fame member, Charlie Precourt.
06/24/2021 - 14:29
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics announces it has been named an authorized repair station for Axnes PNG wireless intercom products in the United States. Mid-Continent expects to provide service and support capabilities for Axnes customers by October 2021, including warranty and non-warranty repair and exchange services, technical support, installation and configuration assistance, product training, troubleshooting, diagnostics and AOG services for the complete Axnes PNG product line.
06/24/2021 - 12:05
Following the successful launch of its Tooling Apprenticeship program in 2020, Textron Aviation is growing its collaborative “earn and learn” employment opportunities with a new Numeric Controls (NC) Technician Apprenticeship opportunity. Applications are now open for entry-level technicians interested in getting paid to expand their skills and experience to join the Textron Aviation team of highly skilled people who manufacture the iconic Cessna and Beechcraft aircraft.
06/24/2021 - 11:33
StandardAero is selected by a number of Exchange Income Corporation’s (EIC) air operators to provide support services for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100, PT6A and JT15D engines. Under the multi-year agreement, StandardAero will provide responsive engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to the following EIC’s air operators: Air Borealis, Calm Air International, Canlink Aviation (dba MFC Training), Keewatin Air, Perimeter Aviation, PAL Aerospace, PAL Airlines and Wasaya Airways.
Premier Aircraft Service Appointed as Epic Aircraft Factory-Authorized Service Center in Southeastern U.S.
06/24/2021 - 11:11
Premier Aircraft Service, a Premier Aircraft Sales division, is appointed as Epic Aircraft’s first authorized service center serving the southeastern U.S.
06/22/2021 - 07:47
StandardAero signs its 40th Collins Aerospace Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 modification/upgrade on Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX aircraft. The 40th aircraft is a Falcon 50EX model and is scheduled to be completed at StandardAero’s Springfield, IL, maintenance facility.
06/22/2021 - 07:47
StandardAero signs its 40th Collins Aerospace Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 modification/upgrade on Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX aircraft. The 40th aircraft is a Falcon 50EX model and is scheduled to be completed at StandardAero’s Springfield, IL, maintenance facility.
Rusada Embarks on Major Recruitment Drive
06/17/2021 - 15:12
Rusada, a provider of aviation software solutions, announces a major recruitment drive to grow its Product Development division. Despite the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rusada has remained in a strong financial position throughout due to a diverse customer portfolio and the signing of several important contracts.
06/17/2021 - 06:49
West Star announces Craig Duncan as Textron project manager at its Chattanooga, TN, (CHA) facility.
Clay Lacy Earns EASA Part 145 Repair Station Certification
06/17/2021 - 06:44
An EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization certification approval is granted to Clay Lacy Aviation MRO Services by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The certification authorizes Clay Lacy to provide maintenance services on business jets that are registered in member countries of the EU.
Flying Colours Corp. Completes Custom Paint Scheme for Gulfstream G650

A complete strip and intricate repaint of the G650.

06/17/2021 - 06:33
Flying Colours Corp., a North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business, optimizes its advanced paint preparation and application facility at its Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, headquarters to perform a complete strip and subsequent high-tech repaint of a Gulfstream G650. On completion the Gulfstream G650 fuselage boasts a sparkling pearl/mica Diamond Mine basecoat surface combined with an intricate design incorporating curving stripes and complicated swirling patterns.
06/15/2021 - 10:10
Elliott Aviation, an avionics retrofitter and a provider in aviation MRO services, has promoted Bill Forbes to director of Avionics Sales. Forbes will oversee all avionics sales at Elliott Aviation’s three facilities which employ over 50 avionics technicians.


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