D.O.M. News

West Star Aviation Celebrates Employee Development Initiatives, Congratulates Employees Continuing Technical Training (CHA)
09/07/2022 - 12:06
West Star Aviation announces that four individuals have recently completed additional and specific technical training through the company’s Enterprise Training Initiative Program. These programs are in direct relation to their current or future positions with West Star at the Chattanooga, TN (CHA), facility. Joshua Borne, aircraft maintenance tech II, completed Flight Safety Falcon 2000EX EASy Maintenance Initial, including engine run and taxi.
Sherwin-Williams Accepting Submissions for 2023 Aerospace Coatings Calendar
09/07/2022 - 11:22
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings is now accepting entries for its 2023 Aerospace Coatings Calendar, which exhibits superb aircraft paint schemes and exterior finishes completed with the brand's coatings.
NBAA Applauds FAA Approval of an Unleaded Fuel for GA Piston Fleet
09/06/2022 - 12:14
NBAA president and CEO, Ed Bolen, welcomes the FAA’s signature to a supplemental type certificate (STC) that allows an unleaded fuel, G100UL, for use in piston-engine aircraft.
Spirit Aeronautics Appoints Greg Diognard New Regional Sales Manager
09/06/2022 - 11:55
Spirit Aeronautics, an avionics solutions provider for business, special missions, and military aircraft, appoints Greg Diognard as its new regional sales manager for the southern half of the United States. Diognard will provide outside sales support for new avionics upgrades, cabin management systems, and extended warranty protection programs, such as HAPP and CASP.
Avotek Releases First-ever AMT Logbook
09/01/2022 - 13:33
Avotek is now offering a convenient way to log AMT hours. Avotek’s latest release of its first-ever Avotek AMT Logbook is an essential tool for aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs) or future AMTs to record time spent working on various aircraft or components. Dressed in a durable leatherette cover and bound by Plastikoil®, the book is specifically designed to withstand the AMT shop environment. 
Sherwin-Williams Accepting Submissions for 2023 Aerospace Coatings Calendar
09/01/2022 - 12:31
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings is now accepting entries for its 2023 Aerospace Coatings Calendar, which exhibits superb aircraft paint schemes and exterior finishes completed with the brand's coatings.
08/31/2022 - 14:34
Yingling Aviation is already seeing new and incremental business opportunities with FAR Part 135 Charter operators as a result of joining the Fly Louie Alliance as one of its Preferred FBOs (fixed base operators). The Fly Louie Alliance comprises more than 300 independent Part 135 flight operations flying more than 3,000 aircraft. 
08/31/2022 - 14:22
West Star Aviation announces that a total of four apprentices have completed the company's FAA OJT (on-the-job training) program to receive their A&P certifications. West Star congratulates and welcomes its newest mechanics: Dan Yates, Lance Schumacher, Brandon Shemonia and Molly Kircher.
SmartSky Networks Announces Nationwide Coverage 
08/31/2022 - 14:08
SmartSky Networks' next-generation mobile broadband network is live nationwide. With hundreds of sites deployed, SmartSky’s network density far exceeds competing ATG networks to enable consistent superior performance for business aviation across the continental United States.
C&L Aviation Group Continues Increasing ATR Support with PMA Part Manufacturing
08/30/2022 - 10:49
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, continues to grow support for ATR operators with increased PMA part manufacturing. C&L has partnered with a manufacturer to become the exclusive distributor on a PMA part alternative for the rear tail-cone lens assembly for the ATR aircraft. PMA part number S5387300500202-CL is compatible with OEM part numbers S5387300500202, S5387300500200 and S5387300500201 and is currently in stock and available for flat-rate exchange.
PJi Celebrates Completion of New Bern Distribution and Service Center Facility Expansion
08/22/2022 - 14:18
After a year of construction, Pilot John International, formerly Carolina GSE, announces the completion of its aircraft equipment distribution and service center expansion in New Bern, NC.
XL Aero Introduces Innovative Fuel Nozzle Test Stand to Engine MRO Market
08/18/2022 - 13:14
XL Aerospace (www.xlaero.ca), a provider of innovative aviation engineering, repair and manufacturing solutions to the general-aviation and helicopter operations and maintenance, repair and overhaul sectors, announces it has developed and made available to the aviation market a new portable fuel nozzle test stand (FNTS).
Textron Aviation Special Mission Beechcraft King Air 260 Aircraft Join the U.S. Forest Service’s Aviation Fleet
08/18/2022 - 12:59
Textron Aviation announces it has delivered two Beechcraft King Air 260 aircraft to the U.S. Forest Service. The aircraft will perform wildfire mapping missions.
ALTO Aviation Introduces New Cadence™ Passenger Controls Replacement Program for Retrofit Falcon 900B and Gulfstream GIV Aircraft
08/17/2022 - 14:44
ALTO Aviation, an aerospace industry provider in premium certified cabin-audio systems and passenger controls for all business-aviation aircraft, introduces a new Cadence™ direct-replacement/upgrade program to solve passenger control obsolescence in retrofit Falcon 900B, older Gulfstream GIV, and other aftermarket aircraft equipped with non-serviceable Baker DECU switch panels.
Critical Support for Additive Manufacturing Discussed in New White Paper from Nadcap Program
08/17/2022 - 14:25
A new white paper from the Nadcap program states that additive manufacturing (AM), another term for modern 3D printing used to produce prototype parts, is rapidly becoming a transformative technology. Nadcap, administered by the Performance Review Institute (PRI), is an industry-managed approach to conformity assessment that brings together technical experts from both industry and government to set requirements for accreditation, accredit suppliers, and define operational program requirements in aerospace.
PRI Registrar Certifies Virgin Orbit to Quality Standards ISO 9001: 2015 and AS9100D
08/17/2022 - 13:47
PRI (Performance Review Institute) Registrar announces that Virgin Orbit has been certified to ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D. The certification covers the design, development, production, test and launch of orbital launch vehicles for Virgin Orbit (Central Function).
08/15/2022 - 12:35
StandardAero’s Regional Turbine Center (RTC), located in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, receives new authorizations from both Argentina and Chile aviation authorities to perform OEM-approved aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul services for operators of aircraft registered in those two countries.
Pro Star Aviation Experiences Continued Growth
08/12/2022 - 12:24
Pro Star Aviation, an aerospace modification center, increases its team of technicians to meet the high demand for business-aviation maintenance and installations. The company welcomes maintenance technicians Sean Bresnahan, Joseph Daley and Danielle Vezina; structural technician Andrew Hixson, and installation technician Eric Lantigua.
Textron Aviation and TAM Celebrate 40 Years; King Air 360 Makes LABACE Debut
08/10/2022 - 14:10
Textron Aviation and its longtime regional channel partner, TAM Aviação Executiva, mark 40 years of partnership at this week’s Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) in São Paulo, Brazil. The two companies have been working together since 1982 to deliver world-class aircraft and support to customers throughout the region. Textron Aviation, Inc., is a Textron, Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company. 
08/10/2022 - 13:57
Following the launch of its European expansion, the MRO Insider platform is used to quickly dispatch AOG support in Italy for a U.S.-based Gulfstream operator.


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