12/21/2022 - 10:26
West Star Aviation now offers an STC for Latitude Technologies Corporation's DL150 satellite data unit (SDU) and Iridium antenna on Bombardier Global Express (BD-700-1A10 and BD-700-1A11) aircraft.
12/21/2022 - 10:14
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it is the business-jet industry’s first original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The flight took place on a Gulfstream G650 from Gulfstream’s worldwide headquarters in Savannah and was flown in partnership with engine supplier Rolls-Royce on the G650 BR725 engine.
Beechcraft King Air 360 Turboprops Get Even “Cooler” with New Standard Electric Air Conditioning Feature
12/21/2022 - 10:00
Textron Aviation announces that an electrically driven air conditioning system will soon be a standard feature on all new production Beechcraft King Air 360 aircraft. This new feature provides cooled air throughout the cabin while the aircraft is on the ground and in flight, enhancing passenger and crew comfort. Deliveries with the new air conditioning system are expected to begin in the coming months.
12/13/2022 - 12:35
West Star Aviation announces the promotion of Katie Hazelwonder to Citation project manager at its East Alton, IL (ALN), facility.
Flexjet Completes Seventh Air Charter Safety Foundation Industry Audit Standard, Becoming First in Industry
12/13/2022 - 12:25
Flexjet, Inc., a provider of subscription-based private aviation services, announces it has successfully completed its record-setting seventh Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) Industry Audit Standard (IAS) audit. The ACSF Industry Audit Standard is an all-encompassing aviation audit for Part 135 and Part 91 aircraft operators that are committed to going above and beyond the minimum safety requirements.
Flexjet Graduates First Class of Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technicians from FAA-accepted Apprentice Program
12/13/2022 - 12:04
Flexjet, Inc., a provider of subscription-based private aviation services, announces the graduation of its first class of airframe and powerplant (A&P) apprentices. These 10 individuals completed 30 months of paid, on-the-job training while working alongside some of the most experienced and professional maintenance technicians in the nation. Following completion of their apprenticeships, the candidates received their FAA-issued A&P licenses as well as an offer of full-time professional employment with Flexjet.
12/13/2022 - 08:33
Superior Air Parts, Inc., issues a mandatory service bulletin (MSB) requiring the replacement of intake valves used in new Superior Millennium Cylinders and those overhauled or repaired with Superior intake valves found on Continental 470-, 520- and 550-series engines.
12/12/2022 - 09:19
Daniels Manufacturing Corporation® (DMC) announces that LaceLok® is now qualified to MIL-DTL-32554 and MIL-DTL-32555. The technology is a direct replacement for lacing tape/string ties and cable ties for secondary support of wire harnesses and is now available for purchase.
12/08/2022 - 10:06
Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) signs a partnership agreement with Citadel Completions LLC, based in Chennault International Airport, Louisiana, USA, to enter the ACJ Services Centre Network. Citadel will provide to ACJ customers a wide spectrum of capabilities, including maintenance, engineering, modification and upgrade services. The signature took place at MEBAA, the Middle East and North Africa's leading business aviation event in Dubai.
12/06/2022 - 14:14
West Star Aviation welcomes Nick Adcock as the new Bombardier project manager at its East Alton, IL (ALN), facility. Adcock will assist the team with Bombardier projects.
12/06/2022 - 14:08
Priester Aviation announces the addition of Andrew Fischer as vice president of Aircraft Management. Fischer's new role aims to strengthen the company's commitment to offering personal attention and professional solutions to its private aviation clients.
12/06/2022 - 12:02
Azzera, provider of carbon-offsetting and compliance solutions for business aviation, provides an update on its first six months of operations and an outlook on the future. Azzera offers aircraft owners and operators a pathway to net-zero by assisting in emissions measurement, compliance management and reduction/compensation solutions.
12/06/2022 - 11:37
C&L Aviation Group purchases ACLAS Technics, a UK-based company that offers structural component repair and overhaul for multiple aircraft types, including ATR 42, ATR 72, P-8 Poseidon, B737, B747, B757, B777, A320, A330 and more. The acquisition is a continuation of C&L's growth plans, which include expanding its product and service offerings globally.
11/29/2022 - 13:15
Hartzell Propeller is extending its $1,000 discount to supporters of the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) on all new Hartzell backcountry airplane propellers, now through 2023, marking the third consecutive year of this discount. In addition to these savings, Hartzell is making a $250 contribution to the RAF mission for each of these special sales.
JSSI Appoints Fabrice Roger to Support Business Growth across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific
11/29/2022 - 10:26
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), announces the appointment of Fabrice Roger as senior vice president for business development in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific as the company continues to support the rapid growth of business aviation across these regions.
11/26/2022 - 14:03
West Star Aviation welcomes Derek Richardson as the new Bombardier project manager at its East Alton, IL (ALN), facility. With over 30 years of aviation services, Richardson brings an elevated level of experience to West Star.
Newly Established Grand Dames of Aviation Nonprofit Aims to Celebrate, Educate, Inspire with New Scholarships, Sponsored Programming
11/18/2022 - 11:07
The Grand Dames of Aviation (GDoA) announces it has earned its 501(c)3 nonprofit designation, providing growth opportunities for the organization to advance its mission. Founded by a group of dedicated women in professional aviation, the GDoA celebrates extraordinary achievements in aviation, educates through scholarships and inspires through mentorship and networking.
11/17/2022 - 08:52
West Star announces its support of and donation to The BackStoppers for a local Guns ‘N Hoses annual event. This year the organization sold apparel at the ALN hangar to raise additional awareness and donations.
Skandia, Inc. Draws on Decades of Engineering Experience to Lead Aviation Burn Testing and Certification Market
11/17/2022 - 08:41
Skandia, Inc. celebrates four decades of running the company's flammability lab, opened in 1983 and now known across the globe for its thoroughness and customer satisfaction in flammability testing, including OSU, smoke and toxicity testing services. In line with its mission statement of making aircraft quieter, safer and more comfortable, the creation of the department within Skandia was to help aircraft manufacturers, interior shops and completion centers conform to newly required flammability standards.
11/15/2022 - 11:17
CubCrafters, a designer and manufacturer of light-sport, experimental and Part 23-certified backcountry aircraft, announces it has been qualified by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to make a $50 million public stock offering using the Regulation A+ exemption, which allows for the first outside investment ever in the history of the company.