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03/17/2021 - 11:48
Duncan Aviation announces it has secured approval from Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for two supplemental type certificates (STCs). Duncan Aviation’s Engineering and Certification Services and Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) departments created an installation package for the Aviation Clean Air (ACA) ionization system for Global and Challenger 300 and 350 aircraft. ACA packages are now available for aircraft throughout Canada and the European Union.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited Announces NVIS FAA STC for UH-60
03/17/2021 - 11:28
Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) in Boise, ID, announces the company obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA for NVIS (night vision imaging system) use on the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The aircraft, owned by Firehawk Helicopters (Firehawk) with a base also in Boise, will be used for firefighting.
03/16/2021 - 09:24
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announces the addition of three board members to serve on its Executive Committee leadership team. The Executive Committee is comprised of members of GAMA’s board of directors who provide strategic leadership for the association and lead its policy committees.
Duncan Aviation Continues Héroux-Devtek Distributorship as APPH Closes Wichita Operations 
03/16/2021 - 09:15
Duncan Aviation announces its plans to continue its Héroux-Devtek/APPH distributorship as one of only five such distributors worldwide. APPH Wichita (part of Heroux Devtek Group) recently announced it is ceasing all U.S. operations effective March 19, 2021, and transferring all work to APPH LTD (Heroux Devtek UK). After this date, all U.S. customers are able to receive customer support by going directly to APPH LTD (Heroux Devtek UK) or seeking out an Héroux-Devtek distributor, such as Duncan Aviation.
03/16/2021 - 08:55
Elliott Aviation, an avionics retrofitter for turbine aircraft and 145 Repair Station for Challenger 604, is now authorized to install Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion® in Challenger 604 aircraft. Elliott Aviation has completed over 400 full cockpit avionics retrofits in turbine aircraft and is the leading installer of Pro Line 21 modernization.
Airforms, Inc. Adds Baffle Kits for Cessna 120/140

Airforms, Inc. is now offering replacement baffle kits for the Cessna 120/140.

03/16/2021 - 08:47
Airforms, Inc., the world’s largest producer of replacement baffle kits for antique and classic general-aviation aircraft, receives FAA approval to manufacture kits for the Cessna 120/140. The 18-piece kits will fit both models of the Cessna classics since both were powered by the Continental 85 hp engine.
03/15/2021 - 18:55
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces its auxiliary power unit (APU) repair facility has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by Honeywell Aerospace, the APU manufacturer.
Western Aircraft Hires New Avionics Manager
03/10/2021 - 12:45
Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announces it has hired Patrick “Brody” McKenna as its avionics manager. McKenna has more than 15 years of aviation experience, specifically with technical training, troubleshooting and aircraft repair.
03/10/2021 - 12:38
Duncan Aviation’s avionics teams are installing the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion in a Challenger 604 at the company’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, MI. The scalable, fully connected, integrated avionics system with advanced situational awareness and intuitive decision-making tools also features touch-control primary flight displays, heads-up vision systems, and weather-threat detection systems, all of which help pilots fly with greater precision.
03/09/2021 - 11:28
West Star Aviation announces it has been authorized to install the Pro Line Fusion system in Challenger 604 aircraft. As an Authorized Collins Aerospace Dealer, the upgrade is available at any of West Star's four full-service locations: Grand Junction, CO (GJT); East Alton, IL (ALN); Chattanooga, TN (CHA); and Perryville, MO (PCD).
Duncan Aviation Welcomes Director of Production Cobi Lane in Provo, UT
03/08/2021 - 15:45
Duncan Aviation welcomes Cobi Lane as its new director of Production Operations in Provo, UT. Lane will be responsible for leading the Airframe, Engine and Modifications production areas at Duncan Aviation’s newest full-service facility.
Duncan Aviation Names Matt McGinn Bombardier Service Sales Representative
03/08/2021 - 15:34
Duncan Aviation announces that Matt McGinn is now a Bombardier service sales representative. In this position, McGinn will assist Bombardier operators in planning for maintenance events and provide quotes for these workscopes.
03/08/2021 - 15:27
As part of the company’s continued expansion, C&L Aviation Services, a C&L Aviation Group company, announces the formalized start of its Aircraft Maintenance Apprenticeship Program registered with the Department of Labor. The program, set to begin in April, will provide paying jobs to apprentices while they receive on-the-job instruction, preparing them for their FAA certification examination and a career in aviation.
03/08/2021 - 13:38
Stevens Aerospace announces that all four of the company’s MRO facilities have been designated as authorized installation centers for PRIZM LED Cabin Lighting systems. The solid-state technology is cost-effective and app-based, providing a cabin environment that creates stunning aesthetics and even impacts passengers’ state of mind.
02/22/2021 - 13:21
Baldwin Safety and Compliance announces it is offering its new Internal Evaluation Program (IEP) to all Baldwin clients at no additional cost. Introduced in 2020 to provide timely internal audit evaluations from multiple sources, the Baldwin IEP includes “Steps to Excellence” (S2E) and 10-15 challenging operational audit questions derived from industry standard and regulatory sources delivered to the Baldwin portal for completion each month.
A Pilot’s Dream? Flex™ Delivers Ultimate Custom Function Display
02/22/2021 - 13:04
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, a technology company and leader in the design and manufacture of aerospace products, introduces a first-of-its-kind custom function display (CFD). The Flex™ MD23 series features a customizable configuration (inputs and outputs), user interface, and graphics — enabling it to function as a custom display, controller and data converter. 
Stevens Acquires In-House Machining Capabilities, Reducing Costs and Downtime
02/22/2021 - 12:50
Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (Stevens) announces that its Greenville, S.C. (GYH), location has recently acquired a Hass VF-2SS Super-Speed high-performance vertical CNC machine, giving it capabilities to manufacture parts in-house. The capability will serve all four Stevens locations and will decrease customer costs and downtimes when immediate or lower cost parts needs arise, or when vendor lead times and price points can be improved.
02/19/2021 - 06:53
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing announces its official recognition as and transition to CAF Airbase Georgia, effective Feb. 18, 2021. The group has achieved the designation of Airbase within the organization as a result of tremendous growth and awarded accomplishments over the last 35 years.
02/17/2021 - 13:31
Elliott Aviation, a provider of aviation MRO services, hires Todd Wheeler as director of maintenance services of its Des Moines, IA, facility. Wheeler rejoins Elliott Aviation with over 30 years of aviation experience, with half of his career dedicated towards performing inspections, maintenance and repairs on P&W PT6, JT15D, PW300 and PW500 series engines during his tenure with Dallas Airmotive.
Gulfstream G700 Surpasses 1,100 Flight Hours
02/16/2021 - 12:33
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces the Gulfstream G700™ flight-test program has made significant progress, surpassing 1,100 hours of flying and completing new company test regimens, all within the program’s first year.

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