D.O.M. News

08/03/2020 - 11:38
Duncan Aviation announces that Susie Corn has accepted the position of regional sales manager for the South Central United States, which includes Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Corn takes over after Rick Randall, a 20-year regional sales manager for Duncan Aviation, retired at the end of July.
08/03/2020 - 11:25
To ensure the best connectivity experience for its business aircraft operators, Duncan Aviation is extending the free-of-charge period for Gogo Text & Talk and Gogo Vision inflight entertainment to one full year for clients who schedule and install the Gogo Business Aviation (NYSE: GOGO) AVANCE™ L5 inflight Wi-Fi system.
Hartzell Engine Technologies Receives FAA PMA for Series of New Starter Adapters for Continental Engines
07/31/2020 - 10:36
Representatives of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET) announce that the company recently received FAA PMA (Parts Manufacturer Approval) for a new line of starter adapters for Continental Aerospace piston-aircraft engines.
Rosie the Riveter with Aviation Ties Sends Masks to PIA
07/31/2020 - 10:22
Students at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics’ Myrtle Beach campus request and receive a shipment of masks, created by none other than one of the original “Rosie the Riveters.”
L2 Aviation Completes U.S. Air Force KC-10 Cockpit Upgrade
07/31/2020 - 10:11
L2 Aviation, a subcontractor to Collins Aerospace, announces that Mode-5 automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) upgrades for the U.S. Air Force KC-10 “Extender” aerial refueling tanker fleet have been completed. L2 Aviation provided multiple contract field teams (CFT) as part of its Remote Avionics Rodification Services (RAMS) at different government locations that completed the avionics installations on 58 KC-10 Extender aircraft.
Gulfstream Appoints Murtaza Hassan General Manager of St. Louis Operations
07/31/2020 - 10:00
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces Murtaza Hassan has been named general manager of the Gulfstream St. Louis facility. He oversees service center operations, including safety, quality, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. Hassan reports to Joseph Rivera, vice president, Service Center Operations.
07/30/2020 - 10:42
Aviation Institute of Maintenance’s (AIM) Philadelphia campus will award veteran students, eligible for Post-9/11 (Chapter 33) benefits at the 100% coverage level, a grant that will cover any out-of-pocket tuition costs after their VA benefits and any Pell grants have been applied as long as they do not participate in the federal Title IV Loan programs. The grant is only offered at AIM’s Philadelphia campus.
Trimec Aviation Adds Gogo Avance L3 to STC for G200 Aircraft
07/30/2020 - 10:26
Trimec Aviation, a certified FAA Part 145 Repair Station (#18TR248C) and authorized full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul Gogo dealer, adds the Gogo AVANCE L3 to its AVANCE L5 supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Gulfstream G200. The AVANCE L3 connectivity solution provides a seamless Wi-Fi experience for customers flying throughout North America at an affordable price.
07/29/2020 - 11:46
The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Maintenance Committee announces the recipients of 2020 Maintenance AMT Scholarships at the conclusion of the association’s NBAA GO Virtual Maintenance Conference. More than $400,000 in awards was presented to the recipients.
07/29/2020 - 09:13
King Aerospace welcomes Ron Soret back to its team. Soret has been a longtime friend of the company. He served as president of King Aerospace Commercial Corporation prior to joining AERIA Luxury Interiors in 2011 as vice president and general manager of completions.
Tepool and Stearns to Lead NATA Aircraft Maintenance and Systems Technology Committee
07/29/2020 - 09:02
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces that Jason Tepool, business development executive for Boeing, has been named chairman of its Aircraft Maintenance and Systems Technology Committee. Tepool served on the committee for two years prior to his appointment. Phil Stearns, director, Sales & Marketing for Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC, will continue in his role as committee co-chair. The announcement follows a recent meeting where Tepool and Stearns outlined the near-term and long-term direction of the committee. 
Flying Colours Corp. Continues Taking on Challengers with Trio of Heavy Maintenance Checks
07/22/2020 - 14:14
Flying Colours Corp. continues to satisfy market demand for 192-month inspections as heavy maintenance checks on a trio of Bombardier Challenger-family aircraft continue at its St. Louis, MO, facility. The work highlights the North American MRO’s expertise in supporting the ongoing maintenance requirements of the international Bombardier Challenger fleet. 
07/22/2020 - 13:23
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group Company, now offers PPG cockpit windshields for business and regional aircraft. C&L’s global warehouses, which are located in the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States, will stock the cockpit windshields.
Western Aircraft Announces $17M Expansion
07/22/2020 - 13:12
Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announces it is undertaking its second major expansion in six years. The new 93,000-square-foot addition on Western’s existing 18-acre leasehold will more than double its existing MRO operating space.
07/22/2020 - 13:01
Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), Norfolk campus, announces Harry Dugan as a recipient of a $2,500 scholarship awarded by the AMFA. Each year, the AMFA awards two scholarships to airframe and powerplant students who stand out for their grades and application essay.
Airforms, Inc. Awarded FAA PMA Approval for C208/208B Crew Ladder Components
07/22/2020 - 12:05
Airforms, Inc. announces it has been awarded FAA PMA approvals for a number of the components for its C208/208B Crew Ladder Assembly. The Airforms components are direct replacements for the OEM parts and are interchangeable with the parts in the original ladder assemblies.
Falcon 900EX EASy Loses Weight While Gaining Seats with Creative Customization
07/22/2020 - 11:31
Duncan Aviation faces and surmounts a challenge to significantly reduce the overall weight of a customer’s Falcon 900EX EASy aircraft while increasing passenger capacity.
VIP Completions Earns FAA Part 145 Accreditation 
07/22/2020 - 11:22
VIP Completions, providers of business aircraft completions and refurbishment services, announces it has earned Part 145 Repair Station certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Part 145 certificate permits the company to engage in the maintenance, inspection and alteration of aircraft and aircraft accessories.
Duncan Aviation Receives NATA’s Safety 1st Clean Standard
07/17/2020 - 06:35
Duncan Aviation announces that all of its FBO service locations, including Battle Creek, MI; Kalamazoo, MI; Lincoln, NE; and Provo, UT, have earned the new National Air Transportation Association’s (NATA) Safety 1st Clean Standard.
07/16/2020 - 06:24
Elliott Aviation, an avionics retrofitter, announces an amendment to its STC for the installation of the Mid-Continent MD302 electronic standby. The amended type certificate now includes heading display in Garmin G5000- and Honeywell-equipped Citation Excel and XLS aircraft.


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