D.O.M. News

Elit’Avia Acquires Pioneer Business Services

Kevin Rodgers, president of Elit'Avia Americas.

05/11/2023 - 10:23
Elit’Avia, a fully integrated provider of private-aviation solutions, including aircraft management; aircraft charter; sales and acquisitions; and technical oversight services, announces the acquisition of Pioneer Business Services (Pioneer) of Newburgh, NY. Pioneer offers comprehensive services for private aircraft owners and passengers, including end-to-end aircraft management and flexible charter options.
JSfirm.com Awards Multiple Scholarships
05/10/2023 - 12:09
JSfirm.com announces the names of several deserving recipients who were presented awards or scholarships by the company this spring.
Jet East Promotes Christopher Wilkes to Regional Sales Manager for Northeast Region
05/10/2023 - 11:57
Jet East, an aviation maintenance company offering full-service capabilities and 24/7 AOG maintenance, announces the internal promotion of Christopher Wilkes as the new regional sales manager in the Northeast. Wilkes has nearly 20 years of experience in the aviation industry as a technician and team leader. He has worked mobile maintenance for the past 12 years and most recently served as the AOG supervisor for the Jet East Team in the New England area.
Southeast Aerospace Announces New STC to Upgrade Hawker 800 Series with Insight Integrated Flight Deck
05/10/2023 - 11:47
Southeast Aerospace, Inc. (SEA), an Aerospace Solutions company, announces receipt of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) supplemental type certificate (STC) number ST04570CH for the installation of the Universal Insight Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS), Data Comm for CPDLC and FANS 1/A, and a standby instrument in the Hawker 800(A)(B)(XP) series aircraft.
05/10/2023 - 11:20
SmartSky Networks, a provider of inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity for business aviation, announces that it has been granted supplemental type certificate (STC) #ST04610CH from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for installation of its Flagship system on a Dassault Falcon 2000EX business jet. The work was done by hardware sales and installation partner West Star Aviation at its Grand Junction facility. Liberty Partners provided engineering support, commencing the project on Feb. 3.
Satcom Direct Adding Automated Carbon Reporting Tool to SD Pro Operating System

The Satcom Direct flight department welcomes the new automated carbon-reporting tool.

05/04/2023 - 10:23
Satcom Direct, a business-aviation solutions provider, is adding a highly automated carbon reporting tool to the SD Pro® operating system. The new reporting module leverages real-time data generated by SD’s FlightDeck Freedom® (FDF) datalink service, which accurately captures fuel-burn information. The system then calculates each flight’s carbon emissions based on the amount of fuel burned, fuel type and blend. This presents operators with validated emissions data for individual aircraft, an entire fleet over a specified period, or for a selected flight.
05/03/2023 - 16:02
Aircraft Specialties, Inc. (ASI) of Omaha, NE announces it has hired Christin Sherwood to head up Aftermarket Sales. Sherwood is an industry veteran who brings her experience in parts sales and purchasing. She will be responsible for ASI parts sales, both domestically and internationally. Director of Sales, Gene Portela says, “Christin will be a great addition to the ASI family, helping us to continue the expansion of the ASI brand into an all-encompassing support organization.”
SmartSky Launches Capability to Keep Inflight Data Secure from End to End
04/24/2023 - 13:17
SmartSky Networks, an air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity provider, announces the launch of SmartSky Private Intranet (PI) routing, powered by its Skytelligence services platform.
Garmin Introduces PlaneSync Connected Aircraft Management System
04/24/2023 - 13:06
Garmin (NYSE: GRMN) announces PlaneSync™ connected aircraft management, a system that automatically updates avionics databases(1), logs flight and engine data and allows aircraft owners and operators to remotely check fuel and systems status via the Garmin Pilot™ app (2). Available for both forward-fit and retrofit applications, PlaneSync technology is designed to bring new levels of connectivity and convenience to aircraft owners and operators alike.
FAA Presents Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award to AEA's Ric Peri
04/24/2023 - 12:29
During the opening session of the 66th annual Aircraft Electronics Association International Convention & Trade Show at the Gaylord Palms Convention Center in Orlando, FL, the Federal Aviation Administration presents the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award to Ric Peri, AEA vice president of government and industry affairs.
The 3-Pack is Back! 2-inch Standbys Go Digital
04/24/2023 - 12:08
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, a technology company and leader in the design and manufacture of aerospace products, introduces an all-digital version of the company’s popular 2-inch standby package. The new digital standby family features the company’s Flex® Attitude Indicator, Flex® Counter Drum Encoding Altimeter, and Flex® Airspeed Indicator. All three instruments are supported by an Approved Model List (AML) supplemental type certificate (STC) covering more than 180 aircraft models.
04/22/2023 - 08:38
SmartSky Networks, an air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity provider, announces that it has at least seven more models of aircraft with expected supplemental type certificate (STC) completion this quarter. With a dozen STCs already granted and many more on the way, the SmartSky system is rapidly becoming available for thousands of the most popular business-aviation jet models currently in service.
Textron Aviation’s Zurich and Düsseldorf Service Centers Mark 10 years of Customer Support
04/19/2023 - 13:34
Textron Aviation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Zurich and Düsseldorf Service Centers joining its global customer support network. Employees marked the milestone anniversary with celebrations at each location earlier this month. Located at Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Switzerland and Düsseldorf International Airport (DUH) in Germany, the service centers are part of the company’s extensive global service network designed to support customers wherever they are in the world.
STACK.aero Announces System Integration with Avinode
04/19/2023 - 12:22
STACK.aero, a developer of business operations systems for aviation, announces the integration of its Business Operations System (BOS) with Avinode, a platform that processes approximately 18 million trip requests per year. This is the first plug-and-play customer relationship management (CRM) system to be integrated with the Avinode platform and is tailor-made for charter brokers.
Volatus Infrastructure Joins NATA AAM Committee
04/12/2023 - 12:55
Volatus Infrastructure, LLC co-founder, Grant Fisk, joins the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Committee. The AAM Committee is NATA’s newest committee and aims to provide stakeholder input on the path forward for FBOs and airports planning to service the next generation of aircraft and address sustainable infrastructure, such as vertiports, where innovative solutions in transporting people and goods will impact the overall aviation ecosystem.
04/12/2023 - 12:45
Auxitrol Weston enters into an exclusive agreement with HABCO MRO (CRS#: 5HBR906C) as its authorized aftermarket repair center. The agreement covers repair, replacement and warranty for the entire suite of Auxitrol Weston products in the Americas aftermarket region.
Cirrus Aircraft Earns ANAC Approval in Brazil for Vision Jet’s Safe Return™ Emergency Autoland System
04/12/2023 - 12:32
Cirrus Aircraft, in collaboration with Garmin International, Inc., announces that its Vision Jet Safe Return™ Emergency Autoland system has received type certificate approval from the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) of Brazil. Safe Return Emergency Autoland is a revolutionary system, enabled by Garmin’s Collier award-winning autoland technology, that allows passengers to autonomously land the Vision Jet with the touch of a single button in the event of an emergency.
C&L Aerospace Signs Distribution Agreement with Parker Meggitt, Securaplane, for Batteries and Camera Products
04/11/2023 - 11:22
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, expands its partnership with Parker Meggitt, Securaplane Technologies, by signing a new long-term distribution agreement. Under the agreement, C&L Aerospace is authorized to distribute Parker Meggitt’s full line of STC-approved mainship batteries, emergency batteries, and BizJet camera product lines.
Amglo LED3071BP Interior Aircraft Lamp
04/06/2023 - 12:10
Amglo is offering interior LED aircraft lighting that provides an average life of 50,000 hours, reducing airline maintenance costs significantly due to fewer lamp change-outs.
Pro Star Aviation Enhances Phenom 300 with Whelen Aerospace Technologies
04/06/2023 - 12:01
Pro Star Aviation, an aerospace modification center, performs one of the first in-field installations of Whelen Aerospace Technologies' BoomBeam HID taxi and landing light system on a Phenom 300 business jet.


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