D.O.M. News

Embraer and Collins Aerospace Demonstrate Advanced Ice Protection System Utilizing More Electric Aircraft (MEA) Technology
07/21/2022 - 09:54
Embraer and Collins Aerospace collaborate on the development and testing of an innovative carbon nanotube electrothermal heating technology (CNT) for ice-protection systems, seeking to create more efficient and sustainable aircraft. The project recently achieved a major milestone by initiating a flight-test campaign at Embraer’s Gavião Peixoto unit in Brazil.
Airbus to Take Up Hydrogen Contrail Characterization Challenge
07/21/2022 - 08:51
Airbus UpNext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus, reveals a flight-test program to study the contrails produced by a hydrogen combustion engine as part the company’s ZEROe roadmap. The project, named “Blue Condor,” will launch two modified Arcus gliders, one equipped with a hydrogen combustion engine and one equipped with a conventional kerosene-powered combustion engine, in order to compare contrails emitted at high altitudes.
West Star Aviation Completes First Collins Fusion and Venue Install in Challenger 604
07/20/2022 - 10:26
West Star Aviation announces the company has completed the first installation of both the Collins Pro Line Fusion system and Collins Venue CMS system in a Challenger 604 aircraft at its Grand Junction, CO (GJT), facility.
Elit’Avia Launches Elit’Avia Green Card, Sustainable and Cost-effective Access to the Convenience of Private Aviation
07/20/2022 - 10:00
Elit’Avia, a fully integrated provider of business-aircraft sales, leasing, charter, aircraft management and related services, introduces the Elit’Avia Green Card, an innovative jet-card program that offers carbon-neutral charter flights with the transparency of all-inclusive fees. The comprehensive service ensures the carbon neutrality of charter flights. Calculations estimate average CO2 emissions generated per flight hour for each aircraft type, then carbon-offset credits are purchased and investments are made in certified projects worldwide.
07/20/2022 - 09:47
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces its participation in the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow’s Pioneers of Tomorrow exhibit on Fri., July 22, an event connecting business-aviation leaders with local students. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about careers in business aviation and participate in hands-on educational activities hosted by Gulfstream employees from the Farnborough and Savannah locations.
Gulfstream Customer Support Appoints Mark Bates General Manager at Farnborough
07/20/2022 - 09:41
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. names Mark Bates general manager of Gulfstream’s Farnborough facility in England. In his new role, Bates will lead service center operations and continue to build on Gulfstream’s success in the region since the facility opened in 2020. Bates reports to Joe Rivera, vice president of service center operations.
Professional Aviation Associates Flies through Key Audit Virtually and with No Findings
07/13/2022 - 12:29
Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, passes its annual audit to renew its ISO 9001:2015, AS9120B certification with flying colors. The ICT audit under IAF MD 4:2018 was once again executed remotely due to COVID-19 and generated zero findings.
Duncan Aviation FBOs Receive Stage 3 IS-BAH Accreditation
07/13/2022 - 12:12
All of Duncan Aviation’s FBO locations in Lincoln, NE; Battle Creek, MI; Kalamazoo, MI; and Provo, UT, complete and pass the comprehensive safety audit required for Stage 3 of the International Safety for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) accreditation, joining the ranks of only three other FBOs in the United States and 16 worldwide — none of which performs large-scale maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) to the extent of Duncan Aviation.
07/08/2022 - 11:40
MRO Insider creates a syndicate for independent AOG companies and technicians around the country. Besides the sharing of resources, the group looks to shore up AOG “dead zones” by utilizing MRO Insider’s data and setting best practices for the AOG community moving forward.
C&L Aerospace Expands Sales Team in Asian Market
07/06/2022 - 11:39
C&L Aerospace, a provider of aircraft parts and components, announces that Jasmine Koh has joined the company as Inside Sales, Asia. Koh will report to regional sales manager Edmund Tan and will be responsible for managing aircraft parts requisitions, logistics and customer service inquiries.
West Star Aviation Promotes Randy Bass to Satellite Manager (CXO)
07/06/2022 - 11:31
West Star Aviation announces Randall (Randy) Bass has been promoted to satellite manager of its Conroe, TX, (CXO) facility.
07/06/2022 - 11:06
Duncan Aviation’s full-service MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) facility in Provo, UT, grows its technical representative expertise to include five Duncan Aviation Technical Representatives. These tech reps are some of the industry’s most experienced and highly respected experts, using their talent and knowledge to advise, teach and support customers, OEMs and internal Duncan Aviation technicians.
07/02/2022 - 08:55
After extensive review, AviationManuals, a provider of manual development services and safety management system (SMS) software, is listed as an authorized vendor by the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) to produce OTAR-compliant MELs. This recognition will benefit operators that utilize AviationManuals by reducing processing time by approximately 30%.
New Portable Videoscope from USA Borescopes
06/30/2022 - 10:11
USA Borescopes introduces the new USA750 J Series Portable Videoscope. The intuitive and modular design videoscope with dual-camera borescope is what customers have been asking for.
06/29/2022 - 14:06
Addressing the confusion about the process of exporting aircraft and the requirements for making the necessary Electronic Export Information (EEI) filings, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Tax Committee and Regulatory Issues Advisory Group join forces to create a new, members-only resource, “Guide on Exporting Aircraft from the United States.”
West Star Aviation Announces Chad Farischon as Newly Elected NATA Board Member
06/29/2022 - 13:58
West Star Aviation announces that Chad Farischon, vice president of Strategic Development, is recently elected to the NATA (National Air Transportation Association) board of directors.
Hartzell Propeller Receives STC for Diamond DA40 NG Prop with Austro Engine E4-A
06/28/2022 - 08:11
Hartzell Propeller receives a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA to replace Diamond DA40 NG MT wood/composite propellers with new higher-performance, 3-bladed, lightweight Polaris composite props. The 74-inch-diameter three-blade ASCII carbon-fiber prop for the Austro Engine E4-A features a lightweight Bantam aluminum hub and 2,4000-hour/six-year TBO, with Hartzell's warranty through first overhaul.
06/25/2022 - 05:57
The National Air Transportation Association launches the NATA Career Center, a comprehensive resource for industry recruitment and career development. An evolution of NATA’s job board, the NATA Career Center enables members to connect with aviation business professionals worldwide, offers guidance on career changes, educates new and potential aviation industry entrants, and provides resources for both job seekers and employers.
Airbus and Munich Airport International Expand Partnership to Develop Advanced Air Mobility Solutions Globally

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06/25/2022 - 05:46
Airbus and Munich Airport International sign a memorandum of understanding at ILA Berlin Air Show to start marketing turnkey solutions to cities and regions interested in developing advanced air mobility (AAM) ecosystems globally.
Dynamic Offers 108-Tooth Ratchets
06/20/2022 - 12:08
Dynamic® introduces a line of industrial-quality ratchets designed for budget-sensitive professionals, featuring a 108-tooth gear with 3.5-degree arc swing for superior performance, even in tight spaces.


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