D.O.M. News

EDMO Named Exclusive Distributor for TCW Technologies
10/27/2023 - 11:32
EDMO Distributors, Inc. announces it has entered into an exclusive wholesale distribution agreement with TCW Technologies to stock and sell its Integrated Battery Back-Up System (IBBS) to EDMO dealers and integrators.
10/27/2023 - 11:23
AFI KLM E&M will deploy its Prognos® for Aircraft predictive maintenance solutions to the Boeing 787 fleet operated by Norse Atlantic Airways. Following on from the component/pooling contract signed between the two groups in 2022, the implementation of Prognos® aims to maximize the value and impact of maintenance programs designed by AFI KLM E&M for the Norwegian airline’s aviation operations.
King Aerospace Welcomes Pete Schneider as VP of Program Management and Special Projects
10/27/2023 - 11:11
King Aerospace, an international provider in modification and maintenance support for VVIP, government, military and special-missions aircraft, announces that industry veteran Pete Schneider recently joined the company as its new vice president of program management and special projects.
10/27/2023 - 11:00
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings introduces the new Jet Prep™ Pretreatment (CM0220P01), a chrome-free, water-based, translucent, sol-gel metal pretreatment solution designed specifically for the aerospace industry. The two-component pretreatment kit provides superior adhesion and corrosion protection over aluminum substrates and pairs with aerospace-grade corrosion-protective epoxy primers and topcoat paint systems.
AEVEX Aerospace Expands Aircraft Modification Facilities in Murrieta, CA
10/27/2023 - 10:54
AEVEX Aerospace, a provider of full-spectrum special-mission solutions and tactical systems, announces the expansion of its aircraft modification facilities located at the French Valley Airport (F70) in Murrieta, CA. The new facilities provide the AEVEX campus with an additional 15,000 square feet of light industrial space for parts manufacture, repairs and structural assembly supporting aircraft modifications and DHC-6 Twin Otter Re-Life® product lines.
Aero Star Aviation Announces Expansion of AOG to Houston Hobby, TX (HOU)
10/27/2023 - 10:48
Aero Star Aviation announces it has expanded its AOG services to include the Houston Hobby, TX (HOU) Airport. The expanded AOG support includes access to services seven days a week, assisting with any Embraer maintenance needs.
Textron Aviation Announces Hahn Air as Citation CJ3 Gen2 European Launch Customer

Left to right: Ron Draper, Textron Aviation; Captain Daniel Rudas, Hahn Air

10/24/2023 - 14:27
Textron Aviation announces that Hahn Air has entered into a purchase agreement to be the European launch customer for the just-announced Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2. The deal, inked during the National Business Aviation Association–Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, also includes a new Cessna Citation Latitude. Both aircraft are expected to deliver in 2026.
Engine Assurance Program Expands Product Line for Third Consecutive Year
10/24/2023 - 13:14
With nearly 275 engines and APU enrollments on its hourly maintenance program, EAP continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the addition of 10 Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce engines, EAP’s coverage now extends to numerous Cessna Citation aircraft, Gulfstream’s G200 and GV, and Bombardier’s Global Express/XRS.
Kevin Bruce Joins AEA as Director of Engineering and Certification
10/18/2023 - 11:13
The Aircraft Electronics Association names Kevin Bruce as its director of engineering and certification. Bruce formally assumed the role of this newly established position effective Oct. 16, 2023.
Honeywell Enhances JetWave Services via Upgraded Cabin Software Suite
10/18/2023 - 11:06
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) announces it is further enhancing its JetWave services through its upgraded Cabin Sentinel software suite for aviation. The upgraded suite of complementary software solutions enhances JetWave system’s connectivity, responsiveness of support, and overall passenger experience through advanced control and improved security over the customer’s connection.
NBAA Welcomes Senate Committee Approval of Michael Whitaker as Next FAA Administrator
10/18/2023 - 10:57
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes the vote by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to move the nomination of Michael Whitaker as the next permanent administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to the Senate floor.
JBT AeroTech, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, to Showcase LEKTRO Aircraft Tractor Series at NBAA-BACE 2023
10/17/2023 - 13:07
JBT AeroTech Corporation, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) and a provider of aviation ground-support products, gate equipment, and airport services, announces it will showcase and offer an in-depth review of its premier LEKTRO® Aircraft Tractor series at the 2023 NBAA-Business Aviation Convention and Exposition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, Oct. 17-19, 2023.
Satcom Direct Reveals New Plans for Viasat’s Jet ConneX Inflight Broadband Service
10/17/2023 - 12:39
Satcom Direct, a business-aviation solutions provider, unveils an expanded range of service plans for Viasat’s Jet ConneX inflight broadband service. The new service plans will be made exclusively available to Satcom Direct operators, equipping their aircraft with the SD Plane Simple® Ka-band tail-mount terminal. The option includes the first-ever Power by the Hour option for Jet ConneX, enabling business-jet operators to pay an hourly rate for inflight connectivity.
AAR and MTU Maintenance Extend Pratt & Whitney PW2000 Aircraft Engine Parts Supply Agreement
10/17/2023 - 12:28
AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs and OEMs, signs a multi-year contract extension with MTU Maintenance, a global provider in customized solutions for aero engines, to supply parts for Pratt & Whitney PW2000 engines. This fourth extension marks the continuation of an AAR-MTU contract that originally began in 2009.
Honeywell unveils new JetWave X satcom to leverage Viasat KA-Band network
10/17/2023 - 12:23
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) unveils JetWave™ X, a next-generation high-speed in-flight connectivity solution optimized for the business-aviation industry. JetWave X will provide customers with unprecedented coverage and data speeds by leveraging Viasat’s Ka-band network, including its ViaSat-3 satellites and the Global Xpress (GX) satellites from its recently acquired Inmarsat business, offering the highest capacity available in the market today.
Beechcraft King Air 360 Reaches 100th Delivery
10/17/2023 - 12:13
Textron Aviation announces the delivery of the 100th Beechcraft King Air 360 turboprop to Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC), a longtime Textron Aviation customer. This delivery further solidifies the Beechcraft King Air's place as the world's most popular family of business turboprop aircraft.
Aviation Search Group’s Jay Gallagher Named One of NBAA 2023 Business Aviation’s Top 40 Under 40
10/17/2023 - 12:04
Aviation Search Group announces Jay Gallagher, managing director of the recruiting firm, was selected as one of NBAA 2023 Business Aviation’s Top 40 Under 40 award winners. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Top 40 Under 40 recognizes individuals under the age of forty from a wide range of backgrounds who have demonstrated outstanding achievements, commitment to safety, dedication to industry growth, and potential to shape the future of business aviation.
New ‘Climbing. Fast.’ Industry Advocacy Campaign Launched to Spotlight Business Aviation’s Sustainability Leadership
10/17/2023 - 11:54
Business-aviation leaders unveil Climbing. Fast., a new advocacy campaign aimed at setting the record straight on the industry’s many societal benefits, including its leadership role in sustainability, underscored by a sharp focus on achieving net-zero carbon emissions from flight in the years to come. The new multimedia advocacy campaign — intended to coordinate and elevate a message about the game-changing technologies that are fostering business-aviation sustainability on the ground and in the air — was launched during the annual Media Kickoff Breakfast held at the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) 2023 Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas.
NBAA Names Nine Recipients of 2023 Kern Professionalism Award
10/10/2023 - 14:48
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces it will bestow its 2023 Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award to nine individuals who continually demonstrate outstanding professionalism and leadership that drive business-aviation safety. The peer-nominated award recognizes individual pilots, maintenance technicians, flight attendants, dispatchers and other aviation professionals who excel in leadership in the areas of professional ethics, vocational excellence, continuous improvement, professional engagement, professional image, and selflessness.
NBAA Honors Members with Flying Safety Awards
10/06/2023 - 09:31
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces its Flying Safety Award recipients for the period ending Dec. 31, 2022. More than 100 companies and flight departments were recognized for accident-free flying. The awards serve as a demonstration of the high degree of professionalism and safety culture within participating companies and the recognition that safety is the cornerstone of business aviation.


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