D.O.M. News

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.
02/16/2021 - 12:17
West Star Aviation is awarded two AMT Gold Awards of Excellence for its East Alton, IL (ALN), and Grand Junction, CO (GJT), facilities, along with two Diamond Awards of Excellence at its Denver, CO (APA), and Perryville, MO (PCD), locations. These were first-time awards for each facility, except PCD, which was awarded for the second consecutive year.
02/15/2021 - 13:01
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announce the launch of “EBACE Connect” — a new virtual programming series that will gather business aviation’s most compelling and authoritative voices to engage the industry in a vital conversation around the issues and trends shaping the future of business aviation.
02/15/2021 - 11:04
Are you down in the trenches starting your shift, and need something to help pass the time. Cancelled for Maintenance provides hours of entertainment to make the daily grind go faster. The podcast is hosted by Six, Man Bear Pig (MBP), and Shoreline — aircraft maintenance technicians that are sought after for their advice and ability to get things done. They share their stories of success and the antics they got up to. Cancelled for Maintenance touches on topics ranging from the everyday to the unexpected found in the field. 
Quiet Technology Aerospace Provides Corrosion Repair to Thrust Reverser Doors on HTF7000 Engines
02/09/2021 - 09:33
Quiet Technology Aerospace (QTA) earns FAA/EASA approval for an inexpensive repair solution to a corrosion problem plaguing operators of several mid-size jets using Honeywell HTF7000 engines. The problem is a significant and recurring corrosion on the thrust reverser (TR) doors. Aircraft operating the HTF 7000 engines include: Challenger 300/350, Gulfstream G280, Embraer Legacy 450/500 (now Praetor 500/600) and the Citation Longitude.
TRAXXALL Welcomes Aviation Industry Veteran with Specialization in Rotorcraft Operations
02/08/2021 - 12:41
TRAXXALL, a provider of maintenance tracking, announces that Jim Coates has joined the TRAXXALL team as an aircraft maintenance analyst. Reporting to the director of operations, Coates' mandate is to support clients by ensuring that they have the best experience and derive maximum value from TRAXXALL’s powerful maintenance tracking system.
Vince Kellestine Takes Charge of Mid-Canada Mod Center’s Service Department
02/04/2021 - 09:45
Vince Kellestine returns to Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2) to take charge of the company’s service department. The avionics veteran’s objective is to re-tool the company’s service department to make it more efficient and better able to serve clients during these challenging times and into the future.
JSfirm.com Reports: Hiring has Returned!
02/04/2021 - 09:37
After the global events of 2020 brought aviation hiring to a screeching halt, JSfirm.com says that activity on its website shows aviation hiring is on the rise once again. Not only has job-seeker activity shown a marked increase but the number of companies advertising openings on the site is also returning to pre-Covid levels.
02/04/2021 - 09:31
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it will expand and renovate its Appleton, WI, facility’s completions operations, further enhancing the creation and installation of award-winning Gulfstream aircraft interiors. The expansion will ultimately create more than 200 new jobs.
02/03/2021 - 10:11
West Star Aviation announces it has been awarded the FAA Diamond Award of Excellence for completing specialized training pertaining to aviation maintenance, safety, and FAA rules at its Perryville, MO (PCD) facility. This is the second year in a row that this location has been awarded the prestigious award.
Duncan Aviation Expands Sales and Service Capabilities on Honeywell Legacy Platforms
02/01/2021 - 12:21
Duncan Aviation announces the company has entered into a new sales and repair services agreement with Honeywell Aerospace that enhances support for mutual customers. This agreement covers a wide range of business jets, turboprops, rotor-wing and regional/commercial make/model aircraft.
02/01/2021 - 12:00
Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) joins Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), as well as Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), in co-sponsoring the Ensuring Health Safety in the Skies Act. The legislation builds on COVID-19 response efforts and influenced a Biden administration executive-order calling for interagency cooperation to develop national public-health recommendations for domestic travel.
01/29/2021 - 11:46
West Star announces that its Perryville, MO (PCD), location has been FAA-approved as a Class 4 Repair Station. The facility is one of four full-service West Star locations. With the new approval, all four locations are now FAA-approved as Class 4, which certifies them to service larger sheet-metal airframes, as well as most major corporate airframes and models. 


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