Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s Customer Support organization will host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020, including its biennial Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meetings, several operators forums and a flight operations forum.
Commercial Jet welcomes onboard R. Rick Townsend as vice president of Sales and Marketing. Townsend brings to Commercial Jet over 35 years of MRO industry experience encompassing senior-level sales, business development, marketing, and customer support roles.
Morten Beyer and Agnew, an advisor in the aviation industry, announces the business’s rebrand to mba aviation. The rebrand reinforces the comprehensive focus on all aspects of the sector.
Millennium International enhances its website to provide customers with an advanced inquiry and quote response system for avionic parts, support service and capabilities. The enhancements come as part of a larger company-wide effort that focuses on customer service, responsiveness and accessibility.
Airplane modifier Texas Turbine Conversions receives a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA for Hartzell Propeller's high-performance five-blade structural-composite swept propellers for CASA 212 short-takeoff-and-landing utility aircraft.
Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, continues to expand its leadership in the maintenance and modifications of Pilatus Aircraft by being the first to install a Gogo AVANCE™ L5 in-flight connectivity system on a Pilatus PC-24.
Tailwind Technologies acquires Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. and Aerospace Manufacturing, Inc. (AMI), both headed by president Tom Heid, who will continue in that capacity for Tailwind. Tailwind Technologies is the parent company of Hartzell Propeller, Inc. and Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC.
Embraer expands Clay Lacy Aviation’s Service Center Authorization to include Legacy and Praetor business jets. The company’s FAA Part 145 Repair Station at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) now provides factory-trained maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Embraer Legacy 450, 500, 600, 650 models; Praetor 500 and 600 jets; and Phenom 100 and 300 aircraft.
EMB505 operators may now install higher-capacity Concorde batteries in the Phenom 300 with FAA-approved STC SA00959DE and EASA ESTC 10072168 Rev. 1. These new STCs provide for an option between an RG-390E 28Ah or RG-390E/30 30Ah auxiliary battery and an RG-380E/44 42Ah, RG-380E/60L 48Ah or RG-380E/53L 53Ah main starting battery, permitting operators the option to cater battery capacities to unique operational requirements for optimized performance.
Concorde Battery Corporation Introduces FAA Certification to Install Concorde Batteries on Gulfstream G350/G450
Gulfstream G350 and G450 operators now have a second battery option available by using Concorde STC ST00890DE. The FAA STC approves installation of Concorde’s Platinum Series® RG-380E/46L sealed lead-acid batteries in place of original equipment lead-acid batteries.