West Star Aviation announces that MSP Aero has been rebranded as a West Star Aviation satellite location, effective immediately. West Star Aviation acquired MSP Aero LLC in November of 2017 and has, until now, operated as a stand-alone facility that retained its independent brand.
VSE Aviation Chosen Honeywell’s 2018 Aerospace Channel Partner of the Year and 2018 Distributor Channel Partner of the Year
VSE Aviation, Inc. (VAI), a subsidiary of VSE Corporation, is chosen by Honeywell Aerospace as its 2018 Aerospace Channel Partner of the Year and as the company’s 2018 Distributor Channel Partner of the Year.
Saft Skyzen™ batteries, now in service on the Airbus A320 aircraft family, enable maintenance intervals to be doubled. The Skyzen batteries are the latest development in Saft’s ULM® range of nickel-based aviation batteries holding a well-established track record with major aircraft and helicopter manufacturers.
DFW Instrument, LLC, a DFW Aviation company, announces the approval of its air-data test-set for the Bombardier CRJ series of aircraft. The UNIV-20-40 is designed to overcome common challenges in performing the functional test on the safety/pressure relief valves.
Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) now offers services for Bombardier's newest and largest aircraft type, the Global 7500 — the industry's largest and longest-range aircraft. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) granted Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services the approval to perform line maintenance services at its home base in Berlin Schoenefeld. Moreover, LBAS can offer AOG services at any location worldwide for the Global 7500 business jet.
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing is providing a variety of new experiences with historic aircraft, parachute jumping, an Army band, and a dome theatre when it hosts World War II Heritage Days, April 27-28, 2019, at Atlanta Regional Airport (Falcon Field) in Peachtree City. The weekend event will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in Europe, including a rare display of three C-47 transport planes that actually participated in the invasion.
The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) continues its support of the wider use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) within the business-aviation sector by participating in the first ICAO Stocktaking Seminar toward the 2050 Vision for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFS2019). The seminar will take place April 30-May 1 in Montreal and will provide a forum for the exchange of information related to aviation fuels. It will be the first step toward the establishment of a quantified 2050 ICAO Vision for Sustainable Aviation Fuels.
AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces it will be extending its PW2000 engine support contract with MTU Maintenance for another five years. AAR will supply PW2000 parts to support MTU, one of the largest engine-overhaul providers in the world.
Barfield, an Air France KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) subsidiary in the Americas, enters into a long-term maintenance agreement with AerFin Limited to cover the repair of regional and single-aisle commercial-aircraft components.
AFI KLM E&M and WestJet ink a letter of intent to sign a contract for maintenance and support for the GEnx engines equipping the Canadian carrier's fleet of 10 Boeing 787-9s. AFI KLM E&M will monitor WestJet's GEnx fleet using its PROGNOS for ENGINE data-analysis and predictive-maintenance system. This is the first major contract between the two groups.