King Aerospace Commercial Corporation says it was on track to complete work on 20 Boeing aircraft in 2018. Instead, it completed 29. Scope included routine maintenance, avionics, paint and interior modifications for Boeing Business Jets (BBJs), Boeing 737s and Boeing 757s.
Inflite The Jet Centre, part of the Inflite group of companies, based at London Stansted Airport, announces the acquisition of Bombardier Challenger and Global Express specialist Excellence Aviation Services. The purchase includes Excellence Aviation Services Ltd, its Part 145 organization and CAMO, as well as Excellence Aviation Ltd, its Part NCC aircraft management business.
ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, is celebrating the appointment of Niclas von Planta, vice president of ExecuJet Europe, as the new president of the Swiss Business Aviation Association (SBAA).
West Star Aviation is Now an Authorized Service Center for Embraer Lineage at the Chattanooga Facility
West Star Aviation announces that its Chattanooga (CHA) facility has been named an Authorized Service Center for Embraer Lineage 1000 and 1000E, continuing to enhance the Chattanooga location as a one-stop shop for Embraer customers.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it has made significant enhancements to its already extensive customer support resources in Europe and Asia, including the addition of hangar space for maintenance at Europe’s busiest business-aviation airport, Paris-Le Bourget.
In a major boost for airline accident investigations, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Curtiss-Wright Corp., partner to develop an entirely new way for airlines to monitor and analyze flight data. Honeywell and Curtiss-Wright will use real-time connectivity to reinvent the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder — commonly referred to as “black boxes" — for the commercial airline, cargo transport and business jet markets.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. receives a 2019 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Innovation Award for the advanced technology introduced on the high-performing Gulfstream G500. The Business Intelligence Group seeks out and rewards those with vision, creativity and persistence.
Duncan Aviation announces that an 18-year veteran of the company, Adam Beach, has accepted the position of sales representative for the Paint and Interior Sales team at its new Provo, UT, facility.
Duncan Aviation welcomes new manager of Avionics Install/Line Services department, Mark Kahle, to its full-service facility in Battle Creek, MI. When Kahle started at Duncan Aviation in 1998, he served as a wiring apprentice in the Installation department, transitioning to team leader several years later. During the last several years, Kahle has worked in the Engineering & Certification Services department as a certification coordinator and team leader.
Satcom Direct Supports Skyservice to Generate First STC for SD Data Link Unit Upgrade for Learjet 45
The Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) authority awards Skyservice Business Aviation an STC for installation of the Satcom Direct Data Link Unit (DLU) upgrade on the Learjet 45 type. SD supported Skyservice through the TCCA STC process and with the EASA and FAA submissions whose approvals are expected in the second quarter of 2019.