Duncan Aviation Receives TCCA and EASA Approval for ACA Ionizer Installation Packages for Challenger Aircraft
Duncan Aviation announces it has secured approval from Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for two supplemental type certificates (STCs). Duncan Aviation’s Engineering and Certification Services and Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) departments created an installation package for the Aviation Clean Air (ACA) ionization system for Global and Challenger 300 and 350 aircraft. ACA packages are now available for aircraft throughout Canada and the European Union.
Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) in Boise, ID, announces the company obtained a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA for NVIS (night vision imaging system) use on the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The aircraft, owned by Firehawk Helicopters (Firehawk) with a base also in Boise, will be used for firefighting.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announces the addition of three board members to serve on its Executive Committee leadership team. The Executive Committee is comprised of members of GAMA’s board of directors who provide strategic leadership for the association and lead its policy committees.
Duncan Aviation announces its plans to continue its Héroux-Devtek/APPH distributorship as one of only five such distributors worldwide. APPH Wichita (part of Heroux Devtek Group) recently announced it is ceasing all U.S. operations effective March 19, 2021, and transferring all work to APPH LTD (Heroux Devtek UK). After this date, all U.S. customers are able to receive customer support by going directly to APPH LTD (Heroux Devtek UK) or seeking out an Héroux-Devtek distributor, such as Duncan Aviation.
Elliott Aviation, an avionics retrofitter for turbine aircraft and 145 Repair Station for Challenger 604, is now authorized to install Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion® in Challenger 604 aircraft. Elliott Aviation has completed over 400 full cockpit avionics retrofits in turbine aircraft and is the leading installer of Pro Line 21 modernization.
Airforms, Inc., the world’s largest producer of replacement baffle kits for antique and classic general-aviation aircraft, receives FAA approval to manufacture kits for the Cessna 120/140. The 18-piece kits will fit both models of the Cessna classics since both were powered by the Continental 85 hp engine.
Duncan Aviation’s avionics teams are installing the Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion in a Challenger 604 at the company’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, MI. The scalable, fully connected, integrated avionics system with advanced situational awareness and intuitive decision-making tools also features touch-control primary flight displays, heads-up vision systems, and weather-threat detection systems, all of which help pilots fly with greater precision.