West Star Aviation announces it has been authorized to install the Pro Line Fusion system in Challenger 604 aircraft. As an Authorized Collins Aerospace Dealer, the upgrade is available at any of West Star's four full-service locations: Grand Junction, CO (GJT); East Alton, IL (ALN); Chattanooga, TN (CHA); and Perryville, MO (PCD).
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.
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.
Innovative Internal Evaluation Program Now Complimentary to All Baldwin Safety and Compliance Clients
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.
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.
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.
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.