West Star Aviation is awarded two AMT Gold Awards of Excellence for its East Alton, IL (ALN), and Grand Junction, CO (GJT), facilities, along with two Diamond Awards of Excellence at its Denver, CO (APA), and Perryville, MO (PCD), locations. These were first-time awards for each facility, except PCD, which was awarded for the second consecutive year.
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announce the launch of “EBACE Connect” — a new virtual programming series that will gather business aviation’s most compelling and authoritative voices to engage the industry in a vital conversation around the issues and trends shaping the future of business aviation.
Are you down in the trenches starting your shift, and need something to help pass the time. Cancelled for Maintenance provides hours of entertainment to make the daily grind go faster. The podcast is hosted by Six, Man Bear Pig (MBP), and Shoreline — aircraft maintenance technicians that are sought after for their advice and ability to get things done. They share their stories of success and the antics they got up to. Cancelled for Maintenance touches on topics ranging from the everyday to the unexpected found in the field.
Quiet Technology Aerospace (QTA) earns FAA/EASA approval for an inexpensive repair solution to a corrosion problem plaguing operators of several mid-size jets using Honeywell HTF7000 engines. The problem is a significant and recurring corrosion on the thrust reverser (TR) doors. Aircraft operating the HTF 7000 engines include: Challenger 300/350, Gulfstream G280, Embraer Legacy 450/500 (now Praetor 500/600) and the Citation Longitude.
TRAXXALL, a provider of maintenance tracking, announces that Jim Coates has joined the TRAXXALL team as an aircraft maintenance analyst. Reporting to the director of operations, Coates' mandate is to support clients by ensuring that they have the best experience and derive maximum value from TRAXXALL’s powerful maintenance tracking system.
After the global events of 2020 brought aviation hiring to a screeching halt, JSfirm.com says that activity on its website shows aviation hiring is on the rise once again. Not only has job-seeker activity shown a marked increase but the number of companies advertising openings on the site is also returning to pre-Covid levels.
West Star Aviation announces it has been awarded the FAA Diamond Award of Excellence for completing specialized training pertaining to aviation maintenance, safety, and FAA rules at its Perryville, MO (PCD) facility. This is the second year in a row that this location has been awarded the prestigious award.