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.
NATA’s Highest Honor Awarded to Aviation Business Leader and Past Association President Martin H. Hiller
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces the recipient of its highest annual honor. The William A. “Bill” Ong Memorial Award is to be presented to NATA director emeritus and former president, Martin (Marty) H. Hiller. Hiller will be recognized June 18 during the Awards Presentation Luncheon held in conjunction with the NATA 2019 Annual Meeting and Aviation Business Conference.
StandardAero celebrates the delivery of the its 500th CFM International CFM56-7B turbofan engine from its overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. The milestone engine powered a Boeing 737 Next Generation passenger jet operated by a major North American airline supported by StandardAero via offload agreements with its valued partner GE Aviation.
Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in Fort Worth, TX, announces it is now a recognized dealer for the BLR Aerospace line of King Air winglets, winglet LED upgrades, de-ice boots, and Whisper Prop® products.
Raisbeck Engineering, Inc. (“REI”) and Aerospace Instrument Support, Inc. (“AIS”) announce Aerospace Instrument Support has joined Raisbeck’s global network of authorized dealers. Located at the Denton Airport in Denton, TX, Aerospace Instrument Support specializes in providing aircraft maintenance and avionics installation/support as well as major aircraft modifications for business-class aircraft.
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group company, hires Jarmila Kotkova, a seasoned sales strategist, as its regional sales manager for Europe. Kotkova has more than 20 years of experience in logistics, maintenance and parts support in the European regional airline market.