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.
Gogo Business Aviation announces that its most robust and highest-performing system, Gogo AVANCETM L5, has been installed and is now flying on 500 business jets. It took just 16 months to achieve the milestone from the date of the first installation, one of the fastest adoption rates of any inflight connectivity system for business aviation.
Aircraft Electronics Technicians Gain New Pathway to Repairman Certificate through ASTM International
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recognizes the National Center for Aerospace and Transportation Technologies (NCATT) Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) certification as equivalent to formal training when determining eligibility for a repairman certificate. This action helps simplify the application process for repairman certification, strengthening efforts to recruit and retain avionics technicians in this innovative and fast-growing industry.
A record 80+ aviation maintenance teams from around the world plan to compete against each other in the industry’s premier annual event, the Aerospace Maintenance Competition Presented by Snap-on. The event will be held at the MRO Americas 2019 Convention, April 8-11, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.
Elliott Aviation, a Garmin retrofitter in the aviation industry, announces its 15th signed preorder for the Citation Excel/XLS Garmin G5000, leading the industry in sales.
Southeast Aerospace, a leading Aerospace solutions company, announces it has won an exclusive contract to provide the Department of Justice with Airborne Imaging Systems.
The contract is a five year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity for installation and integration worth $15 million dollars. The Airborne Imaging Systems will provide the Department of Justice a modern and reliable solution to support their mission.