Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for installation of a high-speed, dual internet system on Gulfstream G650 and Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. Provided by Viasat, the system gives customers access to internet speeds that are some of the fastest in the industry. A streaming video service is also available, allowing customers to stream their favorite high-definition content without compromising connectivity.
The new 32" Three-Drawer Roll Cart from Snap-on Industrial comes with ample room to house tools of all sizes while easily moving them throughout the shop or hangar. The 32" Three-Drawer Roll Cart (part number KRSC323), comes with 2" and 4" deep drawers, and a third, extra-deep 6" drawer that’s ideal for power tools, diagnostics and other bulkier tools. Flip the lid open on top of the box to find a 7" deep compartment with vertical pry bar storage.
In 2019, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) revised “NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust.” One of the most important updates is the Sept. 7, 2020, deadline for industrial manufacturers to complete a dust hazard analysis (DHA), which is necessary to be compliant with OSHA’s National Emphasis Program (Directive Number: CPL 03-00-008).
Special Missions Cessna Grand Caravan EX Fleet in Africa Grows in Support of U.S. African Partnership Flight Initiative
Textron Aviation announces it has been awarded a contract by ATI Engineering Services, LLC for two multi-mission Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft for the Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) in support of the African Partnership Flight initiative. This will be the first fixed-wing aircraft to be put in service by the RDF. The aircraft, which are anticipated to enter service during the first half of 2021, will primarily be based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Duncan Aviation continues to take a proactive approach to finding ways to resolve the critical shortage of skilled technicians that’s expected in the industry in the next few years by announcing that the U.S. Department of Labor has endorsed the company's new Powerplant Apprenticeship program. Eight full-time technicians will begin their 24-month apprenticeships this month.
North American Aerospace Industries Corporation (NAAI), a provider of sustainable end-to-end aircraft recycling solutions, announces the appointment of Martin O’Boyle as business development manager - MRO. In this role, O’Boyle will be responsible for developing the company's MRO business in North America. He brings to his new position extensive technical and commercial experience working across aviation for airlines, aircraft lessors, corporate operators, OEMs and maintenance facilities.
Quiet Technology Aerospace Delivers 200th Corrosion-proof Carbon-fiber Engine Inlet Replacement Barrel
Quiet Technology Aerospace (QTA) delivers its 200th inlet-cowl upgrade incorporating a carbon-fiber replacement inner barrel to Albertsons Companies, a Gulfstream G280 operator out of Boise, ID. The upgrade addresses a growing and expensive fleet-wide problem: aircraft plagued with inlet-cowl inner barrel corrosion on the Honeywell HTF7250G engine inlets.
ARC, a provider of safety management system (SMS) software, releases its newest risk assessment tool, which now includes an augmented approval process for higher-level risk assessments. The multipurpose ARCrisk module can accommodate flight, ground, maintenance, FBOs and drone ops. This latest ARCrisk module update was developed following a request from the U.S. Armed Forces, but being equally relevant to private aviation, is now being provided to all ARC subscribers.