The Av8 Group announces that it is expanding its Av8 AOG parts unit with the addition of Karen Winterrowd as sales director. The Group also now has a dedicated sales office located in Dallas, TX. Winterrowd will help support the sales of Av8 AOG services as well as services from the other units in the Group.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces Don Campion, president of Banyan Air Service, as this year’s NATA Distinguished Service Award honoree. Campion will be recognized during the June 18 Industry Excellence Awards Presentation Luncheon held in conjunction with the NATA 2019 Annual Meeting and Aviation Business Conference.
Avotek launches a new online course for aviation technicians and students preparing to pass the Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) certification exam. The course helps persons achieve a Federal Aviation Administration Part 65 Repairman Certificate quickly while saving money.*
Duncan Aviation announces that although construction continues at its third, full-service fixed-base operator (FBO) in Provo, UT, the fully functioning, 90,000-gallon-capacity fuel farm is online, and the Line Services team is ready to help with aircraft fueling needs. Additionally, one new maintenance hangar and the new paint hangar are accessible from the ramp at the Provo Municipal Airport.
The Av8 Group announces its Av8 AOG parts unit has acquired extensive parts inventories for Hawker 800A and Challenger 604/605 model aircraft. The unit continues to actively expand inventories via aircraft purchased for part-out and by acquiring flight department inventories whenever possible.
West Star Aviation announces that MSP Aero has been rebranded as a West Star Aviation satellite location, effective immediately. West Star Aviation acquired MSP Aero LLC in November of 2017 and has, until now, operated as a stand-alone facility that retained its independent brand.
VSE Aviation Chosen Honeywell’s 2018 Aerospace Channel Partner of the Year and 2018 Distributor Channel Partner of the Year
VSE Aviation, Inc. (VAI), a subsidiary of VSE Corporation, is chosen by Honeywell Aerospace as its 2018 Aerospace Channel Partner of the Year and as the company’s 2018 Distributor Channel Partner of the Year.
Saft Skyzen™ batteries, now in service on the Airbus A320 aircraft family, enable maintenance intervals to be doubled. The Skyzen batteries are the latest development in Saft’s ULM® range of nickel-based aviation batteries holding a well-established track record with major aircraft and helicopter manufacturers.
DFW Instrument, LLC, a DFW Aviation company, announces the approval of its air-data test-set for the Bombardier CRJ series of aircraft. The UNIV-20-40 is designed to overcome common challenges in performing the functional test on the safety/pressure relief valves.
Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) now offers services for Bombardier's newest and largest aircraft type, the Global 7500 — the industry's largest and longest-range aircraft. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) granted Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services the approval to perform line maintenance services at its home base in Berlin Schoenefeld. Moreover, LBAS can offer AOG services at any location worldwide for the Global 7500 business jet.