Universal Avionics is assisting the local Tucson community in protecting healthcare workers and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company is currently providing the non-profit group, Hope Worldwide (Tucson Chapter), with assembly-line space at its Tucson headquarters to manufacture medical face masks and shields.
NATA, NBAA Highlight Unique Challenges for General Aviation Businesses in Applying for CARES Act Relief
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) send a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, seeking additional guidance on the loan and grant provisions for air carriers, including certain general-aviation operators, enacted as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
NBAA is saddened to learn of the passing of blended winglet pioneer, Joe Clark, founder and CEO of Aviation Partners, Inc. (API), and chairman of the joint venture Aviation Partners Boeing.
In response to customers’ growing needs for Rolls-Royce engine support, Duncan Aviation adds a new tech position at its Lincoln, NE, headquarters. Robert Montano has been tapped as an Engine Tech rep, providing troubleshooting and technical support to Rolls-Royce engine customers and Duncan Aviation engine line-maintenance teams.
ATP®, a provider of information services and software solutions for the aviation industry, establishes a temporary special communications support team to ensure all COVID-19 pandemic-related communications are strategically shared with the more than 45,000 global users of the ATP Aviation Hub.
Life Industries Corporation, manufacturer AeroLIFE high-quality care and maintenance products, responded to a request from the South Carolina Department of Commerce to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the pandemic curve. It is expanding the production and availability of Sanitizer, a disinfectant solution.
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 two of its locations, Perryville, MO (PCD), and the Denver, CO (APA), satellite facility.
Amidst the growing concern and atmosphere of unease and uncertainty COVID-19 has produced around the globe, WinAir promises to continue to preserve its commitment to its clients.
Chandler Webb, a 19-year-old commercial pilot from Oregon, is the winner of the second annual Richard L. Collins Writing Prize for Young Pilots. His article, “Pilot in Command,” was selected as the entry that best answered this year’s writing prompt: “an event that changed or shaped the author’s flying.” Chandler’s article recounts a long cross-country flight with his mother and father that didn’t go as planned — and the valuable lessons he learned.
The Av8 Group develops an FAA DER-approved solution for the MCDU (multipurpose control display unit) keyboard replacement unit in the Airbus A320, A330 and A340 aircraft.