West Star Aviation announces that Tommi Krell has been named director of Corporate Communications. Krell will be responsible for managing internal employee communications channels, as well as assisting Human Resources with enhancing and expanding corporate recruiting strategies.
Yoel Arnoni, founder and principal of aircraft specialty companies Av8 MRO, Av8 PMA and Av8 AOG has announced the consolidation of capabilities and resources between these companies under one overarching brand — The Av8 Group. The organizational move simplifies the relationship between the companies, as well as provides a unified brand for communication as related capabilities and services continue to expand.
Since its founding in 2007 by US Air Force Veteran Jerel Bristol and his wife Lisa Bristol, SEAL Aviation has believed in delivering top-tier customer service. Its focus on quality customer service and a staff of experienced technicians has enabled the company to grow from a staff of 3 to over 33 in seven short years.
TRAXXALL, a business-aviation maintenance management partner, announces the opening of a new office in Denver, CO. The 2,300-square-foot space is located at 10800 East Geddes Avenue in Englewood. It will be home to up to 15 employees, including TRAXXALL’s western sales and operations teams.
Duncan Aviation welcomes the first aircraft, a Bombardier Global Express XRS, into its first new maintenance hangar at the Provo Municipal Airport in Provo, UT. The workscope for the Global includes a 120-month airframe inspection and 10-year landing gear overhaul.
Wall Colmonoy Aerobraze OKC Announces Jim Lockbaum, Business Development Manager, Nicrocraft™ Aircraft Exhaust Systems
Wall Colmonoy Aerobraze Oklahoma City announces the addition of Jim Lockbaum as business development manager for Nicrocraft™ Aircraft Exhaust Systems. Lockbaum is responsible for developing business opportunities for Nicrocraft, building relationships with new and current customers and markets to grow the Nicrocraft product line, including new and overhauled aircraft parts, mufflers and exhausts.
New 3/8" Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet from Snap-On Industrial Tightens or Loosens Fasteners Quickly
The new 3/8” Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet from Snap-on Industrial is the fastest tool to manually tighten or loosen fasteners. The 3/8” Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet (part number FSLF80) acts as two tools in one: a flex-head ratchet with an offset handle and a speeder. This design makes the ratchet the fastest way to manually tighten or loosen fasteners.
After a year and a half at the Duncan Aviation facility in Battle Creek, MI, Kasey Harwick has returned to the company’s Lincoln, NE, location and assumed the role of vice president of Maintenance for the Airframe department. Travis Grimsley has accepted the position of director of Maintenance for the Aircraft Services group in Battle Creek, MI, where he is also now a part of the Duncan Aviation senior management team.
Ice Shield De-Icing Systems announces the launch of Ice Shield PSA™, a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) installation application that will reduce installation labor and allow minimal aircraft downtime when replacing wing de-ice boots—a Peel. Stick. Fly.™ application.
Aircraft Specialties Inc, of Omaha, NE announces the hiring of industry veteran Russell Wilbanks. Wilbanks, who previously worked for many years at Professional Aviation Associates, will be responsible for Inside Sales and Purchasing and brings 38 years of aviation experience to his new position.