In the world of high-speed turnover in the executive suites of many companies large or small, David Mast stands out as a model of sustained leadership amid accelerated strategic growth. June 2021 marked his twenty-fifth year as the President & CEO of Precision Aviation Group, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, GA and with award-winning aviation support operations on three continents. Mast's colleagues, partners, employees, and friends recently threw a surprise party for him called "A Celebration of Leadership."
Rusada’s ENVISION software is chosen by Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) to manage its growing maintenance, repair and overhaul activities. ENVISION will be used by Spirit AeroSystems (Spirit) to support its maintenance facilities in Wichita and Dallas where it offers component MRO, on-wing repair and aftermarket engineering services across an array of aircraft.
Priester Aviation, LLC, continues its history of family-led leadership by announcing the ascension of its next generation of ownership. The private aviation company announces that Andy Priester, president and CEO, will become its chairman, taking over from Charlie Priester, who remains with Priester Aviation as chairman emeritus.
Hartzell Propeller purchases the assets of Tanis Aircraft Products, a manufacturer of engine preheat systems for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, with facilities in Minnesota. The Tanis brand will become part of Hartzell Propeller’s heated products, which now includes systems for propeller de-ice, piston-engine preheat, turbine-engine preheat, helicopter preheat, battery, avionics and cabin preheat.
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TRAXXALL Welcomes Aviation Industry Veteran to Newly Created Role of Regional Sales Director, Europe
TRAXXALL, a provider of aviation intelligence — from essential maintenance tracking to sophisticated data analytics — announces that Ralph Henschen has joined the TRAXXALL team as regional sales director, Europe. Henschen's territory covers a large area, from Germany to Russia and Scandinavia to Turkey.
Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems, LLC (“Stevens”) obtains Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA), enabling the company to manufacture and sell parts for type-certificated aircraft. Parts will be available for onsite or offsite installation, providing the benefit of shorter lead times and lower costs.
The aerospace industry in Hamburg is preparing for flying with hydrogen and has begun the set-up of a new development platform. Over the next two years, with funds provided by the city of Hamburg, Lufthansa Technik — together with the German Aerospace Center (DLR), the Center for Applied Aeronautical Research (ZAL) and Hamburg Airport — will design and test extensive maintenance and ground processes in handling hydrogen technology. For this purpose, an aircraft of the Airbus A320 family will be converted into a stationary laboratory at Lufthansa Technik's base in Hamburg.