SmartSky Networks, an air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity provider, announces that Jet It, a North Carolina-based private-aviation operator, is selecting SmartSky’s inflight connectivity service for its fleet of private jets. Jet It will be the first operator to install and use SmartSky’s LiTE configuration designed specifically for light-jet and turboprop aircraft.
StandardAero Unites Mobile Service Team (MST) and Dallas Airmotive’s F1RST Support Field Service Team Under New Look
StandardAero releases a new look for its global Mobile Service Team (MST) that has grown to more than 100 team members with the acquisition of Dallas Airmotive’s F1RST Support field service team. Now integrated under the StandardAero brand, MST continues to deliver on-site and AOG engine support to both business aviation and helicopter engine customers when and where they need it most — but on a larger scale.
SmartSky Networks, an air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity provider, announces that Jet East, a Gama Aviation company, will begin offering sales and installation of SmartSky’s advanced shipsets at its maintenance facilities for business-aviation aircraft in Trenton, NJ; Dallas, TX; Fort Lauderdale, FL; and West Palm Beach, FL.
West Star Aviation announces the promotion of two new team lead technicians, Mark Goodman and Scott Haeberle, at its East Alton, IL (ALN), facility. Goodman will be in the Challenger department and is the team lead for the Bombardier sheet metal team. Haeberle will be with the Bombardier department and is the team lead for the Bombardier interior team.
JSfirm.com awards an airframe-and-powerplant scholarship to a deserving student from Central Florida Aerospace Academy during the SUN 'n FUN exhibitor breakfast. Jack Rice successfully met all application requirements for the scholarship and impressed a JSfirm.com executive during a recent interview.
Olympus Corporation (“Olympus”) announces the completion of the separation of its Scientific Solutions business to a wholly-owned subsidiary, Evident Corporation (“Evident”). Following the divestiture of its Imaging business, this move further signifies the company’s long-term strategy to cement its position as a major player in the medtech industry.
Textron Aviation announces it has entered into a purchase agreement with Exclusive Jets, LLC, operating as flyExclusive, for up to 30 Cessna Citation CJ3+ jets. flyExclusive, a provider of premium private-jet charter experiences, expects to take delivery of five aircraft in 2023, with the option to purchase additional aircraft for deliveries through 2025.
Duncan Aviation showcases a Falcon 2000EX that received a complete paint and interior overhaul, 2C inspection, Gogo AVANCE L5, Airshow 500, and new AC outlets with USB charging. The aircraft arrived at Duncan Aviation’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, MI, with an outdated beige interior and gold accents. The customer wanted to make the aircraft look new, modern and updated, so Duncan Aviation lead designer, Heather Pridemore, worked closely with the owner to bring his vision to life.