Tailwind Technologies acquires Aerospace Welding Minneapolis, Inc. and Aerospace Manufacturing, Inc. (AMI), both headed by president Tom Heid, who will continue in that capacity for Tailwind. Tailwind Technologies is the parent company of Hartzell Propeller, Inc. and Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC.
Embraer expands Clay Lacy Aviation’s Service Center Authorization to include Legacy and Praetor business jets. The company’s FAA Part 145 Repair Station at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) now provides factory-trained maintenance, repair and overhaul services for Embraer Legacy 450, 500, 600, 650 models; Praetor 500 and 600 jets; and Phenom 100 and 300 aircraft.
EMB505 operators may now install higher-capacity Concorde batteries in the Phenom 300 with FAA-approved STC SA00959DE and EASA ESTC 10072168 Rev. 1. These new STCs provide for an option between an RG-390E 28Ah or RG-390E/30 30Ah auxiliary battery and an RG-380E/44 42Ah, RG-380E/60L 48Ah or RG-380E/53L 53Ah main starting battery, permitting operators the option to cater battery capacities to unique operational requirements for optimized performance.
Concorde Battery Corporation Introduces FAA Certification to Install Concorde Batteries on Gulfstream G350/G450
Gulfstream G350 and G450 operators now have a second battery option available by using Concorde STC ST00890DE. The FAA STC approves installation of Concorde’s Platinum Series® RG-380E/46L sealed lead-acid batteries in place of original equipment lead-acid batteries.
Concorde Battery Corporation presents FAA STC SA00944DE for installation of higher-capacity sealed lead-acid batteries, the RG-380E/60L (24V, 48Ah) or RG-380E/53L (24V, 53Ah), in place of the original equipment lead-acid or nickel-cadmium battery on Textron Aviation’s 525C.
JSfirm.com Announces Newest Job Distribution Partner: The Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC)
JSfirm.com announces The Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC) as its newest job distribution partner. The partnership allows job seekers to find the latest aviation opportunities directly on ATEC’s website.
West Star announces the appointment of Gary A. Schandl as director of Quality Assurance for all West Star facilities.
Jet Aviation announces it has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 Registration from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands. It intends to achieve IS-BAH Stage 2 Registration for both FBOs by December 2021.
Training magazine today announced that its 2020 annual Conference and Expo is going to have an enhanced focus on trainers in the aviation industry.
The initiative will be applicable across the aviation industry, including airlines, corporate flight departments and support companies such as fuel providers.
Duncan Aviation announces that Todd Shriner has been named a technical representative for Bombardier products. In this position, Shriner will provide troubleshooting and technical support for customers who operate Global, Challenger and Learjet aircraft, as well as to company airframe maintenance teams.