Blackhawk Aerospace announces the FAA’s (Federal Aviation Administration’s) STC (supplemental type certificate) approval of its new XR Upgrade Kit for the King Air 350 Series. The XR Kit optimizes a stock King Air 350 series aircraft by increasing max gross takeoff weight to 16,500 pounds and maintaining a basic aircraft empty weight that is 220 pounds lighter than comparable extended-range aircraft for greater payloads and up to 25% more endurance.
Flying Colours Corp., a North America-headquartered refurbishment, completions and MRO specialist, delivers a reconfigured Falcon 2000LXS for a long-time customer. The aircraft, which is new to the owner, joins a private fleet and represents the twelfth aircraft project the Canadian owner has entrusted to Flying Colours in twenty years. A thirteenth project is already in the pipeline.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces that 50 companies are self-certified in NATA’s Safety 1st Clean since its inception in mid-June. The Safety 1st Clean standard relies upon industry expertise, the latest operational best practices, and government-agency guidance to safeguard aviation business personnel, corporate assets, and the general flying public.
Elliott Aviation, an installer of Pro Line 21 Modernization packages and a provider in business aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul services, announces special pricing for Pro Line 21 Modernization packages through July 31, 2020. Special pricing is available for customers that submit a signed quote and deposit by July 31, 2020, with work to be completed by December 31, 2020.
ATP and Flightdocs announce the creation of one of the largest providers of software solutions and information services within the aviation industry. With Flightdocs joining ATP, the company will deliver powerful, cloud-based software solutions for aircraft maintenance tracking, troubleshooting, recurring defect analysis, inventory management, and flight scheduling — combined with a robust library of technical publications and regulatory content.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) releases an update to its Honeywell Forge platform for business-aviation flight departments that includes multiple integrations and new features. The updates include a new integration with Professional Flight Management’s scheduling software and a new cabin-connectivity analytics dashboard. Additionally, the beta version of a propulsion-data reporting system will now integrate aircraft health data with maintenance and service plan (MSP) monthly reporting.
Dallas Aeronautical Services (DAS) and FLITE Components (FLITE) announce that the two companies will now work in conjunction with one another as sister companies supporting a wide range of composite and aerostructure repairs. Both DAS and FLITE provide a wide spectrum of capabilities and are centrally located in the Dallas, TX, area for the convenience of the customer.
JetHQ continues its global aircraft expansion, adding an experienced aviation professional to meet the needs of clients in Mexico and Latin America. The aircraft transaction and brokerage company announces that Gabriela Perez de Leon has joined the team as Sales director, based in and overseeing Mexico. Perez de Leon will work with vice president of Sales, Chris Morales, who currently covers Latin America.