Barry Alexander successfully launches his entrepreneurial endeavor, Aquiline Drones (AD), one of the fastest-growing American drone companies. AD is privately held, owned and managed primarily by Alexander, along with other business professionals; fellow airline pilots; aerospace and software engineers; distinguished military personnel, including retired Air Force generals; algorithmic mathematicians and other technologists. AD is also supported by a network of thousands of pilots nationwide.
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.
Representatives of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET) announce that the company has partnered with Lycoming to now be the exclusive direct-to-customer provider of Plane-Power alternators and alternator assemblies for a factory-overhauled and rebuilt engine.
The new Crud Thug® Removal Air Tool from Snap-on Industrial safely and efficiently removes rust, paint, gasket material, seam sealers and other crud without fumes, heat buildup or damage.
After 20 years of service, Duncan Aviation's engine team continues to add new capabilities, tools and authorizations. The company expanded its turbine engine service business in 1999 with a newly remodeled 20,000-square-foot facility to accommodate its rapidly growing Honeywell TFE731 business.
Aspen Avionics Announces New Features and Functions for the Evolution E5 Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI)
Aspen Avionics announces new features and functions for the budget-friendly Evolution E5 EFI. When introduced in 2018, the E5 EFI combined an attitude indicator plus DG/CDI into a single display. After receiving feedback from operators and installers, Aspen responded with this new software release for those who prefer a more traditional HSI.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces its 600th Gulfstream G550 has been delivered to a customer. The milestone delivery was celebrated by Gulfstream employees at the company’s Brunswick, GA, completions and maintenance facility.
EME Aero, Engine Maintenance Europe service center, a 50/50 joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines, completes the aviation authority certification process and obtains EASA 145 certification as a maintenance organization on Dec. 12, 2019. Site completion and the official opening of the company is planned for spring 2020.
Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems announces it will be providing expanded aircraft on ground (AOG) service for the most popular upcoming U.S. sporting events. Starting with the Capital One Orange Bowl on December 30 in Miami, Stevens will have teams of highly trained technical experts positioned on-site at area airports to support owner-operators traveling to these destinations.
West Star announces it has completed its first 20-year Global Express inspection at its East Alton (ALN) location.