The Av8 Group announces that it is expanding its sales team with the addition of Jeff Favati, sales manager. Favati will be responsible for sales and business development across all segments of Av8's markets.
Duncan Aviation announces the company is now offering NDT (nondestructive testing) mobile services for aircraft operators. Its skilled in-house NDT teams (Level 2 or higher in all four methods) provide eddy current, fluorescent penetrant, ultrasonics, and magnetic particle inspections on all makes and model aircraft, including helicopters.
Pentastar Aviation, an industry leader in business aviation, joins the National Safety Council (NSC). The council, chartered by Congress, is the nation’s leading safety advocate. For more than 100 years, it has worked with companies and organizations to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in home and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.
West Star Aviation offers Winglet Technology's winglet installation for the Citation Sovereign model at its Grand Junction (GJT) facility, one of four West Star full-service Textron Aviation-approved service center locations. Current certified installation of the Transitional winglet for the Sovereign model can be completed at the Grand Junction facility, where West Star has already installed two sets to date.
Bob Epting of Chapel Hill, NC, is the recipient of the 2019 Phillips 66® Aviation Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles Leadership Award. The award, which is announced annually at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, recognizes outstanding Young Eagles volunteers that have supported the future of aviation by going above and beyond the basic Young Eagles flight.
Banyan Air Service completes its first HondaJet Advanced Performance Modification Group (APMG) package, which was developed by Honda Aircraft to offer improved performance and avionics capabilities to owners of the HA-420 HondaJet.
Millennium International Avionics announces Ray Atkisson as the new director of Military Business Development. Atkisson will be responsible for developing service channels and overseeing sales contracts for the military and government flight-operation divisions.
Duncan Aviation announces that its Satellite Avionics Shop in Dallas, TX, has moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility. Long-time partner Tectonic Management Group built the new hangar complex for another long-time Duncan Aviation partner, Business Jet Center, at Love Field.
NMC-Wollard, a global supplier of aviation ground-support equipment for 70+ years, announces it is now Wollard International and has been acquired by a group led by Robert Priddy and Kilroy Partners. Industry veteran John Carroll is chairman of the new company and Greg McDermott remains president.
Aviation maintenance quoting website, MRO Insider, announces the launch of a new feature — Virtual DOM. Flight departments now have the ability to select maintenance oversight, including squawk/invoice review by a team of experienced maintenance directors such as Thoroughbred’s president/founder, Nathan Winkle.