The FAA approves a PMA for Aerospace Welding Inc. Minneapolis (AWI), allowing it to manufacture PN A701-20 LH Studded Muffler and PN A701-19 RH Smooth Can Muffler with Inconel cones for greater serviceability.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it has earned a 2019 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group for its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) initiatives. The award recognizes organizations that make sustainability an essential part of their business operations.
West Star Aviation offers two new STCs for the Hawker airframe. The STCs can be installed by scheduling the aircraft for the upgrade(s) at any of the four full-service West Star Textron Aviation-approved service center locations.
Paul Rose has returned to Banyan Air Service after a three-year tour with Embraer Executive Jets. He rejoins Banyan as vice president of technical sales, a role he previously held with Banyan for over 14 years.
WinAir, an aviation management software company, is to present a seminar, "Evolving Your Career as an AME," on Sept. 12 at the 2019 Ontario AME Conference in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The presentation will provide insight and resources on how to plan for future success in the aviation maintenance industry.
West Star Aviation is the title sponsor of this year's air show in Grand Junction, CO (GJT). The first air show dates back to 1912, and West Star has been a sponsor for over 20 years. The event featured the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and an opening day flag-jump ceremony from the U.S. Army Golden Knights, along with many other military and private flying acts.
Avant Aerospace announces the promotion of John Hardy to director. In this new position, Hardy reports to Avant’s senior VP of Parts and Components, Pete McKernan, and is responsible for Sales, Marketing and Inventory Sourcing. He is based at the East Alton, IL (ALN), facility while overseeing all Avant locations.
Cutter Aviation announces the promotion of Gina Iacolino to the role of chief inspector for Cutter Aviation’s maintenance facility in Denver, CO. In her new role, Iacolino is responsible for administering the inspection, quality assurance and quality control programs for all maintenance and avionics functions at the Denver Centennial Airport (KAPA) MRO.
Mike Ward joins DAS/Flite as vice president of Sales, Parts and Component Repair. Eli DaSilva will assume a director of business development role and report to Ward, along with the sales team.
Pentastar Aviation announces it has been recognized for its corporate culture by being named one of Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work in Michigan for 2019.