Field Aerospace completes the U.S. Forest Service SD3-60 avionics upgrade on the sixth of 10 aircraft days ahead of schedule with 100 percent quality compliance.
Raisbeck Engineering, Inc., a provider of performance enhancement systems for business and commercial aircraft, announces the appointment of Nick Lyle as director of sales. Lyle is responsible for overseeing the company’s sales initiatives, dealer support, onsite dealer technical and sales training and contributing to the company’s overall strategic direction.
West Star announces Tommi Krell has assumed leadership for marketing the component repair business units: Dallas Aeronautical Services, Flite Components and Avant Aerospace. Avant Aerospace LLC, Dallas Aeronautical Services, LLC (DAS), and Flite Components, LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of West Star Aviation Holdings, LLC.
Aircraft Propeller Service, LLC (APS) Completes Training Programs for Japan Civil Aviation Bureau and Others
Aircraft Propeller Service, LLC (APS, www.aircraftpropeller.com, Lake Zurich, IL, and Atibaia, Brazil), a commercial-aircraft propeller maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organization, continues to build upon its reputation as the “go-to” training resource in the propeller MRO space.
Elliott Aviation, a provider of business aviation maintenance, overhaul, and repair services, renews its dealer agreement with Blackhawk Aerospace. Elliott Aviation has been a Blackhawk dealer since 2003 and has completed numerous installs on all King Air Models: C90s, 200s and, most recently, the King Air 300/350 airframe.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces it has moved its European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center from the London area to a location near Amsterdam. The new center adjacent to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol houses high-usage items and provides timely support to company-authorized maintenance facilities in the European Union (EU).
C&L Aerospace, a C&L Aviation Group Company, partners with Electromech Technologies to serve as a provider for the company’s product offerings, such as blowers, motors, valves and actuators for many aircraft types, including Beechjet, King Air, Hawker, Premier, Learjet, Beech 1900, Pilatus and Cessna. The partnership, which includes over 70 different line items, will bring significant cost savings to operators via volume pricing to OEM-quality items that are available for immediate exchange.
West Star Aviation completes a custom paint finish on a new, factory-delivered Embraer Praetor 600 — a first for the company. The new aircraft was brought per the customer's request to West Star's state-of-the-art paint facility, capable of handling large and small paint projects, as well as being a one-stop shop for customers and their requests
Michelin is selected by Pilatus as the exclusive supplier for the Pilatus PC-24, the world's first "Super Versatile Jet." Designed for business, freight, medical evacuation, shuttle or special government mission applications, this business jet can take off and land on paved and unpaved runways, such as grass or gravel, increasing accessibility at nearly 40,000 airports worldwide. Increasing this level of mobility is the Michelin® Air™ aviation tire, which has been selected as the original fitment for both the main and nose tires for the jet.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces it has submitted proposed changes to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 409: Standard on Aircraft Hangars, addressing the issue of foam fire-suppression systems in aircraft hangars. NATA’s comments were developed through a collaboration with its members and the aviation industry. The Association’s comments were also based on the University of Maryland’s research report, "Review of Foam Fire Suppression System Discharges in Aircraft Hangars," written by Dr. James Milke and undergraduate students from the Department of Fire Protection Engineering, of which Dr. Milke serves as Chair.