FlightSafety International announces that Suren Meras has been promoted to executive director of Operations for the company’s global network of business and commercial aviation learning centers. Suren’s responsibilities include pilot, maintenance, cabin safety, dispatch and instructor training as well as customer support, courseware development and simulator operations.
Honeywell Expands Capabilities for Growing Coatings Business at Aerospace Facility in South Carolina
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is expanding the capabilities of its aerospace facility in Greer, SC, with the installation of a second electron-beam physical vapor deposition coater for thermal barrier coatings. A third coater is also scheduled to arrive by mid-2020.
S.A.F.E. Structure Designs, a company that designs, engineers and manufactures ergonomic safety-first aircraft maintenance stands, fall protection platforms, hangar equipment, portable field equipment and specialty tooling, announces the successful completion of the STAGE 1 ISO 9001:2015 Audit.
Marc Bouliane, vice president of Strategic Business Development for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Robert Randall has been appointed to the newly created position of director of Strategic Business Development. In his new position, Randall will lead market development activities with OEMs (airframes and avionics), refocus and expand UA’s proposal process, and contribute to the development of strategic partnerships to complement UA’s offering.
Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specializing in high-performance components for the aerospace, defense and selected energy markets, and Lufthansa Technik AG, a leader in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, sign an agreement for the provision of comprehensive component MRO services for commercial aircraft in mainland China.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation announces it has expanded its European sales team with the addition of two new regional vice presidents.
Fourteen trade associations submitted joint comments to the part 147 supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking, delivering a powerful message of unity and support for technician education.
The coalition echoed comments previously submitted by ATEC, asking the agency to reconsider prescriptive terms, and pushing for an outcomes-based approach to regulatory oversight. The group reiterated the need for a simplified approach to dual enrollment programs and deference to Department of Education requirements for matters concerning the quality of education.
Aspen Avionics announces it has obtained FAA approval to install its budget-friendly E5 Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI) into aircraft without a panel-mount GPS. The E5 is the only flight display in Aspen’s product line approved with this installation configuration, opening the door to many aircraft owners and flight schools with aircraft equipped with dual or single NAV/COMs that want to update their existing steam gauges to glass at an affordable price.
Appareo announces the acquisition of Aerovie, LLC, developer of the Aerovie electronic flight bag (EFB) suite that includes AHRS and synthetic vision, VFR sectional, IFR low/high and geo-referenced approach charts.
Rolls-Royce announces the Royal Thai Air Force as the first international customer to update its C-130H transport fleet with the Rolls-Royce T56 Series 3.5 engine upgrade.