West Star Aviation announces the promotions of four technicians to lead positions in the Falcon, Citation and Avionics departments at the East Alton, IL, (ALN) facility: Kevin Rowe, lead aircraft maintenance, Falcon; Chad Head, lead sheetmetal technician, Falcon; Ken Schnurbusch, lead avionics maintenance; and Noah Vogt, lead aircraft maintenance, Citation.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces that NBAA chief operating officer, Steve Brown, has been named to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC), which is tasked with providing recommendations for improving aviation security.
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) is selected by Copa Airlines to provide its air separation module (ASM) kit for Copa’s fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft. This new technology offering is a drop-in replacement for Copa’s existing ASMs, which are installed on larger aircraft to help reduce the risk of fuel-tank fires. Copa is the first airline to operate Honeywell’s version of the safety system, which has one of the longest lifespans and warranties in the industry.
Ryan Latham is named president of Aerospace Welding Incorporated and Aerospace Manufacturing Incorporated (AWI-AMI) aviation companies within the Hartzell family of companies. He brings more than 25 years of manufacturing experience and a proven track record in aerospace leadership to the operation located in Eagan, MN.
Jet East, a Gama Aviation maintenance company offering full-service capabilities and 24/7 mobile maintenance, announces the hiring of Ozzy Torres and Brian Leitschuck. Mr. Torres will serve as the regional sales director covering the Florida region and Mr. Leitschuck will serve as a regional sales director covering the Midwest region of the U.S. Both additions to the company bring a wealth of experience and expertise in the corporate aviation industry.
FAA Approves Removal of Attitude Indicator with Installation of a Single Aspen Avionics’ Pro MAX PFD
AviationManuals, a provider of manual development services and safety management system (SMS) software, is working closely with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), manufacturers and training organizations as a key stakeholder in the development of a new, streamlined letter of authorization (LOA) process for Part 91 operators acquiring new aircraft.