Archive

November 10th, 2016

09/11/2016THE PARAGON NETWORK EXPANDS TO EUROPE

Jet Assist Business Jet Centre, located at the Belfast International Airport (EGAA), will become the first European member of the Paragon Network on November 1st, 2016. Jet Assist Business Jet Centre is Northern Ireland’s premier VIP FBO providing a wide range of luxurious comfort and an extraordinary service offering to business aircraft operators.

November 9th

09/11/2016SAFRAN POWER UNITS, AMAERO ENGINEERING, MONASH UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

French aerospace company Safran Power Units has signed an agreement with Australia’s Amaero Engineering and Monash University to print aerospace components. “We will make components for auxiliary power units and turbojet engines within the Safran Power Units factory in Toulouse,” said Mr Barrie Finnin, CEO of Monash spin-out company Amaero.

09/11/2016WEST STAR AVIATION TO OVERHAUL PHENOM 100 AND 300 LANDING GEAR

West Star Aviation announces they have entered into agreement with Embraer to accomplish Phenom 100 and 300 96-month landing gear overhauls. West Star will have two facilities located in Grand Junction, CO and Chattanooga, TN, dedicated to landing gear overhaul. Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will be expanding their current landing gear shop into a 21,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility.

09/11/2016STANDARDAERO SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR CHINESE M250 ENGINE MAINTENANCE PARTNERSHIP

StandardAero has signed a new agreement with Chinese partner, ChongQing General Aviation Co., Ltd. (CQGA), establishing CQGA as the company’s first StandardAero Approved Service Center for Rolls-Royce M250 engine Maintenance services in China. The agreement was signed by CQGA and StandardAero executives on November 1 at the Zhuhai Airshow.

09/11/2016AV8 MRO ANNOUNCES HAWKER LANDING GEAR EXCHANGE OR OVERHAUL SPECIAL OFFER

Av8 MRO has announced a special offer on Hawker landing gear overhaul. The NBAA show special offered landing gear removal and reinstallation for a fixed price of $10,000. This offer is valid only when the Hawker landing gear Exchange or Overhaul is purchased from participating MROs, including Duncan Aviation, Jet East, RBR and StandardAero.

09/11/2016WEST STAR ANNOUNCES MASTER PLAN DETAILS FOR CHATTANOOGA EXPANSION

West Star Aviation presents expansion details for their Chattanooga, TN location. This expansion is set for completion during fourth quarter of 2017. The expansion will consist of a new maintenance hangar with over 65,300 sq. ft. incorporating 40,000 sq. ft. of hangar and 25,300 sq. ft. of office and support space.