11/01/2017DUNCAN AVIATION PUBLISHES UPDATED ADS-B STRAIGHT TALK BOOK

In an effort to ensure that its customers are well-informed when it comes to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) NextGen mandates. Toward that end, Duncan Aviation has updated its Straight Talk book on the NextGen initiative Automatic Dependent Surveilance-Broadcast (ADS-B).

11/01/2017ERA SEARCH AND RESCUE RECEIVES HAI’S SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE AWARD

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that Era Search and Rescue, a service line of Era Group Inc., is the 2017 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Airbus Helicopters Golden Hour Award.

11/01/2017CHINA AIR SHUTTLE ORDERS 50 PIPER ARCHERS

Piper Aircraft has received an order for 50 Archers from their dealer in China, China Air Shuttle.
China Air Shuttle, based in Beijing with branches in different provinces of China, will begin to take delivery in Q2 of 2017.

10/01/2017DUNCAN AVIATION ADDS MORE PAINT CAPACITY, FLEXIBILITY AT BATTLE CREEK

Duncan Aviation recently completed a hangar renovation that allows additional paint capacity and more paint schedule flexibility for its full-service Battle Creek, Michigan, location.

10/01/2017JSSI ENROLLS FIRST CHALLENGER 650 CLIENT

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the largest independent provider of maintenance programs to the Business Aviation industry, has announced the enrollment of the first Challenger 650 on a JSSI program.

10/01/2017BELL HELICOPTER, TRU SIMULATION MEET MILESTONES MARKING BTA-VALENCIA COMPLETION

Bell Helicopter and TRU Simulation + Training Inc., both Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) companies, announced that the Bell Helicopter Training Academy (BTA) in Valencia, Spain, along with its Bell 429 full flight simulator (FFS), have been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

10/01/2017GARMIN G1000 NXI CERTIFIED IN PIPER’S PISTON TRAINER AIRCRAFT

Piper Aircraft has announced that certification on both the twin-engine Piper Seminole and single-engine Archer has been achieved and aircraft deliveries have begun. The University Of North Dakota John D. Odegard School Of Aerospace Sciences is the launch customer for the next generation Piper trainers.

10/01/2017RUAG NAMES NEW DORNIER 228 AUTHORISED SERVICE CENTRE IN BERN-BELP

Dornier 228 aircraft are now able to take advantage of full Authorised Service Centre (ASC) services and capabilities at the RUAG Aviation location in Bern-Belp, Switzerland.

10/01/2017SDC 2017: AVFUEL INVITES FLIGHT DEPARTMENTS TO SHOP FASHION AND FUELING LOCATIONS

Avfuel announces it’s bringing back the most popular promotion of NBAA’s Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference – Fuel Your Style: The Designer Collection –to better connect flight departments with the Avfuel Network of Independent FBOs at the 2017 show in Fort Worth, Texas.

09/01/2017GDC TECHNICS AWARDED ODA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded GDC Technics an Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) authorizing GDC Technics to act as a Representative of the Administrator for the purposes of performing design certification procedures in accordance with 14 CFR part 183, subpart D.