22/06/2016DUNCAN AVIATION TO HOST FREE NEXTGEN SEMINAR ON JULY 13 IN BLOOMINGTON

When the rest of the country is sweltering in summer’s heat, aircraft owner/operators may want to head north to Bloomington, Minnesota, for Duncan Aviation’s free NextGen seminar. Join Regional Avionics Sales Manager Mark Francetic and Duncan Aviation’s channel partners and beat the heat in the cool confines of the Hilton Mall of America (3800 American Boulevard East, Bloomington) on Wednesday, July 13.

22/06/2016WEST STAR AVIATION OFFERING SECOND SHIFT AT CHATTANOOGA LOCATION

West Star Aviation is now offering a second shift at their Chattanooga location with goals to reduce customer downtime. The after-hours team will perform all West Star maintenance and will also include avionics support.

22/06/2016LORD CORPORATION COMPLETES 1st ELASTOMERIC ROTOR BEARINGS FOR BELL V-280 VALOR

LORD Corporation, a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control, celebrated the completion of the first ship-set of the V-280 Valor elastomeric rotor bearings to Bell Helicopter for the V-280 Valor Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) program.

21/06/2016UNIVERSAL AVIONICS UPGRADES HIS MAJESTY THE SULTAN OF JOHOR’S S-76BS

Universal Avionics is providing advanced avionics for two Sikorsky S-76B helicopters operated by His Majesty the Sultan of Johor’s Royal Flight. The upgraded, modern glass cockpit includes the installation of three EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays (PFD-MFD-PFD) with Vision-1® Synthetic Vision System (SVS) and a UNS-1Fw Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS)-Flight Management System (FMS).

21/06/2016AIR SERVICE BASEL HOSTS RECORD TRAFFIC DURING ART BASEL 2016

Air Service Basel (ASB) celebrated a successful week of operations during this year’s ART BASEL exhibition, which took place in Basel from 13th-19th June 2016. Air Service Basel’s FBO at the EuroAirport successfully hosted record traffic of over 380 movements.

20/06/2016RUAG COMPLETES 96 MONTH CHECK ON CHALLENGER 850

RUAG Aviation has completed a 96 month check on a Russian registered Bombardier Challenger 850 fully on schedule and to complete customer satisfaction. The customer experienced maximum transparency and RUAG Aviation’s one-stop shop expertise which were both key contributors to the overall success of the project.

20/06/2016DAHER APPOINTS 208 AVIATION AS TBM SERVICE CENTER FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA

Daher announced that 208 Aviation, a private independent company, has been appointed as the TBM Service Center for the Southern Africa region. 208 Aviation provides professional maintenance and support for new and used turbine aircraft.

18/06/2016PIPER M600 GETS TYPE CERTIFICATION

Piper Aircraft announced on June 17 that the company's newest flagship, the Piper M600, has now received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Piper Aircraft, Inc. and the FAA made the announcement at the company's headquarters in Vero Beach, Florida.

17/06/2016ASSOCIATED AIR CENTER REVEALS NEW ACJ350 VVIP COMPLETION DESIGNS

Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero’s Large Transport Category, VIP Aircraft Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, has revealed some of its most exclusive interior design concepts for ACJ350 VVIP completions while the company is actively bidding for new wide-body completion contracts with new customers.

15/06/2016WEST STAR RECEIVES 51,000 FIVE AWARD FROM GOGO BUSINESS AVIATION

West Star Aviation received the 51,000 Five award, an honor awarded to the highest- performing dealers for 2015, from Gogo Business Aviation. The award is designed to recognize the industry's highest-performing organizations in the company's global dealer and distributor network, as chosen by Gogo Business Aviation's executive team.