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07/06/2016DUNCAN MAKES TURBINE ENGINE SERVICES EASIER SOUTH OF THE BORDER

In a move to meet the growing needs of business aircraft operators in Mexico, Duncan Aviation has made a significant investment to stage critical tooling and turbine engine support equipment there to ensure the quickest response to the most common and urgent requests from Business Aviation operators.

07/06/2016StandardAero AUGUSTA DELIVERS FIRST ROCKWELL COLLINS PRO LINE 4 TO PRO LINE 21 COCKPIT

StandardAero’s Augusta, Georgia MRO facility delivered its first Falcon 50EX Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 integrated cockpit avionics upgrade in early June. By establishing this capability in Augusta, the company is now able to complete the Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 to Pro Line 21 modifications at two facilities, including its Springfield, Illinois location.

07/06/2016MERIDIAN MOURNS THE LOSS OF ITS FOUNDER, J. KENNETH FORESTER

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company based at Teterboro Airport, regrets to announce the loss of its founder and aviation pioneer, J. Kenneth Forester. Mr. Forester died suddenly on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the age of 94.

06/06/2016SAFRAN SELECTED AS ENGINE SUPPLIER FOR SOUTH-KOREAN LCH AND LAH HELICOPTERS

Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) has selected Safran Helicopter Engines as engine supplier for its Light Civil Helicopter (LCH). It will be powered with the existing Arriel 2C2 engine. On the Light Armed Helicopter (LAH), Safran has been selected by Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), KAI and Hanwha Techwin.

06/06/2016FLIGHTSAFETY TO OFFER SATCOM DIRECT’S AEROIT CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Firms ink agreement to add world’s first IT certification course for aviation professionals to FlightSafety training offerings. In an expansion of their existing partnership, FlightSafety International now will offer Satcom Direct’s AeroIT certification preparation course.

03/06/2016EMBRAER AND MTU MAINTENANCE LEASE SERVICES SIGN LEASE ENGINE COOPERATION

MTU Maintenance Lease Services B.V., a subsidiary of German aircraft engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines, is enhancing its existing services through a cooperation with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer Aviation International SAS.

03/06/2016JET AVIATION LAUNCHES HONEYWELL AEROSPACE APU OVERHAUL FACILITY

Jet Aviation Basel has received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to operate its new Honeywell Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Overhaul Facility for the GTCP36 Series. Honeywell presented their APU Overhaul Facility Certificate to Jet Aviation Basel at the EBACE Convention in Geneva.