06/04/2020

Universal Avionics is assisting the local Tucson community in protecting healthcare workers and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company is currently providing the non-profit group, Hope Worldwide (Tucson Chapter), with assembly line space at their Tucson Headquarters to manufacture medical face masks and shields.  “This plan was developed in coordination with the University […]

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06/04/2020

Rolls-Royce has released a statement on the measures being taken to protect people and business in this challenging period and the impact of disruption from COVID-19 on its financial and operational performance. In the statement, Warren East, CEO, said: “We find ourselves in unprecedented times, both as a company and as a key player in […]

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06/04/2020

Since cleaning avionics is a great way to not only maintain a clean cockpit environment, but also help prevent the spread of disease, Garmin has released its general guidelines for cleaning the touchscreens, buttons, knobs and bezels on Garmin avionics.   NOTE: The following guidance is intended to help reduce the spread of disease while preserving […]

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06/04/2020

Euro Jet has announced that its Prague and Asia based Operations Centers has been working 24/7 on Humanitarian flights carrying both essential cargo and passengers returning to their home countries.They can also arrange overflight and landing permits and coordinate fuel stops going to or coming from China, while guaranteing fast tech stops, whether they be […]

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06/04/2020

CAE has taken a series of flexible measures to protect its financial position in response to the COVID-19 crisis and mitigate the impact on its employees. The measures include temporarily suspending its common share dividend and share repurchase plan, as well temporarily laying off 2,600 of its 10,500 employees and placing another 900 employees on […]

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06/04/2020

In an April 1 letter to FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Ali Bahrami, NBAA and other general aviation (GA) groups requested exemptions and other accommodations to ensure continuity of operations and commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Included requests for exemptions or deviations most applicable to NBAA members include: Extension of 14 CFR Part 61 […]

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06/04/2020

Atlas Air Service extends its aircraft scope of approval und provides now certfied maintenance services for the Cessna Citation Latitude. The Cessna Citation Latitude from Textron Aviation entered the market in 2015 and is named the industry’s most popular midsize jet with 58 aircraft delivered in 2019. The aircraft maintenance comprises all overhaul, repair and […]

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03/04/2020

Modesto Jet Center has added a Nextant/Beechjet 400A to its Part 135 air charter fleet. The Nextant 400XT is a modified and modernized Beechjet 400A/XP. The light business jet seats eight passengers and is popular for its roomy comfort designed for plenty of head and shoulder room in the cabin. The aircraft has a 530-mph […]

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03/04/2020

Three RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Air Ambulance jets are now on standby to airlift suspected or confirmed coronavirus and other patients, from Queensland regional centres, under an upgraded deal signed off by the State Government. The State Government expanded its long-running service agreement with the areomedical charity, to ensure the Air Ambulances are exclusively available for […]

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03/04/2020

A Qatar Airways Boeing 777 cargo plane carrying vital medical equipment from China landed at Shannon Airport recently. Among the medical equipment on board were ICU ventilators and hospital beds for distribution to hospitals around Ireland in the fight against COVID-19. Qatar Airways is one of the world’s largest cargo operators and has an extensive […]

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03/04/2020

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), as well as national associations together urged European policy-makers and regulators to protect the continuity and survival of the Business Aviation sector in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. In its open letter, the European Business Aviation community calls on policy-makers and regulators […]

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03/04/2020

As many manufacturers start finding new health safety solutions or aiding employees using resources on hand, Bell is no exception. Due to a shortage of hand sanitizer, the Bell Engineering Labs team, together with the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) team, were able to follow the World Heath Organization’s formula and produce hand sanitizer using […]

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02/04/2020

GlobalParts.aero recently named Steve Farber to his new role as Director of Sales and Customer Service. As an industry veteran, Farber launched his career with Hawker-Beechcraft in 2004 and came to GlobalParts from CAV Ice Protection, where he was Vice President, Aftermarket Business. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in both Manufacturing Technology and […]

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02/04/2020

Shadin Avionics announced its new Volta Series data converter platform as a software free complement to the highly successful Avionics Interface System (AIS) Configurable Converter Platform (CCP). First in the new series is the Volta-60 Discrete to ARINC 429 converter (V60). The V60 is a fully customizable data converter for Discrete to ARINC 429 applications. […]

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02/04/2020

In response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the aerospace industry, Tamarack is launching a temporary program with special pricing for its revolutionary Active Winglet technology for Cessna CitationJets. This ensures Tamarack employees and the supply chain stay strong while providing added economic resilience and safety margins for customer […]

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