21/02/2020

Lufthansa Technik AG is now using a new, faster and more environmentally conscious process to maintain aircraft fire extinguishers at its Hamburg component shop. A test facility for this work was dedicated recently and put into regular service. The new process primarily reduces environmental risks while also significantly cutting turnaround times. The job of inspecting […]

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20/02/2020

Duncan Aviation recently announced the appointment of Frank Logsdon as the the company’s Technical Representative for Textron products. In this position, he will provide troubleshooting and technical support for customers who operate Citation and Hawker aircraft, as well as company airframe maintenance teams. As a long-time Duncan Aviation employee, Logsdon has continuously advanced, taking on […]

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20/02/2020

Leonardo has revealed that two King Air 350ERs, equipped as Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), have gone into service with an African Navy following their delivery by the Company, which acted as prime contractor and systems integrator for the aircraft. The MPAs, equipped with Leonardo’s ATOS mission system and full complement of sensors including its Seaspray […]

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20/02/2020

Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, delivered more jets in 2019 than any other business aircraft manufacturer in its segment, according to the annual shipment and billings report published by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) this week. Additionally, the Cessna Citation Latitude remained the most-delivered midsize business jet for the fourth consecutive […]

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20/02/2020

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 51 Phenom 300 and Phenom 300E light jets in 2019, making it the most delivered light jet of the year. This is the eighth consecutive year that the Phenom 300 achieves this mark, having accrued more than 530 deliveries since entering the market in December 2009. The information was released today […]

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20/02/2020

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has announced that it will bring its world-leading maritime, aviation and enterprise connectivity solutions to customers based in Saudi Arabia through new partner agreements. The company additionally announced that it has secured new spectrum licences to deliver both its narrow-band (L-band) and high-capacity broadband (Ka-band), Global […]

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20/02/2020

Garmin announced the GTN™ 650Xi and GTN 750Xi have received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for select helicopter models. Designed as a direct slide-in upgrade to the previous generation GTN 650/750, the all-in-one GPS/NAV/COMM boasts a feature-rich multifunction display and can integrate with new or existing remote-mount equipment such as a transponder or audio panel. […]

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20/02/2020

Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Services department has six completed Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for the Gogo AVANCE L5 wi-fi system and has three more in work, to be completed in 2020. All six of the completed STCs have received approval from Transport Canada (TCCA). Here are the makes/models for which we have AVANCE L5 […]

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18/02/2020

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce that Honeywell has recently granted the company approval to facilitate repairs, overhauls, and exchanges on all Honeywell Line replaceable components and parts on behalf of its customers. This agreement immediately expands Duncan Aviation’s service capabilities and establishes the company as a one-stop-shop for customers needing repairs, overhauls, and exchanges […]

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18/02/2020

Two Rolls-Royce Pearl® 700 engines have successfully powered the brand new Gulfstream G700 to the skies for the first time. The purpose-designed engine, the most powerful in the Rolls-Royce business jet propulsion portfolio, is the exclusive powerplant for Gulfstream’s flagship aircraft, the world’s most spacious business jet. The Gulfstream G700, which used a 30/70 blend […]

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18/02/2020

Lockheed Martin’s board of directors approved the appointment of Greg Karol as the senior vice president of Human Resources, effective March 2. He will also serve as a corporate officer and report directly to Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson. “Greg is a strong, multidisciplinary leader with proven experience leading human capital strategies […]

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18/02/2020

Performance-enhancing winglets built by Daher are incorporated on Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s all-new G700, contributing to this twin-engine business jet’s fuel efficiency and ultralong-range. The winglets – upward-curved extensions at the aircraft’s wingtips – are produced in composite and metallic materials, with Daher achieving both the optimization of weight and enhanced aesthetics for these aerodynamic components. […]

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