06/02/2019

The Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) authority has awarded Skyservice Business Aviation an STC for installation of the Satcom Direct Data Link Unit (DLU) upgrade on the Learjet 45 type. SD supported Skyservice through the TCCA STC process, and with the EASA and FAA submissions whose approvals are expected in the second quarter of 2019. […]

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06/02/2019

RUAG Australia opened its new, state-of-the art paint booth facility at its Wingfield Special Processing Centre. It offers reliable, durable and efficient aerospace component finishing capabilities for the processing of large numbers of varying sized components. Fully accredited, it supports the F35 and other aerospace and defence programs…. Specifically designed in consultation with leading industry […]

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06/02/2019

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, announced a further expansion of the UK line maintenance network with the opening of a new line station at Birmingham (BHX). Thanks to the addition of the new station, SR Technics is now present at all major international gateways in the UK, serving many international customers. In […]

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06/02/2019

The five-year contract awarded by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in 2017 to King Aerospace Commercial Corporation (KACC) has begun to gear up. The contract for USCG HC-144 and HC-27J aircraft paint services was to have covered nine aircraft a year. To date, KACC has completed its sixth aircraft.  “Things are picking up now and […]

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06/02/2019

Avflight Corporation expanded its chain of FBOs by transitioning Kelly Western Jet Centre at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (CYWG) to Avflight Winnipeg on January 30, 2019. This marks the company’s first venture into Canada and brings the chain’s total to 21 full-service FBOs across North America and Europe. “Winnipeg is a key location […]

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06/02/2019

Duncan Aviation recently welcomed new Manager of Avionics Install/Line Services Department Mark Kahle to its full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan. When he started at Duncan Aviation in 1998, Kahle served as a wiring apprentice in the Installation department, transitioning to Team Leader several years later. During the last several years, Kahle has worked in […]

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06/02/2019

The aviation industry’s transformative inflight internet provider, SmartSky Networks, announces the closing of a total of $104M in funding, including $75 million in debt commitments from funds managed by the Global Credit team at BlackRock and equity investments by private equity firms Tiger Infrastructure, WP Global, Platform Partners, and Meritage Investors. The funds will be […]

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06/02/2019

Boeing announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part of the agreement, Boeing made a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate technology development and aircraft design, and unlock supersonic air travel for new markets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boeing will provide engineering, manufacturing and flight […]

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05/02/2019

Alain Flourens, 61, currently Head of Engineering for Airbus Helicopters, has been appointed Head of Industry for Airbus Helicopters, following Christian Cornille’s  departure  from  Airbus.  Alain  will  be  replaced  in  his  current  position  by  Stefan Thomé,  47, currently  Head  of  New  Business  Models  &  Services  at  Airbus  Defence  and Space. These management changes are effective […]

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05/02/2019

Flying Colours Corp., the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business is celebrating thirty years of successful MRO and interiors operations. Launched as an aircraft painting business by current President, John Gillespie, the small start-up quickly developed into an aircraft sales business before evolving into a fully-fledged MRO and interiors business in 1989. Since […]

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04/02/2019

Enstrom Helicopter Corporation has received Transport Canada validation of their model 480B helicopter on January 25, 2019. The 480B joins the other Enstrom models listed under FAA Type Certificate H1CE which have been approved for operation in Canada including the F-28A, 280, F-28C, F-28C-2, 280C, F-28F, 280F, and 280FX. “Enstrom has a long history in […]

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04/02/2019

Piper Aircraft announced the warranty for all M600 aircraft will be increased from five years / 1,000 flight hours to five years / 1,500 flight hours effective immediately.  Piper originally launched the M600 program with a five year / 1,000 hour warranty.  However, after three years of deliveries, nearly one-hundred aircraft in service and over […]

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04/02/2019

The Ohio State University Airport in Columbus, OH (KOSU), is now an elite member of The Paragon Network™. The Ohio State University Airport at Don Scott Field (KOSU) is the Premier FBO in Columbus, OH. Their customer service team is always ready to assist you with any of your passenger, aircraft and crew needs. Their […]

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04/02/2019

TAG Aviation SA has formally renewed its prestigious WYVERN Wingman certification after once again successfully passing the rigorous safety audit conducted by WYVERN. To achieve Wingman status operators must actively show their commitment to leading safety practices and maintain a strong safety culture. They must also provide consistently up-to-date accurate safety data in the WYVERN […]

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04/02/2019

FlightSafety International announces that David D. Dyche has been promoted to Assistant Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Tucson, Arizona. “David’s 40 years of aviation experience and expertise, including nearly 11 years of proven leadership abilities with FlightSafety, made him the ideal choice to help manage our Tucson Learning Center,” said Dann Runik, Senior […]

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