09/01/2019

With the upcoming delivery of its first Wide Body completion and the arrival of the first Boeing BBJ MAX and Airbus ACJ neo in Indianapolis this winter, Comlux Completion announced the following organizational and operational changes. Daron Dryer is promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Comlux Completion as of January 1st, 2019, taking over Scott […]

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09/01/2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that Chris Sharpe, project manager of HeliSOS in Guatemala, is the 2019 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence BLR Aerospace Excellence in Safety Award. With this award, HAI acknowledges outstanding contributions in the promotion of safety and safety awareness throughout the international helicopter community. The award will be presented at […]

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09/01/2019

Garmin announced aviation webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview of its vast product line. Autopilot Retrofits […]

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08/01/2019

After a year and a half at the Duncan Aviation facility in Battle Creek, Michigan, Kasey Harwick has returned to the company’s Lincoln, Nebraska, location and assumed the role of Vice President of Maintenance for the Airframe Department. Travis Grimsley has accepted the position of Director of Maintenance for the aircraft services group in Battle […]

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08/01/2019

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. announced the promotion of Lindsay Allmon from Marketing Coordinator to Marketing Manager. Lindsay joined Blackhawk almost three years ago and has since played a key role the Marketing Department. “Lindsay’s dedication and energy are truly transforming Blackhawk’s Marketing Department into something better and even more compelling,” said Donnie Holder, Vice President of […]

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08/01/2019

Duncan Aviation welcomed the first aircraft, a Bombardier Global Express XRS, into its first new maintenance hangar at the Provo Municipal Airport in Provo, Utah. The workscope for the Global includes a 120-month airframe inspection and 10-year landing gear overhaul. “We have been working hard to prepare and plan for our new maintenance and modifications […]

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08/01/2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announced that Thomas “TJ” Hall, Airbase Lead Mechanic for Air Methods, is the 2019 winner of HAI’s Salute to Excellence Rolls-Royce Excellence in Helicopter Maintenance Award. With this award, HAI recognizes an individual for longstanding excellence in helicopter maintenance, maintenance instruction or supervision, or a single significant contribution to helicopter maintenance. […]

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08/01/2019

On the 1st of January it was confirmed that European Aircraft Sales has been appointed the new exclusive dealer of Piper Aircraft in the Netherlands. The company, based in Hans Christian Andersen Airport in Odense, Denmark, thus adds a significant new European territory to their existing territories in Scandinavia and the Baltic States. European Aircraft […]

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08/01/2019

Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Department has received approvals from three civil aviation authorities for its Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs)–ST01810WI  and ST01811WI—that upgrade the Honeywell Primus II system for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast-Out  (ADS-B) in Cessna 560/560XL and Hawker 800/800XP aircraft, respectively. Approved by the FAA in December 2015, the STCs have also been accepted […]

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08/01/2019

The first application of the Safran Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System (HEPS), the Bell Nexus, is officially unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The propulsion solution of this multi-rotor vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft is capable of producing more than 600 kWe power. During ground tests last June the system produced 100 […]

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08/01/2019

Aeroplex Group Partners, LLC has selected EPIC Fuels as its new fuel supplier for facilities at KSMO Santa Monica airport.  Aeroplex Group Partners is a member company of the Aeroplex/Aerolease Group, which has expertise in aviation facility development, project management and aviation consulting services to all segments of the aviation industry, including airports, aircraft tenant […]

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07/01/2019

Greteman Group’s AirFlair free, online, paint-a-plane game has a winner – Austin Powerplane submitted by WSU Tech interior design adjunct professor (and school alumna) Brandie Thompson. The winning entry was determined through a random drawing of the more than 200 entries submitted since the campaign launched in early October. Thompson will receive a three-dimensional aircraft […]

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07/01/2019

TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd has successfully received renewed accreditation to the Wyvern Wingman safety program following a rigorous on-site safety audit conducted by Wyvern. The Wyvern Wingman standard is globally acknowledged as the industry’s benchmark in aviation safety and reflects a commitment to current aviation best practice and the highest level of safety and protocol. […]

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07/01/2019

2018 was an interesting year for airlines. On one hand there was the introduction of the blockchain bringing greater security to aircraft maintenance data while presenting an opportunity to one day revolutionize most aspects of aviation from training to the passenger experience. But going along with the big strides that were made in technology was […]

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