08/01/2020

RUAG International’s Board of Directors and CEO Urs Breitmeier have separated by mutual agreement. Urs Breitmeier held senior positions at RUAG for 18 years, the last seven of which as CEO. Chairman of RUAG International’s Board of Directors Dr Remo Lütolf says: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank Urs […]

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08/01/2020

Pratt & Whitney announced that Carroll Lane has assumed the role of President of the company’s Commercial Engines business, reporting to Pratt & Whitney President Christopher Calio. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The appointment was previously announced during the UTC Earnings call in October. “Carroll is uniquely positioned […]

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08/01/2020

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, reveals at CES a vivid look into the future of the smart city ecosystem. The Bell Nexus air taxi and the Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) – both groundbreaking technologies – will coexist to move people, products and information across connected cities. “With a focus on the […]

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08/01/2020

Dassault Aviation has appointed Charles Wemaëre Vice President, Worldwide Spares, with responsibility for spare parts strategy and logistics efforts for the global Falcon fleet. He will report to Pierre Thielin, VP, Worldwide Customer Service, within Dassault’s Civil Aviation Department. Wemaëre previously served as Deputy Manager to Serge Elias, the former VP Worldwide Spares, who is […]

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08/01/2020

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the GTN™ 650Xi and GTN 750Xi, the next generation of in-flight navigation technology. Designed as a direct slide-in upgrade to the previous generation GTN 650/750, pilots can preserve their panel and modernize the cockpit with the new GTN 650Xi and GTN 750Xi. The all-in-one […]

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07/01/2020

BAA Training, one of the leading independent aviation training centers in Europe, and ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile), internationally recognized as the leading aeronautics and aviation university in Europe, join forces to prepare professional pilots. According to the agreement, BAA Training becomes a partner for ATPL Integrated theoretical training provided to ENAC students. ENAC, […]

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07/01/2020

Shell Aviation and World Energy have announced a collaboration to develop a scalable supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The agreement is intended to be a multi-year collaboration, with both companies acknowledging that the path to lower carbon emissions in aviation requires long-term commitment and collaboration. As part of the collaboration, Shell Aviation and World […]

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07/01/2020

Todd Shriner has been named Duncan Aviation’s Technical Representative for Bombardier products. In this position, Shriner will provide troubleshooting and technical support for customers who operate Global, Challenger and Learjet aircraft, as well as to company airframe maintenance teams. Shriner has been a lead mechanic in Duncan Aviation’s airframe department since 2009 and is looking […]

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07/01/2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered a Head-Up Display (HUD) Virtual-Reality (VR) training device from Collins Aerospace Systems to be used in scientific research in areas such as pilot-HUD interface, pilot performance and crew workload. The HUD VR trainer provides a unique out-of-the-window view of what a pilot would actually see when flying with […]

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07/01/2020

Air Service Basel has obtained approval to support the Cirrus Vision Jet SF50 for Maintenance and CAMO+ services, making it the first Authorized Service Center for EASA and FAA registered Cirrus aircraft in Europe. The company began by achieving the EASA Part-145 Approval for Full Line & Base Maintenance, including the FAA Repair Station Approval […]

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06/01/2020

Duncan Aviation organizes a webinar to discuss each step of the aircraft paint process, unique paint projects, the importance of well-maintained paint, and painting restrictions that apply to various models. The Duncan Aviation Straight Talk Webinar that will take place on January 22 at 11 a.m. CST will cover the following: • The paint process […]

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03/01/2020

In preparation for professional football’s big game at Hard Rock Stadium, Sheltair has announced dedicated services and launched a new slot reservation system to streamline travel plans for the year’s mega sporting event.  Its Fort Lauderdale (KFLL) facility is a mere 13 miles from the stadium in the heart of South Florida with game-day services […]

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02/01/2020

Having expanded its turbine engine service business into a newly remodeled 20,000-sq.-ft. facility to accommodate its rapidly growing Honeywell TFE731 business in 1999, the company’s engine team has so far continued to add new capabilities, tools and authorizations. Over two decades ago, the demand for Duncan Aviation engine service work had increased to the point […]

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03/01/2020

A group of aviation stakeholders welcomed congressional legislation including provisions aimed squarely at promoting the development and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The House and Senate recently approved the legislation as part of a fiscal year 2020 appropriations package. The language contains a renewal-and-extension of the biodiesel tax incentive, for which certain fuels are […]

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