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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01/01/2020

Textron Aviation Inc. has successfully mated the wings to the fuselage of the first Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop prototype aircraft, a key milestone in the development of the clean-sheet aircraft. “As expected, the operation was sound as the wings were secured on the fuselage, and the new Cessna SkyCourier took another major step in […]

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19/12/2019

EME Aero, Engine Maintenance Europe service center, a 50/50 joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines, has completed the aviation authority certification process and obtained EASA 145 certification as a maintenance organization on 12th December, 2019. Site completion and the official open-ing of the company is planned for spring 2020. This certification is […]

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01/01/2020

Kopter Group announced the launch of its redesigned website. The new platform offers quick and easy access to essential information and features relating to its SH09 next generation single engine helicopter and its customer support & services offering. The new website has a clean uncluttered design, improved functionality and enhanced content focused on the Company’s […]

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01/01/2020

328 Support Services GmbH (328) announced the signing of two-year maintenance support agreement with Icelandic’s based multirole operator Eagle Air, starting from February 2020. Eagle Air has been operating one Dornier 328-100 turboprop since the beginning of summer 2018, mainly on schedule passenger services within the Iceland. The contract will support any base-maintenance at 328’s […]

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01/01/2020

Field Aerospace completed the US Forest Service SD3-60 avionics upgrade on the sixth of 10 aircraft 17 days ahead of schedule, with 100 percent quality compliance. Implementing efficiencies and lessons learned from the previous Sherpa flight deck integrations shaved off 17 days from the planned integration schedule, garnering kudos from the US Forest Service. The […]

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01/01/2020

Planet Nine Private Air (“Planet 9”), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company, will add its tenth managed aircraft – an ultra-long-range Gulfstream GV (late Registration Number N176SM) – and the ninth on to its Part 135 AOC.  It is being readied for bookings from the beginning of 2020.  The […]

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01/01/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the appointment of Stewart D’Leon as director, technical operations, replacing Elias “Eli” Cotti, who is retiring after 20 years with the association. Cotti joined NBAA in November 1999 as the association’s senior manager, technical operations, providing technical assistance to the business aviation community that enables companies to perform […]

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