The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announces that FlightSafety International chairman, president, and CEO, Bruce Whitman, who has been with FlightSafety International for 55 years, has been selected to receive the prestigious NBAA American Spirit Award in recognition of his commitment to helping others throughout the global aviation community.
Western Aircraft, Inc., a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announces that Textron Aviation Inc., a subsidiary of Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT), has designated it as an authorized service facility for several models across the Beechcraft and Cessna platforms.
Spairliners opens a new warehouse and logistics center for component supply in the Singapore Free Trade Zone, north of Changi Airport. With this new site, as well as those already operating in Paris, Frankfurt and Munich, a key warehouse and logistics facility has been established to serve the needs of customers in the region.
Constant Aviation Rotable Exchange (CARETM), a parts sourcing and distribution company, announces it has launched a multifaceted solution for Beechjet 5 and 5R engine operators. CARE’s new Beechjet Engine program offers customers the flexibility to choose whether a lease, exchange or outright purchase makes sense for their situation.
West Star Aviation announces its continuing support of High Country Aviation Workshop for Kids (HAWK). HAWK restored a Dakota Hawk aircraft that was flown to Oshkosh 2016.
Ryan Group Aviation is publishing a free e-book, Business Aviation Marketing for the Next Ten Years, on its website, www.wrg-aviation.com. Authored by industry veterans Mark Ryan and Chris Pratt, the e-book discusses changes in the business aviation marketplace since the Great Recession of 2008-2009 and the effect of those changes going forward.
Duncan Aviation’s in-house design team recently completed five designs created specifically for the owner-flown Citation CJ3 aircraft.
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), a provider of hourly cost-maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, announces industry veteran Don Strench has joined JSSI as the new vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis. Recent promotions have also been made, with Joy Nebel becoming senior vice president of Client and Administrative Services and James Stovall becoming vice president of Pricing & Program Development.
AviationManuals, a provider of aircraft operations manuals and safety management system (SMS) software, acquires Maximum Manuals LLC of Carlsbad, CA.
FlightSafety International announces that Willy Vargas has been promoted to director of Sales for Latin America and the Caribbean. He is responsible for FlightSafety’s training sales and business development activities in the region.