D.O.M. News

10/15/2018 - 15:36
Flying Colours (NBAA Booth #1735), a maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business, announces it is adding more than 140,000 square feet to its North American footprint as it continues its ambitious expansion and embarks on its largest infrastructure growth to date.
10/15/2018 - 15:08
The business jet industry expects to experience strong growth in the short to medium term, supported by several new airplane models coming to market and an improved used-aircraft environment, according to Honeywell’s (NYSE: HON) 27th annual Global Business Aviation Outlook. The latest release forecasts up to 7,700 new business-jet deliveries worth $251 billion from 2019 to 2028, up 1 to 2 percentage points from the 2017 10-year forecast.
10/15/2018 - 14:42
StandardAero completes two major industry milestones, just in time to celebrate at the 2018 NBAA-BACE event held this year at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The company announces the completion of its 20,000th TFE731-turbofan-engine scheduled-maintenance event on October 2.
10/15/2018 - 14:08
StandardAero, the world’s largest independent Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A designated overhaul facility (DOF) with distribution rights, inducts the first five PT6A-68 engines at its Summerside facility on Prince Edward Island, Canada. 
David Davenport and Ray Johns Named Co-CEOs of FlightSafety International
10/15/2018 - 13:51
FlightSafety International announces that David Davenport and Ray Johns will lead the company as co-CEOs. Davenport will also serve as president, Commercial, and Johns as president, Government and Manufacturing.
10/15/2018 - 13:31
Elliott Aviation announces the delivery of its first 48-month inspection on a Challenger 604 at its headquarters in Moline, IL. The aircraft was also delivered with interior and avionics, on time and on budget. The company currently has another Challenger 604 in work for a 7,800-cycle inspection.
Comlux Completes Its 11th VIP Cabin Interior on a BBJ
10/15/2018 - 13:09
Comlux announces that Comlux Completion, its completion and service center based in Indianapolis, IN, has accomplished its 11th VIP interior outfitting on a BBJ aircraft for a private customer based in the Far East.
10/15/2018 - 12:40
AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global leader in aviation services and integrated customer solutions, presents AIRVOLUTION™, a revolutionary, new, cloud-based solution for component repairs, at MRO Europe.
10/15/2018 - 12:24
StandardAero signs a new, TFE731 turbofan-engine MRO-services partnership agreement with Aerocare Aviation Services Ltd. to support business aviation operators on the European continent. The partnership, which was inked at the 2018 NBAA-BACE event in Orlando, will strengthen the company’s already strong presence as the only TFE731 OEM-authorized heavy/overhaul maintenance provider in EMEAI.
Gogo Business Aviation Surpasses 5,000 Systems Installed
10/15/2018 - 11:59
Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) surpasses 5,000 systems activated across the AVANCE platform and its other ATG (air-to-ground) systems. Gogo has nearly 450 Gogo AVANCE systems flying on business aircraft, including AVANCE L5 and L3, which is the fastest adoption of connectivity systems across the broadest range of business aircraft models in the history of business aviation.
10/15/2018 - 11:21
TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and FlightSafety International enter into a letter of intent to form a joint venture to provide a training solution for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. TRU and FlightSafety will combine their assets and capabilities, including simulators, courseware and teams, to support their global customers’ training needs.
Bruce Whitman
10/10/2018 - 15:03
Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO of FlightSafety International, passed away peacefully at home this morning with his family by his side. He was 85. 
10/10/2018 - 12:14
West Star Aviation announces it is a sponsor of the NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day on October 18, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference.
10/10/2018 - 12:11
AeroParts & Supply Southwest, Inc. (APSS) has completed a facility move to an upgraded hangar and shop space located at Dallas Executive Airport (RBD), and is now fully operational. The well-established General Aviation parts, supply and repair company celebrated their grand opening of the facility in early September. 
10/10/2018 - 12:08
The state of Idaho recently sent a delegation of businesses along with Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter to a trade mission in Canada. Governor Otter presented Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) valued partner award to PAL Aerospace during the trade mission.
10/10/2018 - 12:02
Ahead of this year’s NBAA-BACE, Flying Colours Corp. has reached a significant milestone as its Peterborough facility re-delivered its one hundredth major retrofit of a Bombardier Challenger model. The Bombardier Challenger 604, delivered in the first week of October, underwent a major overhaul of the cabin, avionics, connectivity and fuselage. Minor maintenance was conducted as the same aircraft had undergone a 96 month check at the Flying Colours Canadian headquarters just over a year ago for its previous owner. 
10/10/2018 - 11:56
Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announces that it recently completed its 100th C-Inspection on a Dassault Falcon Jet.
10/10/2018 - 11:53
Operators in Europe benefit from glass-faced acrylic aftermarket windshield service.
09/24/2018 - 13:35
Flying Colours Corp. announces it has completed its third 120-month heavy maintenance check on a Bombardier Global airframe. The ten-year inspection of the Global Express required the privately-owned aircraft to be stripped back to the airframe to enable a full structural inspection. The interior was also stripped bare, as wall panels, carpets, insulating surfaces, floorboards, monuments, external fairings and panels were removed to undergo maintenance assessments and the requisite overhauls.
09/24/2018 - 10:23
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