D.O.M. News

06/14/2018 - 15:48
Flightdocs will host a series of webinars on Navigating Common Aviation Operational Pitfalls. The webinars cover the effects of operational inefficiencies and how to avoid them.
06/14/2018 - 06:55
Constant Aviation, a full-service MRO with a nationwide network, is awarded the 2018 NATA Aviation Maintenance Technician Employer Recognition Award at this years’ Annual Meeting and Business Aviation Conference. The award recognizes aviation maintenance organizations that encourage and support aviation maintenance technician (AMT) training.
06/13/2018 - 14:16
It took just 12 weeks for Gogo Business Aviation to reach its second major milestone for Gogo AVANCETM L5 with the 200th aircraft taking flight with the new system on board.  To date, more than 400 AVANCE L5 systems have been shipped with hundreds of additional systems on back order and scheduled for delivery in 2018 – highlighting how highly popular the system has been thus far in the business aviation marketplace. In total, Gogo continues to expect to have approximately 500 installations of the new system by the end of 2018.
06/13/2018 - 14:12
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announces that it recently enhanced its On-the-Job Training (OJT) Laboratory with two additional aircraft structures: an all-new Gulfstream G600 fuselage, main entry door and wing and an industry-leading Gulfstream G650 fuselage, door, interior and wing. The additions ensure Gulfstream technicians continue to provide aircraft owners and operators with a first-rate service experience.
06/13/2018 - 14:10
Baker Aviation, the Master Distributor for the HOT-STOP® ’L’ Fire Containment Kits, has released successful test results from an FAA-registered independent lab, supporting the HOT-STOP ‘L’ fireproof design and its capability to fully contain lithium-ion battery runaways of powerful portable devices without the release of toxic smoke and without the use of any aqueous liquids. 
06/13/2018 - 08:16
Industry veteran Mark Francetic joins the SoCal Jets sales team. Francetic possesses more than 35 years of experience in avionics systems, integration sales and service. In recent years, Francetic has led the industry in delivering presentations regarding FANS, ADS-B and TCAS 7.1 solutions all across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
06/13/2018 - 08:02
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces it has endorsed Chubb as its preferred provider of a full suite of insurance and risk engineering services for NATA members through the NATA P&C Plus Insurance Program (NATA P&C Plus). The independent agent- and broker-placed insurance solution delivers flexible insurance options with a quick and simple underwriting submission process.
FlightSafety International Names Hector Zarate Interim President of FlightSafety Services
06/13/2018 - 07:50
FlightSafety International announces that Hector Zarate has been named interim president of FlightSafety Services Corporation. He replaces Ron Ladnier who will retire at the end of June.
06/09/2018 - 07:44
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces, in advance of its 2018 Annual Meeting and Aviation Business Conference, that over 100 aviation businesses from around the globe have enrolled in the NATA Safety 1st Subscription Program. The program provides companies unlimited use of all NATA Safety 1st training content for one fixed annual or monthly fee regardless of employee turnover, retraining or evolving training needs.
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 to Feature One Week Wonder Project, Pick the Paint Poll
06/09/2018 - 07:24
The hugely popular One Week Wonder project, in which a complete airplane is built over a seven-day period, is returning to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2018. This year it will again come with an opportunity for all EAA AirVenture fans to vote on the aircraft’s final paint job as the Pick the Paint poll returns.
06/01/2018 - 07:55
West Star Aviation announces the company has completed 33 of the 100 total installations of AVANCE L5 systems flying to date. The milestone comes after the announcement from Gogo that the 100th platform had been installed.
GLOBALJET Services Sadly Announces the Loss of John Rahilly
06/01/2018 - 07:45
It is with great sadness that GLOBALJET Services announces the passing of industry leader and fellow instructor, John Rahilly. In the eight years he worked as an integral part of GLOBALJET, John taught, motivated and influenced thousands of students at his leadership, customer service, and professional development courses. His ability to connect with his class, his warm personality and his disarming humor will be greatly missed.
05/30/2018 - 09:07
Aero Star Aviation announces that it has received FAA Part 145 repair station certification for its Dallas Love Field (DAL) location.  Aero Star's Dallas, TX facility opened in 2013 and has provided specialized maintenance for Embraer Phenom 100 & 300 aircraft with additional capabilities on Cessna Citation 500 & 600 series aircraft. The facility offers scheduled maintenance, pre-purchase inspections, engine change, line maintenance, wheel assembly exchange program and AOG support for aircraft. 
Keith Schroeder West Star Aviation
05/30/2018 - 09:04
West Star Aviation announces Keith Schroeder as regional sales manager (RSM) for West Star Aviation. Schroeder will be responsible for the Midwest territory which includes Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Manitoba Canada. 
05/27/2018 - 15:21
The San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Library & Archives launches a new online exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of U.S. airmail.
SUN-AIR of Scandinavia A/S, Franchisee of British Airways, Selects G5000 Integrated Flight Deck
05/27/2018 - 15:04
Garmin announces it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of the G5000 integrated flight deck for the Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP aircraft. The G5000 modernizes the cockpit, increases aircraft utility, offers significant weight savings and provides operators with a solution to fulfill global next generation airspace initiatives. Garmin also announces that SUN-AIR airlines of Scandinavia has selected the G5000 integrated flight deck upgrade for its Beechjet 400A aircraft. SUN-AIR Technic, the maintenance division of SUN-AIR, is also an authorized Garmin dealer and will be completing the first installation of the Beechjet G5000 upgrade in Europe.
05/25/2018 - 14:57
Duncan Aviation honors its veterans—roughly 24% of the company's workforce. More than 500 of Duncan Aviation's 2,150 current team members are military veterans.
05/25/2018 - 14:09
Duncan Aviation loses a longtime team member and an aviation expert who was well-known in the industry. Karl Detweiler, Duncan Aviation’s manager of Accessories Marketing and Business Development, worked at Duncan Aviation for nearly 22 years where he provided marketing expertise, business development, technical support and the development of FAA-approved repairs for aircraft component repair and overhaul. He passed on the afternoon of May 18 after a year-long battle with cancer, surrounded by his family.
05/25/2018 - 09:52
StandardAero announces the company will be restructuring, over the next 12-18 months, its primary Canadian MRO facilities to create three different Centers of Excellence (COEs) specifically for supporting helicopter airframe/component MRO services, helicopter engine MRO services and turboprop engine MRO services at it facilities located in Langley, B.C., Winnipeg, M.B., and Summerside, P.E.I., respectively.
05/23/2018 - 12:21
WD-40 Company is recruiting members in the automotive, construction, farming, maintenance, repair and operations fields to provide input on new WD-40® Brand products and uses and to learn how to further help users get the job done right. The initiative is part of a remastered PRO Board program, which serves as a way for WD-40 Company to hear unbiased feedback from trade professionals.

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