D.O.M. News

Innov8 Cabin Solutions Earns STC for FlexCharger USB Charger
03/22/2017 - 13:42
Innov8 Cabin Solutions LLC obtains an STC for its CFLEX Charge USB base. PMA-approval is expected in April of this year. Innov8 offers economical upgrades to cabin management and entertainment systems. CabinFLEX Simplicity features affordable products that enable customers to efficiently use their everyday personal electronic devices (PEDs) on their aircraft and replace older monitors with their own PEDs.
03/22/2017 - 13:15
West Star Aviation announces its Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) Procedures Manual (PM) Rev. C has received FAA approval. West Star is now delegated to accept instructions for continued airworthiness (ICAs). As an FAA-designated ODA, West Star is authorized to perform as a representative of the FAA for issuing STCs to applicants that meet the criteria defined in the ODA procedures manual.
03/22/2017 - 13:01
Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, NE, facility is approved by Aruba’s Department of Civil Aviation as an approved aircraft maintenance organization.
03/17/2017 - 08:39
The Trump Administration releases a budget blueprint or “skinny budget” for fiscal year 2018, providing high-level detail about the Administration’s proposals related to federal discretionary funding—30 percent of all federal spending. The budget proposal reduces overall Department of Transportation funding by 13 percent and includes language outlining support for creating an air traffic control corporation.  Additional details, including proposals related to mandatory spending and tax policy, will be released later in the spring.
03/17/2017 - 08:31
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor commemorates the 75th anniversary of the World War II Doolittle Raid with special presentations for youth and the general public by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, author, educator and granddaughter of General Jimmy Doolittle, leader of the famed Doolittle (Tokyo) Raid that took place April 18, 1942.
03/16/2017 - 16:18
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) president and CEO, Ed Bolen, issues comments strongly opposing the Trump administration’s budget, which appears to endorse privatizing the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system, noting that such a move could adversely affect countless small and mid-size communities across the U.S., among others, which rely on general aviation.
03/16/2017 - 16:10
Aero Star Aviation, a Dallas-based MRO focusing on the maintenance and repair of Embraer aircraft, announces a recent investment in Embraer Phenom-specific tooling. The significant investment of over $125,000 further enhances Aero Star's range of service on Phenom aircraft. The tooling brings more services and capabilities in-house and equates to increased convenience and lower costs for operators, avoiding overall outsourcing needs.
Robert Brega Joins C&L Aviation Group as Regional Sales Manager
03/16/2017 - 15:57
C&L announces that Robert Brega has joined the company as regional sales manager. Brega will assist C&L’s corporate aviation customers with maintenance packages and schedules that fit their needs and budget.
Vector Aerospace Signs Exclusive PT6A Service Agreement with Field Air
03/16/2017 - 15:50
Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, announces it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Field Air to provide Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A engine services. Field Air, headquartered in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, is the primary Air Tractor dealership for Asia Pacific and one of Australia’s leading aerial application businesses.
03/15/2017 - 12:30
Constant Aviation, offering full-service maintenance, repair, and overhaul with a nationwide network, announces it will be holding a career fair on March 21, 2017, from 10:00am – 3:00pm, to fill various positions. Hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport, representatives from Constant Aviation will be available for on-site meetings to interview aviation professionals interested in pursuing a career with Constant Aviation.
West Star Aviation Announces Dana Varney as Satellite Manager at KCXO
03/15/2017 - 12:27
West Star Aviation announces Dana Varney as satellite manager at its KCXO location. As satellite manager for West Star's Houston, TX, satellite location, Varney will oversee AOG demands and provide local MX support for surrounding operators.
Vector Aerospace Employee Named UK’s Technician of the Year
03/15/2017 - 12:18
Vector Aerospace Corporation (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, congratulates its talented engineer Katie Gray on winning a prestigious UK Technician of the Year award.
02/21/2017 - 10:10
Concorde Battery Corporation announces it has received a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers that have achieved superior performance. Concorde Battery Corporation maintained a Gold composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 2015 to Sept. 2016.
02/14/2017 - 05:48
Constant Aviation, offering full-service maintenance, repair, and overhaul with a nationwide network, announces the addition of Hector Soto as the South Central regional sales manager. With more than 30 years of experience, Soto is well-established in the aviation industry. In his new role, Soto will manage sales and support of Constant Aviation’s services and capabilities in the South Central region of the United States, covering Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico.
02/06/2017 - 13:22
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the largest independent provider of maintenance programs to the business aviation industry, and Constant Aviation, a full-service maintenance, repair, and overhaul business with a nationwide network, have teamed up to offer aircraft owners and operators a new upgrade program. The collaboration will help JSSI clients meet the compliance deadline for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) and Future Air Navigation System (FANS)-1/A avionics upgrades.
02/01/2017 - 13:52
GlobalParts Group (GlobalParts.aero) is exhibiting for the first time at the Aero Expo Panama Pacifico (#AEPP17, AeroExpo-Panama.com), to be held in Panama in April 2017.
02/01/2017 - 13:31
StandardAero signs a new, exclusive, two-year partnership agreement with Johannesburg, South Africa-based, Solenta Aviation Workshop Ltd., to provide a guaranteed LRU, MRO and exchange program to support Solenta’s PT6A/PW100 engine operations.
02/01/2017 - 13:02
JETTECH, developing affordable, aftermarket aircraft solutions, announces it has received approval for an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for installing the touchscreen Garmin GTN 650/750 GPS/NAV/COM on Cessna Citation 550B and 560 series aircraft equipped with the Primus 1000 Integrated Flight Control System (IFCS).
02/01/2017 - 12:36
West Star Aviation announces continued expansion efforts at its Chattanooga, TN, location (CHA), extending hours of operation and growing its paint and interior team. Effective as of Jan. 27, 2017, West Star's Chattanooga facility offers weekend shift hours, giving its customers 12-hour coverage from a dedicated crew Friday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m. The team consists of five maintenance technicians to start.
01/31/2017 - 08:07
Continuum Applied Technology releases Version 11.4 of its CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software. The new version introduces features and updates aligned with Continuum’s mission to provide a system that facilitates a smooth workflow process across all areas of its clients’ aviation maintenance service operations.

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