D.O.M. News

Yingling Aviation Continues Expansion, Adds Aircraft Paint Services
12/13/2018 - 08:25
Yingling Aviation announces significant expansion to its current facilities at Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. Construction on a new 23,000-square-foot facility for aircraft avionics and maintenance has begun. In addition, the company is adding another 50,000 square foot of newly leased space consisting of a paint hangar, prep hangar, service, aircraft interiors and office space. The paint hangar can accommodate up to a Hawker 800 mid-size jet. The additional expansion also includes parking and ramp area.
Able Aerospace Services Breaks Ground on 50,000-Square-Foot Facility Expansion
12/13/2018 - 08:19
Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, joins with dignitaries from the East Valley, Phoenix and Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport to celebrate the groundbreaking of a 50,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters within Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, AZ.
Flying Colours Corp. Boosts Interiors Capabilities for Asian and Middle Eastern Clients

The Flying Colours Singapore team provides high quality work, from small repairs to full refurbishments for Asian and Middle Eastern clients.

12/13/2018 - 08:03
Flying Colours Corp. PTE, the Singapore-based cabin interiors business, expands its scope of refurbishment services at its Bombardier Seletar Airport facility. Flying Colours has completed four full and three partial interior refurbishment projects on two Challenger and five Global aircraft types – a significant step-change as the Singapore team has progressed from undertaking simple repairs of cabinetry and soft furnishing to using its extensive experience to realize partial and full cabin overhauls on Bombardier aircraft for Asian and Middle Eastern customers.
12/13/2018 - 07:50
The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) announces the 2018 winners of the Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, NATA Business Scholarship, Richard L. Taylor Flight Training Scholarship, Pioneers of Flight Scholarship and Navigate Your Future Scholarship. NATF awards annual academic and flight training scholarships to assist outstanding candidates in their pursuit of careers in aviation service businesses.
Aspen Avionics’ Evolution E5 Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI) Receives Supplemental Type Certificate
12/11/2018 - 15:28
Aspen Avionics announces it has received a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Evolution E5 Dual Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI). The Evolution E5 can be sold directly to consumers by Aspen Avionics authorized dealers and aviation retailers. 
Sherwin-Williams Introduces 2019 Aerospace Coatings Calendar
12/11/2018 - 15:11
Sherwin-Williams features the best-of-the-best, from business jets, general aviation and helicopters, with both classic and custom-painted designs, in its 2019 Aerospace Coatings Calendar. The calendar recognizes the outstanding work of aircraft painters across the country that rely on Sherwin-Williams Aerospace topcoats in their MRO and OEM facilities.
Baker Aviation Breaks Ground on New Facility to Centralize Operations in Fort Worth
12/11/2018 - 14:48
Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in North Texas, announces construction is now underway for two new hangars with immediate plans to centralize and expand operations at the Fort Worth, Meacham International Airport (KFTW).
11/30/2018 - 04:34
International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) joins the business aviation community in mourning the loss of Paul Stinebring. Recognized as an expert in international flight operations with a 40-year flying career, Stinebring served on the IBAC Governing Board for 12 years.
11/30/2018 - 04:28
As any technician can attest, some fasteners are just a pain in the neck to reach. But that pain is easing, thanks to the new Offset Extension Wrench from Snap-on Industrial. The Offset Extension Wrench (Part #FRW10) provides 10” of reach, making it easier for technicians to loosen or tighten hard-to-grasp fasteners that are buried in assemblies.
11/30/2018 - 04:19
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) makes flight operations more efficient by offering an online portal with a new look that helps operators perform multiple tasks and manage flights from start to finish—all from one convenient interface. Honeywell’s new GoDirect® Portal provides flight, tracking and cabin connectivity service customers with a single login. This links previously separate portals to help with flight tracking, planning and managing cabin services and connectivity usage. Now, multiple users can view and update aircraft and flight information in real time via a mobile-optimized website.
11/28/2018 - 13:10
Thirty year aircraft maintenance and repair professional to oversee day-to-day operations, strategies, policies and company long rang goal alignment.
11/28/2018 - 11:40
The producers of the Emmy Award winning PBS hits Beyond The Powder and Red Tail Reborn now have a new historical aviation series available online to the U.S.; The Restorers – Season 1. The documentary series is now available through Amazon Prime streaming service.
11/28/2018 - 11:25
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces that company President Mark Burns is among the 2018 recipients of the National Aeronautic Association’s Wesley L. McDonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award.
11/28/2018 - 11:22
Duncan Aviation shares that so far, the company has three Citation Excel and Citation XLS operators who have committed to the Garmin® G5000™ Flight Deck Upgrade.  Supplemental Type Certification for the G5000 avionics suite is underway at Garmin International in Olathe, KS, with certification targeted for late 2018/early 2019. 
11/28/2018 - 11:14
Greenpoint Technologies announces it has delivered the world’s second V-VIP 787-8 interior completion to a confidential customer.
Jeff Yeager
11/28/2018 - 11:03
West Star Aviation announces that Jeff Yeager has been promoted to program manager, Landing Gear / Accessory Program at its GJT facility. Yeager was hired in 2011 and has been instrumental in helping to develop West Star's Grand Junction Landing Gear Program which includes service for Challenger, Hawker/Textron and Phenom, while also expanding its Learjet and King Air capabilities.
11/28/2018 - 10:56
Funds will refurbish the College of Alameda’s Aviation Maintenance Technology training facility and help alleviate an industry shortage of qualified technicians.
Nate Zelazo
11/28/2018 - 10:45
Aerospace pioneer and entrepreneur Nathaniel "Nate" Zelazo lived to push the boundaries of technology.
11/28/2018 - 10:22
Quality inflight connectivity has become one of the most important features for passengers traveling on a business jet today. Gogo Business Aviation’s announces its AVANCE L5 system is delivering a 4G experience to hundreds of business jets, including a full complement of Gulfstream aircraft models.
11/28/2018 - 10:17
ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has secured the official stamp of approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its MRO in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the facility receiving Part 145 approval.

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