West Star Aviation announces the company recently completed its first Falcon 7X C-inspection at its East Alton, IL, facility. In addition to the Falcon 7X C-inspection, which is the most comprehensive inspection for potential major maintenance for the Falcon 7X aircraft, West Star also performed a complete paint and interior transformation in addition to a Honeywell Ovation cabin avionics upgrade.
Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin), launches a high-performance bias tire, the Michelin® Pilot®, a tire designed for propeller-driven aircraft to provide extra-long tire life, exceptional tread life and all-weather protection.
Constant Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company with a nationwide network, announces it has begun work at its Sanford, FL, facility on the first of four Challenger 601/604 strip-and-paint events from a contract awarded in late May by the FAA.
Air Tanzania Selects StandardAero for Tailored PW150A Engine Maintenance Solution in Support of Q400 Fleet
StandardAero signs an exclusive five-year, time-and-material contract with Air Tanzania to provide maintenance and engineering services for the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PW150A engines powering the flag carrier’s fleet of three Q400 regional turboprops. The new contract extends StandardAero’s relationship with Air Tanzania, the company having previously provided engine support for the airline’s Q300 aircraft.
FAA Awards Nextant Aerospace True Blue Power Lithium-ion Battery Installation STC for Beechjet 400A and Hawker 400XP
Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, announces it has received a new supplemental type certificate (STC) for installation of a True Blue Power Lithium-ion emergency power supply as a direct replacement for the existing 24 VDC, sealed, lead-acid battery on Textron Aviation model 400A and 400T, more commonly known as the Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP.
Constant Aviation, a full-service, nationwide MRO, announces and welcomes Scott LaFleur as senior sales manager for Constant Aviation Rotable Exchange (CARE) division. CARE offers tailored support for finding and providing aircraft parts, with services including Parts Support, Distribution, Part-Outs, and Repair Support.
Astronics Max-Viz Offers Special EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and Online Pricing for Enhanced Vision Systems
Astronics Corporation, (NASDAQ: ATRO), a provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics MaxViz, will offer special prices for its enhanced vision systems (EVS) for experimental and homebuilt aircraft. The special prices are good for orders received at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh July 23-29 and online during the same time period.
Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) and Groupe Gazechim Composites, an official Hexcel distributor for more than 20 years, reach an agreement to provide customized kitting services for advanced composite materials sold to aerospace and defense customers and for high-performance industrial applications.
A little after 9 a.m. CT, July 21, 2018, the Commemorative Air Force’s World War II aircraft, C-47 Bluebonnet Belle N47HL, had an accident at takeoff and caught fire. The accident occurred at Burnet Municipal Airport in Burnet, TX, where it is assigned to the Highland Lakes Squadron.
International aircraft designer and manufacturer, Pipistrel, is set to “Electri-Fly” the annual EAA AirVenture Fly-In and Tradeshow in Oshkosh, WI, July 23-29. Pipistrel is displaying an extensive selection of aircraft, with a special emphasis on revolutionary, new, electrically-powered training aircraft.