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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
StandardAero Signs PT6A/PW100 Engine MRO and Guaranteed LRU Exchange Partnership with South Africa-Based Solenta Aviation Workshop Ltd.
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.
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).
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.
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.