Washington, DC, Dec. 20, 2017 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today hailed final congressional passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which includes provisions NBAA has long championed on behalf of general aviation. The bill now goes to the president for signing, which is expected shortly.
Aero Star Aviation announces it has acquired a set of Embraer Phenom 100 and 300 wheel assemblies and will begin offering to customers through an exchange program. The wheel program will allow Aero Star to offer reduced downtime for AOG and overhauled wheel repair at a competitive price with in-stock units. The exchange program reduces time needed for the change to about 4 hours.
West Star Aviation announces that Josh Peterson has been named Avionics Technical Sales manager, effective Dec. 12, 2017.
Duncan Aviation continues to work to get the word out about the FAA’s looming deadline for its automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) mandate. By midnight of December 31, 2019, business aircraft that intend to fly in airspace in the United States will have to have ADS-B.
Jet Aviation Secures Malta AOC and Expands Aircraft Management and Charter Operation in EMEA and Asia
Jet Aviation announces it has secured its air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Malta, thereby launching its new flight operation. The Malta location joins the company’s other regional AOC operations in Zurich and Cologne.
McCreery Aviation, located at the McAllen International Airport, McAllen, TX, successfully completes an International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) registration.
West Star Aviation announces Sharon Klose has joined its team as director of Engine Programs.
West Star Aviation announces it has acquired the ram air turbine (RAT) tooling required for the 24-month check on the Legacy 450/500 airframe. As of November 2017, West Star has completed two 24-month inspections on Legacy 500 aircraft and project increased numbers as its service center capabilities grow.
International aviation consultancy The Giles Group announces that it successfully worked with Southern Sky Aviation of Birmingham, AL to support the repair station receiving its initial FAA part 145 certification.
L2 Consulting Services, Inc. Announces Contract for the Installation of Rockwell Collins Large Display System on Boeing 757 and 767 Aircraft
L2 Consulting Services, Inc. (L2), an avionics integration and installation service for the global air transport industry, announces a contract to upgrade Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft with the Rockwell Collins Large Display avionics suite. L2 has been contracted by Rockwell Collins to provide engineering design and provide project management for the upgrade program.