Able Engineering & Component Services, Inc., and Able Aerospace, Inc., merge into a single entity named Able Aerospace Services, Inc. The change caps off a progression that began with the company’s early 2016 acquisition by Textron Aviation, Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company.
Duncan Aviation announces that David Coleman, with his 27 years of aviation experience, has joined the company’s Aircraft Sales & Acquisitions team. The company was founded 61 years ago as an aircraft sales organization, and Coleman intends to bring his aviation expertise to Duncan Aviation to expand its market share in the aircraft sales, acquisition and consignment businesses.
Cutter Aviation announces the appointment of Kasey Dixon as HondaJet Southwest Customer Support to the San Antonio, TX, facility. Dixon's duties include providing personalized customer support for HondaJet customers throughout the ownership life-cycle.
Heritage Aviation, an aviation services provider, announces the development of Heritage Aware, a remote aircraft-maintenance monitoring portal that allows customers real-time access to updates and work-in-progress reporting.
Shimco, manufacturer of precision parts and gap-management solutions, was recently named “New Venture of the Year” by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce during its 2016 Business Excellence Awards ceremony. Many members of the Shimco team attended the event and were delighted to receive the award and recognition among their community peers.
Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., announces the company has received a supplemental type certificate (STC) which approves the installation of the True Blue Power TB44 (46 amp-hour) lithium-ion battery on Blackhawk-powered Cessna Caravan 208/208B models.
Advent Aircraft Systems successfully completes FAA flight testing of its eABS anti-skid braking system for the PC-12 series. Once the STC is issued, it will mark the first time an anti-skid system will be available for the aircraft. The Advent eABS is currently certified for the Eclipse EA500/550, King Air B300, Textron Aviation Defense T-6B/C, with the King Air B200 pending.
Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), an independent provider of maintenance programs to the business aviation industry, announces it has appointed Jaslyn Chan as the new president of JSSI Asia. Chan will provide strategic leadership from JSSI’s regional headquarters in Hong Kong as part of the company’s continued growth in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
West Star Aviation Receives STC for Installing USB Cabin Charging Ports on Falcon 900/900EX Aircraft
West Star Aviation announces it has received an STC for the installation of Universal Serial Bus (USB) cabin charging ports on Innov8 Cabin Solutions CabinFLEX (CFLEX) charge systems.