The Senate Commerce Committee approves by voice vote S.1405, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation reauthorizing FAA programs through September 30, 2021.
Jet East Aviation announces it has secured approval from Dassault for Non-Destructive Testing at its on-site facility and mobile unit based in Trenton, NJ on all Falcon aircraft.
Dallas Aeronautical Services is pleased to announce Rick Armstrong as director of Technical Sales.
Armstrong joins the DAS team with more than 30 years of aviation experience ranging from composite/sheet metal repair and manufacturing to component overhaul. He began his career in 1986 as a technician and has since held leadership roles at Aerocell Structures and Aero Fabricators. Armstrong received training in non-destructive testing and advanced composites during his studies at National Park College where he took courses in Aviation Business Management.
Conklin & de Decker announces the release of its 2017 Aircraft Performance Comparator with the most comprehensive aircraft comparison data available to the industry. Part of a family of innovative software products created by Conklin & de Decker, the Aircraft Performance Comparator is a must-have tool for anyone who is acquiring a business jet, turboprop, piston aircraft or helicopter and needs to compare aircraft performance data, quickly and easily.
The Giles Group, an international aviation consultancy, announces it has named Steve Boyd and Tony Janco as senior associates, effective immediately.
ATP Announces Partnership With Continental Motors Enabling Maintenance Providers to Streamline Technical Information Management
Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) announces a partnership with Continental Motors to leverage ATP’s specialized tools and services to offer maintenance providers the industry’s most advanced technical publication solution, which is available as a single source solution that can include airframe, engines, propeller and other components. With the partnership, the engine manufacturer’s customers will safeguard the value of their aircraft, and maintenance providers will be able to dramatically boost productivity and streamline information management with the ATP Aviation Hub™ cloud application.
REBTECH announces the final completion of a night vision-compatible conversion of the Air Tractor AT-502, 502A, 502B and AT-504 agricultural spray aircraft. The aircraft is owned and operated by Dean Heimermann, owner of Countryside Aviation in Chilton, WI.
Concorde Battery Corporation announces receipt of TSO-C173a, Technical Standard Order Authorization for the RG24-15, RG24-15M and RG24-16 13.6 Ah family of sealed lead-acid batteries. TSO-C173a authorization confirms that the batteries meet the minimum operational performance standards (MOPS) set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) in DO-293A.
Av8 MRO announces Jean-Claude Kouyo as its new International Marketing and Sales manager. Kouyo has 19 years of experience in the aviation industry where he worked in sales, maintenance training, flight operations, FBO and corporate flight management. His prior experience includes roles with FlightSafety Europe as its International Marketing manager covering Africa, Middle East and Europe markets. He then transitioned into a position at Corporate Elite Group as acting managing director based in Cote D'Ivoire, West Africa, for 10 years.
PPG (NYSE:PPG) introduces a new, battery-powered, aerospace-sealant dispensing tool that is easier to use than traditional manual and pneumatic applicators and dispenses at faster rates. The SEMCO® model 1250 sealant tool weighs less than three pounds and is ergonomically designed with cordless and hoseless operation, compared with a standard Semco 250A dispensing tool that weighs about two pounds and is typically tethered to a 10-foot hose.