AINmxReports » April 4, 2012

April 4, 2012 - 4:00pm

Jet Aviation Hong Kong recently expanded its offerings to include interior services. With little space available on the airport, the company opted to locate the facility in Tsuen Wan in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong.

“We had to think outside of the box and find the best and most effective way to support our customers. We leased a transport vehicle that goes back and forth from the interior shop to the airport,” a spokeswoman for the MRO told AIN.

April 4, 2012 - 3:55pm

Boeing and BizJet International recently signed a supplemental license agreement giving BizJet the status of a Boeing Approved Completion Center and making it an official member of Boeing’s BBJ completion network. BizJet has invested approximately $6 million in the expansion of its infrastructure, including the extension of shops, acquisition of new equipment and employee training.

With approximately 320 employees, BizJet offers MRO services for VIP and business aircraft, including the Airbus ACJ and Boeing BBJ, as well as FBO services.

April 4, 2012 - 3:50pm

Gama Group has acquired Oxford, England-based Ronaldson Airmotive. The engine and components overhaul facility strengthens the range of aerospace engineering capabilities available through the Gama engineering group of businesses. Ronaldson joins both Gama Engineering and Gama Support Services in offering a range of engineering products and services for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft operators. The company offers comprehensive design, certification, maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification services at its Fairoaks and Farnborough facilities.

April 4, 2012 - 3:45pm

Duncan Aviation will host several seminars, many including IA renewal authorization, around the world this year. They are a continuation of the MRO’s goal to partner with its customers and help educate pilots, directors of maintenance and maintenance technicians about the often-confusing topics on aircraft maintenance, completions and operations. The Duncan Intelligence Live events will provide face-to-face forum discussions with industry experts on hot industry topics. Some events will be lunch or dinner presentations and others will be half- or full-day classes.

April 4, 2012 - 3:40pm

Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) has appointed Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Center its first authorized service center in mainland China. Located at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai Hawker Pacific will provide service to Hawker owners and operators in the Northern Asia Pacific region.

April 4, 2012 - 3:30pm

The Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil Argentina has approved the first three of numerous STCs for Raisbeck Performance Systems for the Beech King Air. The current STCs are for Raisbeck’s dual aft body strakes for the 200/B200/B200GT series and 90/C90 series, and for wing lockers on the 90 series. Additional applications are currently proceeding through the ANAC approval process.

April 4, 2012 - 3:30pm

Western Aircraft can install Wi-Fi on Falcon 2000EXs equipped with Rockwell Collins Pro Line 4 avionics using an Aircell CTR router. The work can be done at its Boise, Idaho facility or at Atlantic Aero in Greensboro, N.C. The upgrade provides wireless Internet access in the cabin, allowing users to surf the Internet, send and receive email with attachments and download files while using a laptop, tablet or other mobile device. Western’s Wi-Fi STC works with both Aircell and Thrane & Thrane broadband solutions.

April 4, 2012 - 3:30pm

GA Telesis has expanded its service offerings to include component support solutions for defense and government applications. The new operation will have its principal headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The company specializes in commercial aircraft and jet engine leasing, component maintenance as well as maintaining a comprehensive and independent replacement aerospace component inventory network.

April 4, 2012 - 3:30pm

Tenax Air Logistics has changed its name to Tenax Aerospace. The privately held, Ridgeland, Miss. aerospace equipment and logistics company provides aircraft leasing, special missions design and integration, engineering, maintenance and contractor logistics support. Tenax provides large-fleet, multi-site contractor support and says it has the capital resources to acquire and modify any aircraft platform to meet the mission profile. Its customers include the U.S. Navy, Air National Guard, Department of Agriculture and Department of Justice.

April 4, 2012 - 3:30pm

CRS Jet Spares has signed a memorandum of understanding to form CRS Jet Spares Asia–a joint venture between CRS and Singapore-based AGA Logistics & Parts. The new company will be based in Singapore and will begin operations by supporting Gulfstreams, Learjets, Hawkers, Falcons and Challengers. “Our core business is tip-to-tail parts support for out-of-production or non-warranty aircraft,” said Jack Caloras, CRS Jet Spares vice president of sales and operations.

 

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