AINmxReports » August 6, 2008

August 6, 2008 - 9:43am

Last week at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., Plastek CEO Gus Ordonez announced a version of the company’s military window repair and restoration kit for the civil market. Signal Hill, Calif.,-based Plastek’s aviation-grade polish comes in 12 different strengths, depending on the type of window plastic.

August 6, 2008 - 9:42am

Jet Works Air Center has started building a 43,000-sq-ft maintenance hangar at its 66,000-sq-ft facility in Denton, Texas. Most of the new hangar will be used for maintenance, inspections and avionics installations. The company services Hawker Beechcraft 400/400As, Cessna Citations and Learjets, among others. The new hangar will also accommodate long-range business jets, including the Bombardier Global Express and large-cabin Gulfstreams.

August 6, 2008 - 9:32am

Executive Jet Management (EJM) has earned a much-coveted star for safety. Well into the implementation of a newly organized safety management system, the Cincinnati-based charter and aircraft management company has earned the Star Participant designation in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s voluntary protection program (VPP).

August 6, 2008 - 9:31am

Grand Junction, Colo.-based West Star Aviation has completed Supplemental Inspection Document (SID) inspections on 27 Cessna Conquest II twin turboprops, ensuring that the airframe is free of corrosion, cracks, debonding, abnormal wear and other anomalies.

August 6, 2008 - 9:30am

On July 24, the FAA issued an emergency order of revocation to LAB Flying Service of Juneau, Alaska, effectively shutting down the 52-year-old air carrier, which served Alaskans with a fleet of Piper singles and twins, a Britten-Norman Islander and Helio Courier.

 

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