The U.S. Air Force has selected the EFB-Pro performance-calculating iPhone app for pilots of its fleet of C-21A Learjet 35As. Developed by Cavu Companies, EFB-Pro has long been available as Windows PC software and now runs on Apple’s iPhone and iPad without needing an Internet connection.
AINmxReports » November 23, 2011
The board of directors of Indianapolis-based Comlux Aviation Services has named Tony Bailey as CEO. He began his career in 1983 as an F-4 Phantom electrician in the U.S. Marine Corps and went on to garner experience as a CEO, general manager, director of avionics and engineering and director of maintenance with various industry organizations.
GE Aviation and Iberia Maintenance have signed an agreement that will provide Iberia with OEM technical support for its maintenance and repair services on CF34-8C/E engines. The agreement expands Iberia’s current overhaul capability for the CF34 engine and licenses GE’s engine maintenance technology.
The FAA proposes to issue an airworthiness directive for certain variants of the Bombardier CL-600, 601 and 604.
The Teterboro, N.J., and St. Louis, Mo. avionics shops of Duncan Aviation have moved into new locations. Duncan Aviation-Teterboro has relocated into First Aviation’s newly constructed fixed-base operation. “First Aviation built a beautiful new facility to serve customers,” said Matt Nelson, Duncan Aviation’s satellite operations manager. Duncan Aviation-St. Louis has moved into a new facility in Tac Air’s Chesterfield complex in Hangar 2.
JetFlite International’s (JFI) Long Beach, Calif. facility has launched an aircraft refinishment program that repairs and refinishes existent components and materials with minimal replacing.
Glenwood, Minn.-based Tanis Aircraft Products has partnered with Bruce’s Custom Covers to fabricate Tanis-brand insulated aircraft covers to protect aircraft in harsh and demanding winter conditions. Tanis is best known for providing aircraft preheat systems to the global aviation industry and Bruce’s Custom Covers for supplying aircraft covers.
Eurocopter has entered into an agreement with Global Aerospace Logistics (GAL) as part of the airframer’s continuing effort to strengthen its profile and customer support services in the United Arab Emirates. The move is aimed specifically at enhancing the company’s capability to serve the UAE Armed Forces.
Chromalloy received its third approved organization exposition (AOE) certificate from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB).
StandardAero has received third-party certification for its environmental-management system (EMS) used at its 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia. The EMS certification is in accordance with ISO 14001:2004 standard for environmental management systems.
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