Aviation International News » February 2008

February 8, 2008 - 9:36am

Elliott Aviation’s four FBOs, Millville Jet Center and Sacramento Jet Center’s two FBOs are now branded Air BP fuel sellers. Elliott Aviation, founded in 1936 and family owned since then, has FBOs and maintenance facilities in Moline, Ill.; Minneapolis; Des Moines, Iowa; and Omaha, Neb.

February 8, 2008 - 9:36am

Elliott Aviation’s four FBOs, Millville Jet Center and Sacramento Jet Center’s two FBOs are now branded Air BP fuel sellers. Elliott Aviation, founded in 1936 and family owned since then, has FBOs and maintenance facilities in Moline, Ill.; Minneapolis; Des Moines, Iowa; and Omaha, Neb.

February 8, 2008 - 9:28am

FBO chain Atlantic has moved into its newest FBO, a $13.6 million facility built on a 13-acre ramp at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The lobby is surrounded by a two-story glass-fronted atrium topped with a soaring wing-like roof.

February 8, 2008 - 9:28am

FBO chain Atlantic has moved into its newest FBO, a $13.6 million facility built on a 13-acre ramp at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The lobby is surrounded by a two-story glass-fronted atrium topped with a soaring wing-like roof.

February 8, 2008 - 9:25am

The age-60 rule for U.S. commercial pilots has been changed to age 65, which will allow the U.S. to be consistent with most of the aviation world. It will also help, in the short term, to mitigate the manpower problems facing commercial aviation. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy solution for the shortfall of certified maintenance personnel, as many of them already work past age 65.

February 8, 2008 - 9:25am

The age-60 rule for U.S. commercial pilots has been changed to age 65, which will allow the U.S. to be consistent with most of the aviation world. It will also help, in the short term, to mitigate the manpower problems facing commercial aviation. Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy solution for the shortfall of certified maintenance personnel, as many of them already work past age 65.

February 8, 2008 - 9:18am

Banyan Air Service began as a small company serving the needs of small operators that had no dedicated maintenance department. As the Florida company has grown, president and head coach Don Campion has strived to maintain that small-company feel. “One of my driving forces in building this business is to be good at what we do as opposed to being a bigger company with a lot of branches or a chain,” he told AIN.

February 8, 2008 - 9:18am

Banyan Air Service began as a small company serving the needs of small operators that had no dedicated maintenance department. As the Florida company has grown, president and head coach Don Campion has strived to maintain that small-company feel. “One of my driving forces in building this business is to be good at what we do as opposed to being a bigger company with a lot of branches or a chain,” he told AIN.

February 8, 2008 - 9:13am

The FlightSafety International Gulfstream G150 simulator has received European level-D simulator qualification, the first such approval for a G150 simulator, according to the companies.

In addition, the European Aviation Safety Agency has approved FlightSafety’s G150 maintenance training program, located at the Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center. A second device is slated to enter service in next year’s first quarter.

February 8, 2008 - 9:13am

The FlightSafety International Gulfstream G150 simulator has received European level-D simulator qualification, the first such approval for a G150 simulator, according to the companies.

In addition, the European Aviation Safety Agency has approved FlightSafety’s G150 maintenance training program, located at the Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center. A second device is slated to enter service in next year’s first quarter.

 
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