ICG, a developer and manufacturer of satellite-based global voice and data communications for cabin and flight-deck operations, has donated $2,000 to the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) Foundation to fund its annual Brian Bennett Scholarship. ICG vice president of product sales Jeff Saucedo presented the donation to PAMA board chairman Clark Gordon and new PAMA president John Casker.
Aviation International News » June 2008
Numerous medical books are available for pilots, but until now mechanics and technicians have been on their own.
If you have excess inventory sitting in your hangar, Turbine Engine Consultants (TECI) of Joplin, Mo., has a solution. The aviation parts supplier has introduced a consignment program called excess inventory management.
For the past eight years Spectra Jet has focused its certified repair station exclusively on Learjets. The recent completion of a new 18,000-sq-ft hangar on Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport allowed the company to expand its capacity.
The FAA has awarded Dassault Aircraft Services Wilmington the Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Diamond Certificate of Excellence. It is the highest of five awards an organization can receive for its dedication to maintenance training.
Embraer has introduced Tool on Time, a material solutions program that offers an inventory of more than 130 maintenance tools and ground support equipment to customers in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Now settled into its new 36,000-sq-ft hangar facility, Chantilly Air continues to increase its FAA Part 145 repair station maintenance capacity. The company services Bombardier, Cessna, Gulfstream and Hawker Beechcraft aircraft.
West Star Aviation is increasing capacity at its Dallas Love Field facility to keep
up with demand for Citation, Hawker, Beechjet, King Air, Falcon and Learjet maintenance and avionics service and installation. The company has expanded
Berlin Tempelhof airport will almost certainly close on October 31. In a public referendum held on April 27, a majority of voters– some 60 percent–favored keeping the downtown airport open, but they represented only 21.3 percent of the city’s 2.425 million electors. A quorum of 25 percent was required for the vote to qualify as a recommendation to the Berlin Senate, which was to make the final decision.
NBAA more than doubled the number of exhibitors at the Maintenance Management Conference from last year, increasing the number from 27 to 63. Kevin Smith, chair of the exhibitor working group, attributed that success to hard work.