Cutter Aviation-Dallas is using the high-end car dealership as a model on which to base its facility, a strategy that is working well, said Andy Biery, general manager of the company’s operation at Dallas Executive Airport (RBD). Biery said the facility is designed to maximize customer interaction with key Cutter personnel, including service managers and parts and sales representatives.
Aviation International News » November 2005
Aviall of Dallas has teamed with Click Commerce to help it undertake collaborative commerce with its suppliers and customers. Aviall claims to be the world’s largest independent distributor of new aviation parts.
Raytheon Aircraft has named Superior Aircraft Maintenance, of Medford, Ore., the most recent addition to its global network of authorized service centers. Superior Aircraft Maintenance has a factory-trained team capable of providing full maintenance services for all Bonanzas, Barons and King Airs.
Pronal, one of Europe’s major manufacturers of bladder tanks designed to store and transport liquids, has developed new elastomer materials for use in manufacturing its onboard fuel tanks for civil and military aircraft, including helicopters.
CRS continues to expand support for the business jet community by increasing its parts distribution for Challengers, Gulfstreams, Learjets, Hawkers and Falcons. It has added inventory of high-usage parts to the company’s West Coast facility in Chatsworth, Calif. CRS specializes in support programs for corporate aircraft operators around the world.
Prist Aerospace, long-time manufacturer and supplier of anti-icing aviation fuel additives, has formed an alliance with Hammonds Fuel Additives. Prist is now recommending Hammonds’ additive injector systems and microbicide Brobor JF for use with Prist anti-icing fuel additive. These recommendations are now being printed on all Prist and Hammonds packaging.
The Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council (CAMC) Board of Directors has announced a change in the organization’s leadership team. Steve Dick will no longer be CAMC’s CEO. A new CEO is expected to be forthcoming. Until then, Les Aalders will serve as acting executive director to oversee the daily operations of the secretariat.
Aerospace Products International (API), a wholly owned subsidiary of First Aviation Services, has instituted a new program to enhance spares availability for Beechcraft owners, operators and maintenance providers. API, which provides distribution and supply chain services to the aviation industry, has purchased an inventory of Beech legacy spare parts to support all Beech models including the King Air, Baron and Bonanza.
Genesis 3 Engineering has begun delivering installation kits for its new group RVSM solution for Dassault Falcon 20s.
“Using proven Innovative Solutions & Support equipment and Dassault-endorsed Rosemount probes, the Genesis 3 solution will offer Falcon 20 owners the reliable, cost-effective RVSM installation they have been waiting for,” said Jerry Lowe, president of Woodland Park, Colo.-based Genesis 3 Engineering.
Under an agreement signed last month with Swiss International Air Lines and airport authorities, Jet Aviation Basel has moved into the Crossair hangar in Basel. The 53,000-sq-ft hangar brings the company’s total hangar space to 215,000 sq ft.