Aviation International News » November 2007

November 5, 2007 - 10:40am

Threshold Aviation Group is evidence of evolution in action. Company CEO Mark DiLullo got hooked on aviation while in Air Force pilot training for the Air National Guard. When he returned to civilian life, he went to work for Martin Aviation in Ontario, Calif., and began building civilian flight time.

November 5, 2007 - 10:37am

Corpair Supply, the component arm of Chesterfield, Mo.-based Avmats, can now clean, bubble point and flow check Falcon hydraulic filters. It also offers a complete set of exchange filters for the Falcon 10, 20, 200 and 50s. The company has more than 25 years of experience in heavy maintenance, sheet metal, avionics, engines, APUs, interiors and modifications.

November 5, 2007 - 10:36am

Pratt & Whitney Canada has opened a parts distribution center in Singapore to help accelerate deliveries to customers in the Pacific Rim region. It will be managed by the P&W Component Solutions group 24/7 and offers a large inventory of new parts and exchange accessories for all P&WC engines.

November 5, 2007 - 10:35am

Pilots looking for an alternative for clearing U.S. Customs on the way back from southern destinations will find a useful one at Rafael Hérnandez Inter-national Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Aguadilla is located on the northwest corner of Puerto Rico’s Porta del Sol coast, and Rafael Hérnandez is a convenient and low-cost fuel stop for trips to and from the Caribbean and Latin America.

November 5, 2007 - 10:35am

BizJet International of Tulsa, Okla., is expanding its corporate aviation services by adding Atlanta-based The Maintenance Group, which has been providing corporate aviation services since 1995. Both locations offer airframe and engine maintenance, avionics installations, exterior paint and interior refurbishment.

November 5, 2007 - 10:32am

Operators of Cessna 441 Conquest IIs have a new option for compliance with
the continuous inspection program Cessna initiated last June.

The revised program recommends that Part 91 and Part 135 operators comply with a series of supplemental inspection documents (SID) that are now being incorporated into an expanded phase inspection program with a compliance deadline of September 1 next year.

November 5, 2007 - 10:30am

Always looking for new ways to serve customers, Wilson Air Center founder Robert Wilson came up with the idea to modify fuel trucks so that they can display fuel delivered in pounds as well as gallons. Wilson flies his own turbine-powered airplanes and is familiar with the errors that can occur when converting gallons to pounds during fuel purchases.

November 5, 2007 - 10:29am

Hawker Beechcraft announced that Fargo, N.D.-based Fargo Jet Center has joined its worldwide network of authorized service centers. Fargo Jet will focus on the Beech Bonanza, Baron and King Air.

November 5, 2007 - 10:28am

Embraer has broken ground at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., for a new service center. The company intends to open the facility by

November 5, 2007 - 10:28am

SheltAir completed interior renovations at its St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. FBO and is planning to build 60,000 sq ft of new hangars at the airport. While SheltAir also renovated its Farmingdale, N.Y. FBO terminal, it is planning to build new terminal and hangar facilities there to serve the Northeast market. Also on Long Island, SheltAir upgraded the interior and exterior of its Westhampton Beach, N.Y.

 
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