In the latest print edition of Aviation International News sister publication Business Jet Traveler and on its website, you’ll discover BJT’s Second Annual Book of Lists feature, which we hope you’ll find both informative and entertaining.
Duncan Aviation Lincoln’s nondestructive testing (NDT) team has added weekend shift coverage to help meet shorter turn-time demands while enhancing customer service. “We needed to add a weekend shift to serve our internal and external customers better and meet the shorter turn times they were requesting,” said Marty Lincoln, Duncan Aviation’s accessories manager. The addition calls for both new hires and the repositioning of existing team members.
Creating software for aviation applications that complies with the FAA’s DO-178 standard can be challenging, requiring completion of a series of precise development and verification tasks during the process. Here at NBAA’12, software product development company Foliage (Booth No. 790) of Burlington, Mass. is highlighting how it can help companies meet these challenges.
Over the past several years, owners and manufacturers have begun to recognize aircraft product support as an increasingly vital function. Original equipment manufacturers with good service reputations work hard (and invest heavily) to defend their turf, while those who have made missteps are, in many cases, making significant investments of time, personnel, energy and money to “get it right.”