Last month we reported that, in the fallout from the February 2 Challenger overrun at Teterboro (TEB), the FAA levied a fine of almost $2 million against Platinum Jet and its principal officer and owner. I requested a copy of the action so that I could review it myself.
“Lindbergh flew off our ramp right out front,” John Rahilly, vice president of sales and marketing for Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS) Wilmington, Del., told AIN. “This used to be the Atlantic Aviation facility; it was here for some 75 years.
The FAA has recently awarded a repair station certificate to Arinc Direct’s Scottsdale Airport facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Arinc regional maintenance facility will now be able to service and repair more than 50 types of aircraft built by Raytheon, Bombardier, Cessna and Gulfstream.
Learjet 60 operators are the latest to benefit from the Learjet Electronic Technician (e-Tech) troubleshooting tool. E-Tech compiles more than 22 megabytes of information onto a single CD, in a user-friendly Web page format that can be accessed by a laptop computer.
Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services (LBAS) has received approval from the Federal Civil Aviation Authority of Russia (FCAAR) to perform line and base maintenance work on Russian-registered Bombardier aircraft.
After months of uncertainty, MD Helicopters (MDHI) has a new owner. Patriarch Partners, a New York-based financial firm with assets of approximately $4.5 billion, has acquired a controlling interest in the troubled Mesa, Ariz. manufacturer.
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