Legacy Aviation (Booth No. 5385) of Yukon, Okla. is showcasing its turboprop and jet repair and refurbishment capabilities here at NBAA’12, including its readiness to handle Service Bulletin 241 for inspection of Twin Commander aft pressure bulkheads. “Legacy Aviation is a fairly new company, but we have a professional staff with more than a hundred years of accumulated aircraft experience,” said Legacy president R.J. Gomez.
Lou Martin & Associates of San Antonio, Texas, is offering three new window shade styles for business aircraft. One of these is a bulkhead shade system that can close off a cabin compartment to allow greater privacy, or open to permit a feeling of roominess. The shade can be customized to include artwork or a company logo and comes in a variety of sizes.
In the world of executive cabin outfitting, there are a number of independent cabinetry shop suppliers turning out high-quality, and in some cases spectacular, woodwork. Odyssey Aerospace of Denton, Texas, recently provided bulkhead panels, cabinetry and trim for an executive MD-87 interior designed by Strack & Associates and refurbished by Jet Works Air Center in Denton.
German aerostructures specialist Premium Aerotec (Hall 1 Stand E197) has signed a contract with Airbus to provide the fuselage structure for the European manufacturer’s new A350XWB. The structures are for the floor and aft pressure bulkhead, adding to existing work it has to build forward section elements and aft side shells. The work is worth a total of approximately $500 million, said the EADS subsidiary.
Carpet specialist Kalogridis International of Dallas has just launched a new line of bulkhead tapestries available in a variety of colors and with three-dimensional surface texture. The new surface was developed by company president George Kalogridis and research and development designer LiChing Tsai.
Capital Aviation expects to deliver its 100th executive Caravan this summer, this one with the typical “Big Sky” cabin. The Bethany, Okla.