Dallas

October 20, 2014 - 12:10pm

Cutter Aviation (Booth 4200) has promoted Calvin Martin to the position of general manager of its FBO at the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. A native of Dallas, Texas, he joined the company a decade ago and has experience in several of the full-service aviation company’s businesses.

Starting as a line service technician Martin worked his way up through supervisor and line manager positions to facility manager of Cutter’s maintenance location at Addison Airport in Dallas. He also has experience in parts expediting and shipping and receiving.

October 20, 2014 - 10:20am

During the NBAA show, turbine-engine-overhaul and repair specialist Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation subsidiary, is rebuilding a PT6A engine live at the BBA Aviation booth (228). The company is also overhauling its corporate structure to accommodate its recently opened full-service PT6A service center. The new shop is established in a renovated and enlarged 10,000-sq-ft hangar at Dallas Love Field. At a party there last month, Dallas Airmotive celebrated its 50th anniversary, as well as its half-century involvement with the legendary Pratt & Whitney Canada turbine powerplant.

September 22, 2014 - 12:50pm

The newest phase of the FAA’s NextGen airspace redesign, tagged the “North Texas Metroplex” project, took effect September 18 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with the addition of a number of new arrival and departure procedures. The new procedures replace the older standard terminal arrival routes (Stars) and standard instrument departures (SIDs) at Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) and Dallas Love Field (DAL) airports.

July 29, 2014 - 3:00pm

Fractional aircraft ownership firm Executive AirShare hired industry veteran Pete Pedicino as regional vice president of sales for Dallas and South Texas. In his new role, Pedicino “will drive Executive AirShare’s growth in key Texas markets.” The company now serves customers in Houston, San Antonio and Austin, and has served customers in Dallas and Fort Worth since 2006. Pedicino has spent the past 14 years in the fractional aircraft ownership industry, most recently as senior vice president of sales with NetJets.

May 21, 2014 - 10:20am

Dallas Airmotive has identified a site at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport as the location for its proposed 30,000-sq-ft advanced test facility. Slated for groundbreaking in late July, the facility is awaiting approval by the DFW Airport board of directors. It will have three turboshaft and three turbofan test cells, a centralized control room, and a 15,000-sq-ft pre- and post-test preparation area. The facility is expected to be completed and operational by the first half of next year.

April 14, 2014 - 12:40pm

Dallas Addison Airport (ADS) recently became part of a five-year, $10 million radar network demonstration project to learn how X-band sensors can improve hazardous weather forecasts, warnings and responses in dense urban environments.

April 1, 2014 - 1:38pm

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and North Texas U.S. congressmen Eddie Bernice Johnson (D), Sam Johnson (R), Pete Sessions (R) and Marc Veasey (D) joined hundreds of aircraft manufacturing workers, local officials and business leaders at general aviation jobs rally held by GAMA on Friday at Bombardier’s Dallas Service Center. The event also included remarks from leaders of GAMA member companies in Texas.

October 30, 2013 - 10:00am

Dallas Airmotive plans to expand its support services in the northeastern U.S. The company will add regional field service representatives and a mobile response vehicle capable of on-site inspections, repair work and carbon seal replacements at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., one of the region’s most popular sites for business and general aviation aircraft. Additionally, the company is adding field service representatives throughout the region to improve response time and reduce ground time for repairs.

October 24, 2013 - 3:00pm

Cedar Hill, Texas-based Dallas Aeronautical Services (Booth No. C6632), an FAA Part 145 repair station, has broken ground on a new 50,400-square-foot facility that will span more than three acres in the High Meadows Industrial Park in Cedar Hill, Texas

August 21, 2013 - 11:25am

Dallas Airmotive has added Thomas Kennedy as a regional engine manager. He will represent all of the company’s engine and APU product lines and serve customers in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. Kennedy comes to Dallas Airmotive from Signature TechnicAir Aircraft Maintenance, where he was director of maintenance and accountable manager. Before joining TechnicAir, Kennedy worked for seven years as director of maintenance at Jet Aviation (Bedford, Mass.). He also spent six years at British Midland as lead technician.

 
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