StandardAero continues to focus on strengthening its business aviation capability and commitment. “We’d taken our eye off that mark, but over the past 12 months we’ve done about everything we said we would do to get back on track,” Scott Taylor, senior vice president for business aviation, told AIN.
Hawker Beechcraft Services Tuesday named JoinJet of Denmark as the launch customer for its Hawker 800XPR upgrade. JoinJet is the charter division of the airline Sun-Air of Scandinavia.
StandardAero (Booth No. 7601) is expanding its mobile response capabilities around the U.S. and is looking to expand its global presence, vice president of business aviation Scott Taylor said at the NBAA Convention yesterday.
The company plans to establish three new mobile service teams (MSTs) next year in Atlanta, Scottsdale, Ariz., and another in the Northeast, but that location has yet to be determined.
CD Aviation, an authorized Honeywell Engines service center, received the FAA’s AMT Diamond Award of Excellence for maintenance technician training for the third year in a row. The award recognizes maintenance organizations that provide training for their mechanics. All of CD’s technicians received training. CD Aviation (Booth No.
StandardAero (Booth No. 7601) has reopened its TFE731 heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul operation at its 265,000-sq-ft production and support facility in Springfield, Ill. The shop will initially be capable of providing major periodic inspections (MPIs) for Honeywell TFE731s but shop capabilities will be reassessed periodically for the possible addition of other engine types and services.
StandardAero is now offering TFE731 heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul out of its 265,000-sq-ft production and support facility in Springfield. “We’re driving our business aviation unit back to our customer’s needs. We’d taken our eye off that mark and in the 12 months since last year’s NBAA we’ve done everything we said we would do,” Scott Taylor, senior v-p of business aviation, told AIN.
Honeywell-CAE Training Alliance has begun offering maintenance training courses for technicians in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Barry Lindsten, Honeywell's director of customer publications and training solutions, told AIN it is part of an ongoing program to expand global training offerings.
Bombardier has notified Learjet 40 and 45 operators that the aft, front frame flange of the TFE731-20 engine, and the thrust reverser flanges, may be susceptible to corrosion. The company recently discovered the problem. “Of the approximately 520 Learjet 40/40XR/45/45XRs in service, about 350 may be affected because the manufacturer introduced composite bypass ducts without adequate protection of the adjacent aluminum structure.
StandardAero Augusta (Georgia) is the most recent incarnation of an operation that has provided maintenance services to the business aviation community for nearly 40 years.
“We were delighted to have been part of the conceptualization and certification of the 50Dash4 program. Now that it’s a proven performer, the best future for the program is in the hands of a strong, full-service business aircraft MRO such as West Star,” Ken Goldsmith, Jr., managing director of Yankee Pacific Aerospace, said. The relationship goes back to 2006.