M7 Aerospace

March 27, 2013 - 12:45pm

Brian Dannewitz has taken the position of president of Greenwich AeroGroup’s Professional Aviation Associates. Dannewitz began his aviation career serving in the Army National Guard and United States Army Reserve in various aircraft maintenance positions. In the course of the last 25 years he has held leadership positions with companies such as Pratt & Whitney, Northwest Airlines, Midway Airlines and AAR Defense Systems.

December 29, 2010 - 6:20am

Elbit Systems of America has completed its $85 ­million purchase of San Antonio, Texas-based aircraft ­services provider M7 Aerospace. The company, which ­provides aerostructure manufacturing and MRO capabilities, is also the current type ­certificate holder for the former Fairchild Metro and Merlin turboprops.

January 29, 2010 - 6:08am

Fairchild (M7 Aerospace is the current TC holder) Metro III, Somerset, Ky., Jan. 2, 2010–The twin turboprop was substantially damaged after it skidded off the runway, went down an embankment and hit the airport boundary fence. According to the pilot, the aircraft’s nosewheel locked during the landing roll, causing the aircraft to veer to the right. The pilot applied full left rudder, but he was unable to regain control.

July 28, 2009 - 9:54am

Rolls-Royce 250-series engine services provided by Essential Turbines of Dorval, Quebec, will now also be marketed by M7 Aerospace. Under the terms of the agreement, the company will service 250-series customers in the U.S. and in Central and South America. M7 will also market Essential Turbines’ overhaul services to federal, state and local government customers throughout the U.S.

July 15, 2009 - 12:47pm

M7 Aerospace has launched a program to support Rolls-Royce 250-series engine operators by teaming with Essential Turbines of Dorval, Quebec. The engine is installed in numerous helicopter models, including Bells, Sikorsky S-76s, MD Helicopters, Agusta 109s, Eurocopter AS 355s, MBB BO105s and others.

March 4, 2009 - 10:30am

San Antonio-based M7 Aerospace launched a quick-turn wet processing program available to aerospace parts manufacturers that need to outsource chemical processes or need faster service for large numbers of products. Processes available include anodizing, alodining and primer and paint application, and M7 offers a six-business-day turnaround time.

November 26, 2008 - 5:59am

J.R. “Rick” Hundley has been named president and CEO of San Antonio-based M7 Aerospace, succeeding Ron Frederick, who is retiring in December. Hundley previously was a senior executive at consulting firm Business Strategies International, aerospace manufacturing and service organization Safran USA, Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics.

September 30, 2008 - 10:41am

San Antonio, Texas-based M7 Aerospace (Booth No. 740), a group of aerospace-related business units created from the assets of the former Fairchild Aviation Corp., recently expanded its role as an outsourcing provider through its supply-chain management organization.

September 24, 2008 - 11:42am

M7 Aerospace and San Antonio Aircraft Support (SAAS) have launched a major modification center combining M7’s maintenance and engineering expertise with SAAS’s interior fabrication specialty.

August 4, 2008 - 12:32pm

Shanghai-based investment group D’Long in late June confirmed it has signed a contract for the rights to the suspended Fairchild Dornier 728 program, but an eventual relaunch of the 76-seat jet remains far from certain. According to J.

 
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