Parker Aerospace and Aerospace Component Engineering (ACE) Services–a joint venture between Parker (Booth D23) and SIA Engineering (Chalet CS26)–has recently added new leaders in the Asia Pacific region to offer customers more localized support services. Alan Wang becomes Parker Aerospace’s Asia Pacific customer support account manager. In the new role, Wang carries responsibility for customer support to customers located in China, including Air China, China Eastern and Hainan Airlines.
Parker Hannifin’s Parker Aerospace division is exhibiting new fuel tank and engine nozzle technologies at this year’s NBAA show, as well as flight control, hydraulic, water and waste-system components that it manufactures for a variety of OEMs. Parker’s fuel-filtration and water-coalescing system eliminates water as it is uploaded in the fuel tanks, uniting the water molecules and removing them.
A Circuit Court judge refused to grant a new trial to the family of the late Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan seeking punitive damages against Parker Hannifin. The judge said evidence was too weak to give to a jury, according to AOPA. The NTSB’s investigation into the crash of a Cessna 335 that killed Carnahan, his son and an aide on Oct. 16, 2000, found vacuum pumps made by Parker Hannifin were providing instruments with proper indications.