Aerodynamics Inc. (ADI) and Oakland Air, two of the 11 service providers at Oakland County International Airport in Michigan, have combined their FBO service staffs and facilities but will continue to remain separate entities. The two companies–which occupy adjacent plots at the Pontiac airport–will now share their ramps and hangars, giving them a combined 12 acres of outdoor aircraft parking and 220,000 sq ft of heated indoor storage space, respectively.
International Water-Guard Industries of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, has signed a contract to install its circulating potable water system on a Gulfstream IV that is joining the Detroit Pistons basketball team fleet. Chief among the advantages of the system is that water is continually circulating and thus doesn’t stagnate. The company claims its system is lighter and has a smaller installation “footprint” than competing systems.
In a project dubbed “Operation Good Cheer,” corporate and private pilots, aircraft owners, FBOs and other volunteers helped deliver more than 14,000 presents last month to nearly 5,000 children in foster care, group homes and residential treatment facilities across Michigan.
Atlas Pilatus Center, an authorized distributor for the Pilatus PC-12 in the Northeast U.S., has appointed Aerodynamics (ADI) an authorized Pilatus PC-12 satellite service center. Based at Oakland County International airport in Pontiac, Mich., ADI will provide parts distribution and service for PC-12 owners in the Michigan area. ADI employs 165 people and has four hangars with 136,037 sq ft under roof. The company operates 24 hours a day.