Platinum Jet Management last month was slapped with a cease-and-desist order for the second time since the Challenger overrun accident at Teterboro Airport on February 2 last year. The DOT order claims Platinum Jet operated the Challenger and other charter flights without economic or regulatory authority and violated U.S. cabotage rules. Platinum Jet and its three owners were penalized $175,000.
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Bombardier has published a Service Bulletin for a Honeywell GTCP36-150 APU retrofit for Challenger 601s and 604s. The new APU replaces the original GTCP36-100 series and provides significant performance, operational and maintenance benefits over original equipment, the company said. The -150 APU is standard equipment on new Challenger 604s and the Challenger 605, scheduled to enter service in next year’s third quarter.
Innotech Aviation of Montreal has completed its first installation of a Honeywell GTCP36-150(CL) auxiliary power unit (APU) in a Bombardier Challenger 604. The new APU replaces the original GTCP36-100 series and provides performance, operational and maintenance benefits over the original.
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