John Uczekaj, with Honeywell since 1986 and most recently executive v-p and general manager of Honeywell Aerospace Electronics Systems in Phoenix, has been named the new COO for The Nordam Group in Tulsa, Okla. At Honeywell, Uczekaj was deeply involved in the successful introduction of several advanced avionics systems.
With more than 15 years’ experience working on the TFE731 engine as an independent FAR 145 Repair Station, BizJet International has recently become a major service center for the Honeywell TFE731-2-3-5 and TFE731-20-40-60 engines.
Standard Aero has appointed CRS Jet Spares, a worldwide distributor of aftermarket support and services, a component distribution center for the Honeywell GTCP APU Series 36.
TAT Technologies, through its fully owned subsidiary Limco Airepair,announced it will acquire Piedmont Aviation Component Services. The agreement is expected to close this month.
Duncan Aviation has certified and installed a Rockwell Collins IDS-3000 retrofit cockpit and IFIS (integrated flight information system) file server in a customer Astra. Duncan’s Lincoln, Neb. facility performed the installation and gained the STC for the package, which applies to the Astra and Astra SP, the company said.
Grob’s SPn, a carbon-fiber light business twinjet introduced at last month’s Paris Air Show, will enter production with the Honeywell Apex avionics system, according to officials from the German company.
Are portable electronic flight bag (EFB) computing devices merely a stepping stone until business aircraft operators get around to installing cockpit equipment that integrates electronic charts with glass displays? Avionics manufacturers hope so, but business aircraft operators appear to have different ideas.
Pro Star Aviation of Manchester, N.H., has been appointed a factory-authorized service center for the Raytheon King Air, Beechjet, Premier, Hawker 400XP and some piston-engine models.
The Hangar, an aircraft maintenance and repair facility located on the Panola County Airport in Batesville, Miss., has recently been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to perform component repair and overhaul for non-U.S.-based companies.
Honeywell last month gave journalists their first look at the company’s developmental integrated primary flight display (IPFD), including the synthetic-vision portion of the system now in initial design testing with Gulfstream.