Food and drink

February 24, 2008 - 7:52am

Standard Aero (Booth No. 4621) is now offering a Rolls-Royce-approved repair procedure for the Model 250 Series II first-stage Mar-M nozzles and Series IV second-stage turbine nozzles. The company also announced a new modification for Roll-Royce 250 Series III and IV air/oil separator gears.

January 17, 2008 - 6:34am

Flight services specialist Universal Weather & Aviation selected Air Chef as the preferred business aviation caterer for its clients at four U.S. locations: Dallas and Austin, Texas; Washington, D.C.; and South Florida. Columbus, Ohio-based Air Chef provides training and standardized menus to approved kitchens at 15 locations nationwide and expects to add another 20 locations by the end of the year.

January 17, 2008 - 6:34am

Flight services specialist Universal Weather & Aviation selected Air Chef as the preferred business aviation caterer for its clients at four U.S. locations: Dallas and Austin, Texas; Washington, D.C.; and South Florida. Columbus, Ohio-based Air Chef provides training and standardized menus to approved kitchens at 15 locations nationwide and expects to add another 20 locations by the end of the year.

January 15, 2008 - 4:52am

In a decision directly in opposition to an earlier conclusion by the NTSB, a federal court jury in Kentucky has found Goodrich Avionics completely liable for the June 1999 crash of a University of Kentucky aeromedically configured Sikorsky S-76. Killed were pilot Donald Greene and three other crewmembers.

November 13, 2007 - 11:02am

Ron Joyce, cofounder of coffee chain Tim Hortons, was one of eight passengers on board a three-and-a-half-week-old Bombardier Global 5000 (registration C-GXPR) that crashed while landing Sunday afternoon on the private airstrip of a resort community on the Northumberland Strait in Nova Scotia, Canada. Neither the passengers nor the two crewmembers were injured when Joyce’s large-cabin jet landed short in a patch of gravel.

October 4, 2007 - 10:26am

Police officers’ passion for doughnuts is one of American culture’s sturdiest stereotypes. But using a helicopter to make a midnight doughnut run has drawn public fire in Albuquerque, N.M., where two as yet unidentified members of the Albuquerque police department (APD) did just that last month, landing near a local Krispy Kreme store in one of the department’s Bell OH-58 Kiowas.

September 26, 2007 - 9:44am

Aero Toy Store has begun construction on a 45,000-sq-ft expansion of its facility at Montreal’s Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport. The $7.6 million addition includes a 31,000-sq-ft hangar and 14,000-sq-ft completion center. It is scheduled to be finished in December.

September 20, 2007 - 6:59am
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While NBAA is drawing thousands of visitors to Atlanta, the city has a thriving culinary scene that befits its status as “the capitol of the south.” World-class restaurants offer an astounding variety of cuisines, sure to please any palate, from eclectic seafood houses, to classic wood-paneled shrines to slabs of beef, to cozy eateries serving up the finest southern-style food.

June 4, 2007 - 11:32am

Raisbeck Engineering has entered an agreement with Atlantic Aero authorizing the Greensboro, N.C. company to promote, purchase and install Raisbeck’s STC kits.

October 9, 2006 - 8:45am

Five years ago, Ed Laverentz was a full-time fireman “looking for a part-time job that might bring in $20,000 a year.” Now he and his wife, Barb, are the full-time president and general manager, respectively, of Aero Interior Maintenance, and the only fires he’s putting out are in the form of emergency repairs to the soft goods in business aircraft cabins.

 
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