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Maintenance and Modifications

Duncan Aviation Continues To Complete ADS-B Upgrades

With 52 percent of business aircraft still not compliant, Duncan Aviation still has the capacity to complete the ADS-B upgrade before the deadline.
Maintenance and Modifications

West Star Receives ANAC Mx Approval

The MRO's East Alton, Illinois facility is approved to work on Brazilian-registered aircraft through 2020.

Costa do Sol Opts for SkyTrac Flight Data Monitoring

Costa do Sol Táxi Aéreo has selected SKYTRAC flight data monitoring (FDM) for its S-76 fleet.
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Training and Workforce

AOPA Raises $3.6M for You Can Fly Genav Program

While more than 3,800 donors raised $1.8M for AOPA's You Can Fly program, the Ray Foundation matched the donations to bring the total to $3.6M.

Jet Linx Expands in Northeastern U.S.

The company is working on opening locations in New York, Boston, and Chicago, which are expected to be operating by the end of the year.
Maintenance and Modifications

GenNx360 Acquires Precision Aviation Group

New York-based equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners eyed growth potential in its acquisition of MRO company Precision Aviation Group.
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FAA Contracts Constant Aviation, Nextant

Nextant Aerospace will help Constant Aviation complete ADS-B Out installation on a Challenger 604 in the FAA's fleet.

StandardAero Receives Certifications, Plans Expansion

StandardAero received an STC for JetWave installation on Globals, EASA certification for its CRFT, and plans on expanding three locations in the U.S.

WomenVenture Celebrates 11th Anniversary at AirVenture

The organization, which is a partnership between EAA and Women in Aviation International, has events planned during AirVenture from July 23 to July 29.
Maintenance and Modifications

Aviall Expands Distribution Agreement with Desser

At EAA Air Venture in Oshkosh this week, Boeing announced that its subsidiary Aviall will distribute aircraft tires and tubes from Desser Holdings LLC.
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ExecuJet To Provide TFE731 Mx Services

ExecuJet's Johannesburg facility will provide the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and India regions with maintenance services for Honeywell TFE731 engines.

Aerobility Showcases Airplane Build Program

At this year's Farnborough Airshow, Aerobility is showcasing its project called Building a Dream.
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CAE Starts Scholarship for Female Pilots

CAE will offer five full scholarships to aspiring female pilots for one of its cadet pilot training programs.

Alvant Displays Hybrid Aluminum Composites

The AMCs are Alvant’s response to the aerospace industry’s challenges of reducing aircraft weight and emissions.

Esterline Showcases System Controllers

Esterline Mason's Harm's Way Controllers (HaWCs) can operate devices including cranes, weapons, pipeline crawlers, and more.

Esterline Announces New Products, Updates

Esterline and its conglomerates announced several agreements, new products, and product updates at this year’s Farnborough Airshow.
Maintenance and Modifications

GBA Launches Aerospace Division

One of the new division’s first projects is to create a "dedicated components milk-run service."

FAC Hosts Record Number of Members at Farnborough

FAC, the local trade association for the Farnborough Airshow, will host 27 businesses at its stand at the airshow.
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AIN Recognized at Aerospace Media Awards

AIN photographer David McIntosh and senior editor Curt Epstein received awards at the Aerospace Media Awards before the Farnborough Airshow.
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TAG Global Partners with Farnborough College of Technology

TAG Global Training announced its first educational partner will be Farnborough College of Technology.
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Maintenance and Modifications

Mecaer America Receives UTC Supplier Gold Status

MAI was required to meet a specific set of criteria to receive UTC Aerospace Systems Supplier Gold status.
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Northrop Grumman Appoints New CEO

Northrop Grumman announced CEO Wes Bush will be stepping down by January 1, 2019. Current COO and president Kathy Warden will take over the position.

StandardAero Receives EASA Certification for CRFT

StandardAero recently received EASA certification for its retrofittable crash-resistant fuel tank system for the Airbus Helicopters AS350 and EC130 series.

NBAA Announces FA, Technician Scholarships

NBAA recently announced the 42 recipients of the 2018 Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Scholarship.

Raisbeck Receives STC for King Air Propellers

Raisbeck Engineering recently received STC approvals for its five-blade composite swept propeller and four-bade aluminum swept propeller.

ANA, Sojitz BizJet Venture To Begin in July

The joint venture, ANA Business Jet, will begin on July 2 and offer charter flights heading from Japan to North America and Europe.
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VSE Aviation Now BendixKing's Asia-Pacific Distributor

The company, which is a subsidiary of VSE Aviation Inc., will offer a range of BendixKing avionics, flight controls, display units, and installation kits.
Training and Workforce

FABA Confab Addresses Aviation Professional Shortage

Speakers such as Kathy Knowles, CPO of Intuitive Strategies, offered solutions on how to tackle the issue.
Maintenance and Modifications

ASESA Signs Able as Repair and Overhaul Provider

Aeroservicios Especializados named Able Aerospace an exclusive provider of component repairs, overhauls, and exchanges for its helicopter fleet in Mexico.

FAA Continues To Support Compliance Philosophy

At the NATA Conference in D.C., Ali Bahrami addressed criticism of the organizations Compliance Philosophy of voluntarily reporting safety issues.