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February 3, 2023, 9:42 AM

StandardAero Completes Western Jet Aviation Acquisition

With the purchase of Gulfstream maintenance specialist Western Jet Aviation, StandardAero now has MRO facilities spanning the U.S.

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UK Farnborough Airport
Feb 3, 2023 - 12:26 PM
Farnborough Airport set a traffic record in 2022 and is now the top business aviation airport in the London area.
Solar array at Safran facility
Feb 3, 2023 - 12:02 PM
French engine manufacturer Safran plans to install solar panels at many of its production facilties, in step with its long term decarbonization goals.
code
Feb 3, 2023 - 11:56 AM
New software from Vision Aircraft Records allows users to securely access and share airctaft maintenance records.
Rescued sea turtle
Feb 3, 2023 - 11:27 AM
Turtles Fly Too has been recruiting private pilots to carry stranded sea turtles since 2014. FBO chain Sheltair will now make it easier for them.
Feb 3, 2023 - 11:05 AM
Flexjet is donating flight hours that will be auctioned or raffled at this weekend's Naples Winter Wine Festival to benefit an educational group for kids.
Tail of business jet
Feb 3, 2023 - 10:36 AM
Potential business aircraft buyers who patiently waited out the frothy market will be rewarded this year with more selection and better pricing.
Western Jet Aviation at Van Nuys Airport
Feb 3, 2023 - 9:42 AM
With the purchase of Gulfstream maintenance specialist Western Jet Aviation, StandardAero now has MRO facilities spanning the U.S.
headshot of Gen. Lloyd "Fig" Newton
Feb 2, 2023 - 3:08 PM
Air Charter Safety Foundation's annual symposium has a slate of speakers that include Gen.'Fig' Newton and will host a panel on business aviation careers.
Global Jet Capital CEO Vivek Kaushal
Feb 2, 2023 - 12:52 PM
Just nine years after its founding, Global Jet Capital has surpassed $3.5 billion in financing to users of new and preowned business jets.
JetHQ's RJ Miller and Cole White pose in front of wing on Gulfstream business jet
Feb 2, 2023 - 12:40 PM
Aircraft brokerage JetHQ has established its first office in the Dallas-area to support clients in the region.