Western Aircraft expands in Boise

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

BOISE, Idaho – Western Aircraft recently held a ribbon cutting celebration in honor of its most recent expansion at Boise Airport. The company added two new buildings totaling 26,000 square feet to its 18-acre leasehold. The new construction includes an expanded parts facility, as... Continue Reading →

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Eclipse names second European Gold Service Center

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. (EAI) has expanded its international service center network for Eclipse 500 and Eclipse 550 twin-engine jets (pictured), adding General Enterprises as its second European Gold Service Center. General Enterprises will provide maintenance, inspections, parts and warranty support,... Continue Reading →

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First aviation mechanic display added to Air Force Museum

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force honored the first aviation mechanic, Charles E. Taylor, by unveiling a bronze bust of his likeness for permanent display during a ceremony in the museum’s Early Years Gallery July 21. Continue Reading →

A&P school to open at ISM

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology will open a new campus at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in early 2015. Continue Reading →

Air Orlando Maintenance names Burdzy service manager

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Joe Burdzy has joined Air Orlando Maintenance as Service Manager. He brings over 35 years of experience to the company, which is at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) in Florida. His position encompasses all maintenance and parts functions including customer liaison, employee... Continue Reading →

Global Parts Group acquires Tulakes Aero assets

Posted on July 13th, 2014 by

Global Parts Group of Augusta, Kan., distributors and producers of parts for business, general, and commercial aviation, has acquired the assets of Tulakes Aero of Bethany, Oklahoma and incorporated them into a new division of the Global Parts Group, named Global... Continue Reading →

Savvy Aviator introduces FEVA

Posted on July 12th, 2014 by

Savvy Aviator has introduced FEVA — Failing Exhaust Valve Analytics — which provides advance warning of failing exhaust valves in piston aircraft engines equipped with a digital engine monitor. Continue Reading →

Winner Aviation names Neil Gallagher president

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

VIENNA, Ohio — Winner Aviation Corporation has appointed Neil Gallagher to succeed Rick Hale as president effective immediately. Hale will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and will take on a new role as chairman. Gallagher previously held the position... Continue Reading →

West Star Aviation names new regional sales manager

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

West Star Aviation has hired Ed Henry as Regional Sales Manager responsible for the eastern territory of the United States including:  Washington D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Continue Reading →

Mattituck Services to purchase Southern Avionics and Communications

Posted on June 29th, 2014 by

Continental Motors Group’s MRO subsidiary, Mattituck Services, Inc. (MSI) will add avionics and aircraft interior maintenance, repair and overhaul capabilities through an agreement to purchase Southern Avionics and Communications, which is located in Mobile, Alabama. Continue Reading →