Duncan Aviation rolls out off-site avionics services in Chicago area

Duncan Aviation’s Battle Creek, Mich., avionics team recently rolled out an off-site avionics service that allows aircraft owners in the Chicago area to schedule avionics line service in their hangars and at their airports instead of at one of Duncan Aviation’s maintenance facilities.

Duncan Aviation also staffs an engine Rapid Response Team (RRT) in the Chicago area. Duncan Aviation engine service offices support AOG engine emergencies and scheduled engine maintenance at its facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Battle Creek, with RRTs supporting owners in the field.

AV8 MRO acquires Hawker landing gear inventory

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HOUSTON, Texas — AV8 MRO recently acquired a multimillion-dollar inventory of Hawker landing gear and parts, increasing their parts inventory and bringing the number of complete ship sets of landing gear for all series to 13.

AV8 MRO will acquire Duncan Aviation’s Hawker landing gear inventory and provide landing gear exchange and overhaul options to Duncan Aviation and its customers. [Read more…]

PlaneLogiX: Bringing GA aircraft maintenance into the 21st century

Will Goldstein, Robert Wilkes, William Hecksteden

All aircraft owners know the importance of their maintenance logbooks — and just as many look at those records and think “what a mess.”

You’re not alone. That’s why three under-30 innovators have created a new aircraft maintenance record backup and transcription program that’s proven to be quite popular with the GA crowd.

Called PlaneLogiX, the service was born out of something we’ve all muttered under our breath: “There’s got to be a better way.”
That’s what Robert Wilkes thought when he was an aircraft owner. “There were some fundamental shortcomings in the ownership experience,” he said.

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