Clay Lacy donates jets to LA school

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by

Veteran pilot and business aviation pioneer Clay Lacy will donate two iconic business jets, a non-flying Learjet 24 and Gulfstream GIISP, June 5 to an aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport, marking the largest single gift in the adult... Continue Reading →

Ameritech names two new service centers in Alaska

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 by

Ameritech Industries, the parent company of Eagle Engines and American Propeller, has named Northland Aviation Services in Fairbanks and Seaplanes North in Anchorage are new sales and distribution centers in Alaska. Continue Reading →

Banyan technicians honored on AMT Day

Posted on May 30th, 2014 by

Banyan Air Service at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE) celebrated its 9th annual AMT Day on Friday, May 23. Continue Reading →

Dallas Airmotive to build six-cell test complex at DFW

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by

Dallas Airmotive has chosen a site at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport as the location for its 30,000-square-foot advanced test facility. Continue Reading →

West Star Aviation named window repair and replacement vendor for C21 fleet

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by

EAST ALTON, Ill. — West Star Aviation has been named an approved window repair and replacement vendor for the C21 fleet, which consists of Learjet models 35s and 36s being utilized by the United States Air Force. Continue Reading →

Knots 2 U: Still growing after 34 years

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by

By JIM CAVANAGH When the speed bug hit Jim Bradshaw back in the 1980s, he was flying a Piper Twin Comanche. The Comanche is a nice, nimble, speedy airplane that motivates quite well on two smallish 160-hp Lycomings. It feels “sporty”... Continue Reading →

West Star Aviation opens new maintenance facility at ALN

Posted on May 21st, 2014 by

West Star Aviation’s latest expansion, a new 47,000-square-foot maintenance facility at its East Alton, Ill., (ALN) location, is now open. A ceremonial ribbon cutting and open house was held May 13, to celebrate the completion of the new facility and commemorate... Continue Reading →

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Training now available for Twin Commander mechanics

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

Twin Commander-specific training for maintenance technicians now is available in a factory-authorized course. Continue Reading →

Wipaire launches Gateway to Success Program for A&P students

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

BRAINERD, Minn. — Wipaire has launched a new program designed to develop and retain talented young airframe and powerplant mechanics. The Gateway to Success program is comprised of several checkpoints for aspiring maintenance technicians. Continue Reading →

Bosch Aviation opens for business at AWO

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

ARLINGTON, Wash. — Bosch Aviation, a new aircraft maintenance and parts business has recently opened its hangar doors at the Arlington Airport (KAWO). Continue Reading →