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 →

Trine Aerospace & Defense gets FAA Part 145 Repair Station certification

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Trine Aerospace & Defense has earned FAA Part 145 approval as a certified repair station. Based at the Colorado Springs (KCOS) airport, Trine Aerospace & Defense offers engineering, manufacturing, and aircraft modification on general aviation, commercial,... Continue Reading →

West Star Aviation to open new maintenance facility at ALN

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

West Star Aviation is nearing completion of its new 47,000-square-foot maintenance facility at its East Alton, Ill. (ALN) location. In addition to the new maintenance facility, the multimillion dollar expansion includes a 14,000-square-foot wood shop and 6,000-square-foot accessory repair shop,... Continue Reading →

Winner Aviation expands maintenance operations

Posted on March 29th, 2014 by

VIENNA, OH — Winner Aviation, located at the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, expanded its maintenance operations into a hangar it acquired in 2011. Continue Reading →

Legacy Aviation offers King Air maintenance, mods

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

YUKON, Okla. — Legacy Aviation now offers maintenance, modification and repair capabilities to the King Air line of aircraft. The decision to invest in personnel, airframe and powerplant authorizations, as well as the recent expansion of available hangar space, was made... Continue Reading →

IsisCopter taps Robotic Skies for maintenance Services

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

IsisCopter, a custom manufacturer of multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) airframes, has selected the Robotic Skies Service Center network for ongoing inspections and field maintenance for its commercial line of products. Continue Reading →