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.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology will open a new campus at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in early 2015.
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 management and shop scheduling.
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.
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 of vice president of maintenance.
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.
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.
MIAMI – The aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) community is critical to Florida’s transportation economy. According to the 2014 Global MRO Market Assessment released by the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) and TeamSAI Consulting, more than 16,000 Floridians go to work in contract repair stations every day. These businesses will pump close to $1.8 billion into the state’s economy this year.