Piedmont Aircraft has inked an agreement to assume operational control of the aircraft maintenance operation at Moore County Airport (SOP) at Pinehurst/Southern Pines, N.C., effective Sept. 1. The maintenance facility, which up until now has been operated by the airport authority, will now be known as Piedmont Aircraft Services.
Baker Aviation Maintenance recently purchased AeroMech. As part of the agreement, Baker will now operate at two locations: Meacham International Airport (FTW) in Forth Worth, Texas, and Addison Airport (ADS), in Dallas.
Greatest Generation Aircraft (GGA), a non-profit foundation at Meacham Field in Fort Worth, recently purchased a new tool, the Control Rod Rigger, for restoration projects. The Control Rod Rigger is used to preserve the exact length of the control rod when replacing or cleaning old control rod ends.
Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) will open a new satellite Hawker Beechcraft Services maintenance facility at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) in Atlanta this month. This new facility, which opens on March 12, will specialize in full piston engine aircraft services, offering annual inspections, routine maintenance inspections, avionics checks, recertification, oil changes, and performance and comfort upgrades, including the Bonanza Xtra package.
Smyrna Air Center has expanded its United States installation center network for the Power 90 engine conversion program to Mather Aviation in Rancho Cordova, Calif.