Piedmont Aircraft takes over maintenance facility at SOP

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.

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Baker Aviation buys AeroMech

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.

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Control Rod Rigger introduced

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.

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Hawker Beechcraft opens piston facility at PDK

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.

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Southwest Regional PAMA Olympics set

The 2012 Fourth Annual Southwest Regional PAMA Olympics is scheduled for March 31 in Fort Worth at Tarrant County College’s Northwest Campus starting at 8 a.m. All of the 147 schools in the Southwest Region have been invited.

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Hawker Beechcraft Quick Response Team set for major events

Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS)’s Quick Response Team will provide on-site technical expertise and immediate support to owners at popular business, political, sporting and lifestyle events across the globe, including next month’s Super Bowl and the Daytona 500.

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Smyrna Air Center expands Power 90 conversion program

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.

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