Insta Etch of Phoenix has released its Etch2000 professional parts marking system.
A group of industry experts with more than 80 years of experience has formed a new company, Code 1 Aviation, at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL) in Florida, home to the Sun ’n Fun fly-in, to provide maintenance, restoration, avionics, sales, training and consulting services for owners of Warbirds.
The North Dakota Professional Aviation Mechanics Association (NDPAMA) recently awarded Fargo Jet Center mechanic Keith Murray the North Dakota Aviation Technician of the Year at the North Dakota Upper Midwest Aviation Symposium.
All of the online courses for aviation mechanics and IAs offered by Gleim have been approved for the FAA AMT Awards Program.
The 2012 Midwest Regional Aircraft Maintenance Symposium and Trade Show will be held Feb. 17- 18 at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines. The two-day event provides a refresher on aviation maintenance topics and allows attendees to meet first hand with a wide range of aviation vendors.
Q: I recently found paper towel bits and pieces in a Lycoming engine in an aerobatic airplane. The pilot said he saw the oil pressure go to “zero,” so he reduced power, and landed safely. Would you suggest a flush or overhaul? What’s the best way to go about this?
ED NELSON, via email
Viking Air of Victoria, BC, Canada, has appointed Wipaire Inc. of Saint Paul, Minnesota, as a Factory Endorsed Service Center (FESC) for the Twin Otter Series 400 and legacy de Havilland fleets.
Michael J. Harkins has joined Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) company, as Regional Engine Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states. Harkins will be responsible for selling repair and overhaul services on Honeywell TFE731, 36 series APU and Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305 engines.