Duncan Aviation rolls out off-site maintenance

LINCOLN, Neb. — Duncan Aviation recently rolled out an off-site maintenance service that lets customers receive airframe service, inspections and maintenance in their hangars, instead of at one of Duncan Aviation’s maintenance facilities.

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Accelerated maintenance training program now offered at GMU

The FAA approved USAeroTech to start accepting students for a new one-year accelerated aircraft maintenance training program in Greenville, S.C.

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Associated Air Center opens interiors design center

Associated Air Center (AAC) recently opened its new VIP custom interiors Design Center in Dallas.

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West Star Aviation adds night and weekend hours

West Star Aviation’s Spirit of St. Louis (SUS) location is now offering night and weekend hours for their customers.

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The closing of Mattituck

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: I believe it was in 2003 that my brother told me about a program called the Mattituck Engine Workshop sponsored, as you can guess, by Teledyne Mattituck Services. It was free and all you had to do was to get there. The program took a group of people, put them in a room with a bunch of parts and a Mattituck technician, spend a few hours together and at the end of the day, we took a group photo of all us standing behind the completely assembled engine like proud parents.

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Brian Lindquist joins Dallas Airmotive

Brian Lindquist has joined Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) company, as Regional Engine Manager for the Northwestern United States. Lindquist will be responsible for selling repair and overhaul services on Honeywell TFE731 engines and 36 series APU, and on Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305 engines.

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Why do you join a national organization?

All the way back to Charles Taylor, aircraft mechanics have worked on aircraft for low pay and little recognition, if any. Our satisfaction comes from working on complicated machines that are fast and sleek. Most of all they fly! We keep them that way. One of the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association’s (PAMA) purpose in this is to be an advocate for the aircraft mechanic — often in ways that you do not see every day or produce immediate results.

So, you ask, what value is any organization to you?

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Worthington appointed Dallas Airmotive regional manager

Kevin Worthington has joined Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) company, as a Regional Engine Manager covering several Midwestern states. Worthington will be responsible for selling repair and overhaul services on Pratt & Whitney Canada engines.

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Snap-On debuts secure toolbox

Snap-On has introduced its Level 5 KTC Keyless Tool Control series, offering tool storage that secures tools by using an electronic keypad or scanning an ID badge to gain entry into a tool box.

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Weep No More

Paul Beck is an expert at stopping leaks in wing tanks

There is no shortage of unusual businesses serving the general aviation industry, but sealing wing tanks for a living must be on everyone’s short list. That’s because it’s so difficult since our tanks are sealed inside the wings and the access ports are made for Cirque du Soleil performers.

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