StandardAero and Hampton Aviation recently signed a three-year Authorized Service Center agreement for PT6A engine services that will provide King Air owners the advantage of one-stop shop services for engine and airframe services. [Read more…]
By CHRIS COLLINS
You’ve found a really cheap IA who is going to complete the annual inspection on your Cessna 172 for about $600 cash. You think it’s a great deal!
He will point out a few things you might need and some ADs that are due. Then he will kick the tires, pull on the wings, and in three days you will be flying again.
You have a fresh annual and “Joe Inspector” has new money in his pocket. [Read more…]
As an aircraft owner, you know how important your maintenance records are. Keeping them safe and up to date is the mission of the new web portal recently launched by PlaneLogiX with the tagline “You belong in the clouds. Your maintenance records belong in the cloud.”
It’s all about digitizing those all-important records to not only keep them safe, but to make regular maintenance — and those unexpected trips to the mechanic — a lot easier, which translates to a lot less money. [Read more…]
Westfield Technical Academy, a public high school in Westfield, Massachusetts, will hold a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting for its new Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Jan. 25.
This historic event will feature Westfield Technical Academy as the first high school in New England to offer this FAA-certified program. [Read more…]
OTTUMWA, Iowa – For the second straight year, a select group of top aviation technicians emerged from the 2015 Midwest Aviation Invitational held in October. Hosted by Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) at its campus adjacent to the Ottumwa Regional Airport, this event – comprised of 29 competitors – was open to industry personnel, including professional technicians and repairmen, students, and military service members with a focus on aviation maintenance.
Tempest has created a new spark plug tray constructed of high quality metal to protect spark plugs from damage.Rubber feet on the bottom of the tray help keep the tray in place on metal workbenches and tool boxes.
The tray includes numbered spark plug slots allowing for proper spark plug organization and rotation. The tray carries a $62.92 retail price and is available from Authorized Tempest Distributors.
The Georgia Business Aviation Association (GBAA) is offering two scholarships for maintenance technician continuing education opportunities next year.