uAvionix Corporation, an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) ADS-B avionics solution provider, has chosen Robotic Skies as an installation and field maintenance partner for its line of avionics products designed for commercial drone aircraft. [Read more…]
With its reputation as a pro-growth, low-tax state, Texas should be a favorable place to work on aircraft. But it’s one of a shrinking minority of states that tax repair parts for general aviation aircraft.
The 6.25% sales tax on parts drives significant repair and maintenance business to out-of-state facilities, [Read more…]
The aviation industry is on the verge of a major mechanic shortage, needing hundreds of thousands of technicians.
While aviation schools are preparing students for the job, each technician entering the field must complete the FAA’s Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification before being hired.
Fulcrum Labs is answering the call to increase pass rates with its recently launched FAA A&P Certification Prep Course, which combines personalized, adaptive learning and predictive analytics to help aviation maintenance technicians prepare for the test. [Read more…]
Duncan Aviation has opened its San Antonio, Texas, avionics work-away location.
The new site is on the southeast side of the San Antonio International Airport.
Greg Ashpaugh, who began his career at Duncan Aviation as a crew lead at the Dallas Satellite facility 13 years ago, will be working in San Antonio and traveling to customer’s aircraft to make avionics repairs and installations as needed, company officials noted.
StandardAero, with support from its in-house Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) delegation, has obtained an Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 engine upgrades on Cessna Caravan 208B aircraft.
The upgrade program includes the removal of P&WC’s PT6A-114/114A engine and replacement/installation of a P&WC PT6A-140 model engine. [Read more…]