Duncan Aviation Receives Rolls-Royce CorporateCare Authorization

Duncan Aviation has received a new authorization from Rolls-Royce for CorporateCare and new engine warranty work on aircraft at all Duncan Aviation facilities and remote work locations. Duncan Aviation is authorized, trained and equipped to perform engine removals and installations, line level inspections, maintenance and repair, and service bulletins. Duncan Aviation representatives will now file […]

Duncan Upgrades G-150 for ADS-B

Duncan Aviation’s satellite avionics shop in Kansas City, Missouri, recently upgraded a G150 for ADS-B. As part of the upgrade, the shop sent the aircraft’s TDR-94D transponders to its Lincoln, Nebraska, facility to be upgraded. Duncan Aviation states that it is the only independent service facility authorized to repair, modify and convert the TDR-94D to […]

West Star Acquires Avant Aerospace

West Star Aviation has acquired Avant Aerospace, supplier of Dassault Falcon Jet spares and equipment located in Grapevine, Texas. Avant Aerospace provides spares, equipment and tooling in support of F2000, F900 and F50 series aircraft. Avant will continue to operate under its given brand. “This acquisition will continue to expand the scope of our Falcon capabilities. We […]

Avtrade Becomes IATP Associate Member

Avtrade, a global component service provider,  has become an Associate Member of the International Airlines Technical Pool (IATP). This  comes into effect from the 1st April 2017. Avtrade is one of the largest stockists of aircraft components worldwide. The company offers parts pooling to customers from the developed Component Support Solutions portfolio. Avtrade’s additional services also […]

Sherwin-Williams Adds 38 New Cabin Coatings Colours

Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings has added 38 new colours to its Jet Flex Elite colour palette for interior aircraft cabins. Colours like Foggy Forest, Stormy Sea, Steamy Latte, Silvery Moon, Sunset Blush, Coastal Breeze and Golden Radiance have been introduced to provide interior airline designers with a choice from the latest bright whites and neutral colours […]

LKQ Corporation Acquires AeroVision

AeroVision International has been acquired by LKQ Corporation, a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. “This transaction will enable AeroVision to continue its growth as a premier supplier of business and regional aircraft, engine and component solutions,” stated Jeff Barnes, president of AeroVision. “With the operational […]

Chinese CAA Certifies G650/G650ER

Gulfstream’s G650 and G650ER have received type certificate validation from the Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) of China. The validation confirms the type certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and is one of the last steps required for an aircraft to be registered in a particular country. The additional milestone marks the 26th country where the G650 is now certified […]

AeroVision Opens EMEA Forward Stocking Location Near Heathrow

AeroVision International is opening a new forward stocking location next to Heathrow airport in the United Kingdom to service customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in collaboration with B&H Worldwide. “Our newly initiated warehouse will be adjacent to London’s Heathrow Airport, allowing customers outside of North America greatly improved access to AeroVision’s inventory of […]

West Star’s New Landing Gear Shop at GJT

West Star Aviation is housing its landing gear shop in a newly acquired, existing 20,000 square foot facility in Grand Junction, Colorado. It will support Challenger, Hawker, and Embraer Phenom and Legacy landing gear overhaul and repair. Dave Krogman, general manager, West Star Aviation, said that the move would allow the company to expand its […]

Gulfstream Published International Events Schedule for 2017

Gulfstream has published its schedule of 2017 events that began with a pilots forum on January 18 in Zurich, Switzerland. The 2017 schedule includes nine operator forums in the U.S., Europe, Asia and South America; two Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meetings in Savannah, Georgia; and a virtual Operators Conference. The company’s first-ever pilots forum, which was held in conjunction with the World […]