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Peregrine and Lee Aerospace Partner to Offer STCs for Installation of Aviation Clean Air’s Cabin Air Decontamination System in G-IV/GIV-SP

Peregrine and Lee Aerospace have joined forces during this time of COVID-19 to deliver Aviation Clean Air System installation data and Supplemental Type Certificates (STC’s) for aircraft not currently covered by ACA’s STC’s. The ACA system has been installed aftermarket in the Gulfstream G650/550/450 family of aircraft for the past five years. Peregrine is in the process of completing an STC for G-IV/GIV-SP aircraft and will be able to offer presales of the STC and ACA units as a kit through Peregrine or authorized dealers, including Duncan Aviation, who is scheduling installations at all three of its main MRO facilities and all of its avionics Satellite shops. Engineering data and STC’s for additional aircraft are currently in development. Please contact Peregrine or Duncan Aviation for details. The Aviation Clean Air units offer a proactive air and surface purification system for aircraft providing immediate clean, safe and healthy interior air. In addition to removing odors…

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MAINTENANCE IS A TEAM SPORT by Jeff Guzzetti

MAINTENANCE IS A TEAM SPORT by Jeff Guzzetti

Jeff Guzzetti is the president of Guzzetti Aviation Risk Discovery (GuARD), an aviation safety consulting firm that he formed following a 35-year career with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other agencies. During his 18 years at NTSB, Guzzetti was a field investigator, “go-team” engineer…
Human Factors Training: Why The Stigma? by Bob Barron

Human Factors Training: Why The Stigma? by Bob Barron

I have been teaching Human Factors (HF) courses for a very long time. And in my more than two decades of training aircraft maintenance personnel both in the United States as well as abroad, a common theme is noticeable — there can be a stigma associated with HF training. Aviation…
Coronavirus Crisis Stuns Aviation

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ITS Appoints Sean Myers VP of Engines

Sean Myers is joining ITS as vice president of enginnes. He will be responsible for leading the development and execution of strategic planning and global asset management within the ITS Engine Group....

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Aviation Maintenance in the Time of Coronavirus by JOY FINNEGAN

In our annual State of the Industry feature, we ask top leaders in our industry to give us their take on where we are and where we are going as an industry. These leaders freely share their knowledge and wisdom with us so we can benefit from their expertise, experience and deep understanding of the market in which we work. Asking for input this year was daunting. It’s…