USAF Selects UEI for UH-1N HUMS Upgrade

United Electronic Industries (UEI) announced the UEI-HUMS1 in-flight health monitoring system has been released for production delivery to Tyonek Global Services, and subsequent installation onto USAF aircraft. The unit recently passed DO-160 certification as required by the USAF for deployment on the Bell UH-1N Huey helicopter. In addition to the DO-160 tests, the system has…

More B737 MAX Updates

American Airlines joined Southwest in extending flight cancellations into August. The two airlines say about 275 flights a day will be cancelled during the crucial summer travel period. No news yet on when the MAX, grounded since mid-March, will fly again as Boeing feverishly tried to ensure their software fix will eliminate any future problems.…

Verusen Collaborates with Dubai Future Accelerators and Works with Emirates to Build the Data Foundation Global Supply Chain

Verusen announced that it has joined the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) program in Dubai, UAE. The company was selected as one of seven startups out of 245 global applications and is working with Emirates Airlines to help solve its inventory management challenge. Verusen says its cloud platform uses artificial intelligence to harmonize and provide visibility…

Gulf Coast Avionics Wins Garmin’s Platinum Dealer Award for 20th Time

Rick Garcia, president and CEO of Gulf Coast Avionics, announced that the company was awarded Garmin’s 2018 Platinum Dealer Award for its outstanding sales of the company’s aviation products during the recent Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) convention. “Even though this is our 20th consecutive year, each time we are presented with this prestigious award, it becomes more special…

The DAES Group Announces Strategic Cooperation with ATG

The DAES Group and ATG Ltd. announced a strategic partnership to strengthen and grow their business activities. The partnership is effective immediately and is aimed on supporting the aviation industry globally. “We’re excited about our collaboration with ATG Ltd. and we are confident that the aerospace industry will benefit from this cooperation” said Juerg Bartlome,…

GA Telesis MRO Services Has New Long-term Agreement with JetBlue

GA Telesis announced a long-term agreement with JetBlue. The agreement, which began in December 2018, covers the repair and overhaul of a variety of components for JetBlue’s fleet of Embraer 190. “We started working with JetBlue in early 2018 and our performance on TAT and reliability led to the execution of a long-term agreement,” said…

American Flight Returns to Airport After Clipping Wing

An American Airlines flight departed for LAX April 11 and returned to JFK airport shortly thereafter. Passengers reported the aircraft swerving on the takeoff roll and possibly hitting a runway or taxiway sign or light at that time. The pilots requested a return to the airport and landed without incident. Once at the gate, damage…

Azul Signs Agreement with Airbus for FHS-Components Program

Azul has selected Airbus’ FHS-Components service for its A330 fleet. The agreement builds on an existing Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) program for Azul’s A320 fleet and becomes Airbus’ first contract in the region to provide components for long-range aircraft. Airbus will be responsible for the day to day management and servicing of the airline’s…

Spairliners Signs with Barfield to Further Expand its EJET Support in the Americas 

Spairliners announced they have entered into a long term agreement with Barfield, a subsidiary of Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) in the Americas, to provide component repairs to support Spairliners Embraer E-Jet fleet. The agreement, effective immediately, comprises in-house repair services of Line Replaceable Units currently performed by Spairliners’ MRO…