KNIPEX Tools Offers New Pipe Cutters

KNIPEX Tools introduced two Pipe Cutters, one for plastic composite pipes (90 25 185) and one for multilayer and pneumatic hoses (90 10 185). The Pipe Cutter for plastic composite pipe cleanly cuts both aluminum composite and plastic pipes 1/2″ to 1″ in diameter. The blade of the Pipe Cutter is designed to produce clean,…

Hartzell Awarded STC for Talon Prop on Two-Seat Extra 300L Prop, Spinner, STC Paperwork Now Available

Hartzell Propeller recently received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its specially designed three-blade high performance Talon prop for installation on Extra 300L two-seat aerobatic aircraft. The Talon features an enhanced aerodynamic design coupled with Hartzell’s state of the art ASC-II™ resin transfer carbon fiber process. The Talon’s launch customer was Michael Goulian, who has…

GE awarded new contract for additional T408 turboshaft engines

GE Aviation has been awarded a $111.9 million contract with NAVAIR for fourth lot T408 engines to power the U.S. Marine Corps’ most advanced heavy-lift helicopter, the Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion. This latest contract of Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) engines follows three previous LRIP contracts for this program, the most recent being in August…

Acroamatics Launches Superior Data Display, Analysis, and System Operations Software Suite

Acroamatics, Inc., a Delta Information Systems Company, announced Acroamatics’ Display and Analysis Tool (ADAT) they say offers superior data display, analysis and system operations tools in a powerful operating system-independent software package that provides an extensible environment for setup and control of all Acroamatics’ Telemetry Data Processing (TDP) systems. The company boasts ease of set-up…

Kalitta Charters II Chooses ATP Flightdocs as Maintenance Tracking Partner

Aviation software solutions and information services provider ATP announced its latest partnership with Kalitta Charters II. They have chosen the Flightdocs Maintenance and Inventory modules to support its charter and cargo fleet, including Boeing 727s and 737. “We are excited about the adoption of the Flightdocs Maintenance platform. The technological innovation and the capabilities of…

New Safety Data Tool Available on FAA.gov Website

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making it easier to research aviation safety guidance material from the Office of Aviation Safety (AVS). The Dynamic Regulatory System (DRS) (linked here) combines more than 65 document types from more than a dozen different repositories into a single searchable application. The comprehensive knowledge center centralizes the FAA’s aviation…

Ultrafabrics + Tapis Join Forces On Board JetBlue’s A220s

Fabric manufacturer Ultrafabrics partnered with Tapis Corp. and has announce their Promessa AV performance fabric is now on board JetBlue’s latest A220 aircraft. On January 12th JetBlue revealed the A220, the latest new aircraft to join its fleet and the first of its new A220-300 series. This next generation aircraft has a custom-created cabin designed…

Conair Expands with Purchase of Eleven Dash 8 Q400 Aircraft

Conair Group Inc., operating the largest, privately-owned fixed wing fleet of firefighting aircraft in the world, announced the purchase of eleven Dash 8 Q400 aircraft for conversion to airtankers, engineered specifically for aerial firefighting. After more than a decade of research and development, Conair’s answer to the future of aerial firefighting is the Q400AT, the…

Riwal Adds All Electric JLG Boom Lifts

Riwal, the aerial work platform and telehandler rental and sales specialist, has taken its first delivery of the new 100% electric JLG EC boom lifts. The new articulating boom lifts are the JLG EC450AJ, with a working height of 15.77 meter, and the JLG EC520AJ with a working height of 18 meter. Both machine models…