AeroVision International Purchases Embraer EMB120 Aircraft Package

AeroVision International has purchased 10 Embraer EMB 120’s, the first acquisition of this aircraft type for the company. The 30 seat aircraft were part of a larger package acquired from SkyWest Airlines. The acquisition marks AeroVision’s entry into airframe and engine support for the EMB 120 series of aircraft, with several aircraft immediately available for […]

West Star Opens Landing Gear Facility in Colorado

West Star Aviation has opened its dedicated landing gear facility, located in Grand Junction, CO, The newly re-designed 20,000 sq. ft. facility was acquired by West Star in February of 2017 and will focus on supporting Challenger, Hawker, and Embraer Phenom landing gear overhaul and repair. “We are excited to have our new landing gear […]

AMAC Aviation to Complete Alberto Pinto Designed ACJ320neo

Acropolis Aviation has awarded AMAC Aerospace in Switzerland a completion contract for a VVIP Airbus ACJ320neo . According to AMAC Aerospace, this is the first Airbus A320neo delivered by Airbus Corporate Jets for VVIP configuration. The launch customer for the ACJ320neo, Acropolis Aviation, is enhancing its bespoke aviation services with the addition of this VVIP […]

SR Technics Adds VIP Consulting to Service Portfolio

EBACE, Geneva: SR Technics has expanded its VIP service portfolio by offering VIP consulting services for the outfitting and refurbishment of wide and narrow-body VIP aircraft, including traditional business jets. ST Technics will now offer customers a structured approach to customizing interiors; drafting technical specifications, project proposals, cost analysis and recommendations; negotiating contracts; reviewing interior […]

Embraer Appoints JF Service for Russian Market

EBACE, Geneva: Embraer Executive Jets is expanding its customer support network in Europe with the appointment of JF Service as its new authorized service center for Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 business jets in Russia. Moscow-based JF Service will support Embraer’s operators of these aircraft models with local and EASA registrations. This partnership follows the […]

FAA PMA for Gill 7000 Series/LT Batteries

Gill Batteries, a division of Teledyne Technologies, has received FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) allowing it to install its   new-generation 7000 Series/LT (7638-44T) sealed lead acid battery on Cessna Citation aircraft. “We are extremely excited to now be able to offer this advanced battery to the 6,800 Cessna Citations in operation around the world,” […]

New M&Manger Release from Conklin & de Decker

Conklin & de Decker has announced its latest release of MxManager (MxM) at the NBAA Maintenance Conference 2017 at West Palm Beach, Fl. “We developed MxManager to be the most cost-effective program on the market today,” stated Brandon Battles, vice president at Conklin & de Decker. “We did this by designing an intuitive system that mimics […]

Simcom and Glennair America Partner Over Maintenance Training

Simcom Aviation Training and Glennair America have collaborated over the provision of aircraft maintenance training solutions. Glennair, parent company to Glennair America, is a leading provider of EASA Part-147 approved maintenance type training for licensed aircraft engineers and aviation technicians. Mike King, chief operating officer Simcom Aviation Training stated. “We are very pleased to be a […]

FAI Completes €7m Carbon Neutral Hangar at Nuremberg Airport

FAI Asset Management, a member of the FAI Aviation Group, has completed a new 4,800 square meter carbon neutral maintenance hangar, known as Hangar 8, at Albrecht Dürer Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg, Germany. The new hangar represents an investment of €7m and has created at least 10 new local engineering jobs, plus a number of […]

AeroVision Enters Embraer Parts Business with E190 Purchase

AeroVision International has purchased an Embraer E190 aircraft, the first acquisition of this type for the company. The 100 seat aircraft was recently removed from active revenue passenger service and was purchased without engines. It will be disassembled for parts and represents AeroVision’s entry into parts and LRU support for EJet series aircraft. The E190 aircraft […]