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,…

Avotek Adds Online Avionics Training

Avotek has launched a new online course for aviation technicians and students preparing to take the Aircraft Electronics Technician (AET) certification exam. Avotek says their goal is to help those wanting to get their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 65 Repairman Certificate to do it quickly and save money. The Avotek-Online AET test prep course…

The Big Ass Fans LED Bay Light Helps Work Space Visibility

With more LEDs than any Big Ass Light before, and a module that directs light where it’s needed, Big Ass Fans says their LED Bay Light will literally transform the way work space is viewed. Big Ass says their LED Bay Light contributes to productivity and visual appeal in the work environment. Durable and sleek,…

Big Ass Fans Introduces Pivot 2.0

Tight workspaces, crowded floors and ceiling areas make it difficult to get cooling airflow to workers who need it. Big Ass Fans is offering comfort to these hard-to-reach work areas with the Big Ass Fans Pivot 2.0. This fan has a virtually infinite number of speeds and versatile mounting options, according to the company, giving…

Paddock Appointed New President of Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation announced that Dave Paddock, shown above, has been appointed as the new president of the Jet Aviation Group, effective July 1, 2019. Paddock succeeds Rob Smith, who has served the company in this role since 2014. Smith is leaving Jet Aviation to join General Dynamics’ Marine Systems business unit. A 20-year industry veteran,…

Iridium Enhances Network with New Southern Hemisphere Ground Station

Iridium announced today the commercial service activation of a new southern hemisphere ground station, located in Punta Arenas, Chile. The addition of the Punta Arenas teleport network site adds geographic diversity to Iridium’s ground stations as its only southern hemisphere site, establishing a new layer of network redundancy for the constellation. This new site strengthens…

Panasonic Avionics Offers Opinion on ST Engineering’s Proposed Acquisition

Mark Jennings, chief operating officer at Panasonic Avionics, commented on the acquisition of Newtec by  ST Engineering’s subsidiary, Singapore Technologies Engineering (Europe), stating, “This investment by ST Engineering is an important milestone for both Panasonic and its customers.” Jennings noted that, “We believe that the combined new business will speed time to market and accelerate…

StandardAero’s First Embraer STC for SmartSky 4G LTE Aircraft System Receives FAA Approval

Embraer jet operators now have access to SmartSky Networks’ best-in-class inflight connectivity.  StandardAero, via its Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), was awarded the first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for multiple Embraer aircraft models.  The prestigious maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider and trusted SmartSky installation and distribution partner now can…

Premier AeroNautique Breaks Ground in San Antonio, Texas

Western LLC hosted an event on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 to celebrate the groundbreaking of Premier AeroNautique at SAT, the development firm’s newest Corporate Hangar Development at San Antonio International Airport. The new Corporate Aviation Campus will feature seven hangars and associated office space totaling more than 125,000 SF. The event was held on site…