FlightSafety Intl. Announces 4000th Master Technician

Joe Ping, manager, Aircraft Maintenance, Global Integrated Services – Aviation, Cummins Inc., is the 4,000th aircraft maintenance technician to successfully complete the Master Technician training program. Ping earned his Master Technician certificate following completion of a comprehensive multi-year training curriculum for the Gulfstream G280 aircraft. “We are very pleased and proud to congratulate Joe Ping…

AerSale Expands MRO Capabilities with Avborne Acquisition

AerSale has acquired aircraft component repair specialist Avborne. Avborne, is a certified Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 145 repair station in Miami, Florida. Avborne has been providing highly technical and specialized repair services covering a broad range of commercial and military aircraft systems, including hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, and landing gear components. AerSale says Avborne’s in-house engineering…

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services Now Accepting Super Bowl LIII Parking Reservations at Atlanta Cobb County (KRYY)

Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has announced the FBO has started taking priority parking reservations for Super Bowl LIII at its Atlanta Cobb County International Airport (KRYY) location. “Super Bowl week will draw a large number of business and private aircraft to Atlanta Cobb County International Airport,” says Bryon Burbage, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services president and…

Rolls-Royce Selects Uptake’s Industrial AI Software to Maximize Availability of Trent Engine Fleet

Industrial AI and IoT software leader, Uptake, and Rolls-Royce have joined forces to extend Rolls-Royce’s digital ecosystem. Complimenting the company’s in-house data science expertise in its R2 Data Labs, an acceleration hub for data innovation, Uptake will demonstrate how its capabilities can help Rolls-Royce implement a data-science-first approach to optimizing the performance of its Trent…

S.S. White Technologies Highlights Custom Flexible Shafts for Aerospace Flexible shaft manufacturer provides custom design expertise

S.S. White Technologies, manufacturer of flexible shafts and related assemblies, highlights bespoke flexible shaft solutions for aerospace applications. Flexible shafts transmit rotary motion much like a solid shaft, but can be routed over, under and around obstacles where a solid shaft cannot be used. Flexible shafts are used in a variety of applications, including many…

United Technologies Announces Intention to Separate Into Three Independent Companies; Completes Acquisition of Rockwell Collins

United Technologies Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier into independent entities. The separation will result in three global companies: United Technologies, comprised of Collins Aerospace Systems and Pratt & Whitney, will be the preeminent systems supplier to the aerospace…

Nextant Aerospace Achieves STC for Challenger 604XT Pro Line Fusion Upgrade

Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, announced it has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the 604XT Pro Line Fusion. The timing of the STC is on track with Nextant Aerospace projection at EBACE a year ago when introducing the program. “In collaboration with Rockwell Collins and Bombardier,…

West Star Aviation Acquires Flite Components

West Star Aviation has acquired Flite Components, an FAA/EASA Part 145 Repair Station. Located minutes away from Dallas Love Field airport, the company supports corporate and commercial aircraft operators, MROs and OEMs worldwide. Flite Components specializes in aerostructure and composite repair in addition to the overhaul and repair of thrust reversers, control surfaces, engine cowls,…