Virgin Australia Spearheads Delivery of Sustainable Aviation Fuel at Brisbane Airport

Virgin Australia says it has achieved an Australian first, with the completion of a trial to deliver sustainable aviation fuel through Brisbane Airport’s general fuel supply system. Working in partnership with the Queensland Government, Brisbane Airport Corporation, US-based biofuel producer Gevo, Inc. and supply chain partners Caltex and DB Schenker, Virgin Australia led the procurement…

Barfield Launches Multitasking App for Air Data Test Sets

Barfield has launched a new split-screen PDF reader feature for its newly released tablet app specifically designed for its DPS1000/1811NG. This Split-Screen PDF reader allows the user to open and display a downloaded PDF document, whether it be the aircraft test procedure or the unit’s instruction manual, while operating the air data testers. This reduces…

ST Engineering Opens Pensacola Facility

ST Engineering Opens Pensacola Facility

ST Engineering’s Aerospace sector opened a new airframe MRO facility in Pensacola, Fla. The new facility, which can carry out heavy and line maintenance, as well as aircraft modification work, joins two others that ST Engineering has in the U. S., one located in San Antonio, Texas and the other in Mobile, Ala. Located at…

Penn Aerospace Ramps Up Parts Business

Watsontown, Penn.-based Penn Aerospace Solutions is spooling up their parts business. The company says they are primarily a general aviation parts distribution company that warehouses parts in at their 1.2 million sq. ft. headquarters in Watsontown. “We stock and/or manage thousands of new, serviceable FAA-Approved parts, rotable components, and modification kits,” says Jeff Ellis, team leader…

Stratos Promotes Aerospace While Encouraging Innovation by Students

Stratos Aviation Association is a not-for-profit association committed to empower today’s youth through Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education and pilot training, and promoting careers in aerospace to the next generation of aviation professionals. Stratos Aviation says it wants to raise the bar with the creation of the Stratos Aerospace Lab an environment promoting aerospace…

Bakersfield Jet Center Awarded IS-BAH Registration

Bakersfield Jet Center has completed an International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) registration. The full service FBO has been owned and operated by the Loyd family since 1958 and offers aircraft fueling, maintenance, parts, storage, charter, aircraft sales and management. “At Bakersfield Jet Center, our team believes that safety and service go hand-in-hand, which…

Dallas Aeronautical Services Announces New General Manager

Dallas Aeronautical Services has selected Terry Cooper as its new general manager. Cooper brings more than 30 years of aviation knowledge to DAS. His experience ranges from working with bonded structures and sheet metal assemblies, to quality control, both in the corporate and commercial markets. “With such a broad background in production control, sales and…

NTSB Looking Into Delta In-Flight Engine Failure

The National Transportation Safety Board says it will investigate a reported uncontained engine failure on a Delta flight last week. The NTSB said in a Tweet the event happened: “Sept. 5, Delta Airlines flight 1418, as it departed Atlanta bound for Orlando. The crew of the Boeing 757-200 with 127 passengers onboard, shut down the…