Baron Launches New API Website for Aviation

Baron, a provider of weather intelligence, announced the launch of the new Baron Weather API for Aviation website, now optimized for development. Baron Weather API for Aviation makes it easy to integrate quality-controlled, industry-leading weather data into a range of devices and services, including location-based smart phone and tablet apps, websites, desktop applications, multi-function displays,…

High School Students Graduate from Hallmark University’s Aero CHI Program

San Antonio, Texas-based Hallmark University began its free Aerospace College Head-start Institute (Aero CHI) program two years ago with a group of NEISD high school students, training them in aerospace education during the early mornings of their school days. Today these students have completed their high school training program, having saved themselves more than $10,000…

FAA Reports “Letter of Compliance” Elimination

On July 24, ARSA received a response from the FAA regarding the association’s joint effort with the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) to purge agency guidance of a requirement for repair station applicants to submit a “letter of compliance.” The agency’s letter reported that its “‘Part 145 Letter of Compliance’ policy” was removed from the Flight…

ExpressJet Airlines Names Bruce Jones as VP of Maintenance

ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, announced Bruce Jones has been named vice president of Maintenance and Engineering. Jones will be responsible for ExpressJet’s aircraft maintenance program that encompasses a fleet of more than 100 Embraer aircraft supported by 750 professionals in eight locations. He will replace Jamie Hill who is advancing to a leadership…

Honeywell Opens First Aviation Service Center in Latin America

Honeywell recently opened its first aviation service center in Latin America in São José dos Campos, a city located 94 km from the state capital. The company says it will offer services such as aircraft parts replacement, repair and overhaul at the site. “The new Honeywell Service and Maintenance Center is one of the few…

American Airlines Wins in Court Against Mechanics

American Airlines leapt a big hurdle in court last week over their mechanics after a judge ruled in favor of the airline saying their mechanics intentionally caused flight delays as part of their efforts to secure a new contract. A permanent injunction was issued by the judge in the case giving stricter scrutiny until a…

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA Announces CD-V Series Welding Power Supplies

AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA, a manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micro machining equipment and systems, has announced the CD-V Series of Capacitive Discharge Power Supplies and TL-V Series of weld heads. Featuring a fully controllable dual pulse output and a full-color 3.5” user interface, the CD-V Series gives consistent welding output for…

TACG Announces Aircraft Maintenance LOSA Training and Implementation Services

The Aviation Consulting Group (TACG) is pleased to announce its training and implementation services for Line Operations Safety Audit for Maintenance operations (LOSA-M). LOSA is a proactive, formal process that requires expert and highly trained observers to observe operations in real-time and to collect safety-related data on environmental conditions, operational complexity, and human performance in…

Baron NDT Granted FAA Repair Station Certification

Baron NDT, announced it has been granted an Air Agency Certificate by the FAA effective since May 23, 2019. From a simple magnetic particle inspection to an advanced phased array or thermography inspection, Baron NDT touts it has the capabilities and the knowledge to meet their clients requirements and specifications. The company says their highly…

NMC-Wollard Becomes Wollard International With New Ownership

NMC-Wollard, a supplier of aviation ground support equipment for 70 years, announced it is now Wollard International and has been acquired by a group led by Robert Priddy and Kilroy Partners. Industry veteran John Carroll is chairman of the new company and Greg McDermott remains president. Wollard is known for its tow tractors, passenger stairs,…