Major aviation companies unveil development projects in aviation sector

The Global Investment in Aviation Summit, which will take place on 28-29 January 2019 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, will bring together a group of major international aviation companies along with 2000 participants, investors, aircraft and service providers, operators, and high-level international dignitaries and government officials. The Summit is an initiative of the UAE…

Flybe Given New Life by Consortium that Includes Virgin and Stobart

Flybe is getting a second chance after being bought by a Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group consortium. They are paying £2.2m. Going forward it will take on the  Virgin Atlantic brand. The sale came after Flybe warned of trouble in October. Exeter, UK-based Flybe operates from Southampton, Cardiff and Aberdeen, to the UK and Europe.…

Allegiant Unveils Make-A-Wish Livery

Allegiant officially debuted an Airbus A320 aircraft featuring an updated look, the new blue and white Make-A-Wish logo. The aircraft, which has served as the world’s largest mobile billboard promoting the six-year partnership between Make-A-Wish and Allegiant, was recently repainted to reflect the nonprofit’s newly-redesigned logo. Allegiant released on social media a new time-lapse video showing…

New book from Dr. Kevin Michaels – AeroDynamic: Inside the High-Stakes Global Jetliner Ecosystem

Globally recognized aerospace expert Kevin Michaels has profiled the exciting aircraft production environment in his new book AeroDynamic: Inside the High-Stakes Global Jetliner Ecosystem, published by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AeroDynamic traces the transformation of the commercial jetliner business from 1990 to the present and shines the light on the key elements of…

Gogo Announces Strong Year-end De-icing Results

Gogo Inc. announced that as of December 31st, 2018, modifications to protect against de-icing fluid contamination on its 2Ku North American aircraft have achieved positive results. As a result of the success of the de-icing modifications, Gogo did not incur certain forecasted costs associated with further de-icing efforts in Q4 2018, and is raising its…

New 3/8″ Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet from Snap-on

The new 3/8” Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet from Snap-on Industrial is the fastest tool to manually tighten or loosen fasteners. The 3/8” Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet (part number FSLF80) acts as two tools in one with the flex-head ratchet with an offset handle and a speeder. This design makes the ratchet the fastest…

Wall Colmonoy Aerobraze OKC Adds Lockbaum to Nicrocraft Aircraft Exhaust Roster

Wall Colmonoy Aerobraze Oklahoma City has added Jim Lockbaum as business development manager for Nicrocraft Aircraft Exhaust Systems. Lockbaum is responsible for developing business opportunities for Nicrocraft. This includes developing relationships with new and current customers and markets to grow the Nicrocraft product line including new and overhauled aircraft parts, mufflers and exhausts. Lockbaum has…

Proudfoot Makes Key MRO Appointments

Proudfoot, an operational transformation consultancy, has expanded with three new team members: Michael Howard, executive vice president, MRO Americas, Aaron Heidel, vice president of Operations, MRO Americas, and Jonathan Robinson, vice president of Operations, MRO Americas. This follows the appointment of managing director, Dennis Santare in April 2018 who is in charge of Proudfoot’s MRO…

Royal Brunei Airlines Selects eTechLog8

Conduce announced that Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) have selected eTechLog8 to replace the airline paper technical log books for both their Boeing and Airbus fleets. Conduce eTechLog8 is a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application that is mostly used offline. The solution only requires an internet connection to transmit data when appropriate. eTechLog8 eliminates the line…