Kellstrom Aerospace Partners with Valcor Engineering and their wholly-owned subsidiary Electroid (16554) to Offer 100%-Yield Overhaul Exchange Program for Boeing 737NG OEM Air Separation Module (ASM) Part Number 2030157-102

Kellstrom Aerospace announced an aftermarket partnership with Electroid, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valcor Engineering Corporation to offer a 100% yield overhaul exchange program for OEM Air Separation Module (ASM) Part Number 2030157-102, which is the original equipment installed on production Boeing 737NG aircraft manufactured after 2008. The Air Separation Module is an integral component of…

London Ontario’s ACT to Use Augmented Reality to Deliver Composites Training

The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced many businesses to find new ways of delivering their goods and services. For London’s Advanced Composites Training (ACT), that meant developing new digital technology to provide the top-quality instruction that has made the company a global leader in composites training since 1996. ACT’s recently-launched augmented reality training uses the…

GKN Fokker Services Redelivers First Alliance Airlines Aircraft in New Heavy Maintenance Checks Deal

Fokker Services, a GKN Aerospace company, redelivered its first Alliance Airlines Fokker 70 aircraft as part of a five-year heavy maintenance checks agreement. The Fokker Services Asia facility now provides base checks for the Australian operator’s fleet of Fokker 70 and Fokker 100 aircraft. This new deal, effective until 2025, builds on Fokker Services Asia’s reputation as…

Vallair Appoints Filho as Director of Material Management

Vallair has appointed Armando Filho as director of Material Management. Filho will be responsible for Vallair’s component support division complementing the activities of the teardown team ensuring that customers extract maximum value from their assets. Vallair offers an integrated supply chain in conjunction with a component repair shop allowing it to oversee the return to…

GA Telesis Announces the Delivery of First 737-800SF Freighter Conversion to Ethiopian Airlines

GA Telesis (GAT) announced the delivery of its first 737-800SF (MSN 32903) passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversion to Ethiopian Airlines. The aircraft was delivered from Aeronautical Engineering, Inc. (AEI) authorized Conversion Center, Commercial Jet, in Miami. A second 737-800 (MSN 28826) contracted with AEI is currently undergoing the P2F conversion, with delivery expected in May 2021. GA…

SAE International Publishes New Standard to Improve Aerospace Engine Supply Chain Quality and Control

SAE International announced today the publication of a new technical standard, SAE AS13100: AESQ Quality Management System Requirements for Aero Engine Design and Production Organizations, to simplify and harmonize the various requirements of aerospace engine manufacturers into a single set of requirements to improve understanding, efficiency and performance of aerospace engines. “With the globalization and…

8tree’s Research Center in Germany Achieves ISO9001 Certification

“Every crisis presents an opportunity. Although the aviation sector – one of 8tree’s core markets – was adversely impacted by the COVID-19, our intention was to emerge stronger coming out of the crisis. The ISO9001 certification sends a clear message to our customers and stakeholders saying ‘8tree is still here – stronger than ever,’” says…

Capture 3D Introduces the GOM ScanCobot— An Easy Entry into Metrology-Grade Automated 3D Scanning

Capture 3D  announced the GOM ScanCobot, a mobile automated 3D scanning system that integrates with GOM’s blue light 3D scanners ATOS Q and ATOS Core. With support from GOM’s intelligent software, users can create efficient automation routines that produce precise, accurate, and repeatable measurement results without any prior knowledge about robotics programming required. Providing an affordable…

von Muehlen to Become COO of Alaska Airlines

Alaska Air Group announced the appointment of Constance von Muehlen as chief operating officer of Alaska Airlines, effective April 3, 2021. Upon assuming this role, von Muehlen will join Alaska’s executive committee and report to Ben Minicucci, who becomes chief executive officer on March 31, 2021. She succeeds current COO, Gary Beck, who has announced…

Greater Bay Airlines Signs Digital Records Deal with FLYdocs

Greater Bay Airlines (HGB), a Hong Kong based airline announced it partnered with FLYdocs to digitize maintenance records for its fleet of Boeing 737-800s. The start-up airline founded by Hong Kong tycoon Bill Wong Cho-bau signed a five-year deal with FLYdocs to automate and digitize its aircraft records. The partnership will enable the operator to capitalise on digital transformation by utilizing the seamless integration between FLYdocs and the leading M&E platform, AMOS for full compliance-on-demand. “We are a new player…