FAA Approves Southern Utah University’s Aviation Maintenance Technician Program

FAA Approves Southern Utah University’s Aviation Maintenance Technician Program

The federal government has given final approval to Southern Utah University’s expansion of its aviation program. On December 31, 2019, the Federal Aviation Administration granted final approval for a Part 147 certificate allowing SUU to offer Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses to students upon successful completion of the academic program requirements and independent testing by…

Honeywell, iTrace and Securemarking Combat Counterfeit Activity in Aerospace with Blockchain

Honeywell, iTrace and Securemarking Combat Counterfeit Activity in Aerospace with Blockchain

Honeywell is working with iTRACE and SecureMarking to bring transparency and increased security to the e-commerce market of aerospace products via blockchain technology. This first-of-its-kind process in the aerospace market will greatly simplify the complex regulatory and supply-chain landscape in the industry. Under the new process, the moment a part comes off the Honeywell assembly…

Textron Aviation Adds Three Company-Owned Service Centers in Asia

Textron Aviation Adds Three Company-Owned Service Centers in Asia

Textron Aviation is strengthening its Asia Pacific (APAC) service offerings with the acquisition of Premiair Aviation Maintenance, an Australian Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service provider. Previously named an Authorized Service Facility (ASF), Premiair now joins the Textron Aviation company-owned global support network to service Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker products at service center locations strategically…

New GA Terminal Approved for Wittman Regional Airport

Supervisors of the Winnebago County Board approved three resolutions to move forward with the construction of a new General Aviation (GA) terminal facility at Wittman Regional Airport during last night’s County Board meeting. The terminal project has been in the works for several years as operating costs of the existing terminal have risen. Two existing…

Hartzell is Now Exclusive Supplier of Plane-Power Alternator Assemblies for Lycoming Factory Overhauled/Rebuilt Engines

Representatives of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET) has partnered with Lycoming to be the exclusive direct-to-customer provider of Plane-Power alternators and alternator assemblies for a factory overhauled and rebuilt engine. “As the manufacturer of Plane-Power alternators and components, we have been providing alternators and accessories to Lycoming for all of their factory overhauled and rebuilt engines…

Thoroughbred Aviation Launches Aircraft Maintenance Management for Part 91 Ops

Thoroughbred Aviation has introduced a new service to manage aircraft maintenance. According to statistics, approximately 70 percent of business aircraft operations do not have dedicated maintenance personnel. With longer intervals between scheduled maintenance, more reliable aircraft, and a looming shortage of qualified technical personnel, many aircraft owners and operators are left without adequate technical resources.…

TACG Offers Human Factors Training for Maintenance Professionals

The Aviation Consulting Group (TACG) is offering a course in human factors (HF) for maintainers called, “Human Factors Train-The-Trainer for Aviation Maintenance” and it will be held in Myrtle Beach, SC, beginning on January 27, 2020. The Human Factors  Instructor (Train-The-Trainer) course is appropriate for company personnel who would like to learn how to develop…