Jet Parts Engineering Acquires Aerospares

Jet Parts Engineering (JPE), a PMA parts supplier, announced the acquisition of AeroSpares in late December. AeroSpares was founded in 1993 to provide airlines with alternate means of customer support, and focuses on reducing aircraft and engine direct and indirect costs with FAA approved replacement parts for a variety of large commercial aircraft. “I’m excited…

EcoCortec Announces Compostable Electrostatic Dissipating Anti-Corrosion Film

EcoCortec has introduced what they are calling “the world’s first Eco-Corr Film ESD –  biodegradable, compostable static dissipative films and bags powered by “Nano” VpCI.” The company says this latest film technology is targeted mainly for electronics, telecommunications, packaging, and electric car industries seeking environmentally friendly packaging solutions. In anticipation of new EU regulations penalizing…

Aerospace Tech Week Helps fill the gap

Aerospace Tech Week 2021 helps fill the gap

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: AEROSPACE TECH WEEK 2021 dates MOVE to 23rd-24th June 2021 to fill the gap after the 2021 PARIS AIR SHOW is cancelled.   Unfortunately, there will be no Paris Air Show to look forward to in 2021, due to the pandemic, but the niche Toulouse based event, AEROSPACE TECH WEEK, is still planning to go ahead but NOW moving dates from…

Norm Matheis Joins Mid-Canada Mod Center

Norm Matheis has joined Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2) to take on a business development role with the company. An avionics industry veteran, his focus is helping commercial, government and special mission aircraft operators future-proof their operations, enhance safety and achieve operational efficiencies through emerging avionics technologies. “The MC2 team and I are extremely pleased to…

Waygate Technologies Announces Relaunch of Industrial Inspection Ecosystem InspectionWorks

Waygate Technologies, an industrial inspection solutions and non-destructive testing (NDT) provider, has released a completely revised and extended version of its flagship ecosystem for inspection data management, InspectionWorks. The upgrade includes an easy-to-use and customer-centric user interface and user experience design as well as new features including fleet management, remote monitoring diagnostics, inspection data storage…

Pacific Propeller Completes Shop Prep Following Dowty Propellers Agreement

Following Pacific Propeller International’s (PPI) unique OEM agreement with Dowty Propellers that designates PPI as a Dowty factory authorized repair and overhaul facility, PPI is now fully operational and fulfilling market MRO needs. Both military and commercial operator approval along with business orders are positive and growing strong. PPI’s agreement with Dowty calls for PPI…

Paris Air Show Cancelled for 2021

The organizers of the Paris Air show have announced that in light of the uncertainty linked to the current COVID-19 health crisis, the 2021 Paris Air Show has been cancelled. The event was scheduled to take place from 21 to 27 June 2021. Together with the Board of Directors of the GIFAS (French Aerospace Industries…

Honeywell Introduces Next-Generation Catalyst To Address ‘Smell In Cabin’ Events

Honeywell unveiled a new catalyst designed for aircraft cabin air systems that can help reduce delays, cancellations and unscheduled maintenance due to in-cabin odors from certain volatile organic compounds in “bleed air” — also known as undesirable “smell-in-cabin” events. In clinical tests, Honeywell’s fourth-generation Combined Hydrocarbon Ozone Catalyst, CHOC4, has proved capable of removing two…

Cramped Spaces and Fuel Vapors: MacDill AFB Tank Divers

Tucked away behind U.S. Central Command and MacDill Air Force Base’s traditional hangars lies a hangar originally built to house fighter jets. On a given day, peeking out of that hangar will sit a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft seemingly out of place in the considerably smaller maintenance shop, but surely, it’s in the right hands. This…