Sherwin-Williams Looking for Great Paint Jobs for 2019 Calendar

Sherwin-Williams is looking for the best finished aircraft, from general and commercial aviation to helicopters to classic and custom-painted planes, to be featured in its 2019 Aerospace Coatings Calendar. The calendar recognizes the outstanding work of MROs and aircraft painters across the country that rely on Sherwin-Williams brand products in their repaint and OEM facilities.…

AWAM Scholarships are Open for Application

The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM), a non-profit organization that was founded in 1997 to support and promote women in the aviation maintenance industry, is offering multiple scholarships with an application deadline of November 1, 2018. The AWAM scholarship program was established in 2002 and through the generosity of corporate sponsors and private…

Armada de Chile Selects Prime Turbines for PT6A Engine Overhauls

Prime Turbines, a subsidiary of VSE Aviation, Inc. (VAI) has been selected by Armada de Chile (the Chilean Navy) for the overhaul of two PT6A-25 turboprop engines. The engines power the Navy’s fleet of Pilatus PC-7 aircraft used for pilot training. “We are grateful to the Chilean Navy for entrusting us with this work,” commented…

SkyWest Airlines Begins Trials

Erie Aviation announced that SkyWest Airlines has begun flight trials on several Erie Aviation product lines and STC’s. SkyWest Has began LED cabin lighting trials on its CRJ 200 fleet which will continue on to the CRJ 700 fleet if successful. Erie says it gives cabins a cleaner, brighter appearance, LED lighting also reduces bulb…

Jenoptik Makes Heated Floor Panels for Aircraft

An aircraft must operate in extreme outside temperatures of –50°C. This is where Jenoptik’s Heated Floor Panels come in – providing heat in cabin areas susceptible to cold for passenger and crew comfort. A newly developed extremely lightweight composite panel structure with self-regulating PTC heater technology allows for uniform heat distribution, hence, effectively preventing overheating…

Mikros Systems Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Mikros Systems, an advanced technology company specializing in electronic systems technology for advanced maintenance in military, industrial and commercial applications, announced that effective July 9, 2018, Mikros Systems Quality Management System (QMS) was certified to be compliant with ISO 9001:2015 standards.  The ISO audit found zero non-conformances at the Mikros facilities in both Fort Washington, Penn.…

AMETEK Acquires Motec

AMETEK  has completed the acquisition of Motec, a leading provider of integrated vision systems serving the high growth mobile machine vision market. Motec says their ruggedized vision products and integrated software solutions provide improved operational efficiency and enhanced safety across a variety of critical mobile machine applications in transportation, agriculture, logistics and construction. “Motec is…

Gulfstream Awarded U. S. Air Force Fleet Support Contract

Gulfstream Aerospace announced the U.S. Air Force has awarded the company a contract to provide contractor logistics support services (CLS) for the Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard C-20 and C-37 fleets. Gulfstream’s support team and network of facilities will provide support around the world for a variety…

Farsound Aviation Acquires Sterling Aircraft Products

Farsound Aviation has acquired Sterling Aircraft Products from the Pump family for an undisclosed amount. Farsound specializes in the supply of C-Class, B-Class and other fast-moving consumable parts for a customer base that includes several of the world’s leading  engine MRO organizations, and focuses on total supply chain management, from the forecast requirement through to…