Summit Aviation Adds New Partner for Interior Work

Summit Aviation announced that it is now partnered with New Jersey-based Cabin Crafters Inc. (CCI) to support fixed and rotor wing interior refurbishments. Cabin Crafters has specialized in quality aircraft interiors for more than 35 years. As the first Federal Aviation Administration certified repair station specializing in aircraft interiors CCI is a pioneer and leader…

GROB Systems Introduces New Universal Machining Center

GROB Systems announced the availability of its new universal machining center, the G150, rounding out the company’s universal machining center range of products. The modular G-series system has continually set the bar for productivity and process safety. The G150 is positioned for the precision engineering, medical technology, mold and die, mechanical engineering and aerospace industries…

StandardAero to Acquire Signature’s Engine Repair and Overhaul Business

StandardAero has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Signature Aviation’s Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business.  The transaction is expected to close mid-2021, subject to the receipt of regulatory approvals and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions. Like StandardAero, ERO is an engine MRO provider primarily for business jet and rotorcraft platforms made…

KNIPEX Tools Offers New Pipe Cutters

KNIPEX Tools introduced two Pipe Cutters, one for plastic composite pipes (90 25 185) and one for multilayer and pneumatic hoses (90 10 185). The Pipe Cutter for plastic composite pipe cleanly cuts both aluminum composite and plastic pipes 1/2″ to 1″ in diameter. The blade of the Pipe Cutter is designed to produce clean,…

New Safety Data Tool Available on FAA.gov Website

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is making it easier to research aviation safety guidance material from the Office of Aviation Safety (AVS). The Dynamic Regulatory System (DRS) (linked here) combines more than 65 document types from more than a dozen different repositories into a single searchable application. The comprehensive knowledge center centralizes the FAA’s aviation…

Riwal Adds All Electric JLG Boom Lifts

Riwal, the aerial work platform and telehandler rental and sales specialist, has taken its first delivery of the new 100% electric JLG EC boom lifts. The new articulating boom lifts are the JLG EC450AJ, with a working height of 15.77 meter, and the JLG EC520AJ with a working height of 18 meter. Both machine models…

FAA Accepting Applications for Workforce Development

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking applications for two Aviation Workforce Development Grant programs aimed at developing and inspiring a more inclusive pool of pilots and aviation maintenance technicians to join the next generation of aviation professionals. The Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grants provide money to expand the pilot workforce and educate students to…