Major aviation companies unveil development projects in aviation sector

The Global Investment in Aviation Summit, which will take place on 28-29 January 2019 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, will bring together a group of major international aviation companies along with 2000 participants, investors, aircraft and service providers, operators, and high-level international dignitaries and government officials. The Summit is an initiative of the UAE…

New 3/8″ Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet from Snap-on

The new 3/8” Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet from Snap-on Industrial is the fastest tool to manually tighten or loosen fasteners. The 3/8” Drive Speeder Handle Flex-Head Ratchet (part number FSLF80) acts as two tools in one with the flex-head ratchet with an offset handle and a speeder. This design makes the ratchet the fastest…

2019 Training Schedule Announced by Sherwin-Williams

Designed for both MRO and OEM instruction, Sherwin-Williams has announced its new 2019 aerospace coatings training program schedule. Classes provide today’s aerospace coatings painting professionals with the continuous training required to stay current on the most up-to-date aviation coatings products and application methods available. Both hands-on and classroom training include instruction for varying levels of…

Sherwin-Williams Introduces 2019 Aerospace Coatings Calendar

Sherwin-Williams found the best-of-the-best, from business jets, general aviation and helicopters, with both classic and custom-painted designs, to feature in its 2019 Aerospace Coatings Calendar. The calendar recognizes the outstanding work of aircraft painters across the country that rely on Sherwin-Williams Aerospace topcoats in their MRO and OEM facilities. “With all the submissions it was…

The Carlyle Group to Acquire Aircraft Engine MRO Provider StandardAero from Veritas Capital

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire StandardAero, a global provider of aftermarket engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the aerospace and defense industries, from Veritas Capital. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory conditions and is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2019.…

AerSale Expands MRO Capabilities with Avborne Acquisition

AerSale has acquired aircraft component repair specialist Avborne. Avborne, is a certified Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 145 repair station in Miami, Florida. Avborne has been providing highly technical and specialized repair services covering a broad range of commercial and military aircraft systems, including hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, and landing gear components. AerSale says Avborne’s in-house engineering…

DSI and Honeywell sign Licensing and Exclusive Global Master Distribution Agreements

Diagnostic Solutions International (DSI) and Honeywell International have signed a licensing agreement and an exclusive global master distribution agreement for Diagnostic Solutions International to manufacture, market, distribute, sell and support Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) Systems and Health Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) products in the worldwide marketplace. Through this partnership, Diagnostic Solutions International assumes responsibility, with limited…

Safran to Support Royal Danish Air Force Arriel Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a contract with Denmark’s Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), to support 11 Arriel 1D1-powered AS550C2 Fennec operated by the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF). The engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP) and the contract will last until mid-2030s, when the fleet is retired. In…

United Technologies Announces Intention to Separate Into Three Independent Companies; Completes Acquisition of Rockwell Collins

United Technologies Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier into independent entities. The separation will result in three global companies: United Technologies, comprised of Collins Aerospace Systems and Pratt & Whitney, will be the preeminent systems supplier to the aerospace…

Maverick Eye Protection Created for Kleenguard Brand

Workers need protection, but they also care about how they look. Maverick Eye Protection, the first eyewear created for the KleenGuard Brand, delivers protection without compromising style or comfort, the company says. Maverick Eye Protection was an award winner in the “Best in Show” New Product Showcase at the 2018 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress…