Ace Aeronautics Earns STC for Electro-Optical Sensor Mount

Ace Aeronautics, (ACE) announced the issuance of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) # SR01957WI for the Ace Aero HD Sensor Mount for the UH-60/S-70 family of helicopters. The Electro-Optical Infrared (EO/IR) Sensor Mount will allow operators of the Black Hawk to add a nose mounted EO/IR sensor to their fleet of…

Moog Inc. Acquires Genesys Aerosystems

Genesys Aerosystems announced that Moog Inc. purchased Genesys Aerosystems on December 18, 2020. Genesys will remain at its locations in Mineral Wells, Texas and Anchorage, Alaska, and will continue doing business as GenesysAerosystems, part of Moog’s Aircraft Controls segment. As a world leader of flight control systems for military and commercial aircraft, Moog’s addition of…

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…

ISOtunes Expands Roster of Headphones with Two New Designs

ISOtunes, an industry leader in Bluetooth hearing protection, announces the launch of two new products: ISOtunes XTRA 2.0 and ISOtunes LINK. While LINK is the first Bluetooth earmuff headphone for the company, XTRA 2.0 features a redesign of ISOtunes’ best-selling neckband-style line. Ranging from $69.99 to $79.99 (US MSRP), these new Bluetooth products maintain ISOtunes’…

Thales and StandardAero Successfully Achieve the Industry’s First 4-Axis Autopilot Flight Test for Airbus AS350 and H125 Helicopters

Thales and StandardAero have announced the successful first flight test of a revolutionary compact autopilot system that will bring Airbus AS350 and H125 helicopters into a new era of performance and safety.  The achievement of this key milestone lays the groundwork for this important phase of the Supplemental Type Certification (STC) process and the launch…

MD Announces Another Exclusive MD 500E to MD 530F Conversion

MD Helicopters (MDHI) has completed a contract to upgrade an MD 500E helicopter to an FAA-certified MD 530F model aircraft as part of MDHI’s long standing E-to-F conversion program. “The E-to-F conversion program follows a strict, FAA-approved process,” says Nick Nenadovic, vice president of Aftermarket and Customer Support for MD Helicopters, Inc. “Over eight to…

JSSI Appoints Barhouch BD Director for Middle East and India

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), an independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry, has appointed Pascale Barhouch as director of business development for the Middle East and India. Barhouch brings more than 13 years of experience to JSSI from across the aviation and aerospace industries. At JSSI, she will…

MD Helicopters MD 530F Demonstrator Visits SoCal

Take the new MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) enhanced glass cockpit MD 530F demo aircraft for a test flight to experience its power and performance firsthand. This state-of-the-art helicopter is touring the West Coast from Nov. 30 through Dec. 4. It is available for drop-in demo flights at Rotorcraft Support Inc. (RSI) on Dec. 2 from…

Lockheed Martin Names Israel Aerospace Industries as “Elite Supplier”

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) was named “Elite Supplier” by Lockheed Martin for the third consecutive year. Lockheed Martin’s recognition of IAI dates back to 2002 when IAI developed a solution in response to a challenge posed by Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky division: 20 percent weight reduction and lowering the price of the horizontal folding stabilizers of…

Collaboration Helps Military Veterans Transition into NDT Careers

Olympus, a leading manufacturer of nondestructive testing (NDT) equipment, is supporting training school Warrior To Inspector’s mission to help transition retiring military veterans into a new NDT career by providing advanced inspection instruments for their ultrasonic testing (UT) courses. Transitioning into an NDT career can be challenging without the right training, certifications and hands-on experience.…