One Week Left to Submit Nominations for the International Walt Darran Aerial Firefighting Awards 2020

Each year the International Walt Darran Aerial Firefighting Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements and innovations within the industry. The deadline for 2020 Awards is only one week away. The Awards committee invites global aviation community to nominate individuals or companies before 17th January 2020 to celebrate their achievements in aerial firefighting. Aiming to recognize a…

TACG Offers Human Factors Training for Maintenance Professionals

The Aviation Consulting Group (TACG) is offering a course in human factors (HF) for maintainers called, “Human Factors Train-The-Trainer for Aviation Maintenance” and it will be held in Myrtle Beach, SC, beginning on January 27, 2020. The Human Factors  Instructor (Train-The-Trainer) course is appropriate for company personnel who would like to learn how to develop…

Barfield Appoints Mercier as SVP of Ops Doral

Barfield Inc. has appointed Gilles Mercier as senior vice president of Operations of its Doral facilities. Mercier will oversee the operations of the two facilities, manage the teams and further improve the overall performance. “We could not be more thrilled to have Gilles as part of our team. He has the drive, the temperament, and…

StandardAero and Thales Team to Certify the Advanced Autopilot System for Light Helicopters

StandardAero and Thales announced a signed teaming agreement formalizing a mutual commitment for developing and certifying an advanced autopilot system for the light helicopter market. The system will initially be certified for installation on the popular Airbus Helicopters AS350 platform. Based on their autopilot experience, Thales says it has incorporated the features and safety design…

Safran and AECC Strengthen Industrial Cooperation on WZ16 Engine

Safran and Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) have signed a memorandum of agreement to strengthen their industrial cooperation on the WZ16 French-Chinese helicopter engine. This agreement was signed in Beijing by Alexandre Ziegler, Safran senior executive vice president, International and Public Affairs, and AECC Chairman Cao Jianguo, during French President Emmanuel Macron’s State Visit…

Myrtle Beach Event to Showcase High Demand Careers in Aviation Maintenance

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics will host a student career fair on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at its Myrtle Beach, SC campus located at 1038 Shine Avenue, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Representatives of Bombardier, GE Aviation, Lafayette Engine, Gulfstream Aerospace, Honda Aircraft, Piedmont Airlines and United Airlines will attend to discuss high demand careers in aviation…

Honeywell and ATP Casebank Partner to Offer Avionics Tech Pubs

ATP and Honeywell have entered into an expanded partnership agreement expanding the existing Honeywell technical publications available through their ATP Aviation Hub single source portal. This will include Honeywell’s collection of Avionics libraries and will allow owner/operators and entitled management companies to manage and access their current technical and regulatory information for airframes, Honeywell engines,…

Deadline to Apply for WAI Scholarships is November 12

Thousands of dollars in scholarships will be awarded at WAI’s 31st Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, and the time to apply is now. To qualify for a scholarship, the applicant must be a current WAI member and submit the application by November 12, 2019. More than 100 individual scholarships are available in areas ranging…

OmniScan X3 Flaw Detector Aims to Redefine the Standard for Phased Array

OmniScan instruments are recognized globally as the benchmark for portable phased array ultrasonic testing (PAUT) thanks to their power, reliability and ease of use. The new OmniScan X3 flaw detector elevates the standard with innovations that improve the entire inspection workflow. Setting up for a job is faster and more efficient while total focusing method…