Safran to Continue Supporting UK MOD Merlin and Apache Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a three-year support contract extension with the UK Ministry of Defence’s Defence Equipment and Support agency, to provide an end-to-end availability service for the RTM322 engines fitted to Royal Navy Merlin and British Army Apache AH Mk1 helicopters. Covering a fleet of more than 400 engines, the contract represents a…

Two Brokers Sentenced for Scheme To Sell Scrapped Aircraft Parts

On May 30, 2019, Carmine Coviello, former owner of Shelby Enterprises, an aircraft parts broker, was sentenced in U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, to five years’ probation, restitution of $4,186,689, and a $100 special court assessment. A day earlier, on May 29, Gideon Vaisman, owner and president of Tara Technology Corp., was sentenced…

Honeywell Launches Advanced Software Platform To Help Airlines Be Efficient

Honeywell has launched Honeywell Forge for Airlines, an analytics-based platform for airlines that the company says helps increase profit while improving efficiency and passenger experience. Honeywell Forge for Airlines collects, cleans and analyzes streams of data from a wide variety of airplane, airport, government and Honeywell sources, and offers actionable insights and alerts that can…

Southeast Aerospace Secures Transport Canada and Colombia Aeronautica Civil Approval on Part 25 ADS-B STC

Southeast Aerospace, located at Orlando Melbourne International Airport, has received Transport Canada Civil (TCCA) and Colombia Aeronautica Civil (UAEAC) aviation approval of their ADS-B Part 25 Approved Model List (AML) Supplement Type Certificate (STC). SEA says this solution is a flexible and affordable ADS-B solution to facilitate continued flight in US airspace upon the January…

JSSI Names Ash Reddy to New Role of VP Global Strategy

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) has appointed Ash Reddy to the new role of vice president, global strategy and corporate development. Reddy will be responsible for identifying, developing and executing organic and inorganic strategic initiatives globally for all JSSI business units. The new role includes long-range strategic planning, driving synergies across the organization and linking business…

Raytheon and United Technologies to Merge

Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corp. have entered into an agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The transaction will create a “systems provider with advanced technologies to address rapidly growing segments within aerospace and defense,” say the two companies. The two say the merger of Raytheon and United Technologies, comprised of Collins…

Seven New Gadgets Available for WinAir Version 7

WinAir has released seven “new gadgets” for their recently released Dashboards enhancement for WinAir Version 7 . These new gadgets are available for all new and current WinAir Version 7 software packages that have the corresponding modules in their package. Each new gadget displays maintenance, inventory, and finance related information based on the particular client’s…

Rusada Joins the European Helicopter Association

MRO & Flight Operations software provider Rusada, has become the newest member of the European Helicopter Association (EHA). The EHA acts on behalf of the European rotorcraft industry, promoting the best interests of all sectors as an economically important, safe and sustainable industry essential to the success of European and national economies. EHA members are…

Barussaud Appointed Executive VP Operations

Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Bernard Barussaud as executive vice-president Operations. Barussaud succeeds François-Xavier Foubert who has been appointed to another position within the Group. Barussaud joined the Snecma engineering department in 1992. From 1995 he fulfilled  various management roles within the manufacturing department, manufacturing support, fan disk manufacturing, before in 2002 being appointed Head…