New Avotek-Online Course Available Now: Principles of Sound

New to Avotek-Online and available now: Principles of Sound. Sound is an important factor in the life of aviation professionals and this course provides some of the base knowledge to help you understand how sound is created, how it is propagated, and the effects it can have on aircraft and personnel. Principles of Sound joins…

Kaman Measuring Highlights DIT-5200L Noncontact Differential Measuring System

The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc. highlights the DIT-5200L non-contact displacement measuring system, for fast-steering mirrors, servo control position feedback, stage positioning, and angular displacement indication, as well as X-Y orbit position feedback and stylus position. Offering differential for common mode rejection at an economical price, the DIT-5200L provides advanced precision measurement technology…

Wall Colmonoy Announces Spring Session of Brazing School

Wall Colmonoy is offering a spring session of their Modern Furnace Brazing School on May 12-14, 2020 at Wall Colmonoy’s Aerobraze Brazing Engineering Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Engineers, technicians, quality managers, production managers, and others will participate in “hands-on” practical applications while learning about brazing technology from the industry’s leading brazing engineers. For over 60…

Aerospace OEMs and MROs: Does Your Coating Thickness Meet Spec?

Instantaneous handheld coating thickness gauges that can be operated by virtually any technician deliver lab-quality readings even on curved and complex surfaces From the aerospace OEM assembly line and spray booth to soaring mission critical maneuvers and the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) hangar, it is vital that leading edge aircraft be made to spec…

AMFA is Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2020

The AMFA National Executive Council (NEC) is accepting applications until February 28, 2020, for two AMFA Scholarships for 2020. Scholarships will be $2500 and will be payable to each recipient’s institution of higher learning. Last year’s scholarships were awarded to students of South Seattle Community College in Seattle, WA and Hallmark University in San Antonio,…

WHI Announces Acquisition of Aerobond and Equipment Investments

WHI Global has acquired the assets of Aero-Bond Corporation through affiliated entity Aerobond Composites.  Headquartered in Springfield, Mass., Aerobond is a manufacturer of composite structures and assemblies for aerospace and defense applications. Since 1989, Aerobond has provided high performance composite structures and assemblies to aircraft OEMs and tier 1 suppliers. Aerobond’s capabilities include layup, compression…

St. Paul Foundry Successfully Completes AS9100 Surveillance Audit

St. Paul Foundry has successfully completed its annual AS9100(D) and ISO 9001:2015 surveillance audit. St. Paul Foundry is a 150-year-old manufacturer of brass, bronze and aluminum cast components located in St. Paul, Minnesota. “Our auditor said that our progress over the past year was some of the best he has seen in his career,” says…

GE and LOT Sign TrueChoice Agreement for CF34 Engines

LOT Polish Airlines and GE announce the signing of a five-year TrueChoice Overhaul service agreement for the airline’s fleet of CF34-8E engines that are used on its 18 Embraer E170/175 aircraft. The TrueChoice Overhaul agreement provides time and material overhauls with tailored workscopes. The agreement is valued at more than $100 million over its life.…