HAECO Americas Appoints Collins as New President of Airframe Services

HAECO Americas has appointed Bill Collins to the company’s leadership team as president of Airframe Services. In this role, he will oversee the maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) business segment of HAECO Americas. Collins has been developing the MRO practice at ICF, a global consulting and technology services provider for the last year. Prior to…

Cinch Connectivity Announces New Dura-Con High Temp Micro-D Connector Expansion

Cinch Connectivity Solutions has introduced an expansion to the Dura-Con High Temperature Micro-D rectangular connector series. Cinch says these new connectors provide improved reliability for “down-hole” sensory instrumentation that monitors telemetry, pressure, temperature and vibration in many aviation, oil and gas applications. Cinch Connectivity Solutions’ Dura-Con Micro-D High Temperature connectors allow designers of compact electro-mechanical…

United Technologies Acquires Predikto

United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has acquired Predikto, Inc., an Atlanta-based predictive analytics software company. Predikto is known for its cloud-based predictive health maintenance solution, which enables customers to forecast and improve asset reliability with greater certainty. UTC says the acquisition will reinforce their global digital strategy to make strategic business investments that enhance their ability…

Aerospace Technology Week dates announced for 2019

Aerospace Technology Week has announced dates for next years event as 12th-13th March 2019 to take place at the MOC Event Center in Munich, Germany, and is set to be the largest gathering for the avionics, electronics, connectivity, aerospace testing and airline communities. Aerospace Technology Week comprises of THREE complementary co-located Events: (1) AVIONICS EXPO…

AWAM Scholarships are Open for Application

The Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM), a non-profit organization that was founded in 1997 to support and promote women in the aviation maintenance industry, is offering multiple scholarships with an application deadline of November 1, 2018. The AWAM scholarship program was established in 2002 and through the generosity of corporate sponsors and private…

Goodyear to Study Tire Materials In Space Station Experiments

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has plans to test tire components in space as part of a project in the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory, through an experiment expected to launch later this year. In the microgravity environment of the space station, Goodyear will study the formation of silica particles, a common…

NORDAM Voluntarily Files Reorganization Petition

The NORDAM Group, Inc., has filed a voluntary petition for protection under Chapter 11 reorganization. NORDAM’s foreign subsidiaries and affiliates have not filed for Chapter 11 protection in the United States or in their home jurisdictions. The action comes following a protracted contract dispute with Pratt & Whitney Canada regarding the PW800 nacelle system used…

Superior Air Parts Extends Warranty on New Millennium Cylinders

Scott Hayes, VP, Sales and Marketing for Superior Air Parts, Inc., announced today that the company has increased the warranty on all factory-new Millennium Cylinders to an industry-leading 37 months or to TBO, whichever occurs first. It is also extending the warranty on all factory-new piece parts to 24 months or to TBO, whichever occurs…