Western Aircraft Adds Pilatus PC 24 to Charter, A First in the U. S.

Western Aircraft, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced that it has added a Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet to WestAir Charter’s Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR) Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate. “We are extremely excited to be the first in the country to offer this amazing jet for charter,” said Western Aircraft’s vice president of Aircraft…

New book from Dr. Kevin Michaels – AeroDynamic: Inside the High-Stakes Global Jetliner Ecosystem

Globally recognized aerospace expert Kevin Michaels has profiled the exciting aircraft production environment in his new book AeroDynamic: Inside the High-Stakes Global Jetliner Ecosystem, published by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AeroDynamic traces the transformation of the commercial jetliner business from 1990 to the present and shines the light on the key elements of…

Schaeffler Unifies Branding

Schaeffler is unifying their corporate presentation around the Schaeffler corporate brand. The company is changing the names of Schaeffler affiliates that currently do not reference the brand already. Effective immediately the names of the following companies in North America have been officially changed: FAG Aerospace is now Schaeffler Aerospace Canada; The Barden Corporation is now…

CPC-Cryolab Announces 5000 Series Cryogenic Valves

CPC-Cryolab, a CIRCOR Int’l. brand, continues its innovative and long-standing leadership in availability and performance of its 5000 Series Cryogenic Valves, ideal for use in ultra-cold cryogenic storage tanks, transportation trailers, and vacuum jacketed and non-jacketed piping systems. The 5000 Series valves feature bellow sealed and non-bellows sealed designs, redundant packaging seals, and all stainless-steel…

Lorin Announces Distinct Advantages of Coil Anodized Aluminum for Transportation Applications

Lorin Industries produces coil anodized aluminum for transportation applications. Lorin says its coil anodized aluminum offers significant benefits of increased strength and durability at a lower weight and cost than competing materials. The cost-effective coil anodizing process, pioneered by Lorin, protects the aluminum while also improving the aesthetic properties and durability. Anodized aluminum is easy…

CertifyNation receives FAA STC for Honeywell RAAS

CertifyNation – A Division of The Angelus Corporation announced the issuance of a FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Honeywell’s Runway Awareness Advisory System (RAAS). CertifyNation received certification for Honeywell’s Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning Computer (EGPWC) Upgrade and Runway Awareness and Advisory System (RAAS) Activation for the following Airbus aircraft: A320-211, A320-212,…

Lockheed Martin Licenses IFS Applications to Service Assets for $3.5 billion U.S. Army Contract

IFS has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin for 2,600 user licenses of IFS Applications modules for supply chain management, warehouse management, purchasing and other functionality. IFS Applications software will be a key tool for Lockheed Martin as they deliver on a seven-year, $3.5 billion contract to globally sustain more than 300,000 fielded Training Aids,…

Lockheed Martin Licenses IFS Applications to Service Assets for $3.5 billion U.S. Army Contract

IFS has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin for 2,600 user licenses of IFS Applications modules for supply chain management, warehouse management, purchasing and other functionality. IFS Applications software will help Lockheed Martin as they deliver on a seven-year, $3.5 billion contract to globally sustain more than 300,000 fielded Training Aids, Devices, Simulators and Simulations…

JSSI Upgrades Airframe Programs to Include Standard Wi-Fi Coverage

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) has announced that Wi-Fi coverage is now included as a standard feature on all new airframe programs. Previously an add-on option, customers seeking airframe protection for their aircraft will now automatically benefit from Wi-Fi equipment and related component coverage at no additional cost. “This latest upgrade reflects the changes in…

AAR Announces Partnership with Napier Park Global Capital

AAR is expanding its commercial aircraft asset management activities by partnering with Napier Park Global Capital (Napier Park) to create a joint venture that will focus on acquiring late life commercial aircraft. AAR has been appointed the sole servicer for the newly formed strategic alliance. Under the agreement, AAR will bring its aircraft MRO, leasing…