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.…

Oil Eater Launches Microbe-Based Parts Washer System

Oil Eater introduced its new Bioremediating Parts Washer System recently. The new microbe-based parts cleaning system makes the process of washing parts less expensive, safer for employees and kinder to the earth while inhibiting the foul odors that are typically associated with other microbe-based parts washers on the market. Bioremediation is the use of microscopic…

Diehl Aviation Expands Charleston-Based Services by Inaugurating Warehousing and Kitting for Boeing

After initiating its presence in Charleston, South Carolina in early 2018, Diehl Aviation has now expanded its range of services at the site. Diehl has started with warehousing and kitting for its cabin lighting products from Diehl Aerospace, supporting the delivery process of these shipsets from manufacturing sites in Germany to Boeing’s Interiors Responsibility Center…

Pratt & Whitney GTF Engine MRO and Repair Network Has Global Reach

The network of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities servicing Pratt & Whitney’s GTF engines continues to grow for Pratt & Whitney’s GTF customers. More than 40 repair and overhaul facilities have signed up to be repair providers for the GTF engine family says Pratt & Whitney. “At Pratt & Whitney, we are intently focused…

FL Technics Becomes an Exclusive Representative for Langa Industrial

FL Technics has signed an exclusive  agreement with the Spanish ground support equipment manufacturer Langa Industrial. Beginning now, FL Technics will represent Langa Industrial by providing various ground support equipment to airlines, MROs, and other players in the aviation industry. Langa Industrial manufactures hydraulic tripod and axles jacks, nitrogen and oxygen carts, hydraulic maintenance platforms,…