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Boom Supersonic Completes Construction of Overture Superfactory 

Boom Supersonic Completes Construction of Overture Superfactory 

Joy Finnegan

Boom Supersonice held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Overture Superfactory, celebrating the completion of construction. Located at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Overture Superfactory is the first supersonic airliner factory in the United States. Overture is Boom’s supersonic airliner, capable of flying twice as fast as today’s commercial planes on up to 100% sustainable aviation…

flydocs Appoints Smith as CCO 

Joy Finnegan

flydocs has appointed Andy Smith as its chief commercial officer and a member of the flydocs leadership team. Smith, an international sales and marketing professional, joins flydocs with more than 27 years of strong business development, leadership, and customer-centric experience. Smith’s career spans across his leadership roles with global responsibilities includes creating and implementing customer engagement and revenue-generating strategies, displaying leadership acumen in complex solution sales, pipeline management, new business development, and marketing strategies….

Vallair Appoints Fermaut to BD Manager –Aerostructures and Engines

Joy Finnegan

Vallair announced that François Fermaut has assumed the role of sales and business development manager for the aerostructures and engines divisions based in Châteauroux, France. Fermaut will be responsible for expanding awareness of Vallair’s expert repair capabilities with a team that has grown from two technicians to a skilled workforce of 125 in the past…

Barnes Aerospace and RTX’s Pratt & Whitney Canada Sign Long-Term Agreement for Aerospace Engine Component Repair

Joy Finnegan

During the recent MRO Americas show in Chicago, Barnes Aerospace and RTX’s Pratt & Whitney Canada announced a significant milestone: a long-term extension of a repair services agreement. As industry leaders in aerospace aftermarket solutions, the companies are committed to partnering on the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of highly complex parts used in aero engine…

SKF UK and ERIKS Announce Partnership at Maintec 2024

SKF UK has announced the launch of its SKF Maintenance Partner program in EMEA and that ERIKS will be the first SKF maintenance partner in the UK and Ireland. SKF maintenance partner status is a new level that recognizes authorized distributors that can offer industrial customers more than just a traditional transactional relationship. SKF Maintenance…

Nycote Laboratories Acquires New Californian Headquarters

Nycote Laboratories Corporation a provider of advanced coatings solutions, announced a significant expansion with the purchase of a modern detached industrial building. This strategic move underscores Nycote’s commitment to meeting the growing demands of its customers and further solidifies its position as a leader in the aerospace, defense and related high tech industries. The newly…

ST Engineering Expands Presence in the U.S.with Third Aircraft Maintenance Hangar in Pensacola

Joy Finnegan

ST Engineering broke ground for its third aircraft maintenance hangar at the Pensacola International Airport today, marking another milestone in its growth and expansion plans in Pensacola. The new 167,000 sq ft state-of-the-art hangar will be equipped with two bays that can service widebody aircraft. It is expected to contribute an additional 500,000 manhours annually…

TAP Air Portugal Increases Efficiency with NAVBLUE’s Integrated EFB Environment

Joy Finnegan

Portugal’s flag carrier, TAP Air Portugal, has chosen NAVBLUE’s Mission+ FLIGHT and Flysmart+ solutions, which will support their evolving Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) requirements for a more integrated and connected digital Flight Operations environment TAP Air Portugal, that has been using NAVBLUE solutions since 2020, will now increase operational efficiency with Mission+ FLIGHT, the integrated…

Kim Ernzen Joins StandardAero as Chief Operating Officer

Joy Finnegan

StandardAero has appointed Kim Ernzen to serve as chief operating officer. In this role, she reports directly to Russell Ford, StandardAero chairman and CEO and is responsible for global operational performance, efficiency and excellence, as well as engineering and supply chain management for StandardAero. In addition, StandardAero’s Engine Services and Component Repair Services division Presidents will report…

CPaT Announces New Contract with Growing Romanian Airline, AnimaWings

Joy Finnegan

CPaT Global, provider of distance learning for the airline and aviation industry, announced they have been awarded a new contract with AnimaWings. CPaT will be providing AnimaWings with their Airbus A220 and Airbus A320 pilot and cabin crew training courseware. This includes Aircraft Systems and General Subjects for pilots, and Aircraft Systems for Cabin Crew along with Cabin…

Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) Launches Global Search for AI-Powered Aviation MRO Innovations

Joy Finnegan

Following the success of the 2022 LTP Startup Challenge, Seedstars announced the launch of the LTP Startup Challenge 2024, a global open call for entrepreneurs and startups to develop cutting-edge AI solutions for the aviation MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul) industry. Interested applicants can sign up for the challenge before July 16, 2024, for AI-enabled…

Mike Audus Named DVP & Business Unit Manager AMETEK MRO, Europe

Joy Finnegan

 AMETEK MRO has named Mike Audus as its new DVP & business unit manager – MRO Europe.  In this new role, Audus will be responsible for driving customer satisfaction and growth, leading AMETEK MRO’s multiple businesses across Europe including: Muirhead Avionics, AEM, AvTech and Antavia. With a career to date focused on avionics, power management systems and engine MRO,…