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Pexco Aerospace Appoints Ciringione as VP of Sales/Marketing

Pexco Aerospace Appoints Ciringione as VP of Sales/Marketing

Pexco Aerospace Appoints Ciringione as VP of Sales/Marketing

Pexco Aerospace Appoints Ciringione as VP of Sales/Marketing

Joy Finnegan

Commercial aircraft components and assemblies manufacturer Pexco Aerospace announced its appointment of Anthony Ciringione as vice president of sales and marketing. Ciringione joins Pexco at as it celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023 and the recent launch of its latest blue-sky cabin interior technology, AirShield, a finalist in the Crystal Cabin Awards 2022 (for more…

Boeing Expands Distribution Agreement with Pacific Tools for Boeing-Designed Aircraft Maintenance Tools

Boeing Expands Distribution Agreement with Pacific Tools for Boeing-Designed Aircraft Maintenance Tools

Joy Finnegan

Boeing Global Services has teamed up with Pacific Tool to offer production-proven tooling solutions to commercial airline and MRO businesses worldwide. Boeing Global Services has added the Pacific Tool production standard tool (ST) catalog to its offerings. ST tools provide tip-to-tail production and repair solutions that improve safety and efficiency while ensuring the highest levels…

Dassault To Build Maintenance Facility in Melbourne, Florida

Dassault To Build Maintenance Facility in Melbourne, Florida

Joy Finnegan

Dassault Falcon Jet announced it will build a new maintenance facility at Melbourne Orlando International Airport (KMLB) as part of the company’s worldwide expansion of its maintenance, repair and overhaul network. “This new factory service center will considerably grow our presence in the U.S., positioning us to keep up with demand for state-of-the-art maintenance services…

Bluetail Introduces MACH Conformity to Reduce Time Required to Conform Part 135 Charter Aircraft

Bluetail Introduces MACH Conformity to Reduce Time Required to Conform Part 135 Charter Aircraft

Joy Finnegan

Bluetail, an aircraft records platform for business aviation, has completed developing MACH Conformity, the newest module within their software portfolio, which the company says will help reduce the time it takes to perform conformity inspections by up to 50%. “The recent unprecedented growth of the Part 135 on-demand charter market has put pressure on operators…

Gulfstream to Add Component Repair and Overhaul Facility in Texas

Gulfstream to Add Component Repair and Overhaul Facility in Texas

Joy Finnegan

Gulfstream Aerospace announced plans to add a new component repair and overhaul facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area. The facility will focus on component repair and maintenance supporting Gulfstream’s commitment to aircraft lifecycle reliability and durability. The 100,000-square-foot/9,290-square-meter facility will initially focus on wheels, brakes and landing gear and is expected to open…

Lufthansa Technik Signs Five-Year Agreement for CF34-10 MRO Services for Finnair

Lufthansa Technik Signs Five-Year Agreement for CF34-10 MRO Services for Finnair

Joy Finnegan

Lufthansa Technik signed a five-year agreement with their long-term customer Finnair and its partner, the regional airline Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra). The agreement comprises the maintenance of 25 CF34-10 engines, operated by Finnair’s preferred partner Norra. The company says this is a further step to strengthen their partnership with both Finnair and Norra. The signing…

Vallair Acquires Two Airbus A320 from Lessor Aviation Capital Group for Teardown

Vallair Acquires Two Airbus A320 from Lessor Aviation Capital Group for Teardown

Joy Finnegan

Vallair has purchased two A320s from Aviation Capital Group (ACG) for teardown. The aircraft (MSN 2372 and MSN 2393) are both 2005 vintage and the airframes will be dismantled at Vallair’s facility in Montpellier, France. “Both A320s are currently stored in Montpellier and will be processed at the end of the year with parts available…

ecube Inaugurates New Aircraft Teardown Facility

ecube Inaugurates New Aircraft Teardown Facility

Joy Finnegan

ecube’s venture over the Atlantic sees their new facility, established within Coolidge Municipal Airport, Arizona, open. The newly founded Americas base located only 50 miles north of the infamous Aircraft Boneyard, Pinal Park, will accompany existing sites in Castellón, Spain and ecube headquarters in St. Athan, UK. As a result of the expansion, ecube are…

Virgin Australia Signs GE Services Agreement for CFM56 Engines

Virgin Australia Signs GE Services Agreement for CFM56 Engines

Joy Finnegan

Virgin Australia has signed a 10-year TrueChoice Overhaul Agreement with GE Aerospace for the service of the airline’s fleet of CFM56-7B engines which power its fleet of Boeing B737 Next Generation aircraft. The airline currently operates 78 B737 NG aircraft, with plans to extend to 84 aircraft through 2023. Stuart Aggs, Virgin Australia chief operations…

Archer Aviation Selects Georgia Site for Manufacturing Facility

Archer Aviation Selects Georgia Site for Manufacturing Facility

Joy Finnegan

Electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft designer and future manufacturer, Archer Aviation, announced plans to locate its manufacturing facility in Covington, Georgia at a site adjacent to the Covington Municipal Airport. The area is 40 minutes east of Atlanta. Archer plans to initially build out a 350,000 square-foot facility on a 96-acre site capable…

Airbus Launches New Skywise eXperience Further Extending Digital Platform

Airbus Launches New Skywise eXperience Further Extending Digital Platform

Joy Finnegan

Airbus is further extending the capabilities of its digital platform Skywise for airline customers. The new “Skywise Core [X]” supplements the existing Skywise Core offer (now named Skywise Core Origin) with optional packages to customers to accelerate their digital transformation journey. “More than 10,000 aircraft are already connected to the Skywise data platform. This great…