March/April 2022

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Safety Training

Human Factors Interventions that Keep on Giving

April 14, 2022
Seven widely accepted US-based human factors interventions and the reasons they are widely adopted with on-going use.
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Trade Associations & Events

How Events Like the AMC Can Help Attract the Next Generation of Female Technicians

April 14, 2022
Women competing in the Aerospace Maintenance Competition look to win and inspire.
Ballard Aviation
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Few Pandemic Problems for Paint

April 14, 2022
While much of the world and the aviation industry was forced to slow down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the business and work of painting aircraft not only survived, it...
Collins Aerospace
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Lighting & Lamps

Aircraft Cabin Lighting Technology and Trends

April 14, 2022
Future maintenance needs will vary depending on the technology you install today.
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FEAM Aero's Growth Mindset

April 14, 2022
FEAM Aero saw tremendous growth during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the e-commerce boom. The company made strategic developments in technology and training to keep up with this...

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Exploring the Helicopter Market Landscape and MRO Ecosystem

April 14, 2022
With increased short-distance air travel and rapid urbanization driving demand for helicopter services across the globe, two technical advisors at Jet Support Services, Inc. (...
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Blockchain and Aircraft Maintenance

April 14, 2022
From its humble beginnings with Bitcoin and Digital Currencies used by banks, investment companies and cryptocurrency dealers; blockchain is rapidly becoming a reality in many...
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The Pivotal Work of Preventative Maintenance

April 14, 2022
Keeping the worst from happening, preventative maintenance is the crucial work done to aircraft to keep them airworthy. And while it's work that can seem mundane and scheduled...
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Find Your Influence

April 14, 2022
It’s good to the industry come together again. The work never stopped during the depths of the pandemic. If anything, plenty of MROs saw their workload grow with all the planes...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Modular Maintenance Stands for All Aircraft Types

April 14, 2022
FlexDecks Maintenance specializes in Modular Maintenance Stands to provide safe access to all aircraft types for daily and phased maintenance points. Modular Maintenance Stands...
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The Data-Backed Possibilities of Predictive Maintenance

April 14, 2022
While data collection and algorithmic technology continues to advance and move preventative maintenance into the future, the question is now shifting to, how do you put it to ...
Aircraft Airframe & Accessories

No Disassembly Required

April 14, 2022
The days having our aircraft be able to tell us exactly what is wrong with them and where are still a ways off into the future, but while we wait for fully integrated smart aircraft...
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Trade Associations & Events

Moving Up the Field

April 14, 2022
In early March, ARSA hosted its 2022 Annual Conference.Being together in the same room as members and colleagues was an incredible thrill: In 2020, the association’s annual event...
Paints & Coatings

PPG Opens Powder Coatings Research, Customer Application Center in Milan

The R&D center will focus on innovating powder coatings product development, demonstrating advanced powder technologies and providing best-in-class customer and technical support...
Business & General Aviation

AeroMobil Announces the World's First 4-Seater Flying Car

March 17, 2022
AeroMobil announces the second model of its revolutionary flying car, the 4-seater AM NEXT. AM NEXT leverages the groundbreaking engineering of AM4.0, the world's first production...
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Education & Training

Embraer Introduces Educational Partnership Program in 2022

March 17, 2022
Embraer has launched its first of many new programs providing social investment through scholarships, grants and employee volunteer hours to numerous high schools, technical colleges...
Aircraft Engines

Pratt & Whitney Successfully Tests GTF Advantage Engine on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

March 16, 2022
The test is a key element of an extensive development program to ready the GTF Advantage for entry into service in 2024, by validating the engine’s performance on 100 percent ...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Maintenance Lift MHL-325

March 15, 2022
The Stinar Model MHL-325, Maintenance High Lift Truck, is designed and built to provide maintenance access to wide-body aircraft. This model is available with many options to ...
Aircraft Maintenance and Engine Access Stands
Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Aircraft Maintenance and Engine Stand

These units are both designed and in use on Boeing and Airbus wide-body aircraft, in addition to the B757. The line of aircraft maintenance and engine access stands facilitate...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

TML-704 Mobile Maintenance Lift

March 15, 2022
Get to and from any aircraft quickly with the maneuverable self-propelled TML-704 maintenance lift. A 2,000-pound lift capacity for distributed loads and two elevation options...
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Precision Aviation Group, Inc. Acquires Velocity Aerospace Group

Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries is pleased to announce...

FEAM AERO Expands European Presence with the Acquisition of Northern Aerotech

March 15, 2022
Northern Aerotech has over 30 years of experience in heavy line maintenance, and has technical capability with multiple Boeing and Airbus fleet types. They also hold EASA Part...
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The 500th C-130J Super Hercules delivered by Lockheed Martin is a C-130J-30 airlifter operated by the West Virginia Air National Guard.

Lockheed Martin Reaches Super Herculean Milestone With Delivery of 500th C-130J Airlifter

March 15, 2022
The U.S. government operates the largest C-130J Super Hercules fleet in the world. This delivery represents the U.S. government's continued transition to the C-130J as the common...
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SWISS Adopts AeroSHARK Riblet Film Technology to Further Reduce its Flights’ Carbon Emissions

SWISS is to become the first passenger airline in the world to take advantage of the new AeroSHARK aircraft skin technology to further reduce the carbon dioxide emissions and ...
A&P/IA Training

Epic Flight Academy Signs Articulation Agreement with Polk State College: A&Ps to Receive College Credit

March 11, 2022
Epic Flight Academy has signed an articulation agreement with Polk State College (PSC). The agreement establishes that graduates of Epic’s FAA Part 147 Aircraft Mechanic Program...
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Education & Training

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Integrates 8tree's dentCHECK into its Aviation Maintenance Science Curriculum

World-renowned aviation school is using dentCHECK at its Daytona Beach, Florida campus to improve student skills and employability.
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Blackhawk Aerospace Announces Agreement To Acquire Controlling Ownership of Recoil Aerospace

March 8, 2022
Helicopter carbon fiber tank manufacturer Recoil was established in 2008.
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Embraer Takes Aim at Air Freight Market - Launches E190F and E195F Passenger to Freight Conversions

March 7, 2022
Embraer enters the air freight market with the launch of the E190F and E195F Passenger to Freight Conversions (P2F). The E-Jets freighters are designed to meet the changing demands...
Business & General Aviation

ALTO Aviation Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

March 7, 2022
2022 marks the 25th anniversary of ALTO Aviation, serving the Business Aviation industry with premium Cabin Audio Systems and Cabin Management for all private jet types, including...

The Sterling Group Completes the Acquisition of West Star Aviation

March 2, 2022
The Sterling Group, an operationally focused middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of West Star Aviation, LLC from Norwest Equity Partners....

FAA Expands Use of Independent Review Groups When Certifying Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is continuing to make progress in reforming its aircraft certification processes. The agency expanded the use of independent groups of...

Airbus and CFM International to Pioneer Hydrogen Combustion Technology

Feb. 22, 2022
Airbus has signed a partnership agreement with CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, to collaborate on a hydrogen demonstration program...
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ITP Aero has delivered the first Rolls-Royce UltraFan intermediate pressure turbine (IPT) from its assembly facility in Ajalvir (Madrid) and over the coming weeks, the IPT will be assembled on the complete demonstration engine at Rolls-Royce's Derby facilities.
Engines & Components

ITP Aero Delivers First Ultrafan Intermediate Pressure Turbine to Rolls-Royce

Feb. 17, 2022
The UltraFan engine demonstrator is the basis for a future engine family 25% more efficient than the first-generation Trent engines.
Safran Helicopter Engines and the commercial aerospace business of ST Engineering signed an MoU to study the use of SAF in helicopter engines, with the objective of assisting helicopter operators in their transition to the use of SAF.

Safran and ST Engineering To Study and Advance Use of SAF in Helicopter Engines

Feb. 17, 2022
Safran Helicopter Engines and the commercial aerospace business of ST Engineering signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to study the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

JLG ES2646 and R2646 Scissor Lifts

Feb. 16, 2022
JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, is pleased to announce the availability...
Boeing achieved an annual record for e-commerce parts sales last year with more than $2 billion in online orders.
Engines & Components

Boeing Reaches Record $2 Billion in E-Commerce Sales

Feb. 14, 2022
Record online orders reflect continued recovery from COVID-19 impacts.

El Aero Services Selects Baldwin Safety and Compliance as Inaugural Customer in HAI’s SMS Program

El Aero Services, a northern Nevada–based helicopter operator, is the first member to join Helicopter Association International's SMS Program. Last fall, HAI introduced the safety...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

AS1932E Scissor Lift

Oct. 22, 2021
Pettibone’s AS1932E electric scissor lift offers a work height of 25.6 feet (780 cm). The ANSI A92.20 compliant mobile elevating work platform provides personnel with a reliable...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Powered Height Assist Scissor Deck Work Platforms

Easy Access Industrial Design's new drill driver lift-assisted models, like their manual spring lift assist models, set up or fold down in seconds. From folded flat position to...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Leonardo AW119 Maintenance Stand

These stands offer left and right side access for maintenance on the engine, transmission and rotor assemblies. The stands are OSHA compliant and offer a host of ergonomic safety...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

Adjustable Wide-Body Stand

Oct. 16, 2019
This stand fits all wide-body entry doors. The upper deck easily adjusts from 161 to 208 inches with stops at 3-inch increments without hydraulics. The lifting handle to raises...
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Man Lifts, Platforms & Work Stands

B2 Maintenance/Crew Stairs

Feb. 14, 2019
These hydraulically adjustable B2 Stairs, with non-slip gripstrut walking surfaces, tubular reinforced steps and platforms, are designed to make sure workers can perform their...