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    Milwaukee Tool
    M18 FUEL ¼” Blind Rivet Tool w/ ONE-KEY
    Hand Tools

    M18 FUEL ¼” Blind Rivet Tool with ONE-KEY

    Oct. 13, 2022
    The M12 Rivet Tool is ideal for smaller sized applications, pulling aluminum, steel and stainless steel rivets from sizes 1/8” to 3/16,” while the M18 FUEL ¼” Rivet Tool is optimized...
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    Opinions

    Back in the Black

    Oct. 13, 2022
    The revival of commercial air travel has been a massive challenge across the aviation industry this year. Airports are brimming, but aircraft and pilots are sparse, putting extra...
    Heston MRO
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    MRO

    Heston MRO Continues to Grow

    Oct. 13, 2022
    Heston MRO weathered a pandemic and now a tight labor market but that didn’t stop them from growing their footprint in the Australasian region.
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    Record Keeping

    Maintenance Records in the 21st Century

    Oct. 13, 2022
    The FAA is responsible for the regulation and oversight of civil aviation within the U.S. Its primary mission is to ensure the safety of civil aviation. As part of its mission...
    NDT/NDI

    The Ins and Outs of NDT

    Oct. 13, 2022
    Nondestructive testing (NDT) is a crucial element of ensuring an aircraft is able to safely fly and the testing has come along way since its inception.

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    Pete Bunce
    Business & General Aviation

    The Importance of the General & Business Aviation Industry

    Oct. 13, 2022
    General aviation is much more than recreational or leisurely flying, it is used for agriculture, rural and urban connectivity, humanitarian and emergency response, pilot training...
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    Trade Associations & Events

    Mid-terms: Some Seats Matter More

    Oct. 13, 2022
    The U.S. mid-term congressional elections this November will determine which party controls Congress during the next year’s FAA reauthorization process. Republicans are bullish...
    NATA
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    Maintenance Providers

    The Costs of Ground Damage

    Oct. 13, 2022
    Ground damage is far too common and repairing damaged aircraft is costly, but with the right training and tools, damage can be avoided altogether.
    Duncan Aviation
    Challenger 604
    Interiors

    Interior Refurbishments Without the Headache 

    Oct. 13, 2022
    While they can seem a daunting task requiring many manhours of work, a major interior refurbishment can be smooth sailing with the proper preplanning and client involvement.
    Bombardier
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    Business & General Aviation

    Bombardier Celebrates Entry-into-service of Challenger 3500 Launch Customer Aircraft

    Sept. 20, 2022
    Built on the mid-size platform, the Challenger 3500 aircraft combines a luxury cabin experience with performance, reliability, best-in-class operating costs and a smooth ride ...
    MRO

    Elliott Aviation Acquires Fifth Location With Dallas-based MRO

    Sept. 20, 2022
    Elliott Aviation, a leader in business aviation services, is again expanding its nationwide footprint! The company has announced the addition of its fifth MRO location with the...
    Safran
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    MRO

    Safran Nacelles Begins Its Repair Activities at Its Suzhou Site in China

    Sept. 20, 2022
    Safran Nacelles has been granted Part 145 certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), marking the beginning of activities at its nacelle repair site located...
    Pratt & Whitney
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    MRO

    Pratt & Whitney to Establish Singapore Technology Accelerator

    Sept. 20, 2022
    The facility, serving as a center of excellence for technology advancement, will help to accelerate the development and deployment of technology insertion projects across Pratt...
    Boeing
    Boeing announced All Nippon Airways (ANA) will be the launch customer for Insight Accelerator (IA), a new cloud-based digital solution employing artificial intelligence to improve operational efficiency and avoid high impact service disruptions.
    Maintenance IT

    All Nippon Airways Launches Boeing’s New Insight Accelerator

    Sept. 20, 2022
    Artificial intelligence identifies and addresses issues before they happen.
    KNIPEX
    4-inch Pliers Wrench
    Tools & Equipment

    Pliers Wrench XS

    Sept. 14, 2022
    The Pliers Wrench XS is a compact tool at only 4 inches, with a jaw capacity of 3/4 inch. Designed with smooth jaws that will not mar surfaces, the Pliers Wrench XS is excellent...
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    Tools & Equipment

    Tool Trolley 98/8 PRO

    Sept. 14, 2022
    Comparing the Tool Trolley 98/8 PRO to the 93 and the TTS 95 PRO, each drawer offers 100% more volume. The Tool Trolley's three-stage safety logic includes: central locking with...
    Saint-Gobain Abrasives
    Norton BlueFire R887D Cloth Quick-Change Discs
    Abrasive, Blasting

    Norton BlueFire R887D Cloth Quick-Change Discs

    Sept. 14, 2022
    Norton BlueFire R887D Cloth Quick-Change Discs have an improved base adhesion which reduces grain shedding and minimizes loading on soft metals such as aluminum, brass and bronze...
    OHEL Technologies
    OH-BOX
    Tools & Equipment

    OH-BOX

    Sept. 14, 2022
    The OH-BOX is an automated RFID-embedded tool and equipment control solution with a managerial software application. OHEL Technologies CEO Hector Gomez Macfarland states, "The...
    Pan American
    Nova Standard Kit
    Tools & Equipment

    Nova Standard Kit

    "Build Your Own" Nova Pneumatic Tool Kit. Pan American Tool's Standard Nova Tool System lets you design just the right tool kit you want and need. Choose from one of three motors...
    University of Houston
    At left, Hadi Ghasemi, Cullen Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and doctoral student, Sina Nazifi, are reporting a new deicing spray in which detachment can be accurately controlled and accelerated.
    Ice Protection

    Researchers Develop Ice-Shedding Coating That's 100X Stronger than Others

    Sept. 12, 2022
    The new durable coating material has been tested by Boeing under erosive rain conditions at 385 miles per hour and has outperformed current state-of-the-art aerospace coating ...
    Mayhew Tools
    Cut-n-Hold Nippers
    Tools & Equipment

    Cut-N-Hold Nipper 150MM

    Sept. 12, 2022
    95687 Cut-n-Hold Nippers cut, then hold on to the trimmings, controlling debris from spreading in the work area. Applications include cable ties, copper wire, low voltage wire...
    ExecuJet
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    MRO

    ExecuJet MRO Services Malaysia’s To Construct Purpose-built MRO Facility

    Sept. 9, 2022
    ExecuJet MRO Services Malaysia, a Dassault Aviation company, will soon start construction of its new purpose-built MRO facility at Kuala Lumpur’s Subang Airport, a development...
    Collins Aerospace
    Wind
    Engines & Components

    Collins Aerospace Opens $18M Ram Air Turbine Wind Tunnel Test Facility in Illinois

    Sept. 9, 2022
    New, state-of-the-art wind tunnel will streamline testing process and enhance ergonomics for employees.
    HeliDax
    Heli Dax
    Rotorcraft

    Airbus and HeliDax Sign First HCare Classics Support Contract To Cover Fleet of 36 H120s

    Sept. 8, 2022
    French helicopter operator HeliDax and Airbus Helicopters have signed the first-ever HCare Classics support contract to optimize the availability of HeliDax’s H120 fleet.
    GE Aviation
    GE Aviation opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Australia to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for customers across the Asia-Pacific region.
    MRO

    GE Aviation Opens New Asia-Pacific Service Centre in Australia

    Sept. 7, 2022
    GE Aviation opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Australia to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for customers across the Asia-Pacific region.The new $8 million...
    Faa
    Business & General Aviation

    General Aviation Moves Closer to an Unleaded Future

    The FAA’s approval of the use of G100UL fuel in all piston aircraft directly addresses the industry's long-standing goal of finding solutions that can be used for the entire GA...
    Gray Tools (Dynamic)
    Dynamic 245-piece heavy-duty mechanic master tool set
    Tools & Equipment

    245-Piece Heavy-Duty Mechanic Tool Set

    Aug. 25, 2022
    Dynamic offers a 245-piece heavy-duty mechanic master tool set, featuring a wide range of industrial-quality tools at a budget-sensitive price. Included in the set are a variety...
    Airman 1st Class Alvaro Villagomez/U.S. Air Force
    Airman 1st Class Jacob Helzer, 100th Maintenance Squadron hydraulics maintenance journeyman, uses the Boom Cover Tool on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom, July 22, 2022. The Boom Cover Tool, created by Helzer, is expected to save 40,000 man-hours and $1 million annually.
    Defense

    Airman’s Innovation Saves Time, Money

    Aug. 25, 2022
    A new boom cover tool has the potential to save the U.S. Air Force 40,000 man-hours and approximately $1 million per year.
    Crescent Tools
    The Crescent Lufkin Pocket Level, Specialty Angle Pocket Level, and Billet Torpedo Level are specially designed to solve user pain points associated with traditional levels.
    Tools & Equipment

    Pocket Level, Specialty Angle Pocket Level, and Billet Torpedo Level

    Aug. 18, 2022
    The Crescent Lufkin Pocket Level, Specialty Angle Pocket Level, and Billet Torpedo Level are specially designed to solve user pain points associated with traditional levels.In...
    Snap-on Industrial
    14.4 V MicroLithium Mini Drills
    Tools & Equipment

    14.4 V MicroLithium Mini Drills

    Aug. 17, 2022
    The 14.4 V MicroLithium Mini Drills are ideal where small holes are needed, often in hard-to-reach locations. Using a cordless drill with small compact recessed heads give technicians...
    Semmco
    SMART Charge Digital Tyre Inflator
    Tools & Equipment

    SMART Charge Digital Tyre Inflator

    Aug. 17, 2022
    The SMART Charge Digital Tyre Inflator is designed for use indoors and outdoors for high pressure aircraft tires. The lightweight unit has a calibrated accuracy of +/- 2psi charging...
    Jenny Products Inc.
    Jenny G5 A 60 V
    Tools & Equipment

    60-Gallon Air Compressor

    Aug. 16, 2022
    Jenny’s G5A-60V single-stage air compressor features a 60-gallon vertical air tank and an industrial-grade 5-horsepower motor. Designed for long-lasting, reliable performance,...
    Approach Aviation
    IO360 Adapter
    Tools & Equipment

    Alternator Coupling Tool Kit

    July 27, 2022
    Approach Aviation announced an enhanced set of patent-pending tools designed for proper installation, removal and testing of alternator drive couplings found on an expanded number...
    Guill Tool
    Connector
    Tools & Equipment

    Connector for Aerospace Applications

    May 26, 2022
    Guill Tool has a new connector made of Monel 400. Dimensions of this product are 2.425” over flats x 2.625” outer diameter x 3.463” overall length, or (61.595mm over flats x 66...
    The L.S. Starrett Co.
    Chordal Height Gage (a.k.a. DO Gage)
    Turbine Engine Maintenance

    Chordal Height Gage

    The Chordal Height Gage (a.k.a. DO Gage) is designed to be used for measuring the opening heights of turbine vanes at specific locations to verify that an aircraft engine will...
    Platinum Tooling
    Cut Knurling Tool
    Tools & Equipment

    QUICK Knurling and Marking Tools

    Platinum Tooling is now the North American importer of the QUICK knurling and marking tools from Hommel & Keller. The QUICK product spectrum offers innovative solutions for diverse...
    Veelo Technologies
    Veelo Technologies has a new small and lightweight form factor hot bonder used to control heat sources applied in composite processing and composite repair applications.
    Composite Repair Systems

    Lightweight Single-Zone Hot Bonder

    Oct. 22, 2021
    Veelo Technologies' new small and lightweight form factor hot bonder is used to control heat sources applied in composite processing and composite repair applications. The new...