AINmxReports » September 17, 2008

September 17, 2008 - 11:19am

Training provider ServiceElements launched a service delivery audit program that is designed to help business aviation maintenance and other aviation service providers find and solve service-delivery problems. The company has been developing the audit program for the past three years.

September 17, 2008 - 11:17am

PMA parts manufacturer Heico reported it is on track to meet its 2008 earnings-per-share guidance. The Hollywood, Fla. company’s net income increased 18 percent, to a record $12.827 million, or 47 cents per diluted share, for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2008, up from $10.914 million, or 40 cents per diluted share, for the same period last year.

September 17, 2008 - 11:15am

The FAA’s approach to Airworthiness Directive (AD) compliance was a significant feature in the Department of Transportation’s Independent Review Team report on “Managing Risks in Civil Aviation.” The team was formed after the FAA suffered what the report called a “perfect storm” earlier this year during AD compliance issues with Southwest Airlines and American Airlines.

September 17, 2008 - 11:13am

After 12 years at Dassault Falcon, Gerald Goguen has joined Greenwich AeroGroup as executive vice president. Located in Greenwich, Conn., Greenwich AeroGroup owns three maintenance and FBO businesses: Atlantic Aero (Greensboro, N.C.); Western Aircraft (Boise, Idaho); and Summit Aviation, (Middletown, Del.). “It was an exciting opportunity,” Goguen replied when asked why he left Dassault Falcon.

September 17, 2008 - 11:10am

Embraer held a grand opening ceremony for its first dedicated U.S. factory-owned business jet service center at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Arizona on Monday. The $10 million facility, with a 47,700-sq-ft hangar, will provide maintenance services for the Phenom 100 and 300 and Legacy 450, 500 and 600 jets. The Phenom 100 is next to enter service, anticipated by year-end.


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