U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner announced a federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment charging William Hugh Weygandt, 63, of Granite Bay, Calif., for conspiracy to commit fraud involving aircraft parts. Weygandt is the former owner and president of Weco Aerospace Systems, an FAA-certified repair station based in Lincoln, Calif., that was purchased in 2007 by Gulfstream Aerospace.
Jet Aviation has named Chris Maupin as director of FBO services of its Houston facility. Maupin will lead the 45-person operation, which includes the MRO facility, fuel service and aircraft cleaning. Before joining Jet Aviation, Maupin spent 14 years at Universal Weather & Aviation, where he was part of the team that opened the first FBO in Mumbai, India. Maupin reports to John Langevin, vice president and general manager of U.S. FBOs.