The FAA also awarded Raytheon Aircraft Services the agency’s highest award for maintenance excellence. In addition to the service centers’ recognition, 278 employees each earned the recognition of an FAA award.
The FAA has awarded Executive Jet Management (EJM) a Diamond Award for aircraft maintenance training excellence. EJM received the award for having at least 25 percent of its maintenance technicians qualify for an individual training award last year.
To better serve operators in Brazil and Latin America, Dassault, along with Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, is tripling the stockpile of spare parts in Brazil. The parts will be housed at Morro Vermelho Taxi Aero (MTVA) on São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport.
Arnoni Aviation of Houston has expanded its landing gear and accessory shops by moving them to a 25,000-sq-ft facility adjacent to the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. The new location includes more than 10,000 sq ft of environmentally controlled shop space.
Operators of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100 turboprop now have another choice for hot section inspections. In April, Standard Aero received Transport Canada approval to perform PW100 hot-section inspections at its Winnipeg facility.
Innotech Aviation has served the corporate aviation market since the dawn of the business jet era. “This is our 50th year, and that’s a long time in aviation,” Kirk Rowe, the company’s executive vice president and COO, told AIN.
ServiceElements, a customer service motivational and strategy firm, has signed a long-term agreement with Dassault Falcon Jet to provide service strategy consulting and training for the aircraft manufacturer’s aftermarket service and support employees.
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