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August 13, 2014, 10:35 AM

StandardAero’s Component Services, located in Cincinnati, Ohio (SACS-USA), has expanded its component repair and development facilities with the addition of new capabilities at its campus in Winnipeg, Manitoba (SACS-Canada).

August 13, 2014, 10:30 AM

Marshall Aerospace Canada has acquired a 4,343-sq-ft facility at Abbotsford Airport in British Columbia to serve as its Canadian head office and base. It will accommodate up to 35 employees, the majority of whom will be engineers and technical staff, and will further consolidate Marshall Aerospace Canada as an integral part of Marshall’s UK headquarters, which holds design authority for a number of aircraft so it can undertake and certify OEM-type work on components, systems and structures.

August 13, 2014, 10:25 AM

Jet Support Services has announced Tip-to-Tail program coverage for the new Learjet 70/75. “As new Learjet 70s and 75s are delivered, buyers now have the option to cover their valuable asset from tip-to-tail with JSSI,” said Neil Book, president and CEO “Our programs not only enhance a new aircraft warranty but provide owners and operators a single source for complete coverage with a predictable maintenance budget and superior JSSI 24/7 service.”

August 13, 2014, 10:23 AM

BBA Aviation’s engine maintenance subsidiary Dallas Airmotive (Booth 3008) has named Henry Lisboa as its new sales director for Central and South America.

August 13, 2014, 10:20 AM

Continuum Applied Technology’s Version 11 of Corridor Aviation Service Software adds three modules and a mobile application. Modules include Tool Crib for tracking calibration and usage; Time & Attendance, a personnel-management tool to track employee time and attendance; and Planning & Scheduling, which integrates work orders and quoting with a graphical calendar view to schedule and monitor progress.

August 13, 2014, 10:15 AM

Helibrás (Chalet 5104) has received the Brazilian “Blue Line” Internal Revenue Service qualification, making the company the only helicopter manufacturer authorized to use the system–which helps it to streamline customer support. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters.

August 13, 2014, 10:15 AM

Superior Tube has named Wade Burchell as aerospace market manager. Burchell joined the company at its facility in Collegeville, Penn. last May, having previously held director-level sales and marketing positions with a number of aerospace businesses. His 22 years of experience, gained across international markets, cover aircraft and aerospace products, ground support equipment and military subcontract manufacturing. Wade is also a Naval Academy graduate and retired U.S. Navy pilot with more than 20 years’ service.

August 13, 2014, 10:10 AM

The FAA has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on an airworthiness directive (AD) for the Dassault Falcon 50 slat system. It is prompted by an intermittent indication of slat activity caused by chafing of the electrical wiring.

August 13, 2014, 10:00 AM
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With Latin America becoming ever more important as a business aviation market, the annual LABACE show continues to expand its influence on the industry. Photo: David McIntosh

August 13, 2014, 8:46 AM
Sikorsky Boeing SB-1 Defiant concept

Bell Helicopter and the team of Sikorsky Aircraft and Boeing will build rotorcraft demonstrators for the U.S. Army’s joint multi-role technology demonstration (JMR TD), which calls for flights to begin in 2017.

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