PartsBase, an online marketplace for aviation parts, released its new government-research information tool at Heli-Expo 2010.
Global parts supplier STAG (Specialist Technologies Aerospace Group) is on hand at the Paris Air Show (Hall 2B Stand E101) to explain its supply chain optimization program. The UK-based company, which has SpecTech divisions in the U.S.
Although the Pentagon last month declared that it was increasing the early production tempo of the F-35, the decision to buy 30 aircraft next year does not actually change previous plans. Moreover, there is still no U.S. commitment to multi-year procurement (MYP) before 2015. Mindful of repeated criticism by the U.S.
A new measure to open up defense procurement by European countries to greater competition will become law within the next 18 months. The European Parliament approved the European Directive on Defence and Security Procurement on January 14. This should greatly increase the percentage of defense contract opportunities that EU governments offer to bidders from other European countries.
San Antonio, Texas-based M7 Aerospace (Booth No. 740), a group of aerospace-related business units created from the assets of the former Fairchild Aviation Corp., recently expanded its role as an outsourcing provider through its supply-chain management organization.
AvSupport’s PartsLogistics aircraft parts sourcing system has a new feature that allows users to conduct batch searches. A batch can include more than 20 search items, and results are delivered in text file format. PartsLogistics also added an online forum where users can post available parts or parts needed and discuss industry issues or seek answers to questions.
A Sentient Flight Group executive told AIN today that the funding round referenced in yesterday’s issue of AINalerts (click here for story) has closed, putting the company on a more stable financial footing.
The “Acquisition Guide” is a free publication designed to arm the airplane buyer with enough knowledge to ask informed questions. The guide covers legal issues, taxes, financial aspects, maintenance implications, inspections and other topics, as well
Two airports seeking general aviation facilities have issued requests for proposals (RFPs). Bids are due March 19 on an RFP to construct and manage an FBO and GA hangars at Livermore Municipal Airport, Calif. Bids must be submitted by March 9 to an RFP for an FBO, maintenance facility, charter operation or corporate flight department to occupy a 95,000-sq-ft hangar and office under construction at Asheville Regional Airport, N.C.
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