Articles in Category: Industry News

NBAA Surprises: A Major New Engine And A Glass Panel

Posted Thursday, December 03, 2015 Posted in Company News, Industry News

By Paul Bertorelli | November 16, 2015

NBAA Surprises: A Major New Engine And A Glass Panel

Industrial espionage being what it is, I suspect the execs at Pratt & Whitney knew about GE’s blockbuster announcement of a new engine at NBAA Monday before the press did. I was sort of suspecting something because I recently interviewed GE about the H-series engines of the sort Nextant Aerospace is using in the King Air G90XT remanufacture project. But I didn’t expect such a ground shifter so soon.

Sandel Unveils King Air Retrofit Cockpit

Posted Thursday, December 03, 2015 Posted in Company News, Industry News

By Stephen Pope / Published: Nov 17, 2015

Sandel Unveils King Air Retrofit Cockpit
Sandel, a name from the avionics world you might not be intimately familiar with, has unveiled a retrofit cockpit for the King Air 200 that is as noteworthy for the capabilities it packs inside as it is for its unusual pricing strategy.

FreeFlight Systems announces Equip-It 2020 Program

Posted Friday, March 20, 2015 Posted in Q&A, Industry News

a program providing complete, rule-compliant ADS-B systems for light general aviation aircraft for less than $2,000.

Waco, TX, (March 16, 2015) -- American manufacturer, FreeFlight Systems, annouced today that it has launched Equip-It 2020 -- a program to provide ADS-B equipment for light general aviation aircraft (GA) the breaks the $2000 barrier for a basic, but complete, system.

HELICOPTER MAINTENANCE MAGAZINE AWARDS

Posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 Posted in Industry News

2015 HELICOPTER MECHANIC OF THE YEAR TO KEVIN LEDERHOS

HELICOPTER MAINTENANCE MAGAZINE AWARDS

ORLANDO, Florida, March 3, 2015 - Helicopter Maintenance magazine announces that Kevin Lederhos has been selected as the recipient of its 2014 Helicopter Mechanic of the Year award!

53 year old Lederhos, from Tumwater, WA, is Lead of Technical Development for Northwest Helicopters LLC in Olympia WA.