Facility expansions and enhancements are well underway or have been
completed in recent months at several of Atlantic Aviation’s more than 100
locations. All are part of a major improvement initiative network-wide and
include both new construction as well as upgrades to existing facilities.
Two examples of this recent work are Atlantic Aviation at Laurence G.
Hanscom Field (KBED) in Boston/Bedford, Massachusetts and at Scottsdale
Airport (KSDL) in Scottsdale, Arizona.
California-based aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) provider
and Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF), ACI Jet, announced the
completion of the first of three scheduled Collins Aerospace Pro Line
Fusion® flight deck installations on Challenger 604* aircraft. The new
flight deck, which features many of the same capabilities and technological
improvements as Bombardier’s later model Challenger* aircraft, was upgraded
concurrently with a planned 192-month inspection. After completion of the
installation, the aircraft emerged “squawk free.”
At his March 7 “State of the City” address in Revv Aviation’s hangar
(KARR), Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin announced two major public-private
projects with CL Enterprises: A $5.6 million restaurant development,
located at 43 E. Galena Blvd. across the river from the Paramount Arts
Center. And, a multi-phase $25-30 million airport development project
including a new international terminal building with a 24/7 U.S. Customs
facility, restaurant, offices and hangars.
Atlantic Aviation’s ongoing commitment to significant enhancements to
aviation infrastructure coast to coast is moving forward at a record pace.
Major construction projects are now complete or are well underway at
several of the company’s locations, including Atlantic’s facilities at
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) and Nashville International
Garmin’s celebrations for Women of Aviation Week 2023 are in full swing and
in-person for the first time since COVID-19. Our goal is to shine a light
on the brilliant women who share their talent and passion with Garmin
aviation while also inspiring the next generation of female aviators.
IFLY FBO, a provider of business aviation handling services, is proud to
announce the opening of its latest facility at Malmö Sturup (ESMS) on March
Sioux City, Iowa’s, universities can now offer an FAA-approved Part 141
pilot training curriculum with Revv Aviation, the only flight school that
is FAA certified in the tri-state area. Revv has more than 15 years of
experience working with Part 141 curriculums. Revv is a provider of pilot
training with the University of Omaha-Nebraska’s Part 141 Aviation
Prime Trip Support, a leading provider of global aviation support services,
has been named as the winner of the prestigious 2023 Flight Support Service
Provider of the Year Award by MEA Business at this year’s Aviation
Achievement Awards. The award recognizes Prime’s commitment to delivering
outstanding white-glove customer service and support around the globe, as
well as its dedication to innovation and excellence in the aviation
UAS International Trip Support was delighted to support headline speaker
Maya Ghazal at the 34th Annual Women in Aviation International
Conference in Long Beach, California on February 25th. Since meeting this
remarkable young woman during EBACE-BACE in Geneva last May, UAS recognized
she was destined for success. Maya has become an inspirational role model
for young women pursuing an aviation career.
Garmin (NYSE: GRMN) announced it has received Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC™ 500
autopilot in additional aircraft to include the Commander 112, 112A models
as well as Cessna 172A, 172B, 172C, 175A, 175B and 175C models. The GFC 500
autopilot is intended for light piston aircraft while delivering superior
in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal
maintenance requirements when compared to older-generation autopilot
AC-U-KWIK, the leading provider of airport and FBO data and information,
today formally announces a US-based expansion of airports and heliports to
offer more than 24,000 global landing facilities in our digital products.
The expansion includes GA airports and roughly 6,000 heliports which makes
the AC-U-KWIK product suite a resource for helicopter operations for the
first time. The expanded set of airports and heliports will be available on
the AC-U-KWIK website, on the AC-U-KWIK app and also on the companion
website AirportData.com, targeted at commercial operations.
AC-U-KWIK editorial team members, Paul Wyatt and Nicole Amberson, along
with Jennifer Shafer-Doyle, AC-U-KWIK's director of strategic accounts,
were pleased to attend the 2023 NBAA International Operators Conference in
Austin, Texas, held from February 13-15, 2023, at the Austin Marriott
Downtown. The event featured sessions covering operational and regulatory
topics along with real-life teachings crucial for safe, efficient and
compliant international operations.
Originally known as Koch Oil Company, ASAP Energy first opened in 1979 as a
gasoline service station. Today, the 300-plus employee company provides
more than just aviation fuel, but also lubricants, trucking services, farm
fuel and much more to clientele across Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas,
Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico and Arkansas. Brian Lohman, aviation manager
of the Weatherford, Oklahoma-based fuel vendor, says that Phillips 66’s
supportive team and excellent customer service is an extension of ASAP’s
own exceptional customer service, which has been a priority since its
beginnings over 40 years ago.
Dubai-headquartered HADID International Services (HADID) is delighted to
announce that its partner, Riviera Airport (LIMG), is celebrating its 100
Year anniversary on February 16, 2023. The airport is commemorating this
milestone with a new book titled “Cento Anni al Volo” (“100 Years in
Flight”) which will chronicle the airport's fascinating history and its
evolution over the past century.
Janet Savko, chief dispatcher and office manager for Starr Equipment Corp.
in Newburgh, N.Y., was the winner of the customized Revv-branded Gibson
Flying V guitar at the grand prize drawing at the NBAA Schedulers and
Dispatcher’s conference in Nashville on Jan. 26.
Avfuel Corporation’s ready to fuel the fun in Nashville for NBAA’s 2023
Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference with a new promotion: Take Your
Pick. Avfuel’s promotion will connect 69 FBO partner companies—representing
approximately 124 fueling locations—with this year’s attendees in two
Avfuel Aisles for the ultimate networking experience.
While most New Year’s celebrations ended weeks ago, the 2023 celebration is
just starting for Avfuel Corporation as the industry’s leading independent
supplier of aviation fuel and services kicks off its 50th anniversary with
plans for a year-long golden jubilee. Avfuel will spend the next 12 months
celebrating a half a century of progress with special promotions and
events, giveaways and trivia, and so much more.
Avfuel Corporation recently provided four aviators with support to further
their aviation education with a total of $5,000 in scholarship funds. The
fuel supplier’s 2022 scholarship class includes: Joshua Kryzsko, earning
the AVTRIP Scholarship, and Tram Do, Gary-Dean Campbell and William Topp,
each earning an Avfuel Pilot-in-Training Scholarship. This is in addition
to six Sheltair and Avfuel: Future Takes Flight Scholarships totaling
$30,000 in 2022
Avfuel Corporation will share its SDC aisle with Neste this year, as the
companies’ joint effort to reduce aviation’s carbon emissions enters its
third year. Moving forward to create an efficient, continuous supply of
sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the United States and beyond, Neste will
continue to provide Avfuel with SAF in volumes able to meet the growing
demands of its customers in 2023, while Avfuel will continue as a branded
SAF distributor for Neste, selling its product under the brand name Neste
MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM.
The Fargo Air Museum will be hosting the first “Veterans Story Preservation
Day” Monday, February 6, 2023. Every veteran has a story worth being told.
Help the Fargo Air Museum preserve history for generations to come by
participating in a 30-minute audio and/or visual recorded video. Veterans
of all branches and conflicts are invited to tell their stories.