Switzerland-Based RUAG Aviation To Replace Legacy Avionics
Piaggio Avanti P180 aircraft equipped with Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line 4 avionics can now be upgraded to Pro Line 21. The new offering, available from-Switzerland-based RUAG Aviation, modernizes the flight deck with the latest in LCD technology for greater situational awareness and enhanced flight operations.
Universal Avionics’ partnership with Duncan Aviation to launch a technologically advanced flight deck upgrade program for the Dassault Falcon 900B is well underway after its announcement at the 65th Annual NBAA Meeting and Convention last year. The first installation is nearing completion with the aircraft scheduled to be delivered in June.
Christine McGlade and Andrew W. Reynolds have been named vice presidents of manufacturing operations and site managers for the Northrop Grumman's aircraft integration centers of excellence in St. Augustine, FL, and Palmdale, CA, respectively.
Will Double The Size Of Their Existing Michigan Facility
Enstrom Helicopter Corporation held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, May 10, 2013 for their new expansion in Menominee, MI. This expansion will nearly double the size of the current facility. Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan was in attendance at the event, as well as Michigan State Representative Ed McBroom.
Dassault Falcon has embarked on its third parts pricing overhaul in the past 10 years, assessing the cost of over 18,500 individual items. The company said in a news release from EBACE that spare parts service has always been a priority. Efforts long focused on ensuring the ready availability and timely shipment of parts, and the company now sets the industry benchmark in spares dispatch.