President of SinglePoint to speak on a Panel at the 44th Annual National Aircraft Finance Association’s Conference

Aircraft Finance Veteran Will Address Value Play of Newer and Older Aircraft in Today’s Marketplace

SinglePoint, a leading provider of financial solutions to the aviation community, announced today that President Tim Wilson will participate on a general session panel at the 44th Annual National Aircraft Finance Association’s (NAFA) Conference to be held March 24-27 in Scottsdale, AZ.


Additional Cracking Detected on the GE 7EA Fleet

Veracity Technology Solutions has tested and deployed a proprietary technique to detect and quantify the size and depth of cracking on the S-1 airfoils for the GE 7EA fleet. The cracking, originally thought to be caused by clashing, has also been found on stators with no previous signs of contact with rotating components. 


Veracity Technology Solutions Develops a Field-Tested Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection to Address Cracking on Compressor Disks

Veracity Technology Solutions, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company providing  customized nondestructive inspection solutions for aerospace systems and power generation equipment, has developed an inspection to detect cracking on compressor disks. Veracity’s Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection was specifically used to detect compressor disk cracks in the aft dovetail slots on the GE 7F Gas Turbine fleet.


Blackhawk Modifications and Valair Aviation Renew Relationship for New PT6A Engine Upgrades

Blackhawk Modifications, Inc. of Waco, Texas and Valair Aviation, headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla. announce the completion of their recent agreement which renews Valair as an installation and service center for Blackhawk’s line of PT6A new engine upgrades.  The full-service FBO and Part-145 repair station based at Wiley Post Airport will offer customers new engine upgrades for Beechcraft King Air 90 and 200, Cessna Conquest I, Cessna 208 and 208B Caravans and Piper Cheyenne I, II, IIXL.


CAT’s Special Operations Leader John Alvarez Inducted into Air Commando Hall of Fame

Air Commando Association honors Alvarez’s distinguished military service and sacrifice for his country

John Alvarez, Special Operations and Missions, Assessment and Development Director for Commuter Air Technology (CAT), was inducted into the Air Commando Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual banquet Oct. 18 at Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

A retired U.S. Air Force Colonel, Alvarez was one of five retired Special Operation Forces veterans inducted this year into the Air Commando Hall of Fame.  Founded in 1969, the Air Commando Association is an organization for retired and active duty Special Operations Forces personnel.  Annually the organization honors and recognizes American heroes for their extraordinary achievements in special operations.  


Valair Aviation selected by Garmin as a Beechjet G5000 Avionics installation center

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Valair Aviation, an AGC Aerospace & Defense company that specializes in aircraft maintenance, avionics, paint, interior, repair, overhaul and FBO services, has been authorized as an installation center for the new Beechjet G5000 avionics upgrade. Centrally located in Oklahoma City, Valair Aviation is the largest King Air G1000 installation dealer in the state.


Commuter Air Technology Reintroduces the Popular Light Weight Seat

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Commuter Air Technology (CAT) announced that it has re-engineered its popular lightweight seat for the King Air 200 and 300 series of aircraft and modified the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to allow for flexibility in the seating configuration. The seat became popular as part of the CATPass series of modified aircraft, which has been sold both as part of the CATPass and a stand-alone product internationally for many years.


Technical Fibre Products Ltd and AGC AeroComposites to introduce Lightweight Composite Solution for Aircraft Fuel Systems at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow

July 4, 2014

Technical Fibre Products Ltd (TFP) and AGC AeroComposites (AGC) today announced that they will debut a new lightweight composite solution for aircraft fuel systems at the Farnborough International Airshow. This joint development, patent pending, enables the electrical resistance of composite components to be precisely controlled and has the potential to provide a weight saving of up to 200 kg per aircraft.


AGC AeroComposites and ATK Sign Teaming Agreement Industry Resource Will Provide Comprehensive Aerospace Composites Solutions

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 -- AGC AeroComposites and ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced a teaming agreement today creating an aerospace and defense industry resource spanning the full scope and scale of aerospace composites structures. Under terms of the agreement, the companies will team to pursue content on both commercial and military platforms with an emphasis on tape lay and hand lay-up solutions.


Increased Use of Composites in Aviation Industry Positions AGC AeroComposites for Continued Growth

AGC AeroComposites is responding to the growing demand in the aerospace and defense industry by partnering with key customers to provide lifecycle solutions and affordable integrated composites. Fueled by growth in the civil and defense market, the use of composites is forecasted to grow at 8.5% per year. Evidence of this increase can be seen with the composite content on modern aircraft growing from 10% on the Boeing 777 to over 50% on the Boeing 787.