Aircraft Maintenance Technology

MAR 2018

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56 MARCH 2018 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE GUIDES REGULATORY Small and Large AD Libraries $450/yr CD DVD or Desktop Delivery 800.783.2827 by IA Library IApproach from $325/yr ADs • SBs TCDS • FARs ACs • STCs Desktop Delivery Available 800.783.2827 by Tire Inflation Cage Larger size now available TOOLS & EQUIPMENT DESIGNED BY MECHANICS FOR MECHANICS Manufacturer of Specialty Maintenance Tooling & GSE Bottled Water Cart Guaranteed Clean Water • Spanner Sockets • Oxygen Fill Adapter • Jack Adapters • Fuel Pipe Wrenches • Tooling for Falcon, Gulfstream and more • AOG service 24/7 since 1996 • Certified parts outright/ exchange • Sell us your surplus inventory GSE Manufacturer Select Tooling 832-934-0055 Aircraft Spare Parts Free Online Inventory Search We Buy Worldwide! Over 14 million new surplus parts in stock & ready to ship! • Airframe • Piston Engine • Turbine Engine • Continental • Lycoming • Overhauled Rotables • Exhaust Systems • Wheels and Brakes • Overhauled Propellers • Hardware: AN, MS, NAS • Pre-sewn Fabric Envelopes • And More! Sales Hours: 7:15am to 5:30pm EST 25% to 85% off! New Surplus Aircraft Parts Div. of JILCO Industries, Inc. 800-433-0814 Toll free, U.S. & Canada Tel. 330-698-0280 - Fax. 330-698-3164 Chosen for value and service P P A A referred irparts Preferred Airpar ts, LLC INDUSTRY NEWS HAECO OPENS NEW HANGAR HAECO Americas has completed construc- tion work on a new hangar at Piedmont Triad International Airport. The company has already hired 150 additional employees to work on large jets in the $60 million facility. The 250,000-square-foot hangar, one of five hangars the company operates at the airpor t, was completed in December 2017. Once the hangar is fully operational, HAECO expects to hire 400 to 500 aircraft technicians to work in the hangar, according to HAECO Americas CEO Richard Kendall, bringing the total HAECO workforce at the airport to approxi- mately 2,200 people. GAMA PRESENTS 2017 YEAR-END AIRCRAFT NUMBERS Airplane shipments globally increased 2.5 per- cent, from 2,268 units in 2016 to 2,324 units in 2017 from the same reporting companies. Conversely, airplane billings declined 4.2 percent, from $21.1 billion to $20.2 billion. Worldwide rotorcraft ship- ments rose 7.5 percent, from 861 units in 2016 to

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