State Approves Funding for Hale County Airport

The Texas Transportation Commission approved approximately $500,000 for the Hale County Airport during their regular scheduled February meeting. The funds will be used as reimbursement for the acquisition of a hangar. The project is being funded through the city of Plainview, Hale County and the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which […]

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EPIC to Distribute Sustainable Fuels to Boeing as Part of New Option to Deliver Commercial Aircraft Powered by Biofuels

EPIC Fuels has been selected by Boeing to provide technical and logistical support in transporting sustainable aviation fuel for a new aircraft delivery program. As part of Boeing’s ongoing commitment to protect the environment, it has begun offering customers the option of powering their commercial airplane delivery flights with sustainable aviation fuel for aircraft delivered […]

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Airbus Helicopters and Helisim break ground on expanded North American training center

Photo above – Left to right are Laurent Vautherin, Airbus Helicopters Head of Training; Anthony Baker, Vice President of Customer Support, Airbus Helicopters Inc.; Jean Charles de Troy, Managing Director of Helisim LLC, Grand Prairie; Ron Jensen, Mayor of Grand Prairie; Chris Emerson, President of Airbus Helicopters Inc.; Christian Cochini, CEO of Helisim. Photo © […]

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Airbus Helicopters North America Celebrates Milestones in 2019

Airbus Helicopters North America is celebrating two milestone anniversaries of operations this year. Airbus Helicopters, Inc., based in Grand Prairie, Texas, is celebrating 50 years of sales and support for U.S. helicopter operators, while Airbus Helicopters Canada Ltd., located in Fort Erie, Ontario, is marking its 35-year milestone. “For 50 years, our customers and the […]

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Baker Aviation Breaks Ground on New Facility, Centralizes Operations in Fort Worth

Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in North Texas, has announced construction is now underway for two new hangars with immediate plans to centralize and expand operations at the Fort Worth, Meacham International Airport (KFTW). The Baker Aviation Maintenance business will move its FAA Part 145 repair station from Addison, Texas […]

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Mente Group Promotes Dan Dunn to EVP, Transactions

Mente Group, a leading global business aircraft brokerage and consulting company, has promoted 23-year business aviation executive Dan Dunn to Executive Vice President, Transactions. He was previously Vice President, Transactions. Specializing in aircraft transactions including sales, acquisitions and leasing, Dunn also has a strong discipline in transaction structure, finance, leasing and management. He leads the […]

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Mente Group Appoints Brian Hammer as Vice President of Transactions

Mente Group, a leading global business aircraft brokerage and consulting company, named Brian Hammer as Vice President of Transactions, involved in business aircraft acquisitions, sales and leasing activity. Previously, he was Vice President overseeing the technical aspects of aircraft transactions, including inspections, pre-buy inspections, completions, and aircraft modifications. Mente Group, LLC has offices and reach […]

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