May 2017 Intelligence Newsletter

Pratt & Whitney Canada Service Bulletin Update

This is a brief update on the current engine Service Bulletins for the Pratt & Whitney PW308C engine that can be accomplished on in-service engines.

TDR 94/94D Common Error Codes

Your TDR-94/94D transponder communicates what is happening on the inside of the unit through error codes presented on the display. There are Level 1 Failure codes that, if ignored, are detrimental to the unit and will cost you more in the end.

Some Inmarsat Services Are Ending

If you are operating an Inmarsat SatCom on your aircraft, take a few minutes to find out if this information pertains to you.

Honeywell HTF7000 Service Bulletin AS907-78-9008

This is a Category 3 Service Bulletin that is applicable to aircraft engines on Gulfstream G280 and Bombardier Challenger 300 aircraft.

What is FANS?

Many questions still remain. What is Data Comm via Satcom or Iridium (a.k.a. FANS)? What equipment do I need for Data Comm/FANS?

Duncan Aviation Holds Maintenance Certificates for 12 Civil Aviation Authorities

Business aviation is a truly global industry. As such, it is vital that Duncan Aviation be able to serve its customers, regardless of location.

Duncan Aviation Transforms Reliable G550

Duncan Aviation recently refurbished a 12-year-old Gulfstream G550 for a customer who appreciates the dependability of the aircraft and wanted it to remain an integral part of his fleet.

Same-Day Evaluation and 3-Day Turntime for TDR-94 Transponder Upgrades

Duncan Aviation has developed a TDR-94 / TDR-94D Quick Turn Team to provide operators with TDR-94/TDR-94D transponder service that includes same-day evaluation and three-day turntimes, with AOG options available when needed.

Duncan Aviation Main Facilities Currently Performing Global Pre-Purchase Evaluations

Duncan Aviation’s three full-service Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities each have at least one Bombardier Global aircraft currently undergoing a pre-purchase evaluation.

Walk Through A Beautiful Global Interior

Duncan Aviation is proud of a completely custom interior refurbishment performed on a Bombardier Global Express that altered the flying experience for passengers.

European Operators Need to Plan Now for ADS-B Upgrades

The European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA’s) deadline for upgrading to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is approaching quickly. Owner/operators who need to retrofit their aircraft have until midnight on June 6, 2020, to meet the terms of the mandate.