«Spring 2014

Duncan 411: Tech Report 2014

The “Duncan 411” addition to the Duncan Debrief is meant to keep you up-to-date on the continually changing aviation industry. In it, you will find Duncan Aviation news and technical updates that may affect you or your aircraft.


2014 NBAA Leadership Conference: Leadership: Accountability in Action

Three hundred and sixty business aviation leaders attended the 2014 NBAA Leadership Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, approximately a 10 percent increase from 2013.


Duncan Aviation Expands Helicopter Avionics Capabilities

Duncan Aviation’s avionics and instruments department has expanded its helicopter avionics capabilities by building three new diagnostic test sets in support of products from Northern Airborne Technology LTD (NAT), dba Cobham Avionics.


Second Falcon 900B with EFI-890R Retrofit Upgrade Completed

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce the completion of its second Falcon 900B project with Universal Avionics’ EFI-890R cockpit retrofit upgrade installed. 


Video Walks Through Features of Rockwell Collins’ Venue CMS

Duncan Aviation recently installed Rockwell Collins’ Venue Cabin Management System (CMS) upgrade in two Falcon 900B aircraft and developed a video walk-through that shows those interested in potentially installing the system how it works.


Duncan Aviation-AZO Remodeled

Duncan Aviation’s Kalamazoo, Michigan, location recently received a much-needed facelift.


Tim Lockerby Named Regional Manager of Great Lakes Area

Tim Lockerby joined Duncan Aviation in February 2014 and is the new Regional Manager for the Great Lakes region of the United States.


John Slieter Named Chairman of Honeywell Advisory Board

John Slieter, Duncan Aviation’s vice president of sales, was recently named the chairman of Honeywell’s Channel Partner Advisory Board (CPAB).


QuickTurns on P&W HSIs Now Offered at Duncan Aviation

Duncan Aviation recently announced that its Battle Creek, Michigan, facility can now provide operators with aQuickTurn Hot Section Inspection (HSI) program for Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) engines.


Chrome-Free Paint Systems Field Guide Updated

The start of 2014 marked the third year that nearly all aircraft painted at Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, and Battle Creek, Michigan, facilities were completed using FAA-approved, chrome-free paint processes. 


CJ2+ Upgrade Program Announced

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce a collaboration with Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, on an upgrade program for the Cessna Citation CJ2+ aircraft.


New Engine Rapid Response Location Opened in Long Beach, California

Duncan Aviation officially opened its 10th Engine Rapid Response location at the Long Beach Airport (LGB) in Long Beach, California. 


Duncan Aviation Names Scott Heath Manager of Avionics Satellite in Sacramento, California

Scott Heath has been named manager of the Duncan Aviation-Sacramento and Duncan Aviation-Hayward avionics satellites located on the Sacramento Mather (MHR) and the Hayward Executive (HWD) airports. 


Duncan Aviation Opens On-Site Team Member Health Facilities

Last August, Duncan Aviation opened team member health centers at its Lincoln, Nebraska, and Battle Creek, Michigan, facilities. 


Mike Morgan joins Install Sales Team

Mike Morgan recently joined the avionics installations sales team, where he will provide technical sales and quote support for avionics installation projects.


Bombardier Aerospace Extends Duncan Aviation’s Authorized Service Center Agreement

Duncan Aviation’s Authorized Service Center agreement with Bombardier Aerospace has been officially extended to include the Learjet 70* and Learjet 75* aircraft. 


Brian Andrews Joins Airframe Service Sales Team

Brian Andrews recently joined the Airframe Service Sales team, where he will provide technical sales and quote support for airframe service projects.

In This Issue: Spring 2014