LINCOLN, NEB — Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce that the program it launched making its highly regarded Engineering & Certification Services available for projects throughout the aerospace industry is nearly two years old. The primary role of this team of engineers and certification specialists is supporting companies throughout the industry, and the team has been extremely busy responding to requests for services and completing projects.
In the last few years, the Engineering & Certification Services team at Duncan Aviation has completed 16 new and amended STCs for customers in the industry, with two additional projects in progress, and more than a dozen new proposals for STCs in the initial stages.
“Our new team was Duncan Aviation’s response to the significant increase in demand we’ve seen throughout the industry for qualified engineering and certification professionals. Duncan Aviation is an Organization Designation Authorization (ODA), and working with our teams of Duncan Aviation experts and our partners around the world, this team has exceeded expectations from the start. Demand for our services is steady, and we continue to seek out new partnerships to support the needs of the aviation community,” said Shawn Carraher, Manager of Engineering & Certification Business Development in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Throughout its 62-year history, Duncan Aviation has been a leading service provider supporting the aviation community, and over the past 35 years, the Duncan Aviation Engineering & Certification Services team members have worked on aircraft systems and structures modifications projects and approved design changes for interiors/airframe modifications and system installations and upgrades with an exemplary record of safety and compliance. Combining their individual years of service, this team has hundreds of years of engineering and aviation experience, which allows them to recognize, manage, and mitigate risk for our customers to ensure timely and efficient project completions.
“Since 1995, we have been able to act on behalf of the FAA through our Designated Alteration Station (DAS) and since 2011 through our ODA. This allows us to certify Major Repairs and Alterations (MRA), Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA), and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) projects,” said Aaron Lane, Certification Coordinator for Duncan Aviation’s outside Engineering and Certification Services Team. “Our performance and the trust that we have with the FAA allows us to undertake and complete all kinds of diverse and oftentimes complicated projects. Duncan Aviation has the authority, experience and resources to offer this certification authority to just about anyone in the industry. We look forward to offering our assistance and leadership to anyone who needs an ally in the world of certification.”
Call Shawn Carraher at +1 402.479.4201 to discuss projects with this team or get more information about available services. You may also visit www.DuncanAviation.aero/services/engineering/.
If you’re heading to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Orlando, Florida, October 16-18, plan to stop by the Duncan Aviation booth #3896 and visit with Mark Pawlowski, an alterations planner with the Engineering & Certification Services team; Tracy Bohaboj, an Engineering Team Leader; or Lyle Schueth, an ODA Unit Member and Interior Arrangements Subject Matter Expert. Watch for Duncan Aviation’s NBAA announcements at www.DuncanAviation.aero/nbaa.
Duncan Aviation is an aircraft service provider supporting the aviation needs of government and business operators and other service providers. Services include major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, full paint and interior services and preowned aircraft sales and acquisitions. Duncan Aviation also has international aircraft components solutions experts available 24/7/365 at +1 402.475.4125 who can handle any aircraft system problem with immediate exchanges, rotables, loaners or avionics/instrument/accessory repairs and overhauls. Complete service facilities are located in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich. Additional locations include Provo, Utah, and more than 20 other facilities strategically located throughout the United States to provide customers with local support and the quickest response to avionics, engine and airframe Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.
For more information about any of Duncan Aviation’s services, call +1 402.475.2611 or visit www.DuncanAviation.aero
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