Avionics News February 2016 - 75
announced a merger with Lone Star
AOG. The combined companies will
operate under Constant Aviation and
the full transition will take 30 days.
"The AOG business at Constant
Aviation has been growing consistently
the last year," said STEPHEN MAIDEN,
president and chief executive officer for
Constant Aviation. "Our 2016 goal will
continue to focus on providing our customers AOG support anytime, anywhere.
The merger between Constant and Lone
Star AOG creates a nationwide AOG
support system. Our technicians will now
dispatch out of eight cities, Cleveland,
Birmingham, Orlando, Las Vegas, San
Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas and
Pittsburgh. We will continue to grow our
AOG business, adding teams to cities
where a need exists."
In other news...
Constant Aviation named PAUL
WITT vice president, AOG operations.
He joins the team with more than 20
years of experience in the aviation
industry. Prior to Constant Aviation, Witt
worked for Stevens Aviation, serving
as general manager and executive vice
president of operations. Throughout his
career, he has been involved with all
facets of the industry, including responsibilities as lead maintenance technician, inspector, maintenance manager,
customer service representative, general manager and vice president of
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Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics
MID-CONTINENT INSTRUMENTS AND AVIONICS appointed MARC
MEDEIROS as director of sales. A 20-year veteran in aerospace sales, the
company said Medeiros will drive Mid-Continent's sales strategy, manage the
company's sales team, and maintain its position as a market leader.
"Marc brings impressive experience in program management and contracts,"
said TODD WINTER, president and chief executive officer
of Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics. "That expertise,
paired with an outstanding international sales and service
record, will benefit our commercial, corporate, general aviation, and military customers around the globe."
Medeiros came to Mid-Continent Instruments and
Avionics from Rockwell Collins in Miami, Florida, where
he was responsible for business development and sales
of the company's portfolio of radios, satellite communications, avionics equipment, and in-flight communications services for commercial airline, corporate and general aviation customers.
Medeiros began his career in aviation as manager of Global Jet Financing
Sales at Cessna Finance, and was later named managing director, international sites for Mainline Systems. In 2005, he became director of global sales
and services for Aeroflex-IFR Inc., before moving to BlackBerry Ltd. as director of global partnerships and alliances. Medeiros then served as director of
sales and services at L-3 Communications before joining Rockwell Collins as
director of sales in 2012.
Medeiros is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
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CMD Flight Solutions
CMD FLIGHT SOLUTIONS received FAA certification of its Part 23 AML
STC, now covering the Cessna CJ Series, Dornier, Beechcraft King Air and
Premier Series, M7 Swearingen, Piaggio, and Pilatus aircraft.
According to the company, the approval covers Part 23 aircraft equipped with
Rockwell Collins TDR-94/94D transponders, paired with Universal Avionics UNS1(-)w FMS or Rockwell Collins GPS-4000S GPS systems. The approval adds 60
aircraft models, and increases the total number of models certified by CMD to 169.
CMD distributes its ADS-B STC solution primarily through the worldwide
Universal Avionics and Rockwell Collins dealer networks.
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