Long Beach Facility Begins Sales Of Environmentally Friendly Fuel March 15, 2019 SAVANNAH, Georgia, March 15, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a Gulfstream operator. The customer, a U.S.-based multinational corporation, purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from Gulfstream’s Long Read more »

Built-in and portable oxygen systems are used in civilian aviation. They use gaseous or solid oxygen (oxygen generators) as suits the purpose and aircraft. LOX systems and molecular sieve oxygen systems are not discussed, as current applications on civilian aircraft are limited. Gaseous Oxygen Systems The use of gaseous oxygen Read more »

A flight crew’s timely response to a loss of cabin pressurization or to smoke or fumes is critical and certainly not the time to discover that your supplemental oxygen system isn’t working. This BCA author conducted a search of 100 recent NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS) records that were submitted Read more »

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – A federal lawsuit filed against Textron Aviation alleges a drill bit left during repair of a single-engine Cessna aircraft is responsible for the 2015 crash in Arkansas that caused minor injuries to the pilot and destroyed the new aircraft. The complaint filed Friday by Mid-Continent Aircraft Read more »

Two people were killed when a small plane crashed through the roof of a children’s therapy center in a warehouse district near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Saturday, officials said. The victims, who have not yet been identified, were the pilot and a passenger. Their names were not expected to Read more »

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A FedEx plane caught fire Friday afternoon at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Broward Sheriff’s Office Department of Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said firefighters were called to the airport shortly before 6 p.m. after smoke was seen coming from the plane. A photo sent to Local 10 Read more »

In my opinion, the efforts by OEMs to limit our access to data has become the most important topic for all independent FAA repair stations. The FAA has been enforcing non-compliance with 14 CFR. § 145.109(d) when repair stations can’t verify or obtain current maintenance data but have done nothing Read more »

            As Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) continue to turn the screws on operators and independent repair stations, it’s impossible to ignore the significant savings Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) replacement parts provide. That’s not even considering the advantages of stock availability and superior design. The stigma Read more »

    Compressed Gas Systems is attending the NBAA in Orlando, FL. Please stop by our booth #960 to meet us and learn about our services. Associates from our Los Alamitos, CA and Ft. Lauderdale, FL office will be on hand to meet with you. The owner of CGS, Brian Read more »

Compressed Gas Systems is profoundly saddened by the painful news of the airplane crash at Downtown Greenville Airport. Our thoughts are with the families of John Caswell and Stephan Fox who lost their lives and we wish for a full recovery of the passengers who were onboard the aircraft. Coroner Read more »