Our warmest congratulations to JENNIFER EVANS our CFO who recently received the industry’s NBAA Top 40 under 40 award. In addition to being CGS’ CFO, Jennifer is a member of the Southern California Aviation Association, NBAA and Component Control’s QUE Group. Jennifer came to business aviation from outside the aviation industry and Read more »

WDRB Meteorologist Jude Redfield was trying to use a fire extinguisher as a metaphor for the cold front that ended the recent record heat wave. Then the fire extinguisher exploded on live TV.    

An out of control, apparently furious, and driverless catering cart that was spinning in wild circles on the tarmac of Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) on Monday was laid to its final rest by a quick-witted worker who prevented it from hitting a plane by slamming into it with another Read more »

Cathay Pacific has confirmed that an investigation into tampering involving portable emergency oxygen bottles has resulted in the termination of two flight attendants. All crew members working on the six flights on which oxygen bottles were discovered to been emptied were suspended until being cleared by investigators. In addition to Read more »

Sept. 25, 2019: As many as 135 Airbus and Boeing jets could be dumped on the market following the bankruptcies or cessation of operations of five airlines and a financially distressed sixth carrier that is a subsidiary of one of the bankrupt ones. Thomas Cook, the travel company that is Read more »

CGS has added capabilities to inspect, repair, and overhaul the Cobham 2239 and 2279 Oxygen refill valves and the EROS RCF67XX Pressure Regulator Transmitters. These units are a key part of a commercial aircraft’s oxygen system by allowing oxygen cylinders to be refilled during line maintenance. The alternative is removing Read more »

Aircraft parts distribution is an underappreciated and vital element of the aerospace ecosystem that is rapidly consolidating and experiencing greater influence by Airbus and Boeing. The scale of aerospace parts distribution is impressive, with $22 billion spent annually by civil and military customers. More than 80% is driven by MRO Read more »

A mechanic who worked for American Airlines has been charged with sabotaging a July flight with 150 people on board amid a labor dispute with the airline back in July, a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in Miami said. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Read more »

September 2, 2019, 5:41 PM PDT Updated on September 2, 2019, 8:01 PM PDT Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. is under investigation by Chinese regulators after emergency oxygen bottles on three flights were found depleted or completely empty, compounding pressure on the Hong Kong airline from mainland authorities. Cabin crew from Read more »

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the appointment of 22 members to DOT’s new Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee (SOCAC). “The committee’s input will help the Department ensure that the FAA remains the world’s leader in aviation safety,” said Secretary Elaine L. Read more »