Aireon system goes live – trial operations begin over the North Atlantic marking new chapter in aviation history

For the first time, air traffic controllers now have real-time data on the position of planes anywhere in the world, including previously un-surveilled airspace. Effective today (2 April), Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic. This announcement marks a historic milestone for the aviation industry— ushering in a new era of safety and efficiency that will …

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Read our interview with Andy Mackay, GTSMRO

Company profile GTSMRO specialises in the repair of electrical harnesses for the aircraft industry. Founded in 2009 by component MRO expert Brian Stevenson, the company now has a global customer base across all continents. Dealing only in OEM parts, they support airlines, MRO, aircraft MRO, engine MRO, stockists and PBH providers. Andy Mackay, Director of Sales and Support Tell us about your route to GTSMRO. Planes have always been a …

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Top Award for GE Caledonian Apprentice

GE Caledonian’s Modern Apprentice Fraser Wallace had a double reason to celebrate at the recent Scottish Apprenticeship Awards 2018. Winning the trophy for Foundation Apprentice of the Year, Fraser then went on to clinch the top award of the night, Scottish Apprentice of the Year 2018, at the ceremony in Perth Concert Hall. Fraser, who received the second trophy from Deputy First Minister John Swinney, commented: “It feels amazing to …

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