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ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C Conformance

Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. has audited the Quality Management system of MSP Aviation and declares that the organization is in conformance with ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C. PJR Certification

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The Boeing Company 100 Years of History

The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, has remained a tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation for over 100 years. With such a long history you may wonder where and how The Boeing Company and William Boeing, the company’s founder, first began. In …continue->

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Bell Helicopter Supplier Scorecard Results

The results for the Bell Helicopter Supplier Scorecard are in, and MSP Aviation comes out on top! Bell Helicopter, a client of MSP Aviation, is a leading American aerospace manufacturer in Fort Worth, Texas. A subsidiary of Textron Inc., Bell manufactures military rotorcraft in and around Fort Worth, as well as in Amarillo, Texas, and …continue->

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Waterjet cutting with the Omax Maxiem 1530

The most versatile tool in a machine shop is the Waterjet, cutting a variety of materials, including: Stainless & Carbon Steel; Aluminum; Plastic; Foam; Rubber; Wood; and, Stone. Water jet machines have razor-like accuracy, cutting as thin as a few thousandths of an inch, and do not impart mechanical stresses, in turn, leaving materials flat. …continue->

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MSP Wins the South Central PTAC Entrepreneurship Award

Congratulations MSP Aviation! The Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE) hosted Entrepreneurship Week June 19-25th, a weeklong celebration to showcase and promote Indiana’s entrepreneurial talent. Indiana is home to 144,000 small businesses (97% of Indiana businesses are classified as “small”), and they employ 2.1 million Hoosiers, which is one in four. Entrepreneurship Week …continue->

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MSP offers CNC Milling

The original category of machine tools for milling was simply referred to as “the mill.” Since the advent of computer numerical control (CNC); however, milling machines have taken a new course, evolving into full machining centers. The most common CNC machines are milling machines, lathes, and grinders. Milling machines automatically cut materials like metal, using …continue->

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Avionics and the Mechanics that maintain them

The world of avionics goes beyond the local manufacturing of avionics mounts, avionics clamps, avionics cases, and bezels . . . there is required industry maintenance, the often unseen part of the aviation industry. According to the 2016 Global Fleet & MRO Market Assessment, U.S. civil aviation maintenance industry employs more than 270,000 people and …continue->

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Riveting Machines

Riveting machines are used in a variety of applications, including brake linings for commercial vehicles, aircraft, metal brackets, windows, latches, leather products, and mobile phones. Different types of materials can be riveted, including those that may be delicate of sensitive electronically. Automatic riveting process has automatically feeding hoppers and tracks, eliminating the need to manually …continue->

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Aviation News

Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® Engines Successfully Power Embraer’s E-Jet E2 First Flight Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines are now powering four aircraft platforms after today’s successful maiden flight of Embraer’s E-Jet E2 in Brazil. Pratt & Whitney congratulates Embraer on this pivotal milestone and looks forward to powering more successful E2 flights …continue->

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Boeing continues to innovate

Boeing has equipped the U.S. Navy’s new P-8 Maintenance Training Facility with a suite of realistic, interactive training systems, another key step in the service’s efforts to fully integrate the aircraft into the fleet. The center allows the Navy to provide immersive training for those maintaining P-8A Poseidon aircraft around the world. The virtual maintenance …continue->

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