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ViewTech Borescopes to Exhibit During 2022 Hercules Orion Conference

TRAVERSE City, Mich. -- The 2022 Hercules Orion Conference (HOC) is scheduled to take place October 17 through 20 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center. Attendees are scheduled to be briefed on operational, technical, and maintenance topics on various Hercules and Orion aircraft, including the C-130B-J, L-100, LM-100J, P-3, and CP-140. ViewTech Borescopes, Segers Aero Corp, Knight Aerospace, and Air Quality Aviation are among a few of the 60 exhibitors appearing at this annual aviation event.

ViewTech Borescopes will have several inspection video borescopes on hand for attendees and exhibitors to test drive at booth #40. Each ViewTech borescopes offers precise 180 or 360-degree articulation with durable insertion tubes, available in diameters of 2.2mm, 2.8mm, 3.9mm, or 6.0mm and lengths reaching 8 meters. Additionally, Dual Camera, Far Focus, and Ultraviolet (UV) borescope models are available for Hercules and Orion operators, service centers and suppliers to utilize during inspection, maintenance, or quality control procedures.

Technicians, engineers, and quality assurance professionals are encouraged to experience a VJ-3 video borescope at their own facility through ViewTech's no-cost demo program. Evan Miller, ViewTech Borescopes Sales Consultant, will be available to reserve a free inspection video borescope trial ahead of any scheduled inspection requirements. Thousands of companies have saved time and money utilizing a ViewTech video borescope throughout the aviation, aerospace, and manufacturing industries.

Learn more about the 2022 Hercules Orion Conference here: https://www.viewtech.com/about-us/tradeshows/hercules-orion-conference-2022/

VJ-3 Video Borescope:

The VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope is a nondestructive visual testing instrument used for the remote visual inspection of machinery, equipment, and components. The VJ-3 facilitates the visual recording and photo documentation of an inspection and components in areas that are otherwise inaccessible or require great effort and expense to access directly. The VJ-3 consists of two modules integrated into one system: an insertion tube with distally mounted camera/LEDs, and the base unit with control panel, LCD monitor, power source and all necessary circuitry.

About ViewTech Borescopes:

ViewTech Borescopes, founded as RF System Lab in 2008, is North America's #1 seller of video borescopes. Their first product, the VJ borescope, set a new standard for portability, ergonomics, and ease-of-use, with its industry-first mechanical, joystick-controlled articulation.

Learn more: https://www.viewtech.com

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Chartright Air Group installs the first Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck in a Canadian Challenger 604

TORONTO, Ontario -- Chartright Air Group today announced the successful installation of the first Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite in a Canadian aircraft.

* Chartright Air Group, in conjunction with Mid Canada Mod Centre, has accomplished the first installation of a Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck in a Canadian Challenger 604.

* The Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system replaced the factory-installed CRT displays with three 14.1-inch widescreen displays, featuring advanced graphics, configurable windows, and a touchscreen interface.

* Andrew Money, Chief Pilot of Chartright Air Group, led the effort to achieve Transport Canada Differences pilot training.

The Pro Line Fusion avionics suite provides enhanced efficiency, reliability, and safety. The system includes the following features: Synthetic vision, Touch screen interactive maps, Multi scan weather radar with advanced predictive threat assessment, Advanced flight management system, Localizer performance with vertical guidance, Future Air navigation system capabilities for overseas and continental digital ATC comms, and Controller pilot data link communication capability for flights within Europe.

The upgraded flight deck reduces pilots' workload and improves operational efficiencies. The Pro Line Fusion Avionics organizes data by phases of flight, allowing pilots to better focus on the task at hand.

"The Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system installation marks another first in Canada accomplishment for Chartright Air Group, demonstrating the commendable capability of our aircraft maintenance business unit working with our partners," says Constantine Tsokas, Vice President Maintenance, Chartright Air Group.

Along with the Pro Line Fusion upgrade, the Challenger 604 underwent a 96-month airframe inspection, GoGo 5G internet installation, full exterior paint, and an interior refresh.

About Chartright Air Group

For over 30 years Chartright has led the way in business aviation in Canada, evolving into one of the most trusted and innovative providers of business and private jet services in North America.

Chartright Air Group is a Transport Canada Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO #196-92) with an approved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Maintenance Implementation Procedure (MIP). We pride ourselves on the quality and efficient service our clients have come to value. Our experienced and skilled maintenance engineers perform to the industry's highest standards.

Visit https://chartright.com/ for more information.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/chartright-air-group/

About Mid Canada Mods

At Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2), our core business is the installation, modification, and certification of avionics systems for a broad range of aircraft types, including business, commercial and special missions. Headquartered at Toronto, Canada's Lester B Pearson International Airport (CYYZ) with an additional facility in Waterloo, Canada (CYKF) our focus is developing avionics solutions for single and multi-engine, GA, and large aircraft. Our team of avionics experts specializes in WAAS FMS with LPV, cabin entertainment and communication systems, and cockpit redesign and modernization. Our expertise includes TCAS, EGPWS, TAWS, RVSM, and EFB applications.

Visit https://www.midcanadamod.com/ for more information.

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NGPA Partners With ALPA, Int. to Host Fourth Biennial Aviation Inclusion Summit

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. -- Education and awareness are critical to the mission of the NGPA; this is why the NGPA is eager to announce our fourth Aviation Inclusion Summit. This event will take place November 1-3, 2022, in Washington, D.C. This event targets leaders in today's robust aviation industry with aspirations of heightening diversity, equity, and inclusion issues. In addition, it aims to arm attendees with the right tools to foster a safe and welcoming environment for all.

After a short hiatus due to the pandemic, the NGPA is ready to build upon learned knowledge from the previous summits. This year's schedule will address inclusion across a wide array of aviation specialties. NGPA will again have speakers representing the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), Latino Pilots Association (LPA), Women in Aviation International (WAI), Professional Asian Pilots Association (PAPA), Professional Pilots of Tomorrow (PPOT), and others to speak to the incredible value of diverse and inclusive workspaces.

"I believe that having their participation will surely contribute new ideas and discussions to further our goal of making the industry more inclusive and diverse. The faces in aviation are changing, and I am proud that the NGPA is doing its part to be a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion," says NGPA Board Member Jason Israel.

"This event is an excellent opportunity to enhance personal knowledge surrounding DEI and how to integrate it into your daily practices and workplace culture," says NGPA President, Brian Gambino.

Registration for the Aviation Inclusion Summit opens today! The cost of this event is $599 per attendee. Attendees can register or find more information about this event at http://www.ngpa.org/ais.

About NGPA:

The NGPA is a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis. Founded in 1990, NGPA is an international organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) aviation professionals and enthusiasts. Our organization aims to encourage individuals to begin aviation careers, foster an environment of equality for LGBTQ+ aviators, promote safety, and establish personal and professional networks. The NGPA makes this a reality through education, outreach, and social events. Our organization is run by a board of directors, executive leadership, and volunteers!

For more information, visit https://www.ngpa.org/

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Virginia Department of Labor and Industry recognizes Lockheed Martin for exceptional safety and health practices

RICHMOND, Va. -- Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Manassas, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

Lockheed Martin's Manassas facility is one of 37 STAR public and private sector worksites recognized by VOSH. The company is primarily engaged in the development of limited production and prototype sensors, navigation, and surveillance hardware and software for defense and security agencies. There are 1,241 full-time employees at the 1,200,000 square feet workspace located on a 176-acre site. This site is the only Lockheed Martin VPP STAR worksite in Virginia and one of five Lockheed Martin VPP STAR participants in the nation.

The Virginia VPP recognizes and promotes exceptional safety and health management systems for Virginia's employers in all industries. In VPP, the participant's management, workers, and VOSH establish a cooperative relationship that encourages continuous improvement in worksite safety performance.

Acceptance into Virginia's VPP is confirmation and recognition that an employer has achieved safety and health excellence well above their industry peers. The VOSH VPP administers the Virginia STAR, Virginia Challenge, VADOC Challenge, Virginia BEST, and Virginia BUILT programs. For more information about this program or the other services we offer, visit our website at https://www.doli.virginia.gov/voluntary-protection-program/

The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program is financed in part by a grant from the U. S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), under §23(g) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

The Virginia On-Site Consultation Cooperative Agreement program is financed in part by a grant from the U. S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), under §21(d) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

Learn more at: https://www.doli.virginia.gov/

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Raytheon Chesapeake Depot reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)

RICHMOND, Va. -- Raytheon Chesapeake Depot in Chesapeake, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry's Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

Raytheon Chesapeake Depot is one of 37 STAR public and private sector worksites recognized by VOSH. This facility provides electronic overhaul and repair services for the AEGIS missile defense system. There are 123 full-time employees in two buildings with approximately 50,000 square feet of workspace and warehousing. This site is one of two Raytheon VPP STAR worksites in Virginia and one of 79 Raytheon VPP STAR worksites in the nation.

The Virginia VPP recognizes and promotes exceptional safety and health management systems for Virginia's employers in all industries. In VPP, the participant's management, workers, and VOSH establish a cooperative relationship that encourages continuous improvement in worksite safety performance.

Acceptance into Virginia's VPP is confirmation and recognition that an employer has achieved safety and health excellence well above their industry peers. The VOSH VPP administers the .Virginia STAR, Virginia Challenge, VADOC Challenge, Virginia BEST, and Virginia BUILT programs.

For more information about this program or the other services we offer, visit our website at https://www.doli.virginia.gov/voluntary-protection-program/.

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NGPA Commences Pride Month by Giving Back: 2022 Scholarship Cycle Opens

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. -- Today, the NGPA is proud to announce the opening of its most comprehensive scholarship offering in the organization's history. NGPA is excited to announce that this year the organization is providing over $300,000 in scholarship dollars, which is doubled from 2021. This is possible due to the generosity of NGPA's members and sponsors. This year NGPA will surpass $1.2 million donated since 1998, furthering NGPA's mission to build, support, and unite the LGBTQ+ aviation community worldwide.

Offerings for the 2022 scholarship cycle are funded through industry partners and membership donations. There are a variety of scholarships available for all levels of flight training and other aviation-related higher educational training. Removing financial barriers to becoming an aviation professional is essential in crafting a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive industry.

Miriam Williams, Chair of the NGPA Scholarship Committee, says: "If you aspire to work as an aviation professional, please apply. Our scholarship program is one of the most substantive means NGPA can give back to its membership and meet the 'build and support' portions of our mission. The scholarship program means a great deal personally because it is a way for me to plant something good for the future."

The NGPA looks to highlight a new partnership with the United Airlines AVIATE Academy as part of this year's scholarship program. "NGPA is starting off Pride Month by opening our scholarship program. Over $200,000 of this year's scholarship offerings are extended to students participating in the United Aviate Academy through our partnership with United Airlines. We've helped many young people achieve their aviation goals, and we are excited to continue doing that through like partnerships," says NGPA Vice President, Troy Merritt.

Industry Partners offering scholarships through NGPA in the 2022 program include: Alaska Air Group, American Airlines, American Flight Schools, Coradine, Delta Air Lines, Envoy, Epic Flight Academy, FedEx, Flex Air, Netflix, Piedmont, PSA, Republic Airways, Solairus Aviation, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines.

NGPA scholarships are awarded regardless of an individual's gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation, but all applicants are asked to provide evidence of their contributions to the LGBTQ community. To apply, all applicants must be members of the organization; membership can be purchased or renewed at ngpa.org. The application window is open today through July 31, 2022.

ABOUT NGPA:

The NGPA is a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis. Founded in 1990, NGPA is an international organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) aviation professionals and enthusiasts. Our organization aims to encourage individuals to begin aviation careers, foster an environment of equality for LGBTQ+ aviators, promote safety, and establish personal and professional networks. The NGPA makes this a reality through education, outreach, and social events. Our organization is run by a board of directors, executive leadership, and volunteers! For more information, visit https://www.ngpa.org/.

Related link: https://www.ngpa.org/

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NBAA Maintenance Conference is Back with ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at Booth 438

TRAVERSE City, Mich. -- Since 2013 ViewTech Borescopes has been an exhibitor at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Maintenance Conference. With the 2022 NBAA event taking place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, ViewTech will be exhibiting at booth 438 Tuesday, May 3 through Wednesday, May 5.

This year ViewTech will have on display VJ-3 2.8mm, VJ-3 3.9mm, and VJ-3 Dual Camera video borescopes. Zack Wessels, Senior Sales Consultant for ViewTech Borescopes, will also be featuring the latest advancements in their lineup of remote visual inspection equipment. ViewTech's articulating video borescopes are the ideal tool for visually inspecting a variety of aviation equipment and turbine engines, including those manufactured by Pratt & Whitney.

ViewTech Borescopes invites NBAA Maintenance attendees and exhibitors to stop by booth 438 and experience a ViewTech video borescope. In addition, ViewTech's no-cost, no-obligation demo program will ship you a full-featured articulating video borescope to trial at your MRO facility. By offering the best remote visual inspection (RVI) video borescopes, ViewTech has been saving aviation industry businesses time and money on their preventative maintenance, quality control, and inspections.

Learn more: https://www.viewtech.com/about-us/tradeshows/2022-nbaa-maintenance-conference/

VJ-3 Video Borescope:

The VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope is a nondestructive visual testing instrument used for the remote visual inspection of machinery, equipment, and components. The VJ-3 facilitates the visual recording and photo documentation of an inspection and components in areas that are otherwise inaccessible or require great effort and expense to access directly. The VJ-3 consists of two modules integrated into one system: an insertion tube with distally mounted camera/LEDs, and the base unit with control panel, LCD monitor, power source and all necessary circuitry.

About ViewTech Borescopes:

ViewTech Borescopes, founded as RF System Lab in 2008, is North America's #1 seller of video borescopes. Their first product, the VJ borescope, set a new standard for portability, ergonomics, and ease-of-use, with its industry-first mechanical, joystick-controlled articulation.

Learn more: https://www.viewtech.com

Related link: https://www.ViewTech.com

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ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting for the 10th Time at MRO Americas Aviation Week 2022

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- ViewTech Borescopes announced they are returning to exhibit for the 10th time during MRO Americas Aviation Week and will be located at booth #908. Since 2012, ViewTech's articulating video borescopes have been on display during the largest aviation MRO event in the world and this year will be in the company of more than 800 other exhibitors, including StandardAero, Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, and Honeywell.

ViewTech Borescopes Sales Consultant, Evan Miller, will be available to arrange a no-cost, no-obligation video borescope demo be sent to your MRO repair facility. Also, available to trial during MRO Americas Aviation week will be the VJ-3 2.8mm, VJ-3 3.9mm, and VJ-3 Dual Camera video borescopes. Both attendees and exhibitors are encouraged to experience the most recent aviation inspection equipment upgrades at ViewTech Borescopes booth during MRO Americas exhibiting hours.

With a large percentage of ViewTech's clientele based in the aviation and aerospace industries, ViewTech Borescopes continues to improve their aviation inspection equipment based on client feedback. By providing the best borescope options for their budget, ViewTech has been saving companies time and money on their preventative maintenance, quality control, and MRO inspections.

VJ-3 Video Borescope

The VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope is a nondestructive visual testing instrument used for the remote visual inspection of machinery, equipment, and components. The VJ-3 facilitates the visual recording and photo documentation of an inspection and components in areas that are otherwise inaccessible or require great effort and expense to access directly. The VJ-3 consists of two modules integrated into one system: an insertion tube with distally mounted camera/LEDs, and the base unit with control panel, LCD monitor, power source and all necessary circuitry.

Learn more: https://www.viewtech.com/borescopes/

About ViewTech Borescopes:

ViewTech Borescopes, founded as RF System Lab in 2008, is North America's #1 seller of video borescopes. Their first product, the VJ borescope, set a new standard for portability, ergonomics and ease-of-use, with its industry-first mechanical, joystick-controlled articulation.

Learn more: https://www.viewtech.com

About MRO Americas 2022: https://www.viewtech.com/about-us/tradeshows/mro-americas-aviation-week-2022/

Related link: https://www.ViewTech.com

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WaveLink, Inc. Awarded $46B EWAAC Contract for Analytics to benefit the Air Force and Eglin AFB

VALPARAISO, Fla. -- WaveLink, Inc., a woman-owned small business based in Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $46 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force. Specializing in Aviation and Missile Defense programs, WaveLink, Inc. will perform work related to digital and model-based systems engineering, agile processes, open systems architecture, weapons, and enterprise analytics to benefit the Air Force and Eglin AFB.

The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Eglin Wide Agile Acquisition (EWAAC) contract enables the government to provide rapid response applicable to all areas and lifecycle phases of weapons development to include weapons concepts, concept development, concept demonstrations, weapons system procurement, production, fielding, operations, and sustainment.

"WaveLink, Inc. has a proven track record supporting Major Defense Acquisition Programs," states Tamela Gibbs, President and CEO of WaveLink, Inc. "We are thrilled to be a part of helping the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Eglin AFB quickly meet current and future weapons system requirements."

Using their strong record of corporate leadership experience and achievement, WaveLink, Inc. will be supporting this contract over a 10-year period.

About WaveLink, Inc.

WaveLink, Inc. is a woman-owned small business in Huntsville, Alabama, providing mission-critical Engineering & Technical Services to Air Force, Army, MDA, DOD and other government customers across the nation. For over 20 years, WaveLink, Inc. has delivered dependable, quality technology solutions and support with professionalism and integrity.

More information can be found at https://www.wavelinkinc.com/.

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Aviation and Aerospace Career Day on the USS Hornet Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- USS Hornet Museum announces Aviation and Aerospace Career Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday May 7, 2022. Hear from leaders in these industries about the exciting career opportunities available! We will have booths where businesses will share information and answer any questions you have about careers with them. There will also be stage presentations and panels about careers in Aviation and Aerospace.

Students will be allowed on board for free (K-12 or College). We will have special tours all day and more. Please note that anyone under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Participants include:

* Hodge Flight Services

* FedEx

* Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 20

* NASA

* ASTRA

* local flight schools, local colleges and more.

USS Hornet Museum website: https://uss-hornet.org/

ABOUT USS HORNET MUSEUM:

Aircraft Carrier Hornet Foundation preserves and honors the legacy of the USS Hornet and its role in naval aviation, the defense of our country, the Apollo Program and the exploration of space. The USS Hornet Museum connects the greatest generation of Americans with future generations, educating and inspiring them to meet their challenges. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the USS Hornet Museum relies on the generosity of individuals to fund our educational programs, restoration projects, create and enhance exhibits and much more. The Museum is not supported in any way by regular grants from city, county, state or federal sources.

Through field trips and live-aboard experiences, the USS Hornet offers educational programs focusing on naval history, science and space technology: https://uss-hornet.org/youth-education.

A registered state and national historic landmark, the ship is open to the public on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is permanently berthed at 707 W. Hornet Ave., Pier 3 in Alameda, California. Ample free parking is available across from the pier. The USS Hornet is also a unique, unforgettable venue available for corporate events; trade shows and expos; private parties and big band dances; and TV and film productions.

For more information, ticket prices and event planning, visit:  https://www.uss-hornet.org/ or call (510) 599-4272.

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