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Causes (and Costs) Behind a Grounded Aircraft

By |July 26th, 2017|

AOG is an aviation term meaning Aircraft on Ground. When an aircraft is in need of immediate AOG services, this means that the plane has been grounded and is unable to reenter rotation until it is approved for flight. While AOG can be caused by a myriad of reasons, including flight scheduling conflicts or weather, […]

Kapco Global Discusses Lean Strategies for Aerospace With APICS Magazine

By |July 20th, 2017|

This month, Kapco Global was given the opportunity to share our thoughts on lean strategies with APICS Magazine. The article discusses the role new technology plays in the lean process, obstacles to implementing the efficiency strategy and the use of lean within the aerospace supply chain.

Check out the full article here.

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China: The Future of the Commercial Aircraft Industry

By |July 14th, 2017|

In early May, China’s own commercial aircraft, the Comac C919, successfully completed an hour-long flight test—the first to be done within the public eye. While the test marks only the very beginning of China’s entry as a manufacturer into commercial aircraft markets, it signifies the coming importance the region will have on the future of […]

Paris Air Show Reveals Big Changes Coming to MROs

By |June 29th, 2017|

At this year’s Paris Air Show, attendees were privy to tons of new and exciting aircraft. Lockheed Martin announced the latest in the C-130 family, the C-130J-SOF, or Super Hercules, designed for the operations of U.S. Special Forces and now available to U.S. allies. Boeing introduced the 737 Max 10, the biggest version in the […]

Look for Kapco Global at This Year’s Paris Air Show

By |June 16th, 2017|

Kapco Global l Avio-Diepen will be joining Donaldson at this year’s Paris Air Show. On display will be some of our latest Donaldson filtration products, including:

Air Purification System (APS™): the latest in ensuring optimal cabin air quality for passengers and crew within Airbus A330 and A320 and Boeing 737 and 777
Inlet Barrier Filters […]

Optimizing the MRO Supply Chain

By |June 14th, 2017|

At its best, the aerospace supply chain works as a well-oiled machine, delivering parts and securing aircraft services at exactly the right time. At its worst, disruptions in the supply chain can equate to millions of dollars in losses. So how can aviation partners and MROs keep the supply chain running at its best?
Inventory Management
MROs […]

Kapco Global Acquires D+C-Airparts Battery in Europe GmbH: An Authorized Aircraft Batteries and Parts Distributor

By |May 26th, 2017|

We at Kapco Global are excited to announce our recent acquisition of German battery distribution company D+C-Airparts Battery in Europe GmbH. Said Kapco Global CEO and President Andrew Todhunter, “To have their expertise and service capabilities now under the Kapco Global name means an expansion of our international footprint and added value for our customers […]

3 Big Impacts to Aircraft Maintenance in 2017

By |May 12th, 2017|

For many reasons, aviation is in a constant state of change. From new technologies to expanding global markets, industry professionals are often faced with the unknown. While these fluctuations will always affect aviation, 2017 presents its own unique set of changes predicted to impact aircraft maintenance and related structures.
China Is Taking on Major Aircraft Manufacturers
Earlier […]

Michael Berecz Discusses 7 Advances Changing Aviation With Avionics Magazine

By |May 3rd, 2017|

Recently, our own Michael Berecz, Vice President of Global OEMs, had the opportunity to speak with Avionics Magazine about some of the biggest technological advances happening in aviation today.

In the article, we discuss advances involving:

Technology
Business organization
Data analysis

…and more!

Click the title to check out the full article “7 Technological Advances Changing the Landscape […]

United Airlines: A Reminder of the True Cost of ‘Operational Excellence’

By |April 21st, 2017|

We’ve all read about the recent United Airlines debacle, in which a passenger was forcibly ejected from a flight because he refused to give up his seat. The response from United has been baffling, including the CEO’s defense of the actions taken against this passenger, leaving many of us to wonder how a major corporation […]

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