Industry Round-up, February 8, 2019


AVweb‘s weekly news roundup found reports on a newly approved training program for Eclipse pilots, a name change for Simhawk and a new vice president at Cadence Aerospace. AEROCOR has announced that it has received FAA approval for its Eclipse 500/550 initial and recurrent training programs. The firm is also packaging the training programs with pre-owned aircraft purchases.

Simhawk will be changing its name to, which the company says will better represent the services offered via its aviation marketplace. In addition to matching buyers and sellers of simulator time and training, will be adding the ability to connect buyers and sellers of other aviation services such as paint and interiors, avionics upgrades, aircraft maintenance and crew services.

Finally, aerospace and defense industry supplier Cadence Aerospace has appointed Edward Torres as vice president and general manager of the company’s Tell Tool Operations in Westfield, Massachusetts. Torres will be responsible for all day-to-day operations at that location including manufacturing operations, profit and loss, business planning, quality, staffing and customer engagement.