New This Week


AVweb’s search of aviation news around the world turned up a major expansion for Yingling Aviation,ONE Aviation’s new Chinese distributor,and two announcements from the education front – a new aerospace event in Nevada, and K-12 grants awarded to two teachers.Yingling Aviation has announced a significant expansion to its propeller maintenance, repair and overhaul operations with the completion of a 10,000-square-foot facility that will more than triple the space previously allocated to propeller maintenance.ONE AviationnamedJinggong General Aviation Co. Ltd. as the exclusive distributor for the Eclipse Jet in China. Jinggong General Aviation, now in its eleventh year of safe operation throughout China, offers an integrated, one-stop sales, training and service platform for each of the various aircraft they represent, including Cirrus and Mahindra Airvan.

On Saturday, Nov. 7, The Terry Lee Wells Discovery Museum, in partnership with The Aerospace Learning Xperience, will hostthe inaugural ALEX Day at The Discovery. The days’ activities will offer interactive, hands-on aerospace experiences for children of all ages. This event is designed to inspire STEAM-related careers in aerospace.Teachers Doug James of Georgia and Scott Cutler of Washington State have received this year’s 2015 K-12 Classroom Teacher Grant Awards from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators. SAFE awards the grants annually to help stimulate interest in aviation-related education as part of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies.