Summit Aviation Blog May 2019

    A new week brings a new opportunity to meet with our friends at Summit aviation for Aircraft Weight & Balance Certification. It is always a great pleasure and an honor to serve the team at Summit Aviation. So many of them are U.S. service veterans and each has a unique experience with an… [Read More]

General Electrodynamics Corporation Completes AN60z Training with Loong Air

      Hangzhou, China (Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co., Ltd. ) – One of China’s fastest growing commercial airlines selects GEC’s AN60z’s Highly Accurate, Portable Wireless Aircraft weighing system for its A320-200 and 737-300 weight and balance operations.  GEC’s 70,000 pound capacity AN60z aircraft scale contains advanced patented weighing technology consisting of piezo sensors and… [Read More]

Customer Success Story – Making Money While Doing What You Love

When it came down to weighing light-aircraft, Crisman noticed that most local companies were hobbyists, and didn’t focus on weighing light-aircraft as a service. If they did, their scales were extremely outdated which could cause injury to the people operating them, and increase the chances of causing damage to the aircraft. Crisman knew, he not… [Read More]

Leidos, GEC, & AWBS: A Great Combination

https://www.leidos.com/ Automated Weight & Balance System, also known as AWBS, is a software application created by Lockheed Martin to simplify and manage the forms necessary to document changes in military aircraft that affect performance and center of gravity. Leidos continues to grow taking on more aircraft maintenance programs, so when it came time to train… [Read More]

Weight & Balance Training for AAI Textron’s RQ-7 Team

Hunt Valley Maryland – Recently, General Electrodynamics Corporation (GEC) was contracted by AAI Textron to provide on-site aircraft weight & balance training and certification. The AAI experienced team of technicians is tasked with servicing and maintaining the RQ-7 Shadow UAVs.  Throughout the training, GEC’s host enlightened the group with a wealth of historical and anecdotal… [Read More]

VX-20 Weighs the E2D Hawkeye

http://www.navair.navy.mil/nawcad/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.content_detail&key=58D55DC5-19FB-4531-B5DA-202420492A43 Who does the VX-20 NavAir group call for weight & balance training? GEC, that’s who. Last week we had the honor of meeting the Navy’s team responsible for the maintenance of their E-2C/D Hawkeye aircraft. The class was made up of 10 professionals with varying levels of experience. Some needed more complete training, while… [Read More]

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Chooses General Electrodynamics Corporation’s (GEC) AN60z’s for G650 Program

    http://www.gulfstream.com/aircraft/gulfstream-g650 Gulf Stream Aerospace Corporation, Savannah GA has chosen GEC’s AN60z’s highly accurate, portable aircraft weighing equipment for its G650 aircraft program. The AN60z is the most sophisticated, technologically advanced, aircraft scale in the world. It comes from over 50 years of proven experience in the engineering and design of portable aircraft weigh… [Read More]

General Electrodynamics Corporation (GEC) has been awarded Air Force Contract for Portable Automatic Test Equipment Calibrator (PATEC)

United States Air Force AFLCMC Air Force Metrology and Calibration Program Office, Air Force Material Command AFMETCAL, Heath Ohio General Electrodynamics Corporation (GEC) has been awarded Air Force Contract FA2263-17-C-0018 for Portable Automatic Test Equipment Calibrator (PATEC) in support of the USAF VDATS Calibration Initiative.  The highly complex engineered system will be integrated by GEC. … [Read More]

General Electrodynamics Corporation (GEC) has been awarded Delivery Order for Repair & Overhaul of 100 additional Ice Detectors

US Army Contracting Command – Redstone Arsenal Huntsville, AL General Electrodynamics Corporation (GEC) has been awarded Delivery Order 0004 under US Army Contract W58RGZ-14-D-0121 for Repair & Overhaul of 100 additional Ice Detectors.  The Ice Detectors are part of the UH-60 De-Icing System of which General Electrodynamics Corporation holds a 5 year IDIQ for P/N… [Read More]