Materialise and Proponent Transform Aerospace Aftermarket Supply Chains with 3D Printing

Materialise and Proponent Transform Aerospace Aftermarket Supply Chains with 3D Printing

Press Release Brea, Calif., Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS) and Proponent have today announced a partnership that will raise the profile of 3D printing in aerospace aftermarket supply chains. Proponent, headquartered in Brea, California, is the world’s leading independent distributor of aircraft parts. Materialise, headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, is a global leader in 3D printing solutions. With the partnership, Materialise and Proponent seek to partner with Aerospace OEMs and Suppliers to offer Airlines and MROs a one-stop-shop…

Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

We’ve come a long way since Kittyhawk; modern aviation allows us to circle the globe, reach unimaginable altitudes, and remain airborne for amounts of time undreamt of by early flight pioneers. However, today’s aircraft systems also demand precision controls and responsiveness. Aircraft hydraulic systems play an essential role in helping to achieve this and allow planes to operate effectively. What Is an Aircraft Hydraulic System? Aircraft hydraulic systems are responsible for maintaining any aircraft components…

Proponent becomes AMP’s First Supplier Alliances Platinum Partner

Proponent becomes AMP’s First Supplier Alliances Platinum Partner

Press Release Brea, Calif., October 5, 2021 – Proponent, the largest global independent aerospace distributor, is pleased to announce its new status as a Platinum Partner for Airline MRO Parts (AMP), the industry leader in automated solutions for the buying & selling of aircraft C&E.  The AMP Supplier Alliances Program provides customers with unparalleled inventory access and best-in-class service. It achieves this by strengthening and leveraging strategic partnerships with suppliers to create meaningful and competitive…

Autonomous Flight

Autonomous Flight

The aviation industry is always innovating. This has been true since the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, and the industry has made monumental strides from the first propeller-driven planes just over a hundred years ago. However, while enormous passenger jets, such as the Boeing 747, may seem like quite an accomplishment, a major innovation in the industry is just getting started. Not only are aircraft companies finding ways to go green and improve just…

Predictive Analytics vs Machine Learning in Aviation

Predictive Analytics vs Machine Learning in Aviation

What is Predictive Analytics? Predictive analytics uses both current and prior data to model future outcomes and catch problems before they actually occur. This is key in the aircraft industry, and predictive analytics has gotten better and better as planes have become more technologically connected. Airline companies use predictive analysis to change marketing strategies based on consumer forecasting, as well as using it to keep their technology in top condition. Because the assumption of safety…

Different Types of Aircraft Inspections and How to Prepare

Different Types of Aircraft Inspections and How to Prepare

Overview Flying, especially commercial flight, is known to be one of the safest forms of transportation. In fact, when compared to automobiles, the difference is enormous. According to the National Security Council, 1 out of every 106 deaths is caused by an automobile accident. On the other hand, airplane crashes are so infrequent that one source estimates you have only a “1 in 205,552 chance of dying as a passenger on an airplane.” So what…

Proponent partners with Conidia Bioscience becoming a global distributor for their FUELSTAT® test kits

Proponent partners with Conidia Bioscience becoming a global distributor for their FUELSTAT® test kits

Press Release Brea, Calif., August 17, 2021 – Proponent, the largest independent aerospace distributor in the world, announced today a new partnership agreement with Conidia Bioscience to distribute their FUELSTAT® testing kit. Under the new agreement, Proponent will globally distribute FUELSTAT® to the commercial aviation industry. Conidia’s FUELSTAT® is an immunoassay antibody fuel test to detect microbial contamination in jet fuel. It is a simple procedure, requiring minimal instruction, with instant digital reporting capability and…

The Boeing 737 MAX is ready? Have a look at what the 737 Max jet needs to get in the air.

The Boeing 737 MAX is ready? Have a look at what the 737 Max jet needs to get in the air.

After over a year of being grounded, the Boeing 737 Max is set to return to the skies. The planes were grounded in March last year following two crashes. The planes have had to undergo rigorous changes and improvements in order to get back into service as swiftly and safely as possible. They specifically focused on making modifications to pilot training and added safety features. What is the Boeing 737 Max? The Boeing 737 Max…

Proponent Partners With AmSafe Bridport to Serve the EMEA and Americas Market

Proponent Partners With AmSafe Bridport to Serve the EMEA and Americas Market

Press Release Brea, Calif., April 8, 2021 – Proponent, the largest independent aerospace distributor in the world, is pleased to announce a new and exciting partnership with AmSafe Bridport, a world-leading manufacturer in cargo restraint and aircraft safety solutions. Proponent is proud to be an exclusive distributor for AmSafe Bridport in EMEA and the Americas. This new strategic partnership will involve the distribution of an extensive catalog of aftermarket products, including but not limited to;…

Proponent Expands Their Relationship With Donaldson Company to Serve North and South America

Proponent Expands Their Relationship With Donaldson Company to Serve North and South America

Brea, Calif., February 25, 2021 – Proponent, the largest independent aerospace distributor in the world, is thrilled to announce the expansion of their work with Donaldson Company to serve the commercial Fixed Wing Aerospace markets of North and South America. The agreement builds on Proponent’s over 20-year relationship with Donaldson servicing Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets. Proponent is proud to now distribute globally for Donaldson. This expanded relationship between…

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