Daily Archives: September 16, 2015


Rome, September 15, 2015 Agi – Agenzia Giornalistica Italia continues its international expansion enhancing the coverage of the Middle East with the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding on editorial cooperation with IRNA – Islamic Republic News Agency, the main news agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The agreement with IRNA – Islamic Republic News Agency, defined with the support of the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, H. E. Jahanbakhsh Mozaffari, was signed in Rome by the CEO of Agi, Gianni Di Giovanni, and by the Chairman and CEO of IRNA, Mohammad Khoddadi.

The strong synergies defined in this agreement aim at promoting the editorial development both in primary information production and in integrated communication activities, as well as in joint professional training activities and in event organization.

“We welcome the expansion of good relations between Iran and Italy – said the Chairman and CEO of IRNA Mohammad Khoddadi – Rome’s s stand on Iran’s developments has always been positive and this agreement can contribute to the improvement of international cooperation. Besides, under the new management in the 11th government, IRNA is to revitalize its activities with special attention to economic news, and the agreement with Agi perfectly fits in our strategy”.

“Agi is honored to be the first western editorial agency to launch a cooperation with Iran after the cancellation of international sanctions – Agi‘s CEO Gianni Di Giovanni said -. This decision was strongly supported by the Italian government and, borrowing Minister Zarif words, it opens “a new era of hope”.”

Agi – Agenzia Giornalistica Italia is one of Italy’s leading news companies. Since 1950 its news bulletins provide timely information to Italian institutions, businesses, and media. Agi’s international growth strategy focuses on strategic areas worldwide, through a network of correspondents and partners in over 50 countries and news production in 7 languages, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

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Website: www.agi.it

Precision Aviation Group Company – Precision Aviation Services named a Turbomeca Certified Maintenance Center

ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2015 / PRNewswire  — Precision Aviation Services (PAS), a Precision Aviation Group (PAG) company, announced that the company has been named a Certified Maintenance Center (CMC) by Turbomeca (Safran).

Under the agreement, PAS will perform level 1 and level 2 maintenance on the Ariel 1 and 2 along with Arrius 1 and Arrius 2 at their state-of-the-art 40,000 square foot facilities, located on the Atlanta Regional Airport Falcon Field (KFFC), South of Atlanta.

“We are honored that Turbomeca has trusted us with their valued customers by designating us as a CMC,” said PAS President David Ford. “We look forward to a lasting symbiotic relationship.”

Over the last two years, PAS has become a licensed Airbus Helicopter, MD Helicopter and Robinson Helicopter Service Center and will continue to make capital investments to expand their product and service offerings.

“Our team of experienced mechanics and technicians are trained and ready to support the needs of Turbomeca customers,” said Vice President of Business Development Adrienne Robinson. “This is another great step in providing extended customer service to our clients as well as clients of Turbomeca. Customers will now be able to have their entire aircraft and engines serviced from the convenience of our facilities. Our expanded capabilities, MRO services and experienced team makes PAS the ideal location for a Turbomeca Service Center in the Southeast.”

In addition to MRO services, the PAS service center offers Field Service Support and a full-service Avionics shop with factory-trained technicians. PAS is a supplier of all leading avionics manufacturers including Technisonic Industries, Garmin, Honeywell, Rockwell Collins, Avidyne, and several others. Additionally, PAS has in-house engineering capabilities that add flexible, high-quality alternative maintenance solutions for PAS customers.

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About Precision Aviation Group (PAG)
Precision Aviation Group (PAG) is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry. With 8 locations and more than 245,000-square-feet of sales and service facilities in the United States, Canada and Australia, PAG uses its distinct business units and customer-focused business model to serve aviation customers through two business functions – Aviation Supply Chain – and its trademarked Inventory Supported Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (ISMRO®) services.

PAG provides MRO and Supply Chain Solutions for Fixed and Rotary-wing aircraft through:  Precision Heliparts – PHP (www.heliparts.com); Precision Aviation Services – PAS (www.precisionaviationservices.com);  Precision Accessories & Instruments – PAI (www.precisionaccessories.com); Precision Heliparts Canada – PHP-C (www.heliparts.ca); Precision Accessories & Instruments Canada – PAI-C (www.precisionaccessories.ca); PHP-Instruments & Accessories – PHP-IA (www.heliparts.la);   Precision Aero Technology –PAT (www.precisionaerotechnology.com), Precision Heliparts – Australia – PHP-AU (www.precisionheliparts.com.au), Precision Accessories & Instruments – Australia (PAI-AU) (www.precisionaccessories.com.au) and Aviation Controls, Inc. – ACI (www.aviationcontrolsinc.com).  PAG subsidiaries have MRO capabilities on over 35,000 products, including accessories, avionics, engine components, hydraulics, instruments, NDT, starter/generators, and wheels/brakes (www.precisionaviationgroup.com).

Turbomeca (Safran) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer and, since its foundation in 1938, has produced over 72,000 turbines. Turbomeca offers the widest range of helicopter engines in the world and has more than 2,500 customers in 155 countries. Turbomeca has fifteen sites and operates on each continent, providing its customers with a proximity service through 39 distributors and certified maintenance centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul Centers, and 90 Field Representatives and Field Technicians. Turbomeca subsidiary Microturbo is the leading European manufacturer of turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.