Dumont's Second Annual Open Hangar Event was a huge success. The open house style event was hosted in Dumont's hangar in New Castle, Delaware. Guests got the chance to view and tour gorgeous planes from Dumont JET's fleet.
The No. 95 Car came to Dover International Speedway for this Sunday's Gander Outdoors 400 race. The Dumont JETS Camero ZL1 finished 21st.
Kasey Kahne battled back to finish 10th at the NASCAR All-Star race that took place this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Dumont JETS was proud to sponsor Kasey Kahne and the No. 95 car for the race.
NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne talks about how his life and racing career have changed since becoming a father.
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Dumont Aviation announced this week that Accountable Manager, Gerard van Dyk, has received the FAA Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. The award is given in appreciation for dedicated service, technical expertise, professionalism and outstanding maintenance contributions to further the cause of aviation safety.
Mr. van Dyk,”Van”, as he is known in the aviation community, has established an aviation maintenance career spanning more than 50 years. Mr. van Dyk moved to Delaware from the Netherlands in 1962. In the Netherlands, he was a member of the Royal Dutch Air Force and worked for KLM Airlines as a mechanic. When he moved to the US, he was welcomed and encouraged by the FAA in Philadelphia. In 1963, he obtained his A&P Certificate and worked for Summit Aviation in Middletown, Delaware. In 1971, he obtained a position at the New Castle County Airport (KILG) for the Rollins Flight Department as a Maintenance Manager. When the Rollins Flight Department closed in 1974, Mr. van Dyk and his wife Wyneke, started a maintenance company there named Gerard van Dyk, Inc. In 1975, he and his wife established an FBO called, New Castle Aviation.
In 1977, he became the Director of Maintenance for Summit Aviation at KILG. In 1985 he opened a family owned corporate maintenance facility at KILG named ELCORTA Inc. This business became a FAA Repair Station and in 1999, expanded to a maintenance facility hangar. In 2013, Dumont Aviation acquired the Facility and Mr. van Dyk is the Accountable Manager.
Volo Direct, a Dumont Group Company, announced today that it has occupied a newly renovated 40,000 sq. ft. warehouse and office space. The move is due to continued expansion and will allow Volo Direct to better serve its customers.