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January 21, 2021

PINNACLE KC-10 TRAINING SERVICES SECURE OPTION YEAR EXTENSION

PINNACLE KC-10 TRAINING SERVICES SECURE OPTION YEAR EXTENSION Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. was recently awarded a 6-month Extension of Services contract extension supporting the KC-10 Training System.  The six-month extension valued at over $14 million is a firm-fixed-price effort that supports the original contract awarded to Pinnacle in December 2015 by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. Under this contract, Pinnacle operates and conducts training using Weapon System Trainer full-motion simulators, Flight Training Device non-motion flight simulators, Boom Operator Flight Trainers, Engine Maintenance Trainers, Main Landing Gear Trainers, and a Cargo Load Trainer. These training devices are spread across […]
January 14, 2021

Pinnacle Solutions Supporting Boeing on MH-139A Grey Wolf Program

Pinnacle Solutions Supporting Boeing on MH-139A Grey Wolf Program Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. (Pinnacle) was awarded a subcontract by Boeing for sustainment and maintenance of MH-139A Grey Wolf, with a three-year period of performance. Under this Firm-Fixed-Price contract, Pinnacle’s Maintenance Support Team of FAA-certified technicians will conduct scheduled maintenance support and periodic/phase maintenance inspections, perform unscheduled and follow-on maintenance, and provide non-routine maintenance on MH-139A aircraft. The MH-139 was selected by the U.S. Air Force as the UH-1N Huey replacement in September 2018. The aircraft is based on a fully type-certified FAA FAR Part 29 helicopter and derives from the Leonardo […]
December 18, 2020

PINNACLE DEVELOPING BLACK HAWK BLADE REPAIR INSTRUCTION

PINNACLE DEVELOPING BLACK HAWK BLADE REPAIR INSTRUCTION Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. (Pinnacle) was awarded a subcontract for the development of a web-based informational and instructional product intended to enhance viewer understanding and accurately simulate the UH-60M Blade Repair Work Packages (WPs) using eLearning techniques and Army Aviation maintenance personnel input. For this effort, Pinnacle will be a subcontractor to Science and Engineering Services, LLC. on the Logistics Support Facility Management Activity (LSFMA) Multiple Award Indefinite-Delivery-Indefinite-Quantity (MAIDIQ) contract. Over the next six months, this eLearning product effort will result in the development of five WPs for Main Rotor Blade Repair – Skin […]
November 16, 2020

Pinnacle’s Virtual Maintenance Trainer Expands to New Aircraft Platforms

Pinnacle’s Virtual Maintenance Trainer Expands to New Aircraft Platforms Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. (Pinnacle) was awarded a contract by Raytheon’s Orlando-based Global Training Solutions (GTS) for Pinnacle-developed off-the-shelf VXT© Core (VXT©) software for two new aircraft variants – the MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopter (MD 530F) and Cessna 208B Caravan (C-208) aircraft. The final products, MD 530F and C-208 Virtual Maintenance Trainers (VMTs) will provide an immersive 3-D environment for computer-based training of Afghan Air Force aircraft maintainers under the Aviation Maintenance Development Center (AMDC) Task Order primed by Raytheon GTS under the Enterprise Training Service Contract (ETSC). Pinnacle’s MD 530F […]
October 30, 2020

Pinnacle Awarded Two Additional Task Orders on U.S. Army UAS IMS Contract

Pinnacle Awarded Two Additional Task Orders on U.S. Army UAS IMS Contract On October 30th, 2020, Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. (Pinnacle) was awarded follow-on task orders supporting Fort Huachuca Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Instruction and Mission Support (IMS) contract. These are new, combined, cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price task orders that support the $533M UAS IMS contract awarded to Pinnacle in March 2019 by the Army Contracting Command, Orlando, FL. Under these task orders, Pinnacle and our Textron and AOC Global teammate employees, supported by our fully staffed Sierra Vista, Arizona-based Program Management Office, provide the flight and maintenance training and operational maintenance, […]
March 25, 2019

Intro to the Pinnacle Team

Intro to the Pinnacle Team: Release #1, 25 March 2019   Welcome to the Pinnacle Team! We know that is has been a long and tedious wait, but you can all relax and take a deep breath now. Our local, and senior management team in Huntsville has it from here, and will make transition as transparent as possible. We will continue to use this forum to pass information, timelines and requirements. Please bookmark this page and check it frequently! The Pinnacle Team is comprised of three Aerospace-centric companies. In addition to Pinnacle, Textron and AOC (formerly Battlespace Flight Services) form […]
April 16, 2019

UAS IMS Current Status: Update #2

PM Update, UAS IMS: Release #2, 16 April 2019  Future Pinnacle Team members: By now most know that there has been a Protest filed with GAO. So, what does that mean? 1. GAO has until 10 July 2019 to decide validity; however, it could come sooner. We remain confident of prevailing, no matter what the basis of the protest is. 2. ACC Orlando has issued a “stop work” to Pinnacle, which simply means we can’t charge for transition nor have official meetings with the Government. (Post Award Conference being most significant) 3. Pinnacle has made an internal decision to keep […]
July 26, 2019

UAS IMS Current Status: Update #3

PM Update, UAS IMS: Release #3, 26 July 2019 Future Pinnacle Team: Phase in is 01August through 31 October. Your first day on our team is 01 November 2019. Here is what you can expect in the next few weeks:       – Our PMO office will be ready on 1 August, giving us all a physical location that is fully staffed by 12 August. One stop shopping in the future, as our teammates will occupy the same suite.       – Lines of communications are reopened and active with the COR and ACC Orlando; as we receive actionable information we will […]
August 28, 2019

UAS IMS Current Status: Update #4

PM Update, UAS IMS: Release #4, 28 August 2019 Future Pinnacle Team: Get used to the new logo! Wear it with pride. –  NEW! If you work on the Shadow Flight Line, please go apply to our requisitions posted on the website. Long wait, but you are all welcome to join the team! ALL Shadow Maintenance and Maintenance Training personnel qualify under the PWS. Textron will also retain some Mechanic/Crew Chief positions. –  Requirements are now known, and all initial offers are out, with about an 85% acceptance rate in the first week! Many sections are already at 100% staffing! […]
September 11, 2019

UAS IMS Current Status: Update #5

PM Update, UAS IMS: Release #5, 10 September 2019   Open House is set: Come down and have all your questions answered. Whether Pinnacle, Textron or AOCG, reps are here to assist. When: 16-18 September from 0700-1900. Location: The Wick Bldg. 333 W. Wilcox Dr., Suite 204. Signage will direct Textron and AOCG personnel to the correct Suite in the same Building. Please see the below checklist (Team  mates will have similar checklists) so that you may prepare. Missing requirements will need to be completed NLT 30 October, but why not knock it out the first time? Thank you, on […]
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