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NLRB issues new posting rules
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The National Labor Relations Board has issued a final rule requiring most private-sector employers to post a government-drafted notice of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act by Nov. 14, 2011. More

War of words continues over LightSquared
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LightSquared is digging in its heels, blaming GPS manufacturers for poorly designed equipment that makes it susceptible to interference from LightSquared's proposed high-power broadband transmitters that use a frequency adjacent to the spectrum used by GPS. More

NTSB to hold forum on airplane fuselage structural integrity
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The National Transportation Safety Board is convening a public forum next month on airplane fuselage structural integrity. Topics to be discussed during the forum include: Airplane fuselage design, certification of fuselage structures, production quality assurance systems, in-service inspection programs and the future of non-destructive examination technologies. More

Flight attendants campaigning at airports for 'clean' FAA bill
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Members of the union representing flight attendants are fanning out to airports to ask airline passengers to pressure lawmakers to pass a funding bill for the Federal Aviation Administration when they come back from vacation. More

Canada and EU forge aviation safety agreement
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Canada and the European Union have enacted a bilateral aviation safety agreement, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association announced. According to GAMA president and CEO Pete Bunce, the "structured bilateral cooperation will streamline certification, continued airworthiness and maintenance efforts between all EU member states and Canada." More

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CRS Jet Spares increases managed repair capabilities
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CRS Jet Spares is expanding its customer property overhaul program to include services such as additional technical resources and new capabilities from members of the CRS preferred vendors network. Vendors qualify for inclusion after having been approved through the AS9120/ISO9001 quality management process. More

Aeromexico and Delta go on the offensive
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SkyTeam partners Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines are teaming up to solidify their presence in the erratic Mexican market by laying the groundwork for a potential joint venture. More

Study: 31,800 jobs added by aerospace and defense companies this year, but declines expected in 2012
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Aviation Week's 15th annual Workforce and Young Professionals/Student Study shows that aerospace and defense companies will fill 31,800 job openings in 2011, up from 19,500 in 2010. The hiring will slow again in 2012 to 22,000, a decline of more than 30 percent. More

Aircraft parts repairer lands in Danville, Va.
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GSO Aviation, Inc. from Greensboro, N.C., will relocate to Airside Industrial Park in Danville, Va. The move will bring 15 jobs to Danville and could position the company for future growth, said company owner Ray Rodriguez. GSO Aviation is a Federal Aviation Administration-certified company specializing in the repair and overhaul of mainly hydraulic components for Boeing, Airbus and Bombardier regional aircraft. The company also works on aircraft motors, pumps and electronics. More

Aviation maintenance technicians keep planes in the air
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Aviation maintenance is a strong and stable industry. Why? According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, more than 809 million people flew in 2008 — and that was during a down year. Every airplane that flies is required to have a maintenance check at both its departure and arrival airports, which means work for technicians. More

Duluth, Minn., aims to network its way into 250 new jobs
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Duluth, Minn., is hoping to put its best face forward when an Illinois aircraft service company visits to check out the region's workforce as it searches for a new maintenance base. Up to 250 jobs are on the table should AAR Aircraft Services select Duluth for its next facility. More
 
 
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