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FAA, EASA Release MAG Change 5
The FAA and EASA have released change 5 to the Maintenance Annex Guide (MAG), effective Sept. 9. The document contains extensive changes; notably when Form 8130-3 must accompany new components that will be installed by a U.S. repair station during maintenance subject to EASA jurisdiction.
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FAA Affirms Repair Station Personhood
On Sept. 11, the FAA affirmed that a repair station, defined as a "person" in 14 CFR § 1.1, may "prepare, or cause to be prepared" an airworthiness release or an appropriate aircraft log entry — something ARSA established back in 2009.
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FAA Follows CRI ARC Recommendation in Draft AFS Order
On Sept. 10, the FAA released draft Order FS 8000.AFSGDD, "Flight Standards Service Guidance Document Development," for comment. The document follows the CRI-ARC's recommendation for ensuring clear and consistent methods for creating and changing guidance.
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'New' Compliance Philosophy Begets AFS Policy
In keeping with the administrator's "new" directive for focusing compliance resources, the Flight Standards Service (AFS) put some meat on the bones of expected actions by the aviation safety inspector workforce by updating its own policy.
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FAA Extends ICA Comment Periods
In response to an Aug. 25 request from ARSA and a coalition of aviation trade associations, the FAA has extended the comment periods for both of its draft documents addressing Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA). Comments on both drafts are now due Nov. 5.
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Special Invitation: AIA Supplier Management Council Mtg
ARSA members are invited to the Aerospace Industries Association's (AIA) Supplier Management Council meeting at UPS in Atlanta from Sept. 29-Oct. 1.
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Orlando Outreach & Training with Marshall S. Filler — Oct. 21
This October, Orlando will be the happiest place on earth for regulatory compliance. Marshall S. Filler, ARSA's managing director & general counsel, will lead the all-day session on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the JetBlue Hangar in Orlando.
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ARSA Training Series: Parts
Join ARSA Executive Director Sarah MacLeod for a three-session series of training on the regulations and other requirements affecting the purchase, stocking and sale of parts. During each live webinar, participants will be able to engage directly with MacLeod.
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Don't Take ARSA's Word For It — the RSQM
The association strives to provide members with a broad range of benefits to improve the business of repair stations. Whether in advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and in the halls of government agencies, or through training, publications (model manuals, forms, supplements) and web-based resources (AVMRO.arsa.org, AeroJobs.org), ARSA works to make you better.
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INDUSTRY NEWS




Airbus Officially Opens U.S. Manufacturing Facility
Aviation Pros
In a much-anticipated ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, Airbus inaugurated operations at its first ever U.S. Manufacturing Facility. The plant — which assembles the industry-leading family of A319s, A320s and A321s — is officially open for business, with a skilled team of more than 250 Airbus manufacturing employees now at work on the first U.S.-made Airbus aircraft.
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As Congress Returns, Little Time Left for FAA Renewal
AIN Online
The U.S. Congress returns from its month-long break today with only a few weeks left to complete several major bills, including FAA re-authorization and numerous appropriations bills. With the FAA's authorization set to expire Sept. 30, lawmakers are believed to be mulling a possible six-month extension while negotiations continue on a longer-term bill.
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Boeing: Asia Pacific Region To Have Greatest Demand For Pilots, Technicians
Aviation News Today
Boeing reports that over the next 20 years the Asia Pacific region will have the greatest demand for commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians worldwide with approximately 40 percent of the global need — more than North America, Africa and Europe combined.
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EASA Annual Safety Conference on Training — Luxembourg October 14-15
Aviation Pros
The conference will look at pilot training, maintenance engineer training, authority inspector competencies and air traffic controller training methods & tools. Speakers will be from all aviation sectors including regulators, associations, training organisations, airlines, MRO and air traffic services organisations.
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What Role Will Humans Play in the Future of Aviation Safety? Human Factors in Aviation Safety Conference
Bloomberg Business
Human factors specialists from BAE Systems, Easyjet, Eurocontrol and top academic institutions will gather at the inaugural 'Human Factors in Aviation Safety Conference' organised by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF), to discuss how these technological developments can be achieved in one of a very few, large-scale, 'ultra-safe' industries.
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June 2015 US Airline Traffic Data
Transportation.gov
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines' systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor — a measure of the use of airline capacity — rose to 83.2 percent in June, seasonally adjusted, after remaining unchanged for two consecutive months (Table 1). Seasonal adjustment allows the comparing of monthly load factors to all other months.
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Boeing Near Deal to Open 737 Delivery Center in China
Aviation Pros
Boeing is close to reaching a deal with the Chinese government to open a 737 jet completion and delivery center in China. A person familiar with the details said an announcement could be made during President Xi Jinping's visit to Seattle later this month.
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