AAR looking to fill 200 aircraft jobs in Indianapolis
Indianapolis Business Journal Share
AAR Corp. is looking to hire about 200 more workers for its aircraft repair center at Indianapolis International Airport. The suburban Chicago-based company now employs about 1,000 people at the 1.7 million-square-foot base. It recently landed new work from Delta Air Lines, said Greg Dellinger, director of recruiting at AAR. More
LaHood: FAA reauthorization on priority list
Aviation News Today Share
DOT Secretary Ray LaHood said that the pending FAA reauthorization bill is on the list of items that President Obama hopes Congress will enact before the end of this year. LaHood and Sen. Richard Durbin spoke about the legislation with AAAE Senior Executive Vice President Todd Hauptli, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Chicago Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino prior to the start of a recent AAAE/Chicago Department of Aviation's Airports Going Green Conference in Chicago. More
Dorgan, Rockefeller push for FAA reauthorization
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Senators Jay Rockefeller and Byron Dorgan are working to pass a bill to authorize continued operation of the Federal Aviation Administration with a 2011 budget of $17.1 billion before the end of the lame duck congressional session. More
Huge business potential seen in aviation sector
The Hindu Business Line Share
There is huge business opportunity in aircraft maintenance, repair and over haul (MRO) facilities, according to Dr. V.K. Saraswat, Republic of India's Director-General, Defense Research and Development Organisaton (DRDO). Speaking at the inaugural session of Aviation Conclave 2010 recently, Dr. Saraswat said there was also scope for collaborations with the leading MROs of the world. More
FAA orders cockpit windows on Boeing 747s inspected, replaced
U.S. airlines must have cockpit windows on their Boeing Co. 747 jetliners inspected or replaced after reports of fires on other Boeing planes, the Federal Aviation Administration said. The order is aimed at eliminating loose connections in the electrical system that heats windows to prevent ice from forming, the FAA said in a notice recently slated to be published in the Federal Register. The order covers 251 aircraft. The inspections will cost carriers $5.4 million collectively. More
HAI introduces the 'Salute to Excellence' Rolls-Royce excellence in Helicopter Maintenance Award
Rotor News Share
Helicopter Association International's mission is to advance the helicopter as a safe, effective method of commerce. That mission charges each of us to commit ourselves to promoting the highest level of safety and efficiency. This culture of professionalism is nurtured when we encourage and recognize outstanding achievement and contributions made by individuals and organizations. Each year the "Salute to Excellence" Awards program recognizes these outstanding achievements. More
FAA Safety Briefing November/December 2010
The November/December 2010 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on a subject fundamental to pilot safety: abnormal and emergency situations. The issue stresses the delicate art of planning for the "unplanned" and outlines several of the tools and resources pilots need to handle emergencies. Articles provide tips on unusual attitude recovery, partial-power takeoffs, and knowing what to do when your aircraft’s electrical system fails. Also, this issue's Hot Spots article highlights the work FAA has been doing to identify the leading causes of GA fatal accidents. More
ARSA Dispatch available through MultiBriefs app
ARSA understands the need to deliver timely, relevant news to its members. In partnering with MultiBriefs to create ARSA Dispatch, the association committed itself to providing updates on a weekly basis. ARSA Dispatch is now part of the new MultiBriefs app, available for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch in the App Store. Simply search "MultiBriefs" and download the app free of charge. News is streamed into your iPhone or iPod Touch each week. For those without iPhones, not to worry. We also have Blackberry and Droid versions. For Blackberry users, visit the Blackberry App World and search "MultiBriefs." Droid users can go to the Android Marketplace and search "MultiBriefs."
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Phase One, Step Two to quantify the economic impact of the aviation maintenance industry, nationally and internationally is currently underway, but we need your assistance!
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Airbus selects Goodrich for A350-1000 main landing gear
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Goodrich Corporation has been selected by Airbus to provide the main landing gear for the -1000 variant of the A350 XWB aircraft. The contract is expected to generate more than $2 billion in original equipment and aftermarket revenue for Goodrich over the life of the program. This selection covers the design, test, manufacture and in-service support of the main landing gear. More
Metro Aviation lands in Ohio
Longtime traditional air medical transportation provider and helicopter completion specialist, Metro Aviation, Inc. will soon be providing helicopter air medical services (AMS) to MedFlight, based in Columbus, Ohio. The AMS operation will be the third for Metro Aviation in the state of Ohio and will include a Midwest maintenance facility to support these and other regional aircraft operated by the company. More
Chromalloy opens new office in Beijing, China
Chromalloy, a leading independent provider of advanced repairs, services and solutions for aerospace, industrial gas turbine (IGT) and aero-derivative engines, has opened a new office in Beijing, China, to better serve customers in the region. The new office expands the company’s staff to a group of sales leaders with deep industry expertise in each key segment. More
Final Documents/Your Two Cents
ARSA now keeps a list of Final Documents and Your Two Cents on its website http://www.arsa.org/FDYTC. By accessing the links (provided in blue) you will find a complete list of items the Association has noted as important to aviation design, production and maintenance activities.
Final Documents: This list includes Federal Register (FR) publications such as proposed and final rules, Advisory Circulars (ACs), Orders, Notices, policy statements and related material of interest to ARSA members. The date shown is the date of FR publication or other official release.
Your Two Cents: Provides you with the opportunity to provide input on rules and guidance that will affect you. Agencies must provide the public with notice and an opportunity for comment before their rules change. Your input matters. Comments should be received before the indicated due date; however, agencies often consider comments they receive before drafting of the final document begins. More