ARSA Dispatch
Jan. 7, 2015

FAA Announces SMS Final Rule

On Jan. 7, the FAA issued a final rule that requires most U.S. commercial airlines to have Safety Management Systems (SMS) in place by 2018. The rule builds on programs many airlines already use to identify and reduce aviation risk.More

ARSA, ATEC Offer Aviation Maintenance Scholarships
Aero-News Network
The Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) and the Aviation Technician Aviation Council (ATEC) joined with the Northrop Rice Foundation (NRF) to give the gift of a future in aviation maintenance.More

New Year, New Opportunities
MRO Network
I'm also filled with optimistic thoughts of the year ahead and how we can continue to enhance Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance, MRO Network's website and, of course, this newsletter to make sure we're bringing you the most insightful and interesting commentary on what's happening in the MRO sector. More

NTSB To Speak With Girl Who Survived Plane
WBFS-TV
A seven-year-old girl who was the only survivor of a small plane crash which killed her family may be the key to figuring out what happened. More

Lufthansa Technik Announces Closer Co-operation with Rolls-Royce in Engine Maintenance
AviTrader
Rolls-Royce and Lufthansa Technik AG are to explore closer co-operation in the technical care of mature engines.More

(North Carolina) Why Aren't Jobs Being Filled?
High Point Enterprise
For all the talk about the need for jobs in High Point and the rest of the Triad, many companies are having difficulty filling existing positions.More

Metro Aviation Welcomes Casey Marland
Rotor News
Metro Aviation is pleased to announce that Casey Marland has joined the Metro family as the Director of Part 135 Training.More

Pratt & Whitney Says Engine for Airbus Jet Wins Certification
Reuters
Pratt & Whitney recently said its engine for Airbus' A320neo family of narrowbody airplanes has won certification from the Federal Aviation Administration.More

US Leads ICAO's New Remotely Piloted Aircraft Panel
AIN Online
The Federal Aviation Administration, which has come under fire in the U.S. for its slow-moving effort to regulate drones, now leads an international committee whose task is to develop recommended drone standards for the world community.More

4 Takeaways From Heico's Earnings Report
The Motley Fool
Heico recently delivered solid fourth‐quarter earnings, and guided toward 8-10 percent growth in net sales and net income for 2015. Moreover, management served notice of its intent to "aggressively pursue" acquisition opportunities to generate growth.More

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