ARSA Dispatch
Mar. 20, 2013

ARSA Symposium underway!
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
ARSA's Annual Repair Symposium is currently taking place in Pentagon City, Arlington, Va. Members of the aviation maintenance industry will connect with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and other aviation authorities, as well as key members of Congress.More

Check out the new 'Resources' page!
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
In Oct. 2012, ARSA launched a new, more user-friendly website. Since that time, the Association has been working to continually update the site with useful content to help guide you through the complex maze of regulations.More

Final documents/Your two cents
Aeronautical Repair Station Association
ARSA now keeps a list of Final Documents and Your Two Cents on its website. 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, or FR, publications such as proposed and final rules, Advisory Circulars, or 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

FAA Safety Briefing March/April 2013
Federal Aviation Administration
The March/April 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the themes of the 4th Annual FAA Safety Standdown: building a safety community, human error, and loss of control — the leading causal factor in general aviation accidents. Articles explore each of these critical areas and provide important insight, tips and resources for improving GA safety. Among the feature articles in this issue include how to avoid get-home-itis, a review of FAA's WINGS pilot proficiency program, and a look at the importance of setting priorities and avoiding risk. More

Carolina Aeronautical now considered one of top US aviation maintenance schools for students in process of gaining A&P oral and practical certifications
Carolina Aeronautical via
Leading specialist among US-based aviation maintenance schools, Carolina Aeronautical is now offering students in the process of taking their A&P Oral & Practical certifications the ideal foundation for success. The school’s new 4/6 Day A&P Oral & Practical Prep course has been designed by leading aeronautical industry educators to support student success as they go on to achieve their field qualifications.More

GAMA and Build A Plane push STEM education efforts with nationwide search for high school students to build two airplanes
In a collaborative effort to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education and stimulate student interaction in aviation and manufacturing, Build A Plane and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association recently announced a nationwide STEM educational competition.More