ARSA Dispatch
Mar. 25, 2015

2015 Repair Symposium — Engagement in Action

ARSA's 2015 Annual Repair Symposium provided attendees two jam-packed days of presentations, speakers and panels covering a broad range of regulatory and industry issues.More

2015 Legislative Day — ARSA Lands on Capitol Hill

On Mar. 18, ARSA members descended on Capitol Hill to engage legislators and discuss key issues for the aviation maintenance industry. More

ARSA Works — Contract Maintenance Requirements Comparisons & Timeline

The association has been engaged for years on Capitol Hill and with regulators to mitigate the rule's impact on repair stations and their airline customers.More

ARSA to Congress: You Can't Fly Without 300,000 American Aviation Workers

On March 18, ARSA hosted a dual-premiere event on Capitol Hill to provide both visual and quantitative evidence for the importance of the aviation maintenance industry to American lives and livelihoods.More

You Can't Fly Without Us
Aviation Week
Check out this portal, which contains industry resources and figures, such as a new ARSA video that explains what MROs do, economic impact data for the industry and results of a workforce development study. For instance, did you know more certificated mechanics work for independent repair stations than airlines in the U.S.?More

ARSA to Congress: You Can't Fly Without 300,000 American Aviation Workers
Documentary developed as part of a series of informational features to provide introduction to the work of the men and women who keep the world safely in flight.More

FAA Starts Maintenance Training School Rule Update
Aviation Week
The long-needed revamping of FAA's Part 147, the rules governing aircraft maintenance technician (AMT) schools, is underway, Steve Douglas, manager of the agency's Aircraft Maintenance Division, confirmed. More

One Size Doesn't Fit All
Look around you; you likely see different people, with different roles and specialties working together on a civil aircraft or component.More

Accusations over Gulf Carriers Finally Becomes a Debate
Air Transport World
The furor over alleged Gulf carrier subsidies and Open Skies compliance recently got a thorough airing at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation 14th Annual Aviation Summit in Washington, D.C.More

Delta TechOps MRO and Hawaiian Airlines Agree to 5-Year Deal to Include Airbus A330 'C Checks'
Delta TechOps, Delta Air Lines' maintenance division and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) provider business, is strengthening its long-standing relationship with Hawaiian Airlines to a new 5-year agreement.More

MRO Industry Veteran Kevin Connelly Added to TPS Aerospace Leadership Team
TPS Aerospace
TPS Aerospace has expanded its leadership team with the hiring of MRO industry veteran Kevin Connelly as its Executive Vice President. Connelly was previously Vice President and General Manager of Sargent Aerospace (Avborne), and General Manager of ACE Services, a Parker Aerospace and Singapore Airlines Engineering Company (SIAEC) joint ventureMore

Precision Aviation Group Obtains Part 145 CASA and EASA Approval in Australia
Precision Aviation Group, a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, has obtained Part 145 approval from the Civil Aviation Service Authority (CASA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in Australia after working closely with officials for the past 12 months.More

Wood Bison Set for Return to Alaska Wilderness After a Century Away
Alaska Dispatch News
The bison will be flown in 20-foot containers that can hold seven adult cows in individual stalls or up to 17 younger bison. Two containers will be trucked Sunday to Anchorage and flown by commercial carrier for the one-hour flight to Shageluk. A C-130 from Lynden Air Cargo, one of the multiple corporate sponsors involved, can carry two containers each flight.More

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