ARSA Dispatch
May. 5, 2015

ARSA, ATEC Join Forces for Armed Forces

ARSA and the Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC) have joined together to support Hire Our Aviation Heroes, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans transition into civilian aviation careers.More

FAA Corrects Contract Maintenance Rule Effective Date

On April 29, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a correction to its final air carrier contract maintenance rule, giving industry until March 4, 2016 to comply.More

ARSA on UAS Rule — Don't Bite Off More than FAA Can Chew

On April 23, ARSA submitted comments to the FAA’s proposed rule regarding its control of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

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FAA Declares New En Route Automation System is Operational
AIN Online
The Federal Aviation Administration has finished installing a computer automation system that substantially improves the efficiency and capacity of its high-altitude, en route ATC centers. More

AAR Earns Boeing Gold Performance Excellence Awards
AAR has earned Boeing Gold Performance Excellence Awards at two of its operating units — Aircraft Component Repair (ACS) in Amsterdam and Defense Systems Logistics (DSL) in Havelock, N.C. — for the fifth straight year. More

United Airlines Passengers and Employees Rally Big Time to Aid Nepal Earthquake Victims
Chicago Business Journal
In just one day, United Airlines said it managed to raise $1 million from customers and employees to aid victims of a devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. More

GE Aviation Plans Expansion in Hooksett
New Hampshire Union Leader
GE Aviation plans to break ground next week on a 55,000-square-foot expansion of its facility in Hooksett to increase capacity driven by a backlog in its commercial engines business.More

Duncan Aviation Expands Non-Destructive Testing to Helicopter Operations
Aviation Week
Duncan Aviation, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, has expanded its non-destructive testing services to helicopter operators.More

PwC Ranks U.S. Tops in Aerospace 'Attractiveness'
AIN Online
Size and high productivity help make the U.S. the country with the most favorable environment for aerospace manufacturing in the world, according to a new research paper published by accountancy group PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).More

NASA Successfully Tests Shape-Changing Wing For Next Generation Aviation
NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, successfully completed initial flight tests of a new morphing wing technology that has the potential to save millions of dollars annually in fuel costs, reduce airframe weight and decrease aircraft noise during takeoffs and landings.More

Southwest Airlines Selects Honeywell Cockpit Technologies for Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft
Honeywell Aerospace's full suite of cockpit technologies has been selected by Southwest Airlines for its future fleet of Boeing 737 MAX and existing fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft.More

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