ARSA Dispatch
May. 13, 2015

Hotline Highlight: Webinar — Contract Maintenance Rule Compliance

On March 4, 2015, the FAA unveiled a congressionally-mandated rule on air carrier contract maintenance requirements. This free session will review the decades-long fight to minimize the rule's impact on the aviation industry and introduce basic requirements for compliance.More

ARSA Remembers: Fred Emery (1933-2015)

On Wednesday, April 29, Frederick Joseph Emery passed away at his home in Washington, D.C.More

Air Strip On A Film Strip
Aviation Week
For the general public — the flying public — a streaming video might be the closest they ever get to the actual gears and levers that carry them safely across the world. Regulatory compliance issues, business realities, emerging markets and the demands of a shifting globe are hidden from travelers at the airport gate.More

Air Safety Award Nomination Opens
AIN Online
The Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Foundation and Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) are calling for nominations for the 2015 Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award, which will be presented at FSF's 68th Annual International Air Safety Summit this November in Miami.More

Duncan Aviation Parts Sales Consignment Team Celebrates 30 Years
AviationPros
We buy parts and avionics. We also consign what we don't buy. But consigning isn't an afterthought, it's a process Duncan Aviation Parts Sales has perfected. And it's a service that is celebrating 30 years at Duncan Aviation. More

GAMA Publishes 2015 First Quarter Aircraft Shipment Data
AviationPros
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recently published first quarter 2015 aircraft shipment results.More

Kansas State University UAS Experts Offer Insight into New FAA Initiatives
AviationPros
The Federal Aviation Administration recently announced two new unmanned aircraft systems initiatives, at the Unmanned Systems 2015 conference in Atlanta. Two Kansas State University Salina faculty members — Kurt Barnhart, associate dean of research and engagement, and Mark Blanks, UAS program manager — are attending the conference and have shared their comments on what the announcement means for unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, and K-State Salina's UAS program.More

AV8 MRO New Facility Aims To Decrease Turn Times For Hawker Landing Gear Overhaul By Offering More In-House Capabilities
AviationPros
In order to meet increasing demands from customers, AV8 MRO, LLC., recently moved into a new facility featuring 20,000 square feet of office and warehouse space.More

LAN Cargo to Improve Operational Efficiency with CHEP Aerospace Solutions
AviationPros
LAN Cargo, the largest air cargo carrier in Latin America, and CHEP Aerospace Solutions, the outsourced ULD management and repair solutions provider, have signed an agreement for the repair and maintenance of LAN Cargo's fleet of cargo containers and pallets at Miami International Airport. More

FAA's B4UFLY App Will Help UAS Pilots Operate Safely and Legally
AviationPros
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today demonstrated a new smartphone application called "B4UFLY," designed to help model aircraft and unmanned aircraft (UAS) users know if it is safe and legal to fly in their current or planned location.More

NBAA Names Recipients of 2015 Maintenance Scholarships
AviationPros
The Maintenance Committee of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is awarding the 2015 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) at the Association's Maintenance Management Conference, opening today in Portland, OR.More

FAA-Industry Initiative Will Expand Small UAS Horizons
AviationPros
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced a partnership with industry to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations beyond the type of operations the agency proposed in the draft small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) rule it published in February. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a partnership with industry to explore the next steps in unmanned aircraft operations beyond the type of operations the agency proposed in the draft small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) rule it published in February. More

CHEF Homeschoolers Win Third GAMA/Build A Plane STEM Competition
AviationPros
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane announced today that the CHEF Homeschoolers in Cuba City, Wisconsin won the third Aviation Design Challenge to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) knowledge among U.S. high school students.More

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