ARSA Dispatch
Jun. 17, 2015

Shuster Outlines FAA Reauthorization Principles

On June 15, House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) outlined his top priorities for the upcoming reauthorization of the FAA.More

ARSA Remembers: Jay Pardee

Jay Pardee, the FAA executive who was instrumental in multiple initiatives that greatly improved aviation safety, passed away suddenly on June 12. He was 68. More

ARSA on the Road: Filler Moderates at FAA-EASA Conference

On June 11, ARSA's Managing Director and General Counsel Marshall S. Filler moderated the maintenance panel at the 2015 FAA-EASA Conference in Brussels, Belgium.More

Aviation Coalition Shows Government How to Count

On June 4, a coalition of aviation trade associations took the first step towards solving the aviation maintenance workforce crisis by helping the government to define it.More

Air Carrier Contract Maintenance Requirements: It's Been a Long Flight
The government can have a tough time getting things done. Washington stagnation is an old and familiar storyline. However, sometimes there's something worse than inaction: when policymakers are compelled to do something best left alone. More

Aviation Coalition Shows Government How to Count
On June 4, a coalition of aviation trade associations took the first step towards solving the aviation maintenance workforce crisis by helping the government to define it.More

Details Emerge on Falcon 5X Combined Vision System
AIN Online
Dassault and avionics specialist Elbit last week unveiled new details on the Falcon 5X's combined vision system (CVS), which is the first of its kind.More

Paris Air Show preview: Andrew Tanner, VP Customer Service at Pratt & Whitney
MRO Network
Andrew Tanner, VP customer service commercial engines and aftermarket at Pratt & Whitney, talks about the Paris Air Show and about its preparations for the entry into service of its geared turbofan engine family.More

OVERNIGHT REGULATION: EPA Moves on Airplane Emissions
The Hill
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is moving to regulate pollution from airplanes, which remain the largest source of unregulated greenhouse gases.More

Aegean Airlines Extends Component Support Contract
Aegean Airlines has extended the contract with Lufthansa Technik to supply materials for their A320 family and the Q400 fleet of the airline's subsidiary Olympic Air. More

Security Experts Say TSA Is Due for an Overhaul
Mobile Tech Today
The Transportation Security Administration is on the ropes again — reeling from news that undercover federal agents had a 95 percent success rate at sneaking fake bombs past airport security Relevant Products/Services checkpoints. More

GE Aviation, Mississippi Polymer Institute Make Ideal Partners
Southern Miss Now
When GE Aviation announced its selection of Ellisville, Miss., for its new jet engine composite parts production facility, the Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) and Jones County Junior College (JCJC) partnered to support the prestigious company’s hiring and workforce development needs. More

Boeing, Airbus Aim To Assure Airlines Of Smooth Production Ramp-up
At next week's Paris Air Show, new jet orders will be trumpeted and the latest aircraft will fly overhead as crowds of aviation-industry insiders watch from the outside decks of corporate hospitality suites. More

Cross-Atlantic Cooperation Will Make Certification Processes More Efficient
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are actively working toward a harmonized, common-sense approach that will make it easier and less costly for manufacturers to certify some of the unique features found in these aircraft. More

Boeing Looking Closely at an All-new Jet for 2025
Boeing is moving forward with a study of an all-new commercial jet that would enter service in the middle of the next decade, sales chief John Wojick said in an interview ahead of the Paris Air Show.More

Drones Becoming a Part of Commerce, but Not Quickly
Many conversations about drones go in a negative direction, often with a quip about invasion of privacy, government spying on citizens and the likelihood a discovered drone would be taken out of the air — forcefully or accidentally.More

Privatize Control Of Air Traffic, GOP Congressman Shuster Says
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster will announce a plan Monday to privatize the nation's air traffic control system, removing the government's role in managing the world's most crowded, complex air space. More

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