Another fifty hours, another oil change. You know you have to do it. You know it’s a normal expense of operating your aircraft, but do you truly know why you do it? Anthony Arispe, the staff A&P at The HD Pilot, spells it all out in his new blog post.
HOUSTON, Texas — AV8 MRO recently acquired a multimillion-dollar inventory of Hawker landing gear and parts, increasing their parts inventory and bringing the number of complete ship sets of landing gear for all series to 13.
AV8 MRO will acquire Duncan Aviation’s Hawker landing gear inventory and provide landing gear exchange and overhaul options to Duncan Aviation and its customers. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A coalition of aviation trade associations petitioned the FAA Jan. 9 to restore the right to voluntarily surrender a repair station certificate.
In its new repair station rule, which became effective in November, the FAA will subject surrendered certificates to “acceptance for cancellation.” [Read more…]
All aircraft owners know the importance of their maintenance logbooks — and just as many look at those records and think “what a mess.”
You’re not alone. That’s why three under-30 innovators have created a new aircraft maintenance record backup and transcription program that’s proven to be quite popular with the GA crowd.
Called PlaneLogiX, the service was born out of something we’ve all muttered under our breath: “There’s got to be a better way.”
That’s what Robert Wilkes thought when he was an aircraft owner. “There were some fundamental shortcomings in the ownership experience,” he said.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) now has applications for the 2015 Aviation Maintenance Technician Employer Award Program available.
MOBILE, Ala. — Continental Motors Group (CMG) reports it has received approval from the US government and completed its acquisition of Southern Avionics and Communications.
CMG will continue to operate the avionics and aircraft interior business under the name Southern Avionics and Communications while the operations and employees are integrated with Continental Motors Services (CMS).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thanks to a coalition of aviation trade associations and the responsiveness of the FAA, the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) will retain seven important letters. The word “serious” has been reinserted into the paragraph of 14 CFR part 145 requiring repair stations to report failures, malfunctions or defects in articles received for work to the agency within 96 hours.