Fatigue, human error, bad management?

Posted on February 27th, 2013 by

Recently the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a statement regarding the December 2011 air tour helicopter crash near Las Vegas. The NTSB states the crash was the result of the operator’s “improper reuse of a degraded self-locking nut in... Continue Reading →

PAMA puts out call for nominations

Posted on February 25th, 2013 by

If you or someone you know would like to take a leadership position in the aviation maintenance community, be sure to submit a nomination for the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) 2013-2014 board of directors election. Nominations are due by... Continue Reading →

PAMA puts out call for speakers

Posted on February 6th, 2013 by

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is now taking requests to speak at the National Aviation Maintenance Symposium, slated for Nov. 21-22. Continue Reading →

New partners for Aviation Workforce Think Tank

Posted on February 3rd, 2013 by

Aviation Workforce Development, in partnership with the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA), will hold the first-ever Aviation/Aerospace Workforce Issues Think Tank May 7 in Minneapolis. Continue Reading →

FAA reverses position on maintenance duty time

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by

The FAA has reversed its maintenance duty time legal interpretation and comments submitted by the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association played a role in that decision. Continue Reading →

PAMA National Symposium returns

Posted on December 26th, 2012 by

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) National Aviation Maintenance Symposium is slated for Nov. 21-22, 2013. Continue Reading →

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Aviation Workforce Think Tank slated

Posted on December 17th, 2012 by

Aviation Workforce Development, in partnership with the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA), will host the first ever Aviation/Aerospace Workforce Issues Think Tank, May 7, 2013, in Minneapolis. Continue Reading →

Holiday dinner slated for PAMA chapter

Posted on November 27th, 2012 by

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association’s Columbus, Ohio, Chapter is holding its 2012 Holiday Dinner Dec. 11 at the Villa Milano Restaurant in Columbus. This is always a terrific annual event. The meeting agenda will include the election of officers that... Continue Reading →

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More regulations equal higher repair bills

Posted on November 25th, 2012 by

The FAA has once again introduced its new rating system for repair stations, which was dropped in 2001. A major part that will affect general aviation is the potential that the rewrite will require certification of the repair station to... Continue Reading →

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Free maintenance symposium slated

Posted on October 15th, 2012 by

Planning is underway for the First State Chapter–PAMA Maintenance Symposium on Feb. 9, 2013, at the Deerfield Country Club in Newark, Delaware. Continue Reading →