Chapter and verse

Posted on October 14th, 2012 by

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association has an unrecognized strength in its organization that makes it a resource for what’s going on in aircraft maintenance. That strength is our chapter network, which is, of course, made up of our members. Continue Reading →


What has PAMA done for you lately?

Posted on October 4th, 2012 by

Often I am asked: “What does the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) do?” Continue Reading →

PAMA’s DFW chapter slates Golf Classic

Posted on August 20th, 2012 by

The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is holding its 15th Annual DFW Chapter of PAMA Golf Classic on Oct. 6 at Iron Horse Golf Course. The fundraiser directly supports the chapter’s scholarships. Continue Reading →

Win a ride in a T-6 Texan

Posted on August 19th, 2012 by

The Houston Chapter of the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) is selling raffle tickets at the Wings & Wheels event on Sept. 15 at the Hobby Airport 1940 Air Terminal Museum. The drawing will be held that day. First prize... Continue Reading →


PAMA partners with RepairAPlane.com

Posted on August 14th, 2012 by

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) has entered into a strategic partnership with RepairAPlane.com, a new website designed to match general aviation aircraft owners with qualified A&P mechanics and certified repair stations throughout the country, including paint, interior and avionics... Continue Reading →


PAMA Scholarships

Posted on July 30th, 2012 by

Last year the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association’s chapters gave out more than $80,000 in scholarships. These are available to new students looking to get into aviation maintenance as a career and also to existing aviation maintenance professionals looking to advance... Continue Reading →


40 years and climbing

Posted on July 17th, 2012 by

On Aug. 19, 1972, the first annual convention in Pittsburgh, Penna., was held where the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) was established. We are proud to be celebrating 40 years as the only non-profit organization that is an advocate for... Continue Reading →

Honesty and integrity: Where have they gone?

Posted on July 12th, 2012 by

On June 1 the website for the Professional Aviation Maintenance Association (PAMA) went down. On Google it came up as a server issue, so we called the host who maintains our server and backs up our site to a separate server... Continue Reading →


AMT Model Code of Conduct

Posted on June 19th, 2012 by

I was recently pointed to a little-known document that was constructed by seven well-known individuals in the general aviation industry: The Aviation Maintenance Technicians Model Code of Conduct, which offers recommendations to advance professionalism among aviation maintenance professionals. Continue Reading →

Safety is your decision

Posted on June 14th, 2012 by

How do you want your aircraft maintained? Good enough or airworthy? Your answer should be airworthy of course. Fortunately I have found that aircraft mechanics do not tolerate good enough — but we do not get to make that final... Continue Reading →