AAR recruiting A&Ps

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — AAR has job openings for 70 aircraft mechanics at its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) station in Duluth, Minn., and is expanding recruitment to the Twin Cities with a job fair on Jan. 23.

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FAA reverses stance on maintenance duty time limitations

In a victory for the aviation industry, the FAA recently withdrew its legal interpretation of maintenance duty time limitations.

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Allen McGregor honored with Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award

Allen McGregor was recently honored with a Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award.

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Contact Aviation acquires additional STCs

WATERFORD, Mich. — Contact Aviation has added to its list of STC offerings with the acquisition of a number of STCs, including: [Read more...]

Hawker Beechcraft AMTs complete Master Technician Program

Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) reports that its entire Hawker 125 Series Technical Support group has completed the FlightSafety International (FSI) Master Technician Program.

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PAMA partners with RepairAPlane.com

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 shops.

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Portable welding system introduced

Victor Technologies has introduced the Fabricator 211i, a fully integrated MIG-Stick-TIG inverter welding system that weighs 57.3 lbs. and offers the flexibility of using either 115 or 208/230 VAC single-phase primary power, 50 or 60 Hz.

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Duncan Aviation plans expansion

Duncan Aviation plans to build a new maintenance hangar and facility to be built at its Lincoln, Neb., headquarters.

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Master Mechanic Drill-Driver debuts

True Value has introduced the Master Mechanic 18V Drill-Driver, which company officials tout as a “great tool for aviation enthusiasts.”

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Safety is your decision

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 call that sends the aircraft upward into flight.

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