ARSA condemns FAA overreach with proposed ECi AD

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – The Aeronautical Repair Station (ARSA) has warned the FAA that its disregard of basic requirements for promulgating a safety regulation required an immediate withdrawal of a notice of proposed rulemaking.

The proposed Airworthiness Directive (AD) requires the inspection and replacement of ECi cylinders used on some engines manufactured by Continental Motors.

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ECi CEO Gary Garvens dies

Gary H. Garvens, owner and chief executive officer of Engine Components International (ECi), passed away, Thursday, May 31, after an 18-month battle with cancer.

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