Congress appropriated $5 million to fund projects to address the projected shortages of aviation maintenance technical workers.
The fourth edition of Dale Crane’s “Aviation Maintenance Technician: Powerplant” has been released.
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A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives May 8, 2018, to establish an aviation maintenance workforce development pilot program. Introduced by a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers, including Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.), Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), and Rep. Brenda Lawrence, (D-Mich.) H.R. 5701 is designed to encourage more men and […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Aviation Maintenance Workforce Development Pilot Program March 7, 2018. The bipartisan legislation is designed to help close the skills gap and fill aviation maintenance jobs. “Our aviation industry needs skilled workers and the aviation maintenance industry […]
More than 60 aviation maintenance teams from around the world are preparing to compete against each other in the industry’s premier annual event, the Aerospace Maintenance Competition Presented by Snap-on. The event will be held at the MRO Americas 2018 Convention, April 10-12, 2018, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The event […]
WINGsReality EDU has released the 2018 edition of the FAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technician Handbook — General (FAA-H-8083-30A). The handbook was developed as one of a series of three handbooks for people preparing for mechanic certification with airframe or powerplant ratings or both. The handbook provides basic information on principles, fundamentals, and technical procedures for both […]
More people are buying online than ever before, and expectations for speedy delivery are constantly rising. As a result, some online retailers are investing in their own delivery pipelines, which is creating new jobs for skilled workers who can optimize these supply chains. Notably, Amazon is spending $1.5 billion to build its own cargo airline […]
Inspect any A&P’s tool box and you’ll find safety wire pliers. Often referred to as SWIPES (for Safety Wire Installation Pliers), they ease the operation of twisting wire that firmly secures fasteners and other parts. The two primary components of swipes are the locking jaw and a lever that rotates pliers when pulled out. In […]