WASHINGTON — A coalition of aviation trade associations has taken the first step towards solving the aviation maintenance workforce crisis by helping the government define it.
The group, spearheaded by the Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC), asked the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Policy Committee and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to revise the SOC system to more accurately reflect the aviation maintenance industry. [Read more…]
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.
In a victory for the aviation industry, the FAA recently withdrew its legal interpretation of maintenance duty time limitations.
Allen McGregor was recently honored with a Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award.
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 Global Customer Support (GCS) reports that its entire Hawker 125 Series Technical Support group has completed the FlightSafety International (FSI) Master Technician Program.
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.
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.
Duncan Aviation plans to build a new maintenance hangar and facility to be built at its Lincoln, Neb., headquarters.