PUYALLUP, Wash. — A total of 29 students participated in the inaugural Northwest Regional Aviation Maintenance Competition held during the Feb. 20-21 Northwest Aviation Conference. The first place trophy (and $500) was awarded to Spokane Community College. [Read more…]
Westfield Technical Academy, a public high school in Westfield, Massachusetts, will hold a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting for its new Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Jan. 25.
This historic event will feature Westfield Technical Academy as the first high school in New England to offer this FAA-certified program. [Read more…]
OTTUMWA, Iowa – For the second straight year, a select group of top aviation technicians emerged from the 2015 Midwest Aviation Invitational held in October. Hosted by Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) at its campus adjacent to the Ottumwa Regional Airport, this event – comprised of 29 competitors – was open to industry personnel, including professional technicians and repairmen, students, and military service members with a focus on aviation maintenance.
Tempest has created a new spark plug tray constructed of high quality metal to protect spark plugs from damage.Rubber feet on the bottom of the tray help keep the tray in place on metal workbenches and tool boxes.
The tray includes numbered spark plug slots allowing for proper spark plug organization and rotation. The tray carries a $62.92 retail price and is available from Authorized Tempest Distributors.
The Georgia Business Aviation Association (GBAA) is offering two scholarships for maintenance technician continuing education opportunities next year.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Duncan Aviation recently welcomed 200 students, parents, counselors and teachers to its aviation career day, Adjust Your Altitude. The program was designed to educate, inspire and ignite students’ passion for the aviation industry, company officials said.
Brisbane, Calif. — ATP has launched a new online store to ease purchase and access to its library subscriptions. The new ATP Online Store integrates with ATP’s Aviation Hub online, cloud-based service which provides subscribers immediate online access to ATP’s selection of technical and regulatory publications. For the first time, ATP subscribers can browse over 1,100 maintenance libraries from over 50 manufacturers and purchase the documentation they need online. Subscribers can then begin using their new subscriptions within minutes without having to wait for discs or publications to be delivered through the mail, and will be kept up-to-date with automatic revision services.
Cessna Aircraft Co. recently introduced another Mobile Service Unit based at Atlantic Aviation, an FBO at Birmingham International Airport in Alabama.