Other Updates

ARSA Submits Statement to T&I Committee Hearing

On Jan. 21, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on “Reforming and Streamlining the FAA’s Regulatory Certification Processes.”
The association submitted a statement to the record. In that…

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ARSA to Congress: Overregulation Hinders Growth, Competitiveness

On Jan. 15, ARSA Vice President of Legislative Affairs Daniel B. Fisher laid out the association’s legislative agenda in a letter to congressional leadership. Fisher focused on economic growth, operational freedom…

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President Unveils Free Community College Plan

On Jan. 9, the White House unveiled a proposal to make two years of community college free for many students. At the same time, President Obama announced a new American…

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Industry to FAA: Repair Stations Know When to Fold ‘Em

On Jan. 9, a coalition of aviation trade associations petitioned the FAA to restore the right to voluntarily surrender a repair station certificate.
In its new repair station rule, which became…

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Upcoming Events

Feb 3 to Feb 5
The Airline Symposium 2015

The Airline Symposium

The 9th Annual Airline Symposium, presented by McKenna Long & Aldridge, will be held February 3-5, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton Tyson's Corner in McLean, Virginia.

This 2-day event brings together representatives from all aspects of the airline industry to share emerging issues and trends with attendees. The conference delves into the problems and decision making process of accident investigation, family assistance, foreign culture, logistics, criminal prosecution, civil litigation and a whole range of other unique matters that come into play after an accident abroad.

Attendees will hear from industry experts who have significant experience dealing with these types of airline emergencies. Expert panelists from government and industry will be on hand to share knowledge and provide guidance in responding to nearly any accident scenario.

In addition to the unique, real-time accident response, we will also hear moderated panel discussions on a wide range of issues:
•FAA Civil Penalties and Enforcement Actions: Strategies for Resolution in An Aggressive Enforcement Environment
•How Your Airline Can Avail Itself of Heightened Financial, Liability and Other Protections from Acts of Terrorism
•Our Annual FAA Report Card with High Level FAA Airline Regulators, both Present and Past Examining What You Can Expect from the FAA in the Next 12 Months
Mar 2 to Mar 5
2015 HAI Heli-Expo

HAI HELI-EXPO is the world’s largest helicopter exposition and trade show. More than 20,000 helicopter industry professionals from all around the world get together each year to look over the latest in vertical-lift manufacturing, equipment, and avionics; to network with industry peers, suppliers, and vendors; and to discuss our industry’s challenges and celebrate its achievements.
Mar 15 to Mar 20
ICAO / UNOOSA Aerospace Symposium

We invite you to participate in the joint International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) / United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) Aerospace Symposium with the theme of Emerging space activities and civil aviation – challenges and opportunities which is being convened at ICAO Headquarters in Montreal, Canada from 18 to 20 March 2015.

The joint ICAO / UNOOSA Aerospace Symposium will bring together for the first time both aviation and space communities from around the globe to explore existing regulations and practices as well as safety management and systems engineering methods with regard to civil aviation, suborbital flights and developments in space transportation. The event will be an opportunity for networking, collaboration and coordination between States, industry, and others.

An industry exhibit will showcase the breadth of existing technologies, research and development activities of this new aerospace industry sector.
As the symposium will address subjects of interest to a wide-ranging audience, you are requested to disseminate this information to any organization in your State that may be interested in participating.

This event will also be held consecutively with the Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Symposium, which is planned for 23 to 25 March 2015.
Mar 18 to Mar 20
ARSA Symposium Meeting 2015

Each year, ARSA hosts members and invited guests for its Legislative Day on Capitol Hill and its Annual Repair Symposium in Arlington, VA. This is an opportunity to join aviation professionals from around the world and engage directly on issues that matter to the maintenance industry. The Annual Repair Symposium is the perfect place to connect with officials from the FAA and other authorities, as well as key members of Congress and your colleagues.

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AVMRO: Aviation Maintenance Industry Resource

Addressing the need for a single hub of information about the aviation maintenance industry,  the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) recently launched (AVMRO).

AVMRO, which stands for aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul, explains the makeup of the contract aviation maintenance sector, the global regulatory framework governing its operations, and ways individuals can launch an exciting career in this dynamic industry. The site also contains information showing the industry’s economic and employment footprint globally, within the United States, and for each individual state.

Be sure to check out this valuable resource today!