Other Updates

Global Business Resources: IATA Mobilization Initiative

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the Mobilization Initiative to maximize the use of Simplified Interline Settlement (SIS) e-invoicing and its benefits to airlines’ direct operating cost suppliers including…

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New Year will Bring New IBR Rule

Starting Jan. 6, 2015, agencies will have to expend slightly more effort to incorporate materials by reference (IBR) into rulemaking documents.
On that date, a new rule issued by the…

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The One ARSA Missed: Type Certificated Cabbages?

On Nov. 12, the FAA corrected another seven-letter mistake in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) that ARSA and farmers around the world missed.
The agency updated 14 CFR part…

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Know the New Part 145

The new repair station rule is effective on November 10, 2014.
While the Federal Register published the FAA’s request that reinserted “serious” into the service difficulty reports section in 14…

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Upcoming Events

Jan 15 to Jan 16
Honolulu Aviation Mega Conference

This conference brings a large group of maintenance professionals from throughout the Pacific region; including some from Japan, Guam, and Saipan. People who attend this conference come from the 14 CFR 135 Helicopter Air Tour, 14 CFR 121 Airlines, 14 CFR 147 A&P School, as well as individuals from military aviation maintenance and 14 CFR 91 environments. Some of Presenters this year include: Pratt & Whitney, Airbus Helicopters, Turbomeca Engines, Bell Helicopter, Concord Batteries, Cleveland Wheel & Brakes, Dallas Airmotive, Lycoming Engines, Tempest Spark Plugs. Conference is free to attendees, no prior registration required. Conference begins at 0730 and ends at 1630 each day.

For More Information: Contacts Below -

Merritte Wilson

Ed Lee
Jan 23 to Jan 24
15th Annual Great Lakes Aviation Conference

The Great Lakes Aviation Conference & Expo will be held January 23-24, 2015
The Lansing Center
Lansing, MI

The 2015 Great Lakes Aviation Conference is the most complete aviation conference in the Midwest, offering educational seminars for all pilots from Students just beginning to learn about flying to Seasoned Professionals. It also offers educational experiences for all forms of Aviation Maintenance professionals, whether just learning or those who have worked in the industry for decades.

The conference features approximately 100 different exhibitors! The industry representatives will be there to talk to you and answer all of your questions. You can shop for the best in avionics, pilot gear and training aids, and experience the latest products on the market.

The informational and instructional breakout sessions with the pilot in mind, offer a wide variety of topics presented by expert speakers from all over the country. Session topics range from simple VFR to real-world IFR flight issues. Other seminars address weather information, aircraft ownership opportunities, FAA issues, flying destinations, and the latest and greatest of everything in aviation. For the Aviation Maintenance Professional, we offer a wide variety of topics from maintaining your aircraft and its varied components to Human Factors and Professionalism.

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
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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!