Member Benefits


ARSA is the voice of aviation maintenance in the United States and abroad. The association works with policy makers in Washington and around the world to identify and analyze issues that impact the cost of doing business for maintenance providers. The association is an active participant; it helps ensure government understands the impact of laws, proposed rules and guidance on business and provides reasonable alternatives to onerous policy. Click here to see all the ways ARSA works on the maintenance industry’s behalf.

Access to Industry Expertise

Got a question? Let us answer it before you ask the regulator! ARSA’s stands ready to assist with regulatory, technical, and business issues and also offers practical advice on how government regulations interact with other repair station responsibilities, such as employment law, export regulations, and contracts. Click here to contact us.

ARSA members also may use the association as an avenue to connect with other member organizations. A basic list of members is publicly available and updated regularly and ARSA staff can assist with introductions. Note: Introductions are meant to support industry collaboration and are not a tool for marketing or business sales leads. Click here to review the member list.

Discounts on Online Training

Refresh your regulatory knowledge or train the new employee; ARSA has a session to meet your needs. Multiple courses have been accepted for IA refresher credit. Click here for more information.

Discounts from ARSA-Approved Preferred Providers

ARSA uses the collective influence of its membership, as well as its long experience, to select vendors and service providers that meet the highest standards of the aviation maintenance industry. For members, these relationships often produce favorable contracts, special products and other benefits. Click here to see the providers.

Discounts on Advertising Placements in ARSA Communications

Showcase your company, a product, or event. Demonstrate your commitment to the only association representing the international aviation maintenance industry. The association invites any interested aviation business, service provider, supplier, consultant, or any individual or entity with an interest in the industry to advertise through ARSA communications. Click here to learn about opportunities.


The association’s members-only monthly newsletter, the hotline, keeps industry up-to-date on the latest regulations and guidance material, legislation and international aviation developments. It features regular columns on key issues like FAA regulations and guidance, employment law, export compliance law, and intellectual property.

In addition to issue-specific alerts on important developments, industry is kept abreast of the latest industry, regulatory, and legislative news through ARSA’s weekly email newsletter, The Dispatch. Click here to learn about ARSA newsletters.

Reduced Rates on ARSA-produced Publications

The association provides member-discounted access to its Model Repair Station & Quality Manual Compilation with associated support. Click here to review ARSA’s publications and submit orders.

Safety Management System Program Management by AEA

The association has partnered with the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) to provide member access to AEA’s SMS program. Click here for more information and the enrollment process.

Special Rates for Event Attendance

Members take advantage of reduced rates for specified industry meetings and events, particularly the Annual Conference held each spring. Click here to see ARSA’s events.

Discounted Legal Fees

Members receive reduced rates on legal fees through Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, P.L.C. Click here to jump to the firm’s website.