Thu, Jan 08, 2009
Dave Cann Retired From Agency Last January
AAR Corp. announced this week Dave
Cann, former head of the Federal Aviation Administration's Flight
Standards Service, Aircraft Maintenance Division has joined AAR as
Vice President, Regulatory Compliance responsible for quality and
safety at the company's repair station businesses.
Cann retired from the FAA in January 2008, and was most recently
responsible for the overall direction of federal aviation
regulations and national standards related to the airworthiness and
maintenance of commercial aircraft. Additionally, he served as the
FAA's central point of contact for the aircraft maintenance
industry and represented the agency with international regulatory
agencies, congressional members and staff, industry organizations,
and other government agencies, including the National
Transportation Safety Board.
In his new role, Cann will report to AAR's senior quality
officer, Mickey Cohen.
"Dave has a deep understanding of aircraft maintenance
operations, safety programs and regulatory requirements," said
David P. Storch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAR CORP.
"He is an excellent addition to an already strong team in our
Quality organization and we look forward to his contributions
toward the advancement of AAR's quality culture."
AAR provides products and services to the worldwide aerospace
and defense industry. With facilities and sales locations around
the world, AAR uses its close-to-the-customer business model to
serve aviation and defense customers through four operating
segments: Aviation Supply Chain; Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul;
Structures and Systems; and Aircraft Sales and Leasing.
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